September 25, 2013
Please join us as we celebrate the accomplishments of Minnesota State University Moorhead’s outstanding alumni and friends. At the Distinguished Alumni & Outstanding Service Celebration we honor the professional and personal achievements of our outstanding alumni and recognize in appreciation MSUM alumni & friends who give their time and talent to further the mission of Minnesota State University Moorhead.
We hope you’ll be able to join us to share in this special evening. The evening begins with a social hour at 5:30 p.m. followed by dinner at 6:30. Awards will be presented, with a brief acceptance speech given by each recipient. Read the rest of this entry →
September 23, 2013
A representative from Kaplan will be in the Science Lab Atrium Thursday, September 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for any students who have questions about test prep or about the following exams in general: GRE, MCAT, LSAT, GMAT, DAT, OAT, PCAT.
Also, Kaplan offers some FREE test prep; check out the attached flyer for more information.
September 17, 2013
The MSUM Career Development Center is hosting the two workshops leading up to the Graduate & Professional School Fair:
• How to Apply for Graduate School; Monday, Sept. 16, 3:30 p.m., MA 165
• Life as a Graduate Student; Tuesday, Sept. 17, 4 p.m., CMU 205
No pre-registration is required to attend the fair or workshops.
Graduate & Professional School Fair
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September 17, 2013
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If you read Alexie’s book, had your students read his book, and/or attended his talk last week, we would like your input! Please complete the survey.
September 17, 2013
Today and Thursday
- Communicating Science Amid Confusion and Uncertainty: How to Deal with Tough Questions, will be held Tuesday, Sept. 17 from 2 to 3 p.m. in the Faculty Development Center.
- A Scientist’s Guide to the Media: Sharing a Compelling Message with the Press, will be held Thursday, Sept. 19 from 2 to 3 p.m. in the Faculty Development Center.
See Union of Concerned Scientists webpage for more information.
August 30, 2013
From 2 to 3 p.m. today (Friday, Aug. 30), faculty and staff will have a chance to learn more about our changing student population from Ginny Bair, Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs; Jim Anderson, Assistant Director of Admissions; and Julia Roland, Director of First Year Programs. This session is part of the New Faculty Orientation series, but anyone is welcome to join in on the conversation and to also greet our new faculty members. Read the rest of this entry →
August 29, 2013
Get involved in MSUM’s Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) Chapter this year!
What is PRSSA and what do they do?
MSUM PRSSA is a Chapter of the National PRSSA. We seek to advance the public relations profession by nurturing generations of future professionals further. Read the rest of this entry →
August 21, 2013
The paper is titled “A Comparison of Perceptual Differences between First-Time and Repeat Visitors Traveling in China.”
Paper Abstract: Repeat visitors are different from first-time visitors because they are able to form a relational connection with a destination. Empirical research has largely focused on perception of destination attributes and not on whether a true relational connection has been formed between the repeat visitor and the destination. Read the rest of this entry →
August 19, 2013
Professors’ expertise help shape new certificate program
By Brittany Dunnigan
China is more than a passion for Dr. Ruth Lumb. It’s her second home and classroom across the sea. Lumb, a marketing professor in the School of Business, is a bicontinental professor who has brought a bit of China to MSUM and will continue to do so with the Doing Business in China Certificate Program.
“My interest in the Chinese market began when I attended a conference in India three decades ago and learned that China did not have international relations with India,” Lumb said. Since then Lumb has made more than 40 trips to China. Read the rest of this entry →
August 19, 2013
The United Way of Cass-Clay and the Otto Bremer Foundation, in partnership with Minnesota State University Moorhead, have been offering, “The Essentials of Nonprofit Administration,” a comprehensive training program designed to address issues facing nonprofits, for over 10 years. Past presenters have included academic and nonprofit professionals recognized as experts in their fields. They are always updating their program to provide training most relevant to today’s nonprofits. Lunch is included in the cost of the program. Read the rest of this entry →
August 15, 2013
The Beta Gamma Sigma chapter at MSUM was recently honored by Beta Gamma Sigma as one of their Premier Chapters for the 2012-2013 year. Beta Gamma Sigma is the honor society for universities that have achieved accreditation of their business programs by AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. This is the most prestigious level of accreditation available to Business schools internationally. To qualify as a premier chapter, Beta Gamma Sigma requires an 85% acceptance rate following the invitation to join the honor society. The local chapter at MSUM achieved an acceptance rate of 89% for the academic year. Read the rest of this entry →
August 12, 2013
MSUM paralegal grad, Amy Schutt, is graduating from law school and clerking at the ND Supreme Court. Read more.
