Northland to host 2021 State of the College on October 21

President Sandy Kiddoo to address community partners in her inaugural address

October 11, 2021 – Northland Community & Technical College will be hosting the 2021 State of the College luncheon on Thursday, October 21, 2021. President Sandy Kiddoo will deliver her address titled Brave Firsts & Bold Progress – Impacting Our Communities & Beyond at 11:30 a.m. on Northland’s East Grand Forks campus.

In her first address as President, Sandy Kiddoo will introduce herself as Northland’s new leader and share her vision for the college. Students, staff, and industry partners will share stories of how Northland is uniquely poised to tackle the changing needs in the workforce now and into the future through innovative course delivery, methodology, and technology. President Kiddoo will also detail Northland’s upcoming strategic planning process, leading the college’s mission for the next biennium.

Co-hosted by The Chamber of Grand Forks and East Grand Forks, the luncheon costs $20 per person or $170 for a reserved table of eight. Reservations are required.

Event sponsors include Alerus, Altru Health System, Bremer Bank, Grand Forks Region EDC, Sanford Health, University of North Dakota, University of Minnesota Crookston, Valley Senior Living, Vilandre Heating, Air Conditioning & Plumbing, and Xcel Energy.

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

Northland Community and Technical College (Northland) is a comprehensive college with campuses in Thief River Falls, Minnesota, and East Grand Forks, Minnesota. Northland also has an aerospace site in Thief River Falls, Minnesota, and a satellite site in Roseau, Minnesota. 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 third-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. For more information about Northland Community & Technical College, visit or call 1.800.959.6282.

An affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and educator.
This document is available in alternative formats to individuals with disabilities, consumers with hearing or speech disabilities may contact us via their preferred Telecommunications Relay Service.