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In the News: Master of Public Health program passes milestone

Published on the NDSU website on 12/01/16

The NDSU Master of Public Health was established to educate the next generation of the public health workforce. The program already has reached a milestone in doing so. 

More than 100 students have matriculated...

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Entering the “Real World” While Still Finding Time to be a Student

Christopher McGregor was taking college classes even before he earned his high school diploma. As a senior in high school in Minneapolis, Minnesota, McGregor took a few college credits in order to get a jump-start on his general education courses before...

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Getting a Jump Start on College

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While some high school students spend their summers working a part-time job, going on vacation, or hanging out with friends, Martin McNichols decided to use his summer break to start working towards a college degree. While McNichols still is managing to...

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Advancing Your Degree Doesn’t Have to Disrupt Your Life: One Student’s LPN to BSN Experience

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When Hunter Bultema graduated from high school and was trying to figure out what he wanted to be when he “grew up”, nursing was definitely not at the top of his list. While his family and friends encouraged him to go into a health profession, he was...

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A Degree to Make a Difference: How one student’s passion turned into a degree opportunity

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For Salina Berg, deciding to pursue a degree in Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS) came after discovering her passion. After moving from North Dakota to Kansas City, Missouri with her husband and daughter, Berg began working in the field of...

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Life Behind the Camera: A Behind the Scenes Look at One Reporter’s Path Towards a Master’s Degree

While interviewing Minnesota’s top athletes on a daily basis might be the life goal of many, for one TV reporter there was still one more goal that needed to be completed: a master’s degree. If you are a sports fan living in North Dakota and...

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Student Story: Online Courses Can Help Take A Weight Off Your Schedule

Student-athlete Garrett Bruhn has a busy schedule attending classes and meeting the year-round training demands of being a member of the Bison football team. Bruhn, a junior working towards a degree in criminal justice and a minor in accounting, completed...

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One Instructor’s Virtual Classroom

Julie Sandland has been teaching online English and writing courses for NDSU Distance and Continuing Education for the past five years. While many instructors may be hesitant to jump into teaching online, Sandland was one of the first in her department to...

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Changing Majors Doesn’t Have to Be A Major Thing

Changing majors is a common experience many college students share. Even with great thought and preparation before coming to college and completing a semester or two of classes, some students decide a career in their current major no longer interests...

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Student Story: Online Classes Leave Time During the Day to Gain Professional Skills

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A photo of Jessica during one of her travels in Santorini, Greece.

Jessica Meissner, graduating senior, is excited for what comes next. She will complete her degree in natural resource management in December and over the past semester has taken advantage...

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Student Story: Taking Online Courses Saves Time, Gas, and Leads to Success

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While earning her degree, soon to be graduating North Dakota State University student, Amber Frie took at least one online class each semester through NDSU Distance and Continuing Education for a total of 11 altogether. Frie will graduate in December...

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Student Story: Family Financial Planner Gives Back with Help from Online Degree

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After graduating from North Dakota State University, with a bachelor’s degree in business administration with an emphasis on finance, John Bohnsack knew he would soon be leaving the area.  While in the work world, he realized that in order to really be...

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In the news: State Board approves joint master’s degree program

Published in: NDSU It's Happening at State, Volume 3, Issue 19, 10/14/11

Note: This program is NDSU Distance and Continuing Education's newest online degree program. The Experience Uganda study tour is the cornerstone experience for this program.

State...

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Student Story: Online Classes Help to Manage Multiple Majors

Hard-working student Mercedes Lee is no stranger to getting ahead in the game of completing her education. A student triple-majoring in crop and weed science, management communication, and women and gender studies, Lee had to find a way to be able to...

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In the news: Fitzgerald recognized as Great Plains IDEA Faculty Fellow

Published in: NDSU It's Happening at State, Volume 3, Issue 9, 5/13/2011

Fitzgerald recognized as Great Plains IDEA Faculty Fellow

Margaret Fitzgerald, associate professor of human development and family science, was recognized with the Great Plains...

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