Apr 5, 2024

Dordt in the News: March 21 - April 5

Here’s where Dordt University was recently mentioned in the media and by news sources.

April 4

"It’s been seven years since a total solar eclipse darkened parts of the Midwest, and although Monday’s event won’t be a total eclipse in Iowa, it will be significant for most of the state. Chemistry and Planetary Sciences Professor Channon Visscher, at Dordt University in Sioux Center, says you will definitely notice something’s happening."

"For most people, their noon hour is a time to kick back and relax over a quick meal. For one group of men, that time is better spent on the basketball court at the Dordt University Recreation Center in an event they call noonball."

April 3

"Construction for Dordt University’s new dining commons and B.J. Haan Auditorium expansion has started. Vice President of Operations Fred Verwoerd says earthwork will begin this month and the foundation will be set, with work contained to the area between the Campus Center and the B.J. Haan Auditorium until after commencement."

April 2

April 1

"Dordt University women’s basketball standout Karly Gustafson, a native of Ethan, was named to the NAIA’s All-America third team on Monday, April 1, marking the second time in her career she has earned All-American honors."

March 29

"An art exhibit titled “Emphasis on Metamorphosis,” which features the work of senior art major Jonathan Trimble, is on display in the Department of Art and Design Gallery in the Ribbens Academic Complex at Dordt University in Sioux Center."

March 27

"Dordt (Iowa) claimed the program's first NAIA championship with a 57-53 victory over Providence (Mont.) on Tuesday night."

"Dordt won their first ever NAIA National Championship on Tuesday night, claiming a 57-53 win over Providence from Montana."

"A moment that was years in the making, fifty to be exact. The Dordt Defenders ascended to the top of the NAIA women’s basketball world, defeating Providence 57-53 last night to claim its first national title in program history."

March 26

"Eliana Kuperus returns to Montana in 100 days as a NAIA national champion. A three-sport standout at Manhattan Christian, Kuperus scored six points and grabbed four rebounds in Dordt’s (Iowa) 57-53 title-clinching victory over Providence on Tuesday night."

March 23

A picture of campus behind yellow prairie flowers