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Soccer Plays Midweek Matches At Mitchell

Posted September 17, 2019

GAMETIME… The Defender soccer teams will travel to Mitchell, South Dakota to face the Dakota Wesleyan Tigers in GPAC action on Wednesday, September 18.  The women’s game gets underway at 5:00 with...

Men's Golf In Powerful Field

Posted September 16, 2019

Meet… The Dordt men’s golf team is playing in the Northwest Iowa National Invitational at Willow Creek Golf Course in Le Mars, Iowa on Monday and Tuesday, September 16 and 17.  Teams from Grand View...

Degen To ATtend Dordt

Posted September 13, 2019

(Friday, September 13; Sioux Center, Iowa)  Austin Degen, a senior at Ridge View High School (Iowa), has announced his intention to attend Dordt and join the Defender baseball program. Degen batted ....

Arts in the Prairie logo

Art celebration to be held in Dordt's 20-acre prairie

Posted September 13, 2019

Dordt University will host the Arts in the Prairie celebration on Saturday, September 28, kicking off the event at 3 p.m. on the new Theatre Building patio, with prairie events running until 4:30 p.m...

Soccer Travels To York For Non-Conference Test

Posted September 13, 2019

GAMETIME… The Defender soccer teams will travel to York, Nebraska to face the York Panthers on Saturday, September 14. Results will be available at  and at

Defenders Host Cross Country Meet

Posted September 13, 2019

Meet Time… The Defenders will host the Herb Blakely Invite at Dordt University races on Saturday, September 14 in Sioux Center, Iowa. The women’s race will start at 10:30 and the men to follow at 11:...

Volleyball Takes On Briar Cliff Saturday

Posted September 13, 2019

WHERE AND WHEN… Dordt will host a match on Saturday, September 14 against Briar Cliff. The junior varsity match starts at 3:30 with the varsity contest to get underway at about 5:00. Results will be...

Football Battles Morningside

Posted September 13, 2019

ON THE DOCKET… Dordt travels to Morningside on Saturday, September 14 in the conference opener for both teams in Sioux City, Iowa. Radio coverage is on KDCR 88.5 FM. Results can be found at  www....

Women's Golf In Lila Frommelt Invite

Posted September 13, 2019

Meet… The Defender women’s golf team will compete at the Lila Frommelt Invite on Friday and Saturday, September 12 and 13 at Two Rivers in Sioux City, Iowa. Last Time Out… Dordt competed at the...

Defenders No. 19 In Poll

Posted September 12, 2019

(Thursday, September 12; Sioux Center, Iowa) The Dordt Defender volleyball team is no. 19 in the most recent NAIA Women’s Volleyball Coaches’ Top 25 Poll released Wednesday.  The Defenders are 8-5...

Dordt University’s enrollment for the fall 2019 semester is 1,547

Posted September 12, 2019

Dordt University’s enrollment for the fall 2019 semester is 1,547, which is Dordt’s second largest enrollment in the institution’s history. This year, Dordt University has also welcomed the second...

Volleyball Hosts GPAC Test With Northwestern

Posted September 10, 2019

WHERE AND WHEN… Dordt will continue the 2019 season on Wednesday, September 11 and will host Northwestern in junior varsity and varsity action. The evening begins at 6:00 and the varsity match is...

Soccer Opens GPAC Play

Posted September 10, 2019

GAMETIME… The Defender soccer teams will travel to Aberdeen, South Dakota to face the Presentation Saints in the GPAC opener for the Defenders on Wednesday, September 11. Results will be available at...

Dr. Carrie Groenewold Joins Dordt Faculty

Posted September 10, 2019

Dordt University has hired Dr. Carrie Groenewold to fill a newly-created, endowed chair position in the music department. Groenewold’s titles will be “Joan Ringerwole Chair of Church Music and Organ...

Dordt Concert Choir Will Join sounding light in Performance

Posted September 10, 2019

On September 28, 2019, sounding light, conducted by Tom Trenney, will perform at Dordt University at 7 p.m. in the B.J. Haan Auditorium. Hirono Borter (violin) and Philip Borter (cello) of Duo-B will...

Ryan Smit and Pamela De Haan recital scheduled for September 13

Posted September 10, 2019

Dordt University Instructor of Music Ryan Smit, and accompanist, Pamela De Haan, will perform on Friday, September 13, at 7:30 p.m., in the B.J. Haan Auditorium. Both Dordt music faculty members,...

Pops Concert

Community invited to “From the Stage and Silver Screen!” instrumental pops

Posted September 10, 2019

"From the Stage and Silver Screen!" Dordt University will present its annual instrumental pops concert on Friday, September 20, at 7 p.m. in the B.J. Haan Auditorium. The combined Band and Chamber...

Dordt named to several lists, including "Most Innovative Schools" and "Best Value Schools"

Posted September 9, 2019

Dordt University is the top-ranked university in Iowa and the third best regional college in the Midwest, according to the 2020 U.S. News and World Report rankings. “I hope that our faculty, staff,...

Nursing Lab

New technology gives hands-on opportunities on campus

Posted September 6, 2019

Dordt University welcomed nursing students to the new Carl and Gloria Zylstra Nursing Education Center this fall. The space includes a large classroom, skills lab, two simulation labs with control...

Women's Golf In Fremont For Event

Posted September 8, 2019

Meet… The Defender women’s golf team will compete at the Midland Invite on September 9 in Fremont, Nebraska. Last Time Out… The Defenders competed at the College of Saint Mary Fall Classic on...