ABERDEEN, S.D.?–?Dacotah Bank has made a significant contribution to Northern State University, which will greatly enhance the resources and opportunities available to students and faculty within the newly established Business & Health Innovation Center. This generous gift includes the naming of the Dacotah Bank Dean of the School of Business.

The donation from Dacotah Bank will provide scholarships, marketing funds, and operational support to the NSU School of Business, as well as support the Northern Innovation and Start-Up Center. This investment underscores Dacotah Bank's longstanding commitment to education and the future of the region.

"We are proud to support Northern State University and invest in the education and development of future business leaders," said Robert Fouberg, Chairman and CEO of Dacotah Banks, Inc. and Dacotah Bank. "This contribution reflects our dedication to fostering innovation and providing opportunities for growth and success within our community."

The Business & Health Innovation Center will house the NSU School of Business, NSU’s new Department of Nursing, and the Northern Innovation & Start-Up Center. This state-of-the-art facility will serve as a hub for education, collaboration, and innovation, preparing students for the dynamic demands of today's workforce.

Northern State University is deeply grateful for Dacotah Bank’s continued support and investment in the future of its students and the broader community. The gift will enable the university to expand its offerings and enhance the educational experience for all.