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Senior Nikkie Nouwen currently trending in National Geographic photo contest

Posted on December 19, 2014

Senior Nikkie Nouwen is currently trending (getting a high number of views/votes) out of more than 11,500 photos submitted to National Geographic’s “Your Shot” photography contest under the assignment, “The Walk.” Nikkie’s photo features the MSUM campus on a foggy day. View and vote for the photo here.

Watch Dragons explain their funny or unique holiday traditions

Posted on December 19, 2014

We asked fellow Dragons what some of their traditions are surrounding the holiday season. What do you, your family and friends do that may be funny or unique? Share with us on Twitter or Facebook! Watch the video here! Read the rest of this entry →

Commencement is today at 1 p.m.

Posted on December 18, 2014

Can’t attend commencement? Watch the ceremony live.

Minnesota State University Moorhead will award degrees to 362 students during its fall commencement program Thursday, Dec. 18 at 1 p.m. in the university’s Nemzek Fieldhouse. Read the rest of this entry →

Records Office will be closed at 11 a.m. today

Posted on December 18, 2014

The Records Office will be closed from 11am-4:30pm today, Thursday, Dec. 18 for Fall Commencement. We will reopen Dec. 19 at 8AM.

International Student Sash Ceremony is today from 4-6 p.m.

Posted on December 17, 2014

The International Student Sash Ceremony is on Wednesday, December 17th from 4pm – 6 p.m. in the CMU ballroom. The Sash Ceremony is designed to recognize MSUM’s graduating international students. Each graduate is presented with a sash that represents the flag from their country of citizenship. Read the rest of this entry →

Submit your application to present at the 2015 Student Academic Conference

Posted on December 16, 2014

Applications to present at MSUM’s 2015 Student Academic Conference are now being accepted here. The purpose of the Student Academic Conference is to showcase the work and talent of MSUM students through presentations, posters and creative works at a one day conference held at MSUM each April. Read the rest of this entry →

Records Office will be closed for Fall Commencement

Posted on December 16, 2014

The Records Office will be closed beginning at 11 AM this Thursday, Dec. 18th. All staff will be participating at the Fall Commencement ceremony. We will reopen on Friday, Dec. 19 at 8 AM.

Office of Student Activities hosting 3rd Annual Volunteer and Community Service Fair

Posted on December 16, 2014

Save the date! The Office of Student Activities will host the 3rd Annual Volunteer and Community Service Fair on Tuesday, February 3, 2015 from 11am to 2pm in the Comstock Memorial Union Ballroom. Read the rest of this entry →

MSUM is accepting applications to fill the position of Dean of Education and Human Services

Posted on December 15, 2014

MSUM is looking to fill the position of Dean of Education and Human Services.

DATE OF APPOINTMENT:
July 1, 2015 Read the rest of this entry →

School of Nursing and Healthcare Leadership graduating nursing students to present capstone projects via WebEx today and tomorrow

Posted on December 10, 2014

The Minnesota State University Moorhead School of Nursing and Healthcare Leadership graduating nursing students will present their capstone projects via WebEx Wednesday December 10 (9:30 AM – 5:30 PM) and Thursday December 11 (8:30 AM – 4:30 PM).  These presentations will be similar to those given at professional conferences.  Read the rest of this entry →

Students, sign-up for spring semester tutoring available

Posted on December 10, 2014

Students of MSUM: Did you know you could request tutoring for the spring semester before you leave for semester break?

Please stop by the Academic Support Center in Flora Frick 154 to fill out your tutor request forms.

Jazz Combos perform tonight

Posted on December 09, 2014

MSUM School of Performing Arts presents a concert by the Jazz Combos on Tuesday, Dec. 9, at 7:30 p.m. Two combos directed by Max Jonk as well as the Guitar Ensemble directed by Dr. Michael J. Krajewski perform in Fox Recital Hall. Tickets available at mnstate.edu/tickets and at the door. Read the rest of this entry →

Moorhead-Fargo Fulfilling Our Promise event today

Posted on December 09, 2014

The Minnesota State University Moorhead Office of Undergraduate Admissions will welcome prospective students and their families for our Moorhead-Fargo Fulfilling Our Promise event on December 9th. During the Fulfilling Our Promise event guests will have the opportunity to learn more about MSUM, apply for on-site admissions, attend one of three academic engagement sessions, meet current students and talk with student support services and enter the scholarship raffle. Please join us in welcoming our guests! Visit http://www.mnstate.edu/you/ for more information.

