Year: 2020

More Than a Scholarship

Alex Meyer (Class of 2020, Apparel, Retail, Merchandising and Design), recipient of several scholarships in the College of Human Sciences and Education, has been able to take advantage of everything…

Benefactors gift more than $1.3 million on NDSU’s fifth annual Giving Day

NDSU’s fifth annual Giving Day raised more than $1,346,000. This is the first time the total has surpassed a million dollars in the history of the event. The online, grassroots fundraising campaign also secured a record number of gifts: more than 1,700. In 2019, benefactors gifted just over $939,000 and recorded about 1,300 gifts.

More Than Winning

At NDSU, Mike Vipond was the recipient of a track scholarship, so he knows just how important donor support can be to a student-athlete. The experience he had as a…

A Hub for Diverse Work

The Sheila and Robert Challey Institute for Global Innovation and Growth, an interdisciplinary research institute, is inspired by Mancur Olson ’54 who grew up in Buxton, North Dakota, and went…

A Home for Student-Athletes

When Ben Ellefson (Class of 2020, Sports Management) came to NDSU to play football, he knew it was a great opportunity, but he didn’t realize just how much support he…

A Mentor Can Make All the Difference

Noah Carlson (Class of 2020, Agribusiness and Applied Economics) met Bill Wilson during his senior year when he took one of Bill’s classes as an elective. Bill is the CHS…

Faculty Support is Student Support

Tim Welch (Class of 1986, Civil Engineering) was inspired to contribute to NDSU because of the faculty members and professors who shaped his career. “My professors really made a huge…

Supporting Faculty Lifts up the Entire University

Ying Huang (Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering) holds the Tim Welch and Donna LaQua-Welch Faculty Fellowship, and she considers the position a great honor. Not only is it great…

Opportunities That Change Lives

John Wold (Class of 1966, Pharmacy) says it wasn’t his undergraduate research, his master’s degree, or his Ph.D., but rather his postdoctoral work in England that had the most influence…