Dawnita Nilles leaving UND

Dawnita Nilles will be leaving her position from the University Children’s Learning Center on July 31. Dawnita has served as Director of the UCLC since June 2015.

Under Dawnita’s leadership, the UCLC continued to support and grow experiential learning opportunities for students in the Early Childhood Education program. In addition, the UCLC earned the Step 4 quality rating from the North Dakota Bright and Early child care quality initiative. The UCLC was the first child care center in the state of North Dakota to achieve this Step 4 quality rating.

Dawnita will be pursuing an opportunity in higher education in the Fargo-Moorhead community.

— Christopher Suriano, Director of Wellness & Health Promotion