Classes begin Aug. 22
Classes at Jamestown College will begin Monday, Aug. 22, with New Student Orientation taking place Aug. 18-21.
Jamestown College students will be welcomed to the community at the fourth annual Community Block Party from 5 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 25 along First Avenue in Jamestown. Everyone in the community is invited to take part in the fun.
Homecoming will be celebrated the week of Oct. 10-15. The College will have Fall Break on Oct. 17 and Thanksgiving Break Nov. 19-27. The fall semester ends Thursday, Dec. 15. Classes will resume Monday, Jan. 9, 2012, for the spring semester.
Spring Break is scheduled for March 3-11. Easter Break takes place April 6-9. The spring semester ends May 3, and Baccalaureate and Commencement are scheduled for Saturday, May 5.
Jamestown College President Robert S. Badal announces the hiring of new faculty for the 2011-12 school year.
Dr. Margi Coyle will join the Department of Biology. She earned her B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. in biology from the University of North Dakota as well as a B.A. in Geology from Wittenburg University. She comes to Jamestown College from Dickinson State University, where she was an assistant professor of biology for three years. She has also taughtat United Tribes Technical College. Dr. Coyle has been the principal investigator of the North Dakota Golden Eagle Project and will continue to oversee it from Jamestown College.
Deborah Piscitiello will join the Department of Business, Accounting, and Economics. She is completing her Ph.D. in organization and management at Capella University, Minneapolis. She earned her M.A. in management at St. Mary’s University of Minnesota and her B.S. in human resource management from Winona State University. She has most recently served on the faculty of St. Mary’s University of Minnesota and Globe University, Onalaska, Wis., teaching a variety of management courses.
Established in 1883, Jamestown College is a private, liberal arts four-year college granting bachelor of arts, bachelor of science, and bachelor of science in nursing degrees as well as master’s degrees in education. Jamestown College offers more than 40 areas of study. With the Jamestown College Journey to Success, emphasis is placed not only on preparing students academically in their chosen areas of study, but also on preparing students through an experience that is student-centered and integrates the liberal arts with sound professional programs. The Journey includes a four-year graduation guarantee and a guaranteed internship. Jamestown College is the highest ranked Top Tier college in North Dakota as ranked by U.S. News & World Report. Jamestown College has also been named a Best Midwestern College by the Princeton Review.