Year: 2020

Team Makers Make an Impact

When Trey Lance was making his college decision, everything about Fargo — from the university to the people and community support — drew him to NDSU. He says fans care…

Menard family multi-million-dollar gift to the Challey Institute supports national speaker series at NDSU

This November, the Sheila and Robert Challey Institute for Global Innovation and Growth at North Dakota State University will bring to campus major thought leader Arthur C. Brooks, to help launch the Menard Family Distinguished Speakers Series. Brooks, professor of practice and public leadership at the Harvard Kennedy School and Arthur C. Patterson faculty fellow at the Harvard Business School, will address students virtually.

More Than a Mission

Ciara Houser (Class of 2019, Spanish) took the opportunities she was given at NDSU to find the perfect career that combines Spanish and dentistry. As a recipient of the John…

Giving Students Real-world Experience

Funded by a grant, Lydia Tackett (Professor, Geosciences) conducts research with the help of paid undergraduates contributing to her lab. She met Sam Marolt when he started working in her…

Supporting Future Innovators

Sadiyo Hassan (2022, Computer Engineering) learned about NDSU’s opportunities in STEM while she was a high schooler in West Fargo. When she was selected as a McGovern Scholar, Sadiyo decided…

In Our Hands Legacy Challenge

Include North Dakota State University in your estate plan, and the NDSU Foundation will match a portion of your future gift to the department, program, or area of your choice today!

Homecoming 2020 Events Update

During this challenging year, the North Dakota State University Foundation continues to monitor the COVID-19 pandemic to make decisions regarding events, gatherings and meetings based on local and national guidelines while keeping the health and safety of all alumni, friends and partners in mind.

NDSU Foundation reports historic fundraising year

Building on achievements of the previous three years, philanthropy through the North Dakota State University Foundation reached an unprecedented milestone in 2019, recording more than $160 million in new gifts and commitments. Yes, you read that right, $160 million.