Mar 17, 2023

Dordt in the News: March 7 - March 16

March 15

Northwest Iowa Review: Dordt Wind Symphony to perform March 18

"The Dordt University Wind Symphony will perform a free concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 18, at B.J. Haan Auditorium in Sioux Center."

Sioux City Journal: Dordt bows out of NAIA national tournament after late rally falls short vs. Montana Western

"A barrage of three-pointers by Montana Western broke open a tight game in the third quarter and Dordt women’s basketball’s fourth-quarter rally."

Sioux County Radio: Piekarz earns GPAC men’s volleyball honor

"Robert Piekarz of Dordt University is this week’s GPAC/Hauff Mid-America Sports Volleyball Defender-of-the-Week. Piekarz, a sophomore from Warsaw, Poland, helped lead the 14th-ranked Defenders to a 3-1 record last week in California, including a 3-2 over Merced, a team earning votes in the latest poll."

March 13

Christianity Today: Degree by Digital Degree, Christian Colleges go Online

Evangelical schools are growing, but there are questions about the costs. Vice President for Enrollment and Marketing Brandon Huisman weighs in.

Northwest Iowa Review: Schaap transforms story to stage show

"Dordt University senior Sommer Schaap’s one-act play, “Almost Lifelong,” lived its first life in another genre."

WORLD: WJI 2023 review: Mid-career

Professor of Journalism Lee Pitts talks about his work with World Journalism Institute, including the upcoming summer college program.

March 12

Sioux City Journal: Ensemble Chaconne to perform at Dordt University

On Friday, March 17, at 7:30 p.m. in the B.J. Haan Auditorium, Dordt University will host Ensemble Chaconne for a concert titled “The Glorious Ones: Music by the Great Late Baroque Masters.” The Ensemble Chaconne will also give a presentation on March 17 at 3 p.m. in the Choir Room.

March 7

Dakota News Now: Schools await SCOTUS decision over student loan forgiveness plan

"Last summer, the Biden administration announced plans to wipe ten thousand dollars off the student-loan balances of roughly forty million Americans. Last week the case over the legality of the policy went before the Supreme Court. As the Supreme Court decides whether or not to allow the white house’s student loan forgiveness plan to go through, students and universities are stuck in limbo."

A picture of campus behind yellow prairie flowers