Content | Navigation |

Class Notes


Category: Class notes 2000s

  • Ryan Helseth, BS ’02, computer science, recently marked the first year of a new successful online business, Mason Jar Lifestyle. Started by Helseth and his wife, Maggie, the company sells more than 200 items. it has grown from being a home-run business to the couple being in the process of purchasing a warehouse and adding full-time staff. Visit the company website at Helseth lives in Denver. August 2016
  • April Schmidt, BS ’06, child development and family science, was hired as a special needs coordinator by Fraser, Fargo. August 2016
  • Lindsey Abentroth, BS ’05, mass communication, was named public affairs and outreach coordinator at the U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency State Office in Fargo. August 2016
  • Gerice Olson, BS ’00, physical education, joined the NDSU softball program as an assistant coach after stints with Central Florida, University of Mary and Dakota State.   August 2016
  • Gary Liguori, PhD ’05, human development, was named the inaugural dean of the newly formed College of Health Sciences at the University of Rhode Island. His research on such topics as physical activity, nutrition, obesity, physical assessment and cardiac rehabilitation has been published widely in academic journals. He is a USA Track and Field certified level one track and field coach and a certified track and field meet official. August 2016
  • Mara Brust, BA ’07, journalism, broadcast mass communication technology, was included in the 2016 Great Plains Rising Stars list by Super Lawyers. She is an attorney at Conmy Feste Ltd. in Fargo. The annual Great Plains Super Lawyers list is made up  August 2016
  • Jocelyn McCarthy, BS ’07, criminal justice, was promoted to implementation manager at Discovery Benefits, Fargo. She joined the company in 2013. August 2016
  • Angela Kussatz, BS ’02, human performance and fitness, was promoted to operations manager at Discovery Benefits, Fargo. She joined the company in 2003 as a flex operations specialist and later served as a client manager, senior accounting operations specialist, payment operations team lead and most recently operations supervisor-payment and mail distribution. August 2016
  • Robert Maeyaert, BS ’04, management information systems, was promoted to director of project management at Discovery Benefits, Fargo. He joined the company in 2014. August 2016
  • Leslie Koltes, BSN ’04, nursing, DNP ’09, advanced nursing practice, earned the Golden Stethoscope Award for excellence in patient care, customer service, communication and teamwork. She is a nurse practitioner specializing in neurology at Sanford Medical Center Broadway. August 2016

Student Focused. Land Grant. Research University.

Follow NDSU
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • RSS
  • Google Maps

Vice President for University Relations
North Dakota State University
Phone: +1 (701) 231-6101 - Fax: (701) 231-1989
Campus address: Library 16
Mailing address: Dept 6020 PO Box 6050, Fargo, ND 58108-6050
Page manager: Steve Bergeson

Last Updated: Thursday, August 18, 2016 12:10:37 PM