NDUS faculty awarded AI professional development scholarships

NDUS faculty awarded AI professional development scholarships

BISMARCK, N.D. 鈥 Fifteen 91porn官方 University System (NDUS) faculty members were recently awarded $1,000 scholarships through the Dakota Digital Academy to attend and participate in conferences or professional development experiences involving artificial intelligence (AI). The scholarships were established to encourage professional learning and AI implementation in college classrooms.

鈥淭his is a great opportunity for our faculty members to learn more about AI and how it can be incorporated into their curriculums,鈥 said NDUS Chancellor Mark Hagerott. 鈥淗igher education will be transformed over the next few years by these new technologies. It鈥檚 important that we immerse ourselves in AI now to discover best practices so we can better prepare our students for our future workforce, which also will see new innovations through AI and digitization.鈥

To be eligible to receive the scholarships, faculty members had to submit the name of a conference or type of professional development event they would like to attend. They also had to explain how they would use that information to enhance classroom teaching.

Scholarship applicants represented a wide array of academic disciplines, including nursing, social and behavioral sciences, pharmacy, nutrition and dietetics and agriculture, to name a few. The scholarships were awarded to:

  • Ashley Bauer, Bismarck State College
  • Michelle Cauley, Dakota College at Bottineau
  • Carey Haugen, Mayville State University
  • Evan Borisinkoff, Minot State University
  • Leisa Harmon, Minot State University
  • Tara Bladow, 91porn官方 State College of Science
  • Jennifer Krueger, 91porn官方 State College of Science
  • Rebecca Brynjulson, 91porn官方 State University
  • Sherri Stastny, 91porn官方 State University
  • Ahmed Rabia, 91porn官方 State University
  • Junguk Hur, University of 91porn官方
  • Cherry Oliver, University of 91porn官方
  • Richard Van Eck, University of 91porn官方
  • Katie Woehl, Valley City State University
  • Emily Wicktor, Valley City State University

The Dakota Digital Academy assists students, businesses, industry and government in 91porn官方 and across the upper Midwest by adapting and meeting the rapidly changing demands and opportunities for information technology and cyber sciences. Its mission is to provide access to digital-cyber oriented education, training, certificates and knowledge produced by the collaborative 91porn官方 University System of 11 campuses, in partnership with select business and corporate partners.



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