May 18, 2015
INFORUM, By Tu-Uyen Tran
MOORHEAD—When Mike Michlovic arrived at Minnesota State University Moorhead to start a field anthropology program, he said he was told to not bother digging in the Red River Valley because there’s nothing here.
Forty years and a dozen archaeological sites later, he and his students have discovered much about the life of the ancient American Indians who lived here thousands of years ago.
As Michlovic tells it, that was all by necessity. Read the rest of this entry →
May 14, 2015
Also streamed live online
MSU Moorhead commencement ceremonies will be broadcast live for the first in the school’s history Friday, May 15 on WDAY’Z Extra.
“Commencement is one of our most meaningful ceremonies so we thought we should share it with the greater community,” said Denise Gorsline, dean of the university college. “Not only will we broadcast both the 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. commencement ceremonies in their entireties, but we will also have hour-long pre-commencement programs with interviews, student videos and other content that will be anchored by MSUM alumna Lane Zyvoloski.” Read the rest of this entry →
May 14, 2015
MSU Moorhead will award degrees to 940 students during its spring commencement program Friday, May 15 in the university’s Nemzek Fieldhouse and will be broadcast live for the first time in the school’s history Friday, May 15 on WDAY’Z Xtra.
It will also be streamed live online.
The College of Education & Human Services, College of Science, Health & the Environment, and Graduate Studies will participate in the 10 a.m. ceremony. The College of Arts, Media & Communication, College of Business & Innovation, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, and Graduate Studies will participate in the 2 p.m. ceremony.
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May 11, 2015
MSUM President Anne Blackhurst has named Joseph D. Bessie to be Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs. Bessie is currently a Professor of Philosophy at the University of Wisconsin–Stout, where he also served as Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs. Read the rest of this entry →
May 08, 2015
Saturday, May 9 | About 8:30 a.m. | Campus Mall
Wear your Dragon Pride and roar your Dragon Support as Dragon and Marathon runners race through campus! Read the rest of this entry →
May 07, 2015
An idea that was sparked at a technology summit last fall is bringing the STEM industry to the classroom.
David Batcheller, president and COO of Appareo, initiated the Speaker’s Bureau to bring speakers who are active in the industry into university classrooms.
The idea is that if a college professor wants to bring a speaker in for a certain topic, they can reach out to the Speaker’s Bureau and they will promptly connect you with a speaker, and arrange a talk. Read the rest of this entry →
May 07, 2015
The Paseka School of Business at Minnesota State University Moorhead has maintained its business accreditation by AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Founded in 1916, AACSB International is the longest serving global accrediting body for business schools that offer undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral degrees in business and accounting.
AACSB Accreditation is the hallmark of excellence in business education, and has been earned by less than five percent of the world’s business programs. Today, there are 727 business schools in 48 countries and territories that maintain AACSB Accreditation. Similarly, 182 institutions maintain an additional specialized AACSB Accreditation for their accounting programs. Read the rest of this entry →
April 28, 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 →
April 27, 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 →
April 23, 2015
Join us for the open forum for provost candidate Ralph Townsend Thursday, April 23 at 2:30 p.m. in the Center for Business 109. Read the rest of this entry →
April 22, 2015
Low enrollment classes will be cancelled April 24.
Summer Session 2015 offers a wide variety of courses in flexible three-, four-, five-, six- and eight-week sessions from May 20–August 6. This year’s course schedule includes over 400 courses, including more than 250 online courses and many LASC and writing-intensive courses.
Earn credits toward Liberal Arts and Sciences Curriculum (LASC) requirements or degree requirements! But register quickly as low enrollment classes will be cancelled April 24.
April 21, 2015
President Anne completed the Boson Marathon yesterday in a time of 4:38:30 seconds. In the WDAY news story (transcribed below), she told Dom Izzo it was a grueling race but it was well worth it.
After running the 26-mile course, Blackhurst hosted a reception last night with Boston area alumni.
Despite poor weather, MSUM President Anne Blackurst says 2015 Boston Marathon was a memorable one
DOM IZZO | WDAY TV
Boston, MA (WDAY TV) – MSU Moorhead president Anne Blackhurst told me last week s she didn’t know what to expect when she lined up for the start of Monday’s Boston Marathon.
I’m sure she wasn’t expecting 40 degrees, rain and 30 mile-per-hour winds, which greeted the runners during the entire race. Read the rest of this entry →
April 07, 2015
The 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Have an idea for a future issue? Please let us know.
April 07, 2015
Dr. Ruth Lumb, Paseka School of Business has been appointed as Associate Editor to the Indian Journal of Economics & Business.
April 07, 2015
Come hear experts speak on business in China & Latin America tomorrow, Wednesday, April 8. Read the rest of this entry →
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 →
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.
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 →
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 →
February 24, 2015
Business School Renamed Paseka School of Business
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 →