Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematic (STEM) related career opportunities are among the fastest growing of all occupational sectors. To assist in promoting interest among students in grades 7-10 pursuing careers in STEM fields Dakota College at Bottineau (DCB) has been awarded a grant from North Dakota Career and Technology Education (ND CTE).
Members of Dakota College at Bottineau faculty and students attended the Project-Water Education for Teachers (Project WET) facilitator training at the ND Water Commission in Bismarck February 16-17, 2019. The leadership workshop taught strategies for Project WET facilitation. The workshop was designed for K-12 teachers, informal educators, and leaders who work with kids and want to share the importance of water in our lives.
Dakota College at Bottineau has hired a new Foundation Director. Leslie Herslip-Stevens officially started her position at DCB on February 5, 2019. She will coordinate and manage all activities associated with the DCB Foundation, including new initiatives for gifting opportunities.
Dakota College at Bottineau (DCB) inducted fourteen students into the Dakota College at Bottineau Phi Theta Kappa Chapter (PTK); Beta Rho Eta Chapter. PTK recognizes the academic achievement of two-year college students and provides opportunities to grow as scholars and leaders. As the oldest and largest honor society, this organization recognizes students who have a 3.5 grade point average (GPA) and above.
Dakota College at Bottineau (DCB) is proud to announce their Director of TRiO, Nathan Biggerstaff, will be representing North Dakota on the ASPIRE Native American Committee. Nathan was asked by the previous ASPIRE president, Darlene Sampson, to serve on the committee and to help North Dakota achieve the committee goals.
A partnership between Dakota College at Bottineau, Lake Region State College, and Williston State College, will bring an agricultural degree to the DCB campus. Agriculture is big business in north central North Dakota and Dakota College at Bottineau is taking steps to support this important industry.