Sunday, August 26, 2012

Sunday, August 19, 2012

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Business Reunion at Mayville State University

Yes, a reunion is being planned—the Division of Business and Computer Information Systems of Mayville State University will be sponsoring a reunion for graduates, former students, faculty, staff, and friends.  The reunion is scheduled for Saturday, October 13, 2012, which is also Comet Homecoming weekend. 

The reunion will be held at the KT Hall (former Legion Hall) in Portland from 5 to 8 p.m. immediately following the football game.  The Alumni Association has agreed to organize an evening lunch to complement the cash bar.  We are organizing PBL/DECA memorabilia for display and give away and creating some fun with technology, pictures, and memories.  There will also be door prizes.

YOU are among a select number of graduates and friends that are being sent this email so that you can help us spread the word and encourage “your group of friends” to attend this reunion.  Watch for announcements detailing the reunion and other Mayville State University Homecoming activities.

Lynda Training

Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Article in North Dakota Living Magazine by John Girard and Tom Seymour

Girard, John and Tom Seymour, “Social Media Lessons for Business Leaders,” North Dakota Living Magazine, Mandan, North Dakota / August, 2012.

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Search Firm Congrats !!!

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•    Kristina Neveu, Associate Director of Admissions for Operations at Rhode Island School of Design

•    Gihan Fernando, Executive Director of the Career Center at American University
•    Imants Jaunarajs, Assistant Dean of Students for the Career and Leadership Development Center at Ohio University
•    Victoria Ryan, Senior Director of Career Planning at Valparaiso University Law School
•    Joseph Testani, Director of the University Career Center at Virginia Commonwealth University

•    Timothy Corbitt, Director of Counseling & Health at Clarkson University

•    Rebecca Babel, Director of Student Financial Aid at Northern Illinois University

•    Peter Trentacoste, Executive Director of Residential Housing at Ohio University

•    Scott Campbell, University Registrar at The University of Chicago
•    Laura Doering, University Registrar at Iowa State University

•    Pamela Anthony, Dean of Students at Iowa State University
•    Lowell Kane, Director of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Center at Purdue University
•    Ryan Lombardi, Interim Vice President for Student Affairs at Ohio University
•    Patricia Perillo, Vice President for Student Affairs at Virginia Tech
•    Christian Wuthrich, Dean of Students at Boise State University
•    Johnny Young, Associate Vice President for Student Engagement & Enrollment Services at Old Dominion University
•    Derek Zuckerman, Associate Dean for Student Life at College of the Holy Cross

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•    Richard Thomas, Director of the Student Union at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

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