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Presidential inauguration during #DragonPride Homecoming

Posted on September 09, 2014

Alumni and friends are cordially invited to celebrate the installation of Anne Blackhurst as MSUM’s 11th president Friday, September 26 at 2 p.m. in the Roland Dille Center for the Arts Hansen Theatre. A celebratory reception in the Center for the Arts gallery will follow. For details on inauguration activities taking place during homecoming week, visit mnstate.edu/inauguration. For more information on homecoming activities, visit mnstate.edu/homecoming.

Anne Blackhurst became the 11th president on July 1, 2014. Prior to her appointment, she served as MSUM’s provost and senior vice president for Academic Affairs since 2011.

Nonprofit management and leadership workshops on campus

Posted on July 21, 2014

MSUM, United Way and the Otto Bremer Foundation are once again offering Nonprofit Management and Leadership workshops (formerly Essentials of Nonprofit Administration) held on the campus of Minnesota State University Moorhead. They are offered the second Wednesday of every month, September 2014 through May 2015. This comprehensive training program is designed to address today’s critical issues that nonprofit organizations face. More information on the topics and presenters can be found on our website.

Summer 2014 advising & registration begins March 3

Posted on February 21, 2014

Summer advising begins Monday, March 3 and summer registration begins Monday, March 10. There are no specific registration windows assigned for summer through your e-services – open enrollment for summer 2014 will begin on March 10 at 8 a.m.

Fall 2014 registration windows

Posted on February 21, 2014

Registration for the Fall 2014 semester is scheduled from March 10-14 and March 24-28, 2014. During this time, currently enrolled or returning students have an opportunity to register before new students. Registration proceeds according to the number of semester hours individual students have completed. Students with more earned semester hours are allowed to register earlier than students with less semester hours. Read the rest of this entry →

Faculty receive Galileo donation

Posted on February 03, 2014

Andrew Chen, Computer Science and Information, Linda Winkler and Steve Lindaas, Physics and Astronomy, along with Daniel Heckaman, Chief Information Officer, applied to the Intel Corporation Galileo program and were awarded 20 development kits. The Galileo kit is an Arduino compatible development board that will be used to explore new directions in CSIS and Physics courses. The Galileo boards will also be used in ongoing research projects, such as the self-balancing skateboard.

www.intel.com

Celebrate MSUM’s distinguished alumni at the Distinguished Alumni & Outstanding Service Celebration

Posted on 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 →

Kaplan rep on campus Thursday

Posted on 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.

Kaplan-Free-Exam-Practice-Flyer

Graduate School Week Events

Posted on 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
Wednesday, Sept. 18, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., CMU Ballroom Read the rest of this entry →

Sherman Alexie’s visit and the “common read”

Posted on 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.

Webinars on communicating science in the Faculty Development Center

Posted on 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.

Faculty Development Center Conversation: “Who are our students?”

Posted on 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 →

Get Involved in PRSSA

Posted on 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 →

Jerome Kuperman and Ruth Lumb Have Paper Accepted For Publication In The Academy of Marketing Studies Journal

Posted on 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 →

Doing Business in China

Posted on 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 →

The Essentials of Nonprofit Administration

Posted on 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 →

School of Business-Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society Named a Premier Chapter

Posted on 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 →

Paralegal alum clerking at ND Supreme Court

Posted on August 12, 2013

MSUM paralegal grad, Amy Schutt, is graduating from law school and clerking at the ND Supreme Court. Read more.

Open PRSSA executive board positions

Posted on July 30, 2013

The following MSUM PRSSA Executive Board positions are open for the 2013-2014 school year:

Fundraising Coordinator
-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.

Sophomore Liaison Read the rest of this entry →

Pre-semester photography class open to faculty, staff and students

Posted on 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 →

Dr. Geib and Dr. Swenson publish paper

Posted on 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.

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