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MSUM Celebrates 43rd Annual Fourth of July at Bluestem Center for the Arts

Posted on July 02, 2015

Parking Options
Parking is available at the Southside Regional Sports Complex (2000 40th Ave. S., Moorhead). Shuttle buses will transport people to Bluestem. No parking pass is required to park at the soccer complex.

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Register for the Dragon Women’s Golf Scramble

Posted on July 02, 2015

Dragon Women’s Golf Scramble

Tuesday, July 7, 2015
The Moorhead Country Club
11:30-1 p.m. Registration
1 p.m. Shotgun Start
Brochure
REGISTER ONLINE

Register for your 2015-16 Parking Permit today!

Posted on July 02, 2015

The registration window is open, and the site can be found at www.mnstate.edu/parking
We ask that all permit registrants use the online registration application, which can be found on the left-hand side of the Parking website home page. Read the rest of this entry →

There’s still time to register your kids for July College for Kids & Teens courses

Posted on July 02, 2015

Registration is still open for the July College for Kids & Teens courses. Visit www.mnstate.edu/collegeforkids to check out the schedule and descriptions for open July courses. A discount is also available this year – Register for 3 and the 4th is FREE. This discount applies to all courses registered for by one family. Read the rest of this entry →

Parking Office Updates Posted

Posted on July 02, 2015

Effective July 1, 2015, Daily Parking Passes sold over-the-counter will be $4.00/day. Day passes sold to Departments for official use are now sold at a rate of $2.00/day.

Please contact us with any questions, comments or concerns.

Scholarship fund established in tribute to Kvalvog boys

Posted on July 02, 2015

MSUM and the Moorhead community are deeply saddened by the tragic accident claiming the lives of two Moorhead boys. Brothers Zachary and Connor Kvalvog were the only children of alumni Ray (’84 Business Administration) and Kathie (’98 Political Science) Kvalvog. Zachary, a senior at Park Christian high school was interested in attending MSUM and continuing in his parents footsteps as Dragons.
Staff and friends have established a scholarship fund in tribute to the Kvalvog boys. Memorial gifts may be directed to the Alumni Foundation.

Administrative realignment of three offices occurs today

Posted on July 01, 2015
To enhance student services and success, and better coordinate departmental goals and objectives, the following administrative alignments will be effective July 1, 2015.
 
The Office of Diversity and Inclusion, Jennifer Aranda, director, will report to Chief Diversity Officer Donna Brown.
 
The MSUM Bookstore, Kim Samson, supervisor, will report to the Division of Finance and Administration, Jean Hollaar, vice president.
 
The Office of Campus Sustainability (vacant) will report to the Division of Enrollment Management and Student Affairs, Yvette Underdue Murph, vice president.

 

Summer Cinema Series Opens with Charlie Chaplin’s “The Kid”

Posted on July 01, 2015

Mondays in July feature silent films

Minnesota State University Moorhead’s Summer Cinema Series enters its 39th season with a silent comedy-drama, a silent sci-fi drama, a silent drama-romance and an evening of silent comedy short films. Read the rest of this entry →

President Blackhurst to speak at TEDxFargo

Posted on July 01, 2015
TEDxFargo – it’s more than a conference.On top of taking in big ideas worth spreading from our 20+ speakers, your TEDxFargo ticket gets you lots of other perks. We’ll keep your body and mind nourished all day long, providing you endless caffeine and hydration, light breakfast, full lunch, delicious snacks and more. This year’s TEDx theme is WONDER … a place where probability is suspended and possibility is born.
TEDxFargo is proud to introduce to you three (of many!) speakers that focus on education.Are you an #AnneFan? We are! Meet Dr. Anne Blackhurst:
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Register for the Dragon Wrestling Technique Camp

Posted on July 01, 2015

The Dragon Wrestling Technique Camp is still accepting campers for July 6-8. Walk-ups are welcome! It’s a great chance to get some wrestling experience! http://tickets.mnstate.edu/search/camp

Lines&Notes performers Kevin Zepper and Terrie Manno are featured at Teacher Training Institute

Posted on June 30, 2015

Poet and spoken-word artist Kevin Zepper and pianist Terrie Manno were guest performers at Prairie Public Television’s Regional Arts, History Culture and STEM Teacher Training Institute that took place at Concordia College on June 23 – 24, 2015. Their hour-long performance included many of their signature collaborative works, plus two pieces that they developed and created on-the-spot with help from the sixty K-12 teachers in attendance. Read the rest of this entry →

Get tickets to Footloose – July 15-19

Posted on June 30, 2015

Footloose ~ July 15-19

The Straw Hat Players season was shortened by one show to accommodate the Gooseberry Park Players, a summer youth theatre company which vacated its former home at Concordia College. The Gooseberry Park Players are staging the musical Footloose July 15 to 19.

