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Edynn Glatt

Wednesday September 1, 2021

What year did you graduate from VCSU? Winter of 2020  Where are you working right now? I am currently a fifth grade teacher at Rita Murphy Elementary in Bismarck.   Why did you choose to attend VCSU? I chose VCSU because it felt like a perfect fit for me, and it was even close to my hometown. As soon as ...

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Meet Dr. Jaycee George

Wednesday August 11, 2021

Earning a doctorate and starting a business during a global pandemic may seem daunting — but not for Valley City State University (VCSU) alumna Dr. Jaycee George. She spent her earliest years in various places across Canada, and eventually landed in Valley City to study health sciences. After completing years of required education successfully, Dr. George feels proud of the success she’s achieved. “After ...

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Kyley Lauf

Friday July 30, 2021

VCSU senior Kyley Lauf recently wrapped up her fourth year organizing the Limitless Fashion Show – a non-profit organization that advocates for inclusion in the community. The Minot, North Dakota native modeled for a local boutique as a teenager and realized opportunities like that weren’t offered to her friends with Downs Syndrome. During her junior year, Lauf and a friend ...

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Jacob Knapek

Thursday July 15, 2021

What’s your name? My name is Jacob Knapek.  What year are you at VCSU? I am entering my junior year at VCSU.  What attracted you to VCSU? The fisheries and wildlife program and close-knit community attracted me to VCSU. I felt a great sense of home during my visit, and I knew I could really make a difference here.  Why did you choose ...

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Hannah Anderson

Thursday July 8, 2021

What was your major at VCSU? I was a double major in English with a professional writing concentration, and Communications with a double cognate of digital media and journalism and a minor in marketing.  What attracted you to VCSU? The small-town, community atmosphere drew me to VCSU. I'm very much a people person, so I wanted to attend a school ...

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Dr. Kiersten Baughman

Thursday July 1, 2021

Tell us a little bit about yourself. I was born and raised in a suburb of Cincinnati in Northern Kentucky.  I went to Morehead State University, a small state school similar to VCSU, in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains in eastern Kentucky for college, where I earned a Bachelor of Science in psychology and Spanish as a graduate of the honors ...

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Dr. Casey Williams

Tuesday June 15, 2021

  Tell us a little bit about yourself. I grew up in the small town of Haughton, Louisiana about 30 miles outside of Shreveport and Bossier.  After high school, I attended Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, Louisiana, where I earned a Bachelor of Science in wildlife management. After a couple of years, I attended Texas State University (formerly Southwest Texas ...

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Hunter Sand

Wednesday June 2, 2021

What year are you at VCSU?  I’m a junior.  What attracted you to VCSU? I chose to attend VCSU because I liked the “small town” atmosphere and feel. I also enjoyed how friendly everyone on campus was; it truly felt like a second home.  Why did you choose your specific major? I am pursuing my elementary education degree, with a STEM endorsement, ...

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Hannah Dockter

Thursday May 27, 2021

What year are you at VCSU? Junior  What attracted you to VCSU? I’ve lived in Valley City my entire life. My parents met at VCSU and my sister and her husband both completed their degrees through VCSU. I hadn’t considered attending until I decided I wanted to become an English teacher. VCSU has one of the best education programs and ...

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KaSaundra Peterson

Tuesday May 25, 2021

What year did you graduate from VCSU? Fall of 2016  Where are you working right now? I am the education director at the North Dakota CPA Society. I plan on continuing educational opportunities for certified public accountants across North Dakota and neighboring states including conferences and seminars.  Why did you choose to attend VCSU? I chose to attend VCSU because of the ...

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