The North Dakota Legislature and Gov. Doug Burgum have appropriated $2.5 million for the Dakota College at Bottineau’s (DCB) Old Main renovation effort as part of the Rural Health Education Expansion Program. The appropriation is part of the $13.6 Million in funding from the state for school support from July 2021 to June 2023.
The North Dakota Space Grant Consortium, under the direction of the University of North Dakota, made available $7,000 in scholarship funds to students at Dakota College at Bottineau. These funds were awarded to students who show promise in the areas of science, technology, engineering or math (STEM).
Dakota College at Bottineau is excited to recognize students at a commencement exercise this spring. Faculty and staff are very proud of their Dakota College students and want to provide them with proper recognition. The ceremony will be held at Dakota College gym recognizing 80 of the 220 graduating students on Friday, May 14th at 3:00 pm. The commencement exercise will also be streamed at YouTube.com/c/DakotaCollege.
Annually Dakota College at Bottineau celebrates Earth Day. This year the celebration we be held in a different manner as they have been recognized as a 2019 Tree Campus USA®. The Tree Campus USA program honors colleges and universities for effective campus forest management and for engaging staff and students in conservation goals.
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.
Dakota College honor students will be presenting final projects at the Spring 2021 Honors Symposium on Wednesday evening, May 5, 2021. The students have the opportunity to present research findings and concepts which they studied while participating in the honors course this spring.
The Dakota Nursing program at Dakota College at Bottineau will pin 40 Associate in Applied Science Nurse graduates this spring from their programs located on the Minot, Valley City and Bottineau campuses.
Dakota College at Bottineau is excited to be hosting a Spring College Campus Fair. Select local high schools have been invited to campus for the spring fair in May. Students and their counselors will have the opportunity to visit with various Dakota College departments, faculty, and program advisors.
Long time Dakota College faculty member Mike Porter will be granted Professor Emeritus status at this year’s commencement ceremony. Institutions within the North Dakota University System may confer Professor Emeritus status to faculty members upon their retirement if they meet criteria regarding length of service, significant contributions to the institution and North Dakota, or particularly distinguished service to an academic discipline.
There is a level of academic content and skill that is required for success in today’s career and technical fields, especially when it comes to careers in the healthcare industry. Despite the ongoing need for healthcare professionals, there are many people who are not aware of the impact a CTE program in healthcare can provide, the career opportunities it can fill in the state, and what North Dakota students can do after completing their career and technical education and training in a healthcare program.