Hansen Theatre and the Gaede Stage are located in the Roland Dille Center for the Arts on the MSUM campus. All shows start at 7:30 p.m. except for a matinee performance of Cats on June 27 at 2 p.m., and Gooseberry’s July 19 show, which starts at 1 p.m. Signed performances for the hearing impaired are Thursdays for all Straw Hat shows.

Tickets are available for the entire Straw Hat season at a discount, for individual shows and for Gooseberry’s Footloose online or by calling the MSUM Box Office Monday through Friday from noon to 4 p.m. at (218) 477-2271.

Registration for the Ross Fortier Classic now open

Posted on June 30, 2015

Registration for the Ross Fortier Classic is now open and available online. The golf tournament is Friday, July 31st, 2015 at the Moorhead Country Club. Shotgun start at 1PM. Register online at tickets.mnstate.edu.
For more information, please contact Ashley Armstrong at armstrong@mnstate.edu or 218-477-2618.

STARS (Systemwide Training and Registration Site) Transitions to ELM (Enterprise Learning Management)

Posted on June 30, 2015

The current system used by MnSCU for employees enrollment and tracking of training, STARS (Systemwide Training and Registration Site), will be going away as of June 30, 2015.  STARS will no longer be used after this date for enrollment, however, you can access the system to see your training history up until Sept 1, 2015.  MnSCU will be pulling all records out of STARS and they will be placed in the replacement system as historical data.  You do not need to worry about retrieving your records. Read the rest of this entry →

Kvalvog scholarship fund established

Posted on June 26, 2015

MSUM and the Moorhead community are deeply saddened by the tragic accident claiming the lives of two Moorhead boys. Brothers Zachary and Connor Kvalvog were the only children of alumni Ray (’84 Business Administration) and Kathie (’98 Political Science) Kvalvog. Zachary, a senior at Park Christian High School, was interested in attending MSUM and continuing in his parents footsteps as Dragons.

Staff and friends have established a scholarship fund in tribute to the Kvalvog boys.  Memorial gifts may be directed to the Alumni Foundation.

Joerger to Headline MSUM Coaches Clinic Sponsored by Sanford Health

Posted on June 26, 2015

JOERGERMSU Moorhead men’s basketball will hold a Coaches Clinic on Saturday, Sept. 12. The clinic, which is being sponsored by Sanford Health, will be headlined by Dave Joerger, the head coach of the NBA’s Memphis Grizzlies who also is a 1997 graduate of MSUM.

The camp is open to coaches at any level.

The clinic will be held from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sept. 12 at Nemzek Hall on the MSUM campus in Moorhead, Minn.  Cost is $100 for early registration and walk-up registrations (the day of the event) will be $125. Lunch will be provided from noon to 1 p.m.. Those interested in attending the clinic can sign up online above.

Additional guest speakers for the clinic, will be announced in the weeks ahead. Read the rest of this entry →

Riewer Signs With Oettinger Rockets of Gotha Germany Pro A Division

Posted on June 26, 2015

Former MSUM men’s basketball standout Jordan Riewer has signed a contract to play for the Oettinger Rockets in the Gotha Germany Pro A Division.

Riewer will leave for Germany on Aug. 8 and begin training camp on Aug. 10. The team will play several preseason games before beginning the regular season on Sept. 28. The season is slated to last around nine months, depending on how the team does in the playoffs. Read the rest of this entry →

Get tickets to Cats – playing June 23-27

Posted on June 25, 2015

Cats ~ June 23-27

The final show of the season is the hit musical Cats. The show runs June 23 to 27 on the Hansen Theatre stage. Cats is one of the longest-running musicals ever. Composed by Andrew Lloyd Webber, it tells the story of a tribe of cats called the Jellicles. Cat’s introduced the song standard “Memory.” Read the rest of this entry →

MSUM alumnus, Troy White, presenting at “How to Survive: A Conversation” this weekend

Posted on June 25, 2015

Troy White, an MSUM mass communications graduate of 1996, is a featured presenter for this weekend’s “How to Survive: A Conversation” event surrounding the release of the book “Authentic Voices: How We Survive” and 10-minute film screening by the same name.

White will be speaking Friday night. The event begins at 6:30 p.m. in Richard Barry Hall (811 2nd Ave. N. Fargo, ND) June 26, 2015. “Authentic Voices: How We Survive” features hope-filled messages from survivors of childhood abuse, and audience members will be encouraged to join the conversation about how we survive the challenges in our lives. Read the rest of this entry →

Stop by the retirement party for Korella Selzler and Dianne Schmidt June 26

Posted on June 25, 2015

Please join us in celebrating the retirements of Korella Selzler and Dianne Schmidt Friday, June 26, from 2 – 4 p.m. in the lobby of the Livingston Lord Library. Read the rest of this entry →

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