Northland Community & Technical College to host 2018 State of the College

President Dennis Bona to address community partners in his fourth State of the College

October 9, 2018 – Northland Community & Technical College will be hosting the 2018 State of the College luncheon on Thursday, October 18, 2018. President Bona will deliver his address, Celebrating Success, Expanding Our Footprint.

President Bona’s presentation will focus on NCTC’s success; rising enrollment and recent national and regional recognition for educational value and excellence. In addition, Bona will highlight NCTC’s economic impact within the communities and region it serves. With an impact of over $133 million annually, NCTC is significantly contributing to the economic development in the region.

The luncheon, co-hosted by The Chamber of Grand Forks and East Grand Forks, costs $20 per person or $160 for a reserved table of eight. Reservations are required.

Event sponsors include: Alerus, Altru Health System, Bremer Bank, Frandsen Bank & Trust, Galstad, Jensen & McCann, P.C., Gate City Bank, Grand Forks Region EDC, ICS, Lithia Auto Stores, Sanford Health, University of North Dakota, Valley Memorial Homes, Wells Fargo, Widseth, Smith & Nolting and Xcel Energy.

To reserve your seat, please contact The Chamber at 772-7271 or

All members of the NCTC community and general public are invited to view the address via live-stream broadcasting at

Northland Community and Technical College (Northland) is a comprehensive college with campuses in Thief River Falls, MN, and East Grand Forks, MN. Northland also has an aerospace site in Thief River Falls, MN, and a satellite site in Roseau, MN. Northland offers certificates, diplomas, transfer courses, two-year degrees (A.A.S., A.S., A.A.) in more than 80 areas of study, workforce training and education programs. Northland is a member of Minnesota State, the fourth-largest system of two-year colleges and four-year universities in the United States, and is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association. Northland is an affirmative action, equal opportunity educator and employer. For more information about Northland Community & Technical College, visit or call 1.800.959.6282.