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“$5 million gift from Hebron Brick CEO is largest ever for MSUM, will fund business school scholarships”

Posted on February 25, 2015

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School Psychology Students Attend and Present at National Conference

Posted on February 25, 2015

Seven School Psychology graduate students and faculty member, Peg Potter, recently attended the annual conference of the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) in Orlando, Florida. Read the rest of this entry →

Location and time change for the Hélène Binet lecture today

Posted on February 25, 2015

There has been a location and time change for the Hélène Binet lecture scheduled for this afternoon of February 25. The lecture will now be held in Weld Auditorium from 1:30pm – 2:30pm on the same day, February 25. Read the rest of this entry →

Celebration of Nations is April 11

Posted on February 25, 2015

2014-2015 is yet another great year for our International Student Services. We have 426 international students from 63 countries and 50 international students on post-completion work authorization. Our top countries are Nepal, Nigeria, Republic of Korea, Japan, Ethiopia and China. We are hoping to make 2015 Celebration of Nations bigger and better than the last year. Read the rest of this entry →

Pasekas Donate $5 Million to MSUM

Posted on February 24, 2015

Business School Renamed Paseka School of Business

Pictured L to R: Dean Marsha Weber, Carolyn and Rodney Paseka, President Anne Blackhurst.

Pictured L to R: Dean Marsha Weber, Carolyn and Rodney Paseka, President Anne Blackhurst.

Rodney and Carolyn Paseka have donated $5 million to Minnesota State University Moorhead’s School of Business. Located in the Center for Business, the school will be renamed the Paseka School of Business in honor of this generous gift.

The Paseka’s philanthropy will extend beyond the naming of the Paseka School of Business. The Rodney and Carolyn Paseka School of Business Endowment will provide support for students into perpetuity, with at least 80 percent of this endowment to be applied to scholarships for Paseka School of Business students.

Other uses for the remaining funds could include student/faculty research, student competitions, applied learning experiences, faculty positions and development, program development and speakers series. Read the rest of this entry →

Planning underway in anticipation of major research and education initiative at MSU Moorhead Regional Science Center

Posted on February 24, 2015

Planning is underway in anticipation of a major research and education initiative at the MSU Moorhead Regional Science Center. A proposal to study the restoration of developed land to a natural state has been in the works for more than 30 years, and now a $527,760 grant application is working its way through the final funding process. If awarded, work will begin this summer. Read the rest of this entry →

Registration for the fall 2015 semester will begin on March 23

Posted on February 24, 2015
Registration for the fall 2015 semester will begin on March 23, 2015. (The course schedule for both summer and fall 2015 will be online this Wednesday, February 25, 2015). Currently enrolled or returning students have an opportunity to register before new students. Read the rest of this entry →

Dr. Lisa Karch and Three CNSA Students Present at the North Dakota Counseling Association Conference

Posted on February 24, 2015

Over 275 professionals from across the state of North Dakota attended the North Dakota Counseling Association (NDCA) Annual MidWinter Conference at the Radisson Hotel in Bismarck, N.D., on Feb. 20-22, 2015. Read the rest of this entry →

World Renowned Architectural Photographer Hélène Binet comes to MSUM tomorrow

Posted on February 24, 2015

The School of Media Arts & Design invites you to join us in welcoming world renowned architectural photographer Hélène Binet on Wednesday, February 25, 2015.

Binet has become one of the leading photographers in her field, known for her ability to express the pure essence of the buildings she captures through striking use of light and shadow, contrast and form. Read the rest of this entry →

Dr. Konrad Czynski, Philosophy, to present “A Christmas Carol: Dickens’ Parable of Self-Redemption – a narrative moral philosophy” tomorrow

Posted on February 24, 2015

Dr. Konrad Czynski, Philosophy, is going to present his colloquium with the topic “A Christmas Carol: Dickens’ Parable of Self-Redemption – a narrative moral philosophy” in MacLean Hall 273, Wednesday, February 25, 4:30pm-5:30pm. Read the rest of this entry →

Mathematics Undergraduate Seminar Series presents “Lamé’s Theorem with a view toward Gaussian Integers” tomorrow

Posted on February 24, 2015

Lamé’s Theorem is a little known result that describes a beautiful connection between the Fibonacci sequence and the Euclidean Algorithm on the integers. We will describe what this connection is, beginning with what how the Euclidean Algorithm works on the integers. Read the rest of this entry →

MSUM professors Terrie Manno and Kevin Zepper to perform poetry and music this Thursday

Posted on February 24, 2015

On Thursday, Feb. 26 at 7 p.m., MSUM professors Terrie Manno and Kevin Zepper will present a free performance that combines Manno’s music and Zepper’s poetry in Fox Recital Hall in the Roland Dille Center for the Arts on the MSUM campus.  Read the rest of this entry →

Brad Bachmeier will be presenting “Inside an Art Career” tomorrow

Posted on February 24, 2015

Associate Professor Brad Bachmeier will be presenting a lecture on “Inside an Art Career” on Wednesday, February 25, 2015, at 6 p.m. in King Hall 110. The lecture is free and open to the public.

The largest philanthropic gift in the history of MSUM to be announced tomorrow

Posted on February 23, 2015

Come share in the excitement! On Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015 at 10:30 a.m.in the Center for Business Atrium, the largest philanthropic gift in the history of Minnesota State University Moorhead will be announced, along with the naming of the School of Business.

Read InForum’s article here.

“It’s My Job: MSUM planetarium coordinator says her job is a little like being ‘Master of the Universe'”

Posted on February 23, 2015

Leadership Opportunity: Student to serve on national education committee

Posted on February 20, 2015

By Danielle Rebel

The opportunity of a lifetime was bestowed upon Kelsey Odegard, senior elementary inclusive major at MSUM.

Odegard was selected as one of eight students nationwide to serve on the National Education Association (NEA) Advisory Committee of Student Members for the 2014-2015 academic year. Read the rest of this entry →

The Founders Scholarship Gala is tonight!

Posted on February 20, 2015

For more than 125 years, Minnesota State University Moorhead has impacted the lives of students, helping make our community, region and world a better place. The founders of MSU Moorhead believed in success, service and citizenship. Today these same values are embodied in the recipients of the Founders Scholarship, named in recognition of the founders of MSUM. Read the rest of this entry →

Associate Director of Admissions Open Forums Today

Posted on February 20, 2015

Please participate in the upcoming open forums for the Associate Director of Admissions candidates: Read the rest of this entry →

Dr. Richard Lahti (Chemistry) and Isaac Skalsy (Chemistry Education Sophomore) to co-present Friday at MnCOSE

Posted on February 19, 2015

Dr. Lahti and his research student Isaac will make a series of three related presentations at the Minnesota Conference on Science Education on Friday, February 20th. Read the rest of this entry →

Dr. David Tack, STL, offered professional development for teachers in Detroit Lakes

Posted on February 19, 2015

Dr. David Tack, STL, offered professional development for teachers seeking re-licensure in the Detroit Lakes Public Schools. Dr. Tack presented two sessions: “Identifying and Addressing School-Related Stress,” and “Teaching Vocabulary Across the Curriculum: Strategies for Middle and High School Teachers.”

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