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Discover U Seminar

Learned Optimism

presented by Patty Corwin, Ph.D.

Optimists and pessimists see the world differently and get different results. In this seminar you will hear reasons why optimists are happier, live longer and are more successful. You can learn to be an optimist! There are ways to change your mind and change your life!

You will also hear about the 6 Stages of Personal Power, the 3 C’s of stress management and the relationship between stress, energy and self esteem. When stresses get out of hand your energy goes down and so does your self esteem. You can reverse this process!

Come to this seminar, see your friends and leave understanding the benefits of optimism and high stage personal power plus techniques and insights to increase your enjoyment of life. Hope to see you there!

Thursday, October 30, 2014
8:00 - 1 PM
Memorial Union, Plains Ballroom

See flyer for details or go to NDSU's Marketplace to register now.


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University System Attorney Discusses Measure 3

To view the video of the Measure 3 information session below, visit

Published: 12 September 2014

North Dakota University System General Counsel Murray G. Sagsveen is scheduled to present “Facts about the State Board of Higher Education, Constitutional Measure 3, and Accreditation” on Wednesday, Oct. 1, at 7 p.m. in NDSU’s Festival Concert Hall.

Measure 3 is a proposal on the Nov. 4 ballot to replace the current citizen-led, eight-member State Board of Higher Education with a three-member paid commission, restructuring the governance of the university system.

Sagsveen, who also holds titles of chief of staff and ethics officer for the system, is a graduate of Concordia College, Moorhead, Minnesota, and the University of North Dakota School of Law in Grand Forks, North Dakota. He is a Certified Association Executive, as well as a graduate of the Minnesota Executive Program at the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota.

Sagsveen’s presentation is sponsored by the NDSU Faculty Senate and the NDSU Office of Accreditation, Assessment and Academic Advising.

NDSU is recognized as one of the nation's top 108 public and private universities by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education.

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