Dakota College at Bottineau is excited to share the news about a new scholarship available to North Dakota students who have taken a dual credit course from a North Dakota University System (NDUS) institution, during high school. The NDUS will award the Dual-Credit Tuition Scholarship throughout the academic year. Scholarship award amounts may be up to $750. The maximum payment will be no more than 50% of the cost of the dual-credit courses, and will be limited to the cost of tuition and fees for the semester, quarter or term the scholarship applies.
Dakota College at Bottineau (DCB) has been named one of 2021’s best schools for online programs and courses in healthcare education by EduMed.org. Just 8 percent of U.S. post-secondary institutions earned a ranking position. EduMed.org set out in 2018 to support higher education in healthcare. Their free resource materials and expert-driven guidebooks help students find scholarships, financial aid and top degree programs in nursing, healthcare administration, public health, and dozens of other key medical and health disciplines.
Dakota College at Bottineau athletic department is offering to rake your leaves. The Ladyjack and Lumberjack teams would like to help out the community by offering yard clean-up. Each year the Jacks chose a community project to provide public service, improving community life through volunteerism by giving back to the community. Fall is here and leaves are on the ground. If you would like to have your yard cleaned up, please reach out to Coach Loucks. Donations of used rakes and trash bags are appreciated.
The Entrepreneurial Center for Horticulture (ECH) at Dakota College at Bottineau (DCB) has another bountiful harvest. Although in 2020 the COVID pandemic cancelled many events, ECH at DCB hosted Pumpkins in The Park as a fun event for the kids in our community while still following social distancing guidelines. It was such a hit last year that ECH is hosting again this year. ECH staff and horticulture students will be hiding around 800 mini pumpkins throughout Forestry Park. This is twice the amount hidden last year.
On September 24th, 2021 the Entrepreneurial Center for Horticulture held its first interactive field day on the Dakota College Campus. This field day was a very much anticipated day as the COVID pandemic had initially postponed the original event in 2020. Funds were used from some of the grants that have been awarded to Dakota College at Bottineau.
Dakota College at Bottineau is actively engaging in Hispanic Heritage Month with a book display in the Campus Library. This month provides an opportunity to increase awareness in the variety of ways that culture may be celebrated. The display features artifacts from Mexico City, Oaxaca and Sonora Mexico. It also contains art prints and pottery that demonstrate the artistic traditions from Central America and the Caribbean.
The North Dakota Space Grant Consortium (NDSGC) hosted a NASA in the Classroom Educator Workshop that focused on bringing real-world NASA data and resources to ND classrooms. The goal of the workshop was to guide educators in engaging students in areas of atmospheric science and science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), by using effective instructional strategies and inclusive educational resources, using inspiring NASA content.
Dakota College at Bottineau Staff Senate organization recently awarded the second annual online scholarship. Online student, Benjamin Paulson is this year’s recipient. Benjamin is from Naperville, Illinois. He is a fulltime online student pursuing a degree in Urban Forestry Management.