December 13, 2013
MSUM expects 425 students to graduate
MSU Moorhead will award degrees to 425 students during its fall commencement Thursday, Dec. 19 at 1 p.m. in MSUM’s Alex Nemzek Fieldhouse. About 300 students are expected to participate in the ceremonies.
MnSCU Chancellor Steven J. Rosenstone is the first commencement speaker. Rosenstone began his term as chancellor of Minnesota State Colleges and Universities in August, 2011. He is responsible for leading the seven state universities and 24 community and technical colleges that serve more than 430,000 students in 47 communities across the state, and for strengthening the contributions MnSCU colleges and universities deliver in growing Minnesota’s workforce and economy. Read the rest of this entry →
December 11, 2013
Open positions include:
Account Executive for the Red River Zoo
-You will over see 3-5 firm associates on your client committee
-You will coordinate committee communication and meetings as needed
-Together with your committee you will research, brainstorm ideas, create proposals and plan and execute tactics for your client
-You will be the voice of our firm to the client and of the client to our firm
-You will schedule monthly client meetings and communicate with your client weekly via email/phone
-Must be able to commit to 10-15 hours per week Read the rest of this entry →
December 11, 2013
Lakes and Prairies Community Action Partnership, Inc. is once again looking for volunteers for its VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) Tax Site in Moorhead. Over the years, Lakes and Prairies has provided students an outstanding, real-world, volunteer opportunity to gain insight and knowledge into taxes, government programs and benefits. Our Moorhead site will hold trainings at Concordia College in Moorhead on Wednesday and Thursday January 15-16, 2014 from 5 to 8 p.m. Certified IRS-Training is provided and the opportunity to help give back to the community is crucial as the vast majority of those that receive a refund will spend some of their refund dollars in our community and save some of their refund dollars in one of our community financial institutions. Read the rest of this entry →
December 10, 2013
Dr. Yuri Boreisha, CSIS Department, has been awarded a Windows Azure Educator Grant by Microsoft. Boreisha will use the platform in his CSIS 405 E-Commerce Technologies course in Spring 2014.
December 10, 2013
MSPAM is still collecting toys for the Rape and Abuse Crisis Center. There are boxes in the Center for Business, the CMU, and in MacLean Hall. The last day to donate is Tuesday, Dec. 10.
December 09, 2013
The School of Business has initiated an exchange program with Shanghai Finance University. To date, the exchange has included MSUM student online collaboration and video-conferencing with students from Shanghai Finance University. The program has also included a faculty exchange in early 2013 with prospects for more.
For more information contact Peter Geib, School of Business.
December 09, 2013
MSPAM is still collecting new or gently used toys for the Rape and Abuse Crisis Center. There are collection boxes in the CMU, MacLean Hall, and the Center for Business. These boxes will only be out until Dec. 10, so hurry up and drop off any donations! All donations will be given to children who otherwise wouldn’t receive any presents this holiday season.
December 03, 2013
MSUM is proud to announce a new degree being launched in Spring 2014: Bachelor of Science in Project Management. Through a collaborative effort between the Operation/Construction Management departments and College of Business and Innovation, the first B.S. program for Project Management in the tri-state area will be offered here at MSUM. By being designed around pairing with a minor or double major in an area of the student’s choosing, Project Management fits perfectly with programs such as Business Administration, Computer Science, Computer Information Technology, Marketing, Management, Human Resources and more.
Designed for individuals seeking careers in a variety of areas, Project Management provides students the opportunity to learn and develop skills useful in fields such as health care, information technology, manufacturing, retail, government and non-profit. Read the rest of this entry →
December 03, 2013
The Minnesota State Paralegal Association Moorhead (MSPAM) will be collecting toys for the Rape and Abuse Crisis Center until December 10. There are collection boxes in the CMU, the Center for Business, and MacLean Hall. These toys will be going to children who would otherwise not receive any presents during the Christmas season.
