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Local Foods Pride of Dakota Conference

Local Foods Pride of Dakota Conference

The Local Foods Pride of Dakota Conference was held on March 4-5, 2022 in Bismarck, ND. This conference included two full days of educational sessions with expert speakers. The sessions were designed to help improve small businesses. Individuals learned how to reach more customers, marketing strategies, business planning tips and financial success.
Foster Bag Donation Drive

Foster Bag Donation Drive

Dakota College at Bottineau Student Nurse Organization (SNO) is helping others with a needs drive for foster children. With an appreciation for the community, SNO is asking for donations to fill bags for children placed in foster care. SNO is made up of 13 nursing students; nine practical nursing students and four associate degree nursing students on the Bottineau campus. The idea came from the students as they were brainstorming a way to up-cycle the totes which their clinical supplies are delivered in. The
Community Leaders Call to Action: The North Dakota Farmer’s Market Opportunity

Community Leaders Call to Action: The North Dakota Farmer’s Market Opportunity

In 2018, Dakota College at Bottineau received the Farmers Market Promotional Program Grant. The purpose of this grant was to increase the capacity of North Dakota Farmers Markets. There was a challenge, however. It was found that North Dakota’s rural volunteer-run farmers markets lack the time, resources, and training to effectively meet increased consumer demand. One of the objectives of this grant was to provide a Farmers Market Marketing Workshop to incorporate the findings of the marketing needs assessment and learnings from the project. This workshop would also provide advanced marketing strategies for farmers market managers.
Four Named to All-Academic Team

Four Named to All-Academic Team

Dakota College at Bottineau is proud to announce four Phi Theta Kappa members of the Beta Rho Eta chapter have been named to the Al-USA Academic Team. This recognition identifies high achieving college students who demonstrate academic excellence and intellectual rigor combined with leadership and service that extends their education beyond the classroom to benefit society.
New Century Workforce Pathway Scholar

New Century Workforce Pathway Scholar

Shaelyn “Shae” Gebre, second year photography student at Dakota College at Bottineau has been named a 2022 New Century Workforce Scholar and will receive a $1,250 scholarship. This scholarship is the first of its kind to support students at associate degree-granting institutions on a national scale as they plan to enter the workforce upon the completion of a degree or certificate. The program is sponsored by The Coca-Cola Foundation and Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society.
Two Named to Coca-Cola Academic Team

Two Named to Coca-Cola Academic Team

Adyson Jelleberg and Morgan Haerer, both originally from Bottineau have been selected as a Bronze Scholars on the Coca-Cola Academic Team. This program is sponsored by the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation and is administered by Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society.
Necropsy Procedure Demonstrated

Necropsy Procedure Demonstrated

The Wildlife and Fisheries Techniques class at Dakota College at Bottineau welcomed Charlie Bahnson, Wildlife Veterinarian, from the North Dakota Game and Fish Department this week. Charlie performed a necropsy on a female beaver and a cow elk in the classroom allowing the students to observe and network.
Dakota College Nursing Program Undergoes Accreditation

Dakota College Nursing Program Undergoes Accreditation

Dakota College at Bottineau recently underwent an accreditation virtual visit by the National League of Nursing Commission Nursing Education Accreditation (CNEA) on March 23-25, 2022. Accreditation is a rigorous and lengthy process by which the program is evaluated to ensure nursing students receive an exceptional and quality education. A self-study report of the Dakota College Associate Degree Nursing Program was submitted to the CNEA in February, 2022.
Dakota College Received and Completed Community Family Forest Grant

Dakota College Received and Completed Community Family Forest Grant

In September of 2020, Dakota College at Bottineau was awarded the Community Family Forest Grant. This was awarded by the North Dakota Forest Service and funded by the Trees for North Dakota Trust Fund. The purpose of this grant is to honor families in the state by planting trees in North Dakota communities and to strengthen the tradition of annual tree planting.
Author James Barilla to Present at Dakota College

Author James Barilla to Present at Dakota College

James Barilla, author of this year’s book read at Dakota College, My Backyard Jungle, will be visiting the campus and Bottineau community April 20, 2022. My Backyard Jungle is an adventure of an urban wildlife lover who turned his yard into habitat and learned to live with it. It offers a captivating story of an urban family who welcomes wildlife into their backyard and discovers the ups and downs of sharing habitat. Told in a wonderfully open-hearted and funny voice.