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To help address the state’s nursing shortage, Dakota College at Bottineau announces an additional Dakota Nursing Program site at the ND State Hospital in Jamestown. Students may receive their Practical Nursing (PN) degree starting the fall of 2022.
Dakota College at Bottineau recognizes students from the fall 2021 semester for their academic success. This academic success recognizes outstanding students who are investing time, energy and resources to becoming contributing members of society.
Dakota College at Bottineau and the North Dakota Farmers Market and Growers Association (NDFMGA) have developed an online course to assist North Dakota farmers market managers and others interested with new market ideas and ways to increase their customer base at the local farmers market.
LeaderJacks is a student leadership organization at Dakota College at Bottineau. The group was established for students from every program on campus to be involved. The focus of the organization is to develop leadership skills through community involvement.
Dakota College at Bottineau recently completed an evaluation of its career and technical education (CTE) programs. The evaluation was conducted on November 2 & 3, 2021 by the North Dakota Department of Career and Technical Education (ND CTE). The evaluation, also known as the Vision Visit, is conducted by ND CTE for all post-secondary institutions, career and technical centers, and comprehensive high schools once every five years.
The National Wildlife Federation (NWF) has certified Dakota College at Bottineau Campus as a New Wildlife Habitat Garden! “Every Certified Wildlife Habitat garden provides natural sources of food, water, cover, places to raise young, and is maintained in a sustainable way that incorporates native plants, conserves water and doesn’t rely on pesticides” (Ordonez-Lancet).
The City of Minot City Council unanimously approved the sub-recipient agreement with Dakota College at Bottineau (DBC) to rehabilitate, equip, and operate a Center for Career and Technical Education (CTE).
Dakota College at Bottineau’s ASPIRE program is currently taking applications for the spring 2022 semester. ASPIRE (Action and Support to Promote Inclusive Readiness Experiences) program at Dakota College at Bottineau is a partnership with North Dakota Center for Persons with Disabilities (NDCPD). This project is funded in part by the U.S. Department of Education Office of Postsecondary Education TPSID grant to NDCPD. It is a three-year post-secondary education program for students ages 18-21 which offers an inclusive and supportive environment for students with intellectual disabilities.
The Dakota College at Bottineau financial aid department has been visiting local high schools in the months of October and November. Financial Aid is concentrating on helping students understand what is needed to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and helping student complete the FAFSA. The FAFSA for the 2022-2023 school year became available for submission on October 1, 2021 at studentaid.gov, the 2022-2023 FAFSA uses tax information from 2020.