Please join us in celebrating fall 2014 MFA graduates Thursday, Dec. 11

Posted on December 09, 2014

Upon successful completion of the oral defense of their thesis, MFA candidates are required to present a public recital of their work. Please join us in celebrating fall 2014 MFA graduates Val Anderson and Richard Natale when they read from their work on Thursday, December 11, 7:00-9:00 p.m., in the Library Porch. Val and Rick also earned Certificates in Publishing while completing their degrees. Refreshments will be served. The event is free and open to the public.

#curatedlife: exhibition by MSUM Photography students at ecce gallery now through December 17, 2014

Posted on December 09, 2014

Head down to ecce art gallery in downtown Fargo December 9-17, 2014 and see if you made the wall. MSUM Photography students share their views of social media in the exhibition #curatedlife. A semester collecting and curating images from various social media platforms including instagram, facebook, snapchat, and twitter is laid out for your viewing pleasure in the gallery’s long hall. Read the rest of this entry →

Upper Class scholarship application available

Posted on December 09, 2014

Upper Class scholarship application available now for 2015-2016 academic year. www.mnstate.edu/financialaid/scholarships
Deadline: February 2, 2015.

GCOM grad Shannon Luney featured on cover of High Plains Reader

Posted on December 08, 2014

Shannon Luney, one of our GCOM grads was featured on the cover of the latest High Plains Reader. MSUM instructor Alex Fogarty taught the first class in Fall 014.

Girl Develop It provides women with the tools to develop software

by Amy Borgman December 3rd, 2014

Shannon Luney and Megan Beck are the co-leaders of the Fargo chapter of Girl Develop It, a national nonprofit that focuses on empowering women to learn how to code computers and develop software. Its launch party last October was the first event of its kind in the FM area. There are 45 chapters in cities throughout the U.S. and it continues to grow. Read the rest of this entry →

Senior Music Industry student acquires full-time job at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Posted on December 08, 2014

Senior Music Industry student Adam Lien landed a full-time job at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in the MGM Park in Orlando, Fla., as an audio/entertainment technician. He graduates from MSUM this semester, and starts at Disney in late January. He expects to work on the “Fantasmic Show,” which features pyrotechnics, laser lights and a cast of 50 costumed performers singing Disney tunes along with classic animation projected onto walls of water. The show takes place in the Hollywood Hills Amphitheater, designed after the famous Hollywood Bowl.

Give the gift of original art this holiday season

Posted on December 08, 2014

Be an original! Give the gift of original art this holiday season, and support MSU Moorhead art students at the same time! Come to the MSU Moorhead Art Sale at Moorhead Center Mall (Herberger’s wing) on Saturday, Dec. 13, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. You’ll find beautiful, interesting, affordable art in a variety of mediums, including ceramics, prints and handmade gifts, all created by MSUM students. Read the rest of this entry →

Trashless classrooms in Lommen/Weld sees early success

Posted on December 08, 2014

On November 17th Lommen and Weld Halls joined the ranks of top green schools who’ve removed the trash cans from classrooms as part of an effort aimed at diverting waste from the landfill and giving it new life in the recycling stream.  It’s a growing trend on college campuses, where instead of having a trash can in each classrooms, students are directed to co-located trash/recycling areas in the hallways.  MSUM Students Jaden Witt, Mackenzie Willits, and Kailee Epema, are all students taking SOC 319: Sociology and the Environment.  As their final project for the course, the team worked with building service managers, general maintenance workers, department chairs, and the Office of Campus Sustainability, to communicate and initiate an improvement to  the sustainability of our MSUM Campus. Read the rest of this entry →

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