Dakota College at Bottineau is excited to learn Tyjah Hornbacher, a first-year medical coding student at Dakota College has been awarded a scholarship by the ND Community Foundation. The North Dakota Community Foundation awarded more than $705,000 in over 400 scholarships to North Dakota students in 2022. The organization currently manages over 184 scholarship funds supported by North Dakotans, former residents and those interested in helping North Dakota students succeed.
Bottineau, ND - Dakota College at Bottineau received formal notice that the Associate Degree Program in Nursing delivered via distance education at Dakota College at Bottineau is accredited by the National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (NLN CNEA) located at 2600 Virginia Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20037. 202-909-2487.
Dakota College at Bottineau Campus Dean/CEO, Dr. Carmen M. Simone has been selected for the Presidential Advisory Board (PAB) for Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society (Society). Phi Theta Kappa is the premier honor society for community college students in the United States. The Society is a student success organization focused on increasing student engagement, college completion, and career preparation. Their mission recognizes student academic achievement, and centers around improving student lives, personally, professionally, academically, and socially.
Dakota College at Bottineau (DCB) continues the Annual Campus Read program this fall. The Campus Read aims to inform students and the community about DCB’s campus focus: Nature, Technology, and Beyond. By reading a book that synthesizes the contributions different academic disciplines make to solving problems and answering questions, students learn about higher education’s role in solving serious problems that affect our community, the state, the region, the nation, and the globe. In addition, students learn how they can become part of an academic discipline and pursue a career that addresses the needs of today and tomorrow. This year’s title is 40 Chances: Finding Hope in a Hungry World by Howard G. Buffett.
No matter what stage in life you are, whether it is high school, college, or in the armed forces, there is always something new to be learned. This proves to be true for Dustin Gilseth, who is a Horticulture student at Dakota College at Bottineau. Dustin is from Langdon, ND, and is anticipated to graduate with his AAS in Horticulture with a concentration in Greenhouse Technology this spring.
Dakota College at Bottineau is pleased to share that Dr. Zahra M. Moss was accepted to present at the Diversity Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Conference held at UND this week. In addition to her Social Science instructor role, Moss advises students in diversity at Dakota College.
Harvest season is upon the Bottineau community and it is no different at the Dakota College at Bottineau greenhouse. During harvest season, the greenhouse has various gardens and high tunnels producing fruits and vegetables to be harvested. This year the harvest included apples, peppers, carrots, tomatoes, radishes, beets, squash, cantaloupe, green beans, zucchini, garlic, cucumbers, lettuce, and kohlrabi. After harvest, everything is for sale to the college staff and faculty, community members, and to the campus dining center, Sodexo.
On September 22nd the Entrepreneurial Center for Horticulture held its second annual interactive field day on the Dakota College at Bottineau campus. This field day started getting planned last year after the first one had commenced, which was initially postponed in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Grants awarded to Dakota College at Bottineau were used to assist in funding the event. Just under 40 individuals participated in this event which was almost triple compared to last year’s event.