Dakota College at Bottineau receives funding for Old Main renovations

Dakota College at Bottineau
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Updated: May. 10, 2021 at 8:47 PM CDT
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BONTTINEAU, N.D. – Dakota College at Bottineau is receiving state funding to renovate one of its most famous buildings.

The college will receive $2.5 million to renovate the interior of Old Main and expand the college’s nursing programs. The college will also have to raise $1.5 million as a requirement to receiving the money. Campus leaders said the renovations will allow more than 80 more nursing students into their programs.

“Having this funding not only will help us get the facilities that we need for our existing nursing programs, but it will be a tremendous improvement and we’re looking at over the course of the next few years tripling our enrollment in nursing,” said Campus Dean Dr. Jerry Migler.

The project is estimated to cost a total of $4 million. According to Migler, they college still has more than $800,000 left to raise.

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