December 02, 2013
Vinod Lall, Professor in the School of Business, was recently appointed to the APICS CSCP program subcommittee. APICS, The Association for Operations Management is the global leader and the premier source of the body of knowledge in operations management, including production, inventory, supply chain, purchasing and logistics. The Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) program is the most widely recognized educational program for operations and supply chain professionals around the globe. Lall received his CSCP designation when it was launched in 2006. Read the rest of this entry →
November 27, 2013
This month, Minnesota State Paralegal Association Moorhead is collecting new or gently used toys for the Rape and Abuse Crisis Center. Last year people donated over $1,000 in gift cards alone! There are boxes for donations in the Center for Business and MacLean Hall by the Dragon Cafe. The boxes will be out until Tuesday, Dec. 10.
November 25, 2013
Students from the MSU Moorhead Construction Management program won the Heavy-Civil Division of the Region IV Associated Schools of Construction (ASC) CM student competition in Nebraska City, Neb., Oct. 23-26. Region IV ASC participants included 31 teams from the seven-state region of Minnesota, North and South Dakota, Iowa, Nebraska, Kansas and Missouri.
MSUM’s winning Heavy-Civil team, coached by Scott Seltveit, was within $600,000 of the actual bid of $19.7 million. Team members included Cody Wegner, Steve Meidinger, Paul Nolden, Mitch Egge, Gabriel Nah. Read the rest of this entry →
November 21, 2013
The Minnesota State Paralegal Association Moorhead is still collecting food to be donated to the Dorothy Day House in Moorhead. There are boxes in both the Center for Business and in MacLean. The last day to donate is Monday, Nov. 25.
November 12, 2013
A unique event at MSU Moorhead explores doing business in China. This free event is Tuesday, Nov. 12 from 3 to 6 p.m. in the MSUM Comstock Memorial Union ballroom.
At Global Innovation: Doing Business in China a panel of regional experts will discuss from their personal experiences the opportunities and risks of doing business in China. The keynote speakers are Ambassador Ramu Damodaran, United Nations, and Vivek Pathek Director and Global Head in International Finance Corporation of the World Bank. The keynote speeches will be delivered via webcast. Read the rest of this entry →
November 06, 2013
The Office of Student Activities is pleased to announce the winners of this month’s dragon pride awards!
Student Leader of the Month: Kevin Struxness, Student Senate President
“Kevin does a lot of work for this school that often goes unnoticed or unrecognized. As the representative of the student body, he is constantly working with all aspects of campus, often without students not even knowing who he is.”
Honorable mentions: Joel Kromer, Adam Lyon, Katelynn Vickers, Holly Hoeschen Read the rest of this entry →
October 31, 2013
Kim Mollberg, School of Business, had an article “Government Farm Payments Subject to SE Tax” published in the November 2013 edition of “Journal of Accountancy.” Published continuously since 1905, the “Journal of Accountancy” (with 386,000 paid subscriptions) is the flagship publication of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
October 30, 2013
Learn from professional experts about doing business in China.
Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013
China’s financial, legal, manufacturing, marketing and agricultural sectors affect regional organizations doing business in China. Attend Global Innovation: Doing Business in China to learn about China/U.S. business opportunities. It is free and open to the public.
This year there will be a special addition to the day’s events. Read the rest of this entry →
October 25, 2013
School of Business accounting faculty Sheri Erickson and Mary Stone and Dean Marsha Weber co-authored the paper “Crisis Communication in the Banking Industry: Countrywide’s Use of Image Restoration Strategies” published in volume 16 of “Advances in Public Interest Accounting.” This case study analyzes Countrywide Financial’s responses to its financial crisis and illustrates the use of communication theory and image restoration strategies by utilizing several crisis response frameworks.
October 22, 2013
Tuesday, Oct. 22, financial speaker Peter Bielagus will be in the Center for Business. Bielagus has dealt with his own debt, and now speaks to students to help navigate the burden of money management and debt in college. Free one on one financial advising will be offered from 2- 4 p.m. in CB 106. Followed by a presentation at 5 p.m. in CB 109. This event is brought to MSUM by the Dragon Entertainment Group, Career Development Center, and College of Business and Innovation.
October 01, 2013
The Minnesota State Paralegal Association Moorhead (MSPAM) will be raising money for scholarships at a Pizza Ranch fundraiser on Oct. 7. The event will be from 5-8 p.m., and anyone is welcome to come and show their support. To help out, let the Pizza Ranch staff at the door know that you are there for MSPAM, and any tips left at your table will then be collected for scholarships.