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DCB Offers Community Study Abroad Course in Ireland

DCB Offers Community Study Abroad Course in Ireland

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 Announces 2022 Commencement

Dakota College Announces 2022 Commencement

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.

Chamber Scholastic Recognizes Dakota College Students

This spring marks the 63rd Annual Scholastic Award Program. Hosted by the Bottineau Area Chamber of Commerce, recognition is given to area students for their academic success. There were eight Dakota College at Bottineau (DCB) students recognized on Tuesday night, May 3rd at the Bottineau Public School James Holwell Auditorium. DCB students must have a GPA of 3.7 or higher and are on track to graduate in spring 2022 with an associate-level degree. In addition, the student’s extracurricular and co-curricular activities are taken into consideration. The academic achievements of some exceptionally bright and talented students were recognized by Larry Brooks, Dakota College Dean for Academic and Student Affairs.
Rybchinski Named Coach of the Year

Rybchinski Named Coach of the Year

Dakota College at Bottineau Is proud to announce Coach Travis Rybchinski has been selected as the 2021-2022 Men’s Division 2 National American Collegiate Hockey Association Coach of the Year. Coach Rybchinski is originally from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. He led the Lumberjacks to a 17-10-3-1 record and was the #2 ranked team in the West Region this year. Coach Rybchinski was assisted this season by Corey Gorder.
Dakota College Recognizes Excellence

Dakota College Recognizes Excellence

Dakota College at Bottineau held its annual faculty and staff recognition luncheon last week, April 29, 2022. Excellence awards, which are determined by peers, were presented to faculty, staff and advisors. The Faculty, Staff, and Advising Excellence awards are intended to recognize and reward employee efforts whose job performance adds value to the college experience for students, colleagues, and the campus community. Recipients demonstrate qualities that make it clear their contributions are exemplary and go beyond what is required for the routine discharge of their duties.
DCB Opens New Site & Welcomes New Instructor

DCB Opens New Site & Welcomes New Instructor

Dakota College at Bottineau is pleased to announce that Jessalyn Bachler has accepted the Farm Management Education instructor for the northwest region of ND serving the Williston and Stanley areas. Dakota College has added the Northwest region to their current areas in Minot, Bottineau, and Rugby, ND.
Dakota College Horticulture Collaborates with TMBCI

Dakota College Horticulture Collaborates with TMBCI

In late 2020, Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians (TMBCI) approached Dakota College at Bottineau with a proposal to work together regarding NRCS practices. Keith Knudson, Horticulture Department Chair, Sheldon Thomas, TMBCI Grant Project Manager, and Zoee St. Claire, Food Sovereignty Program Coordinator met to discuss what practices could be covered and what field days for participants were appropriate to gain an understanding.
Dakota College Students Recognized

Dakota College Students Recognized

Dakota College at Bottineau recognized students through the annual Student Recognition Awards. This recognition honors students whose academic achievement and campus involvement have been exemplary in 2021-2022. Instructors and advisors from their specific programs identified students who earned the recognition.
Students Take on Additional Duties at the DCB Greenhouse

Students Take on Additional Duties at the DCB Greenhouse

Dakota College at Bottineau is always extremely busy during this time of year from wrapping up the semester, to finals, to graduation. The DCB Greenhouse is also busy getting plants ready for spring. The plants will be used for landscaping around the campus, the city of Bottineau planters, community plant sales, and harvesting vegetables later in the summer and fall months.
2022 Arbor Day Recognition Held

2022 Arbor Day Recognition Held

Dakota College at Bottineau staff and constituents gathered on April 20, 2022 to celebrate Dakota College at Bottineau’s appreciation and commitment to tree protection and planting on campus. This commitment and passion are rooted deep in the Dakota College history from when it first started out as the School of Forestry in 1906. It continues through today with as Dakota College hosts an annual tree planting program to recognize individuals for their care and compassion of their natural surroundings.