Dakota College at Bottineau recognizes students from the spring 2021 semester for their academic success. You will find a list of Honor Roll and Dean’s List students attached in an PDF format. This academic success recognizes outstanding students who are investing time, energy and resources to becoming contributing members of society. Dean’s List students maintain a GPA of 3.5 and higher and the Honor Roll recognizes students who have achieved a GPA of 3.0-3.49. We are pleased that they have achieved a high level of academic excellence.
With a new building on campus, comes new landscaping. In February of 2022 Dakota College at Bottineau opened an addition to the Knudson Center for dining. This opened a new dining experience for students, faculty, staff, and the community to eat, study and gather with one other. The design of the project will also give the dining center a cement patio area scheduled to be poured this spring.
Put some steam into your STEM classes this summer with a professional development workshop for educators. The Teach Science Through Art workshop is a fun and fast-paced workshop with hands-on activities on Dakota College Campus from June 14-15, 2022.
The Natural Resource Institute Part III “Wild About Wildlife” will be held on June 20 and 21, 2022 at the Dakota College at Bottineau campus. This is the third in a series of professional development classes for both formal and informal educators.
The Dakota Nursing program at Dakota College at Bottineau pinned 36 Associate in Applied Science Nurse graduates last week from their programs located on the Minot, Valley City, and Bottineau campuses.
Kyra Schwartz, a senior at Des Lacs-Burlington High School, will graduate with an Associate Degree through Dakota College at Bottineau this Friday. The LEAP (Leading to Education and Advanced Preparation) Beyond program, allows high school students to earn an Associate Degree alongside their high school diploma. The college also offers the LEAP degree, which allows high school students to earn a Certificate in College Studies (24 credits).
Not many individuals would think that the Horticulture Department at Dakota College at Bottineau would host a fish fry every semester. On May 3, 2022, the horticulture practicum students were busy harvesting tilapia. The tilapia came from the aquaponics greenhouse that is located on campus. Keith Knudson, Department Chair, and Instructor for the Horticulture Department stated that “Tilapia are preferred for aquaponics systems because they are very tolerant to water quality and water temperature, which is ideal when teaching students how to properly care for aquaponics systems.”
Dakota College at Bottineau (DCB) is proud to announce the LEAP (Leading to Education and Advanced Preparation) program graduates. Designed for high schools, LEAP allows high school students to earn a Certificate of College Studies alongside their high school diploma. This spring Dakota College graduates eleven students from six high schools in North Dakota; Des Lacs–Burlington, Max, Midkota, Mohall-Lansford-Sherwood, South Prairie, TGU-Towner. Each graduate will be acknowledged as a high school and college graduate at their high school commencement exercise.
The Dakota College at Bottineau’s photography program is once again planning a study abroad course in Ireland for outdoor photography. This course is open to community members as well as college students. The 2022 trip will mark the fifth year for this wonderful class. Clint Saunders, the head of the photography program at DCB started the study abroad course in 2018. The 2020 trip had to be canceled due to COVID. With COVID restrictions lifting and the world trying to get back to normal, we think this will be one of our best trips yet.
Dakota College at Bottineau is excited to recognize students at its commencement this spring. The ceremony will be held at the Dakota College gym and will recognize 110 of the 240 graduating students on Friday, May 13th at 3:00 pm. The commencement event will also be streamed at YouTube.com/c/DakotaCollege.