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Heidi Fiechtner, CNSA Student receives NDCA Scholarship

Posted on March 05, 2015

Heidi Fiechtner, Counseling & Student Affairs graduate student, received the North Dakota Counseling Association Silent Auction Scholarship. Congratulations, Heidi!

MSUM students win awards at AAF-ND ADDY Awards

Posted on March 03, 2015

Three MSUM students won awards at Friday night’s American Advertising Federation’s (AAF-ND) ADDY Awards. The annual ADDY Awards program honors excellence in advertising and cultivates the highest creative standards. It is the only creative awards program administered by the advertising industry for the industry.

MSUM students won the following awards: Read the rest of this entry →

Marketing Team Earns Awards for Magazine

Posted on March 02, 2015

The MSUM Marketing Team earned several awards at Friday night’s American Advertising Federation’s (AAF-ND) ADDY Awards. The annual ADDY Awards program honors excellence in advertising and cultivates the highest creative standards. It is the only creative awards program administered by the advertising industry for the industry. Each year, AdFed members from around the country enter more than 60,000 samples of their best work, making the ADDYs the world’s largest advertising competition.

MSUM took home the following awards: Read the rest of this entry →

Donna Bruns Stockrahm and students attended and presented at the Joint Meeting of The Wildlife Society of the Minnesota and Wisconsin Chapters

Posted on March 02, 2015

Donna Bruns Stockrahm (Biosciences) attended the Joint Meeting of The Wildlife Society of the Minnesota and Wisconsin Chapters in Duluth, MN, on 17-19 February. Eleven students from the Biosciences Department also attended, six of which presented the following posters on their research mentored by Dr. Bruns Stockrahm: Read the rest of this entry →

Chad Walthall Coach of the Year

Posted on February 27, 2015

Three Dragons earn honors

The 2014-15 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference season awards included four honors for the men’s basketball team. Head Coach Chad Walthall took home the Coach of the Year honor while his senior leader point guard Jordan Riewer was named Co-Player of the Year. Junior forward Isaac Sevlie joined Riewer on the All-Conference First Team, while sophomore guard Aaron Lien was named to the Second Team. Read the rest of this entry →

Several MSUM students presenting at second annual Posters at St. Paul today

Posted on February 26, 2015

Several MSUM students will be presenting their mentored undergraduate research at the second annual Posters at St. Paul on Thursday, February 26th. Students will meet with their state legislators and showcase the research going on at Minnesota State Colleges and Universities. Read the rest of this entry →

Leadership Opportunity: Student to serve on national education committee

Posted on February 20, 2015

By Danielle Rebel

The opportunity of a lifetime was bestowed upon Kelsey Odegard, senior elementary inclusive major at MSUM.

Odegard was selected as one of eight students nationwide to serve on the National Education Association (NEA) Advisory Committee of Student Members for the 2014-2015 academic year. Read the rest of this entry →

Film Student Earns National Honor

Posted on February 16, 2015

First place winner in Freedom of Speech PSA Contest

BY DANIELLE REBEