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Office of Public Relations


 The Executive Commissioner and Assistant Executive Commissioner of Public Relations maintain internal and external relations on behalf of NDSU Student Government with students, administration, the community and the government. The commission works to increase awareness of Student Government and the programs and opportunities it provides to students. In addition, the Public Relations Commission works with student organizations to provide on-campus advertising in the form of You-Are-Here kiosks and MATBUS posters. Commission members get first hand experience in planning and executing public relations tactics in a learning-friendly environment.

Commission Meetings

Thursdays at 6:00pm


                        Contact Information
Nikki Borstad, Executive Commissioner of Public Relations

Alana Kiel, Assistant Executive Commissioner of Public Relations

Please contact Nikki or Alana with any questions about Public Relations.


About the PR Executives

Nikki Borstad

Hometown: Dawson, MN

Major: Public Relations and Advertising

Favorite Hobby: Waterskiing on the lake in the summer!

Favorite Thing About NDSU: All the Bison Pride that our campus has!

Why you chose NDSU:  I chose to come to NDSU because I really felt that the faculty and staff wanted to see me succeed in my college career and professional career and that has been true since I have been on campus. Everyone is always looking out for each other.

Why you are in Student Government: I am in Student Government because I want to make a difference on campus. I wanted to be a voice for students by advocating on their behalf and inform students all the amazing things that happen on our campus.

Fun Fact: I wanted to be a sea world whale trainer until I realized that whale trainers sometimes get killed by the whales.

Organizations: NDSU PRSSA

Alana Kiel

About You: I like to play piano and do anything outdoors. I grew up on a farm and I am the oldest of four kids in my family. After I leave my mark at NDSU I hope to pursue a career in international business and travel the world.

Hometown: New Germany, MN

Major: Management (Business), Minor in Spanish

Favorite Hobby: Listening to music.

Favorite Thing About NDSU: Bison Pride in everything we do at NDSU.

Why you chose NDSU: I was so welcomed by the students and faculty just from one day here on a tour that I felt they wanted ME personally to be a part of the Bison Family.

Why you are in Student Government: To leave NDSU better than when I started.

Fun Fact: I am part Lebanese.

Organizations: Kappa Delta Sorority, Leading Edge

Student Focused. Land Grant. Research University.

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North Dakota State University
Phone: +1 (701) 231-8460
Campus address: 128 Memorial Union
Physical/delivery address: NDSU Memorial Union, Fargo, ND 58105
Mailing address: NDSU Dept. 5360 / PO Box 6050 / Fargo, ND 58108-6050
Page manager: Executive Commissioner of Technology

Last Updated: Sunday, September 20, 2015 7:55:49 PM