Mandan News

Students graduate from UND

About 520 students were eligible to graduate at UND’s summer commencement, which was held Aug. 2 at the Chester Fritz Auditorium in Grand Forks.

The following local UND students graduated, followed by the degree they received:

Mandan – Matthew Bingert, bachelor of science; Christopher Biwer, bachelor of general studies, magna cum laude; Denise Carlson, masters in science; Angela Heil, masters in arts. Flasher – Katie Crofutt, masters in education.

U.S. Astronaut and UND alumna Karen Nyberg delivered a brief message to graduates from the International Space Station as part of the ceremony. Norm Skalicky, another UND grad and legend in the banking industry, received an honorary doctor of letters degree from UND for his long and distinguished career and lifelong philanthropy efforts.