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Dakota College Photography Program Grows

Dakota College Photography Program Grows

When Dakota College at Bottineau admissions counselors asked high school students’ what program they would be interested in over seven years ago, photography was at the top of the list. Using that information, Dakota College moved forward with a photography program with approval from the ND State Board of Higher Education. This unique career and technical program combine classroom instruction with hands-on experience to train students for a rewarding career. Dakota College’s program was developed by Clint Saunders who also teaches courses in the photography program. This program has grown from an original on-campus program to a full online program, and a hybrid program combining on-campus and online instruction.
Dakota College Campus Open for Fall Semester

Dakota College Campus Open for Fall Semester

Today, Tuesday August 25 marks the first full day of classes at Dakota College at Bottineau under what is now referred to as the “new normal”. Students participated in a welcome weekend that looked different than past years.
Dakota College Graduates 41 PN Students

Dakota College Graduates 41 PN Students

The Dakota Nursing program at Dakota College at Bottineau will pin forty-one Practical Nurse graduates July 16 and 17, 2020. Dakota College at Bottineau’s practicum is a member of the Dakota Nursing Program, a consortium of four community college nursing departments which work together to offer a common curriculum for a Practical Nursing Certificate and an Associate in Applied Science in Nursing.

Accomplished Alumni

  • Shania Brackenbury and Chad Geisinger

    In the age of the Covid-19 pandemic, millions of healthcare workers around the United States are working around the clock and in harm’s way as they come to the aid of their patients. Two Dakota College at Bottineau graduates, Shania Brackenbury and Chad Geisinger, are among these everyday heroes on the Covid-19 front lines.

  • Vanessa Orlando

    Vanessa Orlando knew she wanted to be a nurse after taking aptitude tests as a teenager. “It was clear that I loved science and was good at it, and that I was compassionate and empathetic,” Vanessa said. “So a career in nursing was an ideal choice for me.”

  • Seth Serhienko

    One thing is certain about Seth Serhienko, he knows numbers and understands them well. So much so, he is currently a member of the Widmer Roel accounting firm in Fargo, which has a great reputation for the work the company does. For Seth, he states that his place at Widmer Roel has a lot to do with Dakota College at Bottineau (DCB) and the education he received there.