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Seeking campus input on Facilities Master Plan

Posted on April 17, 2015

April 27 | 5-7pm | CMU Main Lounge OR April 28 | 12-2pm | Flora Frick Corridor

Cuningham Group Architects will be on campus April 27 and 28 seeking faculty, staff and student input on MSUM’s Facilities Master Plan to help set the direction for future buildings and grounds. Stop by any time and share your thoughts on issues and needs related to campus facilities. Read the rest of this entry →

Diversity Mapping Project presentation April 27

Posted on April 10, 2015

Monday, April 27 | 1 to 2:30 p.m. OR 3 to 4:30 p.m. | CMU 101  

Rona Halualani, a representative of Halualani & Associates, will be on campus Monday, April 27 to present the findings of a recent Diversity Mapping Project undertaken to identify MSUM’s level of diversity/inclusion achievement. Read the rest of this entry →

Moorhead Magazine in your mailbox and online

Posted on April 07, 2015

Magazine-Spr2015-Cover-140x100The Spring issue of Moorhead Magazine was delivered to campus mailboxes last week and is also available to view online. This issue features stories from the Bakken—but not the same stories you read elsewhere. Read about how alumni artists are responding to North Dakota’s oil boom, and view the extended art gallery online; journalists report how the Bakken has impacted their work and communities; alumni teachers share their struggles of working with a transient population; and guest writer Karl Leonard, associate professor in the Department of Anthropology and Earth Science, writes about the Bakken and the MSUM connection.

We value your feedback. Tell us what you think by emailing Kristi at kristi.monson@mnstate.edu. Have an idea for a future issue? Please let us know.

Dr. Ruth Lumb appointed as Associate Editor in economics and business journal

Posted on April 07, 2015

Dr. Ruth Lumb, Paseka School of Business has been appointed as Associate Editor to the Indian Journal of Economics & Business.

Business in China and Latin America event tomorrow

Posted on April 07, 2015

Come hear experts speak on business in China & Latin America tomorrow, Wednesday, April 8. Read the rest of this entry →

MSUM’s ‘rock star’ president making strong impression

Posted on April 01, 2015

By Grace Lyden | Inforum

Tweet by tweet, Minnesota State University Moorhead’s new president is trying to tear down the ivory tower. Read the rest of this entry →

Global Innovation: Business in China and Latin America

Posted on March 31, 2015

Wednesday, April 8 | Begins at Noon | CMU

Global Innovation: Business in China and Latin America is a great opportunity to learn from academics and professionals in the field about business opportunities around the world. China’s government, public policy, and economics play an important role in U.S./China business opportunities. This will be the focus of the noon panel. The afternoon session will focus on doing business in Latin America,
with an emphasis on energy policy. The afternoon panel will provide discussion on China/U.S. and Latin America/U.S. relationships and opportunities.

See the schedule at http://www.mnstate.edu/cbi/globalinnovation/ or view the attached flyer.

MSUM-Global-Innovation-Event

Forum editorial: Important donation for MSUM

Posted on March 03, 2015

February 25, 2015 | INFORUM

Brick by brick, the Hebron Brick Co. built itself up from humble beginnings in Hebron, N.D., to the Fargo-based multifaceted multistate company that it is today. The company, which is more than 100 years old, does a lot more than brick, but its signature products can be found in buildings large and small throughout North Dakota and the nation, including Fargo’s Fargodome. Read the rest of this entry →

Ethics Day March 5

Posted on February 27, 2015

Join us on March 5 for ETHICS DAY in the CMU Ballroom. Lunch provided while you listen to a panel of business/healthcare experts discuss real life ethical situations they’ve encountered in their professions. Lunch begins @ 11:45. Panel will go from 12:00 – 1:15. 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 →

Real-World Experience Begins Here

Posted on February 10, 2015

MSUM faculty are passionate about working with students, giving students numerous opportunities to connect with experiential learning, where they practice what they learn in the classroom with real-world projects.

While these connections occur daily across campus, several innovative educational practices are now available to students in the Paseka School of Business.   Read the rest of this entry →

Spotlight on Service-Learning: Dr. Nandita Bezbaruah

Posted on January 29, 2015

Q & A with Dr. Nandita Bezbaruah

Dr. Nandita Bezbaruah has taught 4 years in the Social Work Department. Courses taught with SL component: SW 250: Social Welfare and Social Work course, COMH 315: Health Agencies and Services, COMH 301: Women and Children Health

What is your background in service-learning?

I started incorporating service-learning component in several of my courses in 2010. Currently, students have to complete 15 hours of service-learning in Introduction to Social Welfare and Social Work course (SW 250). This is one of the prerequisite courses to apply for the Social Work program. I feel service-learning gives students an experience and exposure to various human service agencies, which is so vital in social work and related fields. Read the rest of this entry →

Geib, Swenson co-author paper to be published in journal

Posted on January 21, 2015

Professors Peter Geib and Jim Swenson, School of Business, co-authored a paper that will be published in March in Insights to a Changing World Journal, Franklin Publishing. The title of the article is, “What a Strategy of Designed Evolution can do for China”.

Webinar: Using Tablets in the Classroom to Enhance Student Learning

Posted on January 21, 2015

The webinar, “Webinar: Using Tablets in the Classroom to Enhance Student Learning, will be held today, Wednesday, January 21 from 12 to 1 p.m. in the Faculty Development Center, LI 124.

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 →

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.

Scholarship luncheon honors student achievements

Posted on October 30, 2014

The Alumni Foundation and Office of Financial Aid and Scholarship host the third annual Scholarship Luncheon Friday, Nov. 7 in the CMU Ballroom. The scholarship luncheon celebrates the achievements of MSUM students and provides scholarship recipients an opportunity to meet donors who have greatly impacted their lives through their generosity and dedication to student success.

“This scholarship has allowed me to really immerse myself in the college experience without having to worry so much about money,” said freshman music industry major Rebecca Garvey. Read the rest of this entry →

Kuperman, Lumb co-author article on China visitors

Posted on October 01, 2014

Jerome Kuperman & Ruth Lumb, School of Business, co-authored an article titled “A Comparison of Perceptual Differences Between First-Time and Repeat Visitors Traveling in China”. The article was published in Academy of Marketing Studies Journal (Volume 18, 2014).

Stay calm; go to Graduate School Week

Posted on September 30, 2014

TUESDAY, Sept 30: Life as a Graduate Student
CMU 205 ~ 4 p.m.

WEDNESDAY, Oct 1: Graduate & Professional School Day (Fair)
Fargodome ~ 1-3 p.m.
(Free shuttle service available through the Career Development Center) Read the rest of this entry →

Swenson and Clapp’s paper selected “Best Paper” at marketing conference

Posted on September 30, 2014

Jim Swenson and Ben Clapp’s paper, entitled “Darwin Meets the Entrepreneur,” was presented at the 2014 Atlantic Marketing Association annual conference in Asheville, N.C. The paper was selected as “Best Paper” in its category. Both are faculty members in the School of Business.

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