July 30, 2013
The following MSUM PRSSA Executive Board positions are open for the 2013-2014 school year:
-Duties include seeking out fundraising opportunities as well as coming up with new and innovative fundraising ideas for the MSUM Chapter, analyzing return on investment and coordinating time, dates and member participation.
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July 26, 2013
Have you always wanted to take a photography course but couldn’t commit to an entire semester?
Wayne Gudmundson is offering the perfect solution: a one-week class, August 19-23.
• Complete a 3 credit course before fall semester even starts Read the rest of this entry →
July 10, 2013
Dr. Peter Geib and Dr. James Swenson, both School of Business, published the paper “China: Transformational Leadership for Policy and Product Innovation,” in the Journal, Advances in Management, May 2013. Much of the original research for this paper was done on site in China over several years.
View the paper here.
July 01, 2013
Minnesota State University Moorhead graduate Dave Joerger has been named the head coach of the National Basketball Association’s Memphis Grizzlies, it was officially announced on Thursday.
Joerger is the second individual with ties to MSUM to be named the head coach of a professional sports team within the last four months. In February, former Dragon quarterback Marc Trestman was named the head coach of the National Football League’s Chicago Bears.
Read more at msumdragons.com.
June 07, 2013
Three Minnesota State University Moorhead mass communication majors, Lane Zyvoloski, Sauk Rapids, Minn., Bryce Haugen, Moorhead, Minn., and Kaitlyn Teske, Fargo, N.D., were honored nationally by the Society of Professional Journalist’s 2012 Mark of Excellence Awards.
Senior, Zyvoloski, won a national award for Online Feature Reporting from a medium-sized school for her “Being Queen: Life in Drag” story she wrote for the MSUM blog “Doing it Downtown.”
“I am humbled and extremely thankful to the people who made this possible,” Zyvoloski said. “The drag queens allowed me into their lives and they didn’t have to. My professor helped me edit and edit again and again and I couldn’t have done this without her.” Read the rest of this entry →
May 15, 2013
Several Computer Science students attended the Midwest Instruction and Computing Symposium held at the University of Wisconsin, La Crosse. While there they competed against 45 teams from universities across the Upper Midwest and Northern Plains states. The teams were given seven difficult problems and three hours in which to solve them. The team of Ashraf Kamel, Joseph Nosie, and Dan Stueve placed second in the event by developing correct solutions to six of the problems. Jessie Deters, Sri Kadimisetty, and Jake Vanhorn also competed. Read the rest of this entry →
May 13, 2013
A research article by Jody Mattern, Mass Communications, was published in the spring edition of the Journal of Advertising Education. The article, titled “Matching Creativity Perceptions and Capabilities: Exploring the Impact of Feedback Messages,” looked at two areas related to creativity: 1) How accurate our self-impressions of creativity actually are, and 2) How positive or negative feedback affects creative output. Mattern teamed with researchers from Valley City State University, North Dakota State University, and Kent State University to conduct the study.
May 13, 2013
An amazing opportunity is now being offered through the Mass Communications Department. Beginning in the fall of 2013, students can work for MSUM’s student-run public relations firm, Positive Reactions and earn field experience credits! This is NOT just for public relations majors! The firm needs designers, audio and video personnel, photographers, writers and more. Read the rest of this entry →