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Katie Juarez

Monday May 23, 2022

Katie Juarez, physical education student, reflects on her student teaching experience as she wraps up her time at VCSU. Hometown: Angels Camp, Calif. [caption id="attachment_29069" align="alignright" width="720"] Katie Juarez with cooperating teacher, Scott Roehrich[/caption] What are some of the positive experiences that you had during your student teaching? “A positive experience, that I had during my student teaching was working ...

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Thriving Through Struggle: Graduate Charismha Tsosie’s Insights

Friday May 13, 2022

2022 VCSU Graduate Charisma Tsosie stands with Professor Hilde van Gijssel, left, and Professor Kelly LaFramboise, right. As a first-generation college student, Charismha Tsosie knew surviving, let alone thriving, in college wouldn’t be easy, but her achievements are a testament that achieving a dream can be worth the struggle. From a young age, Tsosie was committed to pursuing work in ...

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Macy Schlaht

Friday May 6, 2022

A Valley City native, Macy Schlaht ‘22 invested herself into classes, on-campus opportunities and an internship, all of which landed her a job as a Marketing Coordinator before she even graduated! What attracted you to VCSU?    Valley City State University was the perfect choice for me right out of high school because I came undecided. Being able to explore the ...

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Nicole Hurt

Tuesday April 5, 2022

Nicole Hurt, art education major, is enjoying the new senior studio space in the Center for the Arts as she prepares for her senior show in the fall. Where is your hometown? Hillsboro, N.D. What attracted you to VCSU? VCSU really attracted me with its beautiful campus and the welcoming feeling I got from this close-knit community the students and ...

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Erin Edinger

Monday April 4, 2022

Meet 2014 graduate Erin Edinger. Erin works with students every day and plays a key part in helping them have a healthy and happy campus experience. Hear how Erin was involved on campus as a student and how her passion has led her back to Valley City.  When did you graduate from VCSU?   Spring 2014 Where are you working right ...

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Anne Volk

Monday April 4, 2022

Meet VCSU alumna and current high school teacher Anne Volk. Anne knew she wanted to be a teacher and VCSU helped her achieve that dream.  What year did you graduate from VCSU?   2003 Where are you working right now?   At Legacy High School for Bismarck Public Schools Tell us about some of the day-to-day activities in your current position. In ...

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Kiara Radke

Monday April 4, 2022

Meet future 2024 graduate Kiara Radke. She is a Business Administration major who loves feeling the connection of the Viking community.  What year are you at VCSU, and when will you graduate? I am a freshman and will graduate in Fall 2024. What attracted you to VCSU?    The tight-knit community attracted me to VCSU. They do a really good job ...

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Darrien Cantelo

Monday April 4, 2022

VCSU graduate Darrien Cantelo felt right at home in the Kinesiology and Human Performance Department. Through labs and field experiences she was ready for her career by graduation day.  What are you doing now? I am working as a pediatric physical therapist in Port Moody, British Columbia, Canada. I treat ages 0-18, in a wide variety of conditions from musculoskeletal, ...

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Bill Egan

Friday February 11, 2022

  Meet VCSU student Bill Egan. Originally from Enderlin, North Dakota, Bill is active in VCSU Music, singing in choir and playing in band, while also earning an Elementary Ed degree. What year are you at VCSU, and when will you graduate? I'm a senior, and I'll graduate in Fall 2022. What attracted you to VCSU?    I think the supportive ...

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Dr. Anthony Dutton

Monday January 10, 2022

Anthony Dutton was raised in Valley City and has degrees from VCSU, UND and NDSU. He started as an adjunct instructor teaching Spanish, and now teaches History. Tell us a little bit about yourself.  For all intents, I’m a Valley City native. I’ve lived here since I was 12 years old, graduated from VCHS and VCSU before going on to ...

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