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Three Women United by One Scholarship

NDSU professors with different experiences shouldering the cost of college unite to help NDSU students like Sierra Nguyen do “the next big thing.”

Legacies At Work

The In Our Hands Legacy Challenge offered immediate matching funds in support of NDSU for those who documented estate gifts, which inspired others to give back by planning ahead. In the end, more than 116 NDSU funds were impacted.

The Rural Dilemma

Rural schools struggle to keep teachers. NDSU’s Teacher Leadership Academies are changing that.

Making an Assist

Two photos in the home of Dale Peppel ’53 help tell the story of the role basketball played in shaping his childhood — and his future.

Where Champions Are Made

For NDSU student-athletes, the clock never stops. Jalen Bussey ’23, a Bison running back, spent his summer on campus. Every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, he met his teammates in the weight room, at the Fargodome, or on the turf for strength and conditioning practice.

Program Spotlight: NDSU Nice Center

North Dakota State University’s Nice Center, founded in Jan. 2019 and funded by philanthropy through the In Our Hands Campaign, supports students’ ideas and helps them advance those ideas in the marketplace. For Dieumerci Christel ’21, the Nice Center opened up a world of possibilities as he completed his degree and advanced his business.

NDSU Foundation 2021 Award Recipients

The NDSU Foundation strives to recognize excellence through award opportunities and programs. Meet the 2021 Award Recipients: Alex Gore and Lance Cayko, Sandra Strand, Alex Tröster, John Wold, Gate City Bank, and Mike and Barb Jones.