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The 2004-2005 75th Anniversary Celebration

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2000-Today

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2000-Today

Northern wins the NAIA National Wrestling Championships for the fifth time.

Chancellor Rao resigns to accept a position at Central Michigan University.

Dr. Alex Capdeville, former CEO of the Helena College of Technology, receives an interim appointment as Northern's new Chancellor.

Northern begins offering its Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree online. The program will allow nursing students the opportunity to complete their BSN over the Internet while continuing to carry out their work responsibilities.

 
2001

Montana Legislature approves $2 million in bonding for the proposed Applied Technology Center, and also authorized MSU-Northern to seek and secure additional funding from other sources.
  

Alex Capdeville receives permanent appointment as Chancellor of MSU-Northern.

NMC/MSUN History Book "A Northern Reflection" is completed.

Northern hosts its first "Legends for Lights Pheasant Jamboree". A fundraising event hosted by the MSU-Northern Foundation, the event features NFL legends and benefits Northern's athletic department.

Book Cover: A Northern Reflection
 
2002
Starting this year, and for the next 3 years, Northern hosts the NAIA National Championship Wrestling Tournament.
 

Part of CTEC
Part of CTEC

Funded in large part by a grant from the U.S. Department of Education, the Community Technology Education Center (CTEC) opens on the lower level of the Library.
  1913-1939
1940-1949
1950-1959
1960-1969
1970-1979
1980-1989
1990-1999
2000-Today
2003

Northern officially receives National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) accreditation.

The Montana Board of Regents approves a new plumbing degree for Montana State University-Northern.

Planning begins for Northern's 75th anniversary celebration with activities planned to take place during the 2004-2005 school year.

 
2004

Northern wins the NAIA National Wrestling Championships for the sixth time.

In May, groundbreaking ceremonies for the Applied Technology Center are held.

Northern's 75th Anniversary celebration begins with a kick-off birthday party held on the former site of East Hall.

MSU-Northern's 75th Anniversary Logo

 
2005

75th Anniversary celebration events conclude in May with the Founders' Excellence dinner and the 2005 commencement exercises.

Northern adopts a new logo designed to put an emphasis on the word "Northern" and to utilize our traditional seal.
MSU-Northern Logo, adopted 2005

Northern receives a Federal grant for $400,000 to help finish and equip the new Applied Technology Center and the first classes are held in the building during Fall semester.

 
2006

In April an Grand Opening/Open House is held for the Applied Technology Center.

The Federal Government conveys the old BLM office buildings in Lewistown to MSU-Northern to house our new Lewistown campus and the Central Montana Education Center

 
2007
 

In February renovations began on the former BLM building in Lewistown to turn it into classroom, labs and office space. In September the first classes were held in the facility, and in October a Grand Opening ceremony was held.

In December Chancellor Alex Capdeville announced his retirement and Dr. Rolf Groseth was appointed interim Chancellor.

 
2008
 
In May a pedestal clock donated by the Havre Rotary Club was installed in the campus courtyard.
 
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