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Dordt Rec Center Announces Reopening Plan

Posted May 8, 2020

The Dordt Rec Center will be reopening on Monday, May 11. Specific strategy, actions and guidelines for using the facility are here.

Koetsier To Join Defender Soccer

Posted May 7, 2020

(Thursday, May 7; Sioux Center, Iowa) Jaime Koetsier, a senior at Woodland Christian High School (Listowel, Ontario), has announced her intention to attend Dordt and join the Defender soccer program...

Dr. Olson teaching

MSW program kicks off this fall with both advanced and regular standing options

Posted May 6, 2020

Dordt University’s new Master of Social Work (MSW) is now accepting applications for fall 2020 for both regular and advanced standing students. Dordt was previously only offering a fall 2020 start...

Brown To Attend Dordt

Posted May 1, 2020

(Thursday, April 30; Sioux Center, Iowa) Alex Brown, a senior at Heritage Christian Academy (Colorado), has announced his intention to attend Dordt and join the Defender basketball program. Brown is...

Softball Adds Dykstra

Posted May 1, 2020

(Thursday, April 30; Sioux Center, Iowa) Gracie Dykstra, a senior at Western Christian High School (Iowa), has announced her intention to attend Dordt and join the Defender softball program. Dykstra...

Baseball Announces Recruiting Class

Posted May 1, 2020

The Dordt University baseball program has announced its recruiting class for the 2020-21 school year.  22 players from 14 states and one Canadian province make up the class. Benjamin Baker, a senior...

Tom Oord

Tom Oord selected for Girod Fellowship

Posted April 30, 2020

Dordt University senior Tom Oord was selected by Western Theological Seminary in Holland, Michigan, for the prestigious Girod Fellowship. The fellowship is a full-tuition scholarship for students...

Van Otterloo To Join Defender Softball

Posted April 30, 2020

(Tuesday, April 28, Sioux Center, Iowa) Cassie Van Otterloo, a senior at Western Christian High School (Iowa), has announced her intention to attend Dordt and join the Defender softball program. "We...

Dordt to hold classes on campus this fall

Posted April 30, 2020

Dordt University plans to hold classes on campus for the fall 2020 semester. This includes plans to reopen on-campus dorms and apartments, dining halls, the recreation center, and other facilities...

Coppock To Join Defenders

Posted April 29, 2020

(Wednesday, April 29; Sioux Center, Iowa) Bryce Coppock, a senior at West Sioux High School (Iowa), has announced his intention to attend Dordt and join the Defender basketball program. "We are...

Morgan Announced As Hockey Coach

Posted April 28, 2020

(Tuesday, April 28; Sioux Center, Iowa) Dordt University has announced Tyler Morgan will serve as the head coach for the Defenders in 2020-21. “Tyler is energetic and passionate about coaching hockey...

Timmer To Join Defender Basketball

Posted April 28, 2020

(Tuesday, April 28; Sioux Center, Iowa) Zack Timmer, a student at Grand Canyon University (Arizona), has announced his intention to enroll at Dordt University and join the Defender basketball program...

Myskowski To Run For Defenders

Posted April 28, 2020

(Tuesday, April 28; Sioux Center, Iowa) Margaret Myskowski has announced her intention to attend Dordt and join the Defender cross country and track and field programs. "I am excited to welcome...

Bacon Reflects On Season

Posted April 24, 2020

Complete interview with Coach Bacon If all had gone according to plans the Dordt Defender baseball team was going to be battling for a spot in the GPAC post-season playoffs on April 24 and 25...

Dr. Bailey

Dr. Justin Bailey addresses "The Wisdom of Weakness: The Coronavirus and the Cross"

Posted April 23, 2020

Dordt University will host a virtual commencement on Friday, May 8, at 11 a.m. The ceremony will air via Livestream at https://livestream.com/dordtwebcast/commencement. The university’s goal is to...

Eisma To Run For Defenders

Posted April 22, 2020

(Wednesday, April 22; Sioux Center, Iowa) Jonathan Eisma, a senior at Southwest Minnesota Christian High School (Minnesota), has announced his intention to attend Dordt and join the Defender track...

Jacob Westra

2019 alumnus honored for performance on CPA exam

Posted April 22, 2020

The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) recently announced that Jacob Westra, a Dordt University alumnus, is a recipient of the prestigious Elijah Watt Sells Award. He is one of 133 out of 75,000 high...

American State Bank Basketball All-Star Games Canceled

Posted April 17, 2020

(Friday, April 17; Sioux Center, Iowa) Due to the COVID-19 pandemic the 2020 American State Bank High School All-Star Game has been canceled. The event, hosted yearly since 1996, had been slated for...

Where Are They Now Interview Series

Posted April 17, 2020

KDCR’s Where Are They Now began in September 2017 as part of the Dordt Defender football program’s celebration of 10 years. Since then Christian Zylstra has profiled former Dordt University student-...

Kooima Brings Recruiting Class To 58

Posted April 16, 2020

(Wednesday, April 13; Sioux Center, Iowa)   The Dordt Defender football program's 2020-21 recruiting class has grown to 58 with a recent commitment. Dyson Kooima is a senior at Western Christian High...