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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’s VCSU Voyage

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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Harmony Richman

Friday April 30, 2021

Tell us a little bit about yourself. I was born and raised in Forest Lake, MN as the oldest of three children. I flew the nest to Minnesota State University Moorhead (MSUM) where I obtained my Bachelor of Science in Math Education in 2008. During my undergraduate years, I met my future husband. I completed my Master of Education in ...

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Devin Anderson

Wednesday April 21, 2021

Where do you live? Oklahoma What's your current job? Instructor, Motorcycle/Power Products What's your area of online study? Career and Technical Education How did you hear about VCSU's online program? I searched online for CTE degrees and it was listed as a top 10 school. What made you choose VCSU? After speaking with the advisor, Rick Ross, I felt very ...

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Meet David Woods

Friday April 16, 2021

By Garret Fettig, VCSU Marketing Intern Alaska and North Dakota alike boast freezing winters, beautiful scenery, and abundant natural wildlife, but Dr. David Woods noticed a difference all the same.   Born and raised in Anchorage, Alaska, Woods flew into North Dakota for the first time in August 1998 to attend fall football practice at Valley City State University.   “I wore ...

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Madison Yoder

Thursday April 1, 2021

What attracted you to VCSU? VCSU is the only school I actually applied to because as soon as I stepped on campus, I knew it was for me. Something about it just fit like a glove. It's beautiful, welcoming, and has an air of genuine dedication to its students. Why did you choose your specific major? I am an English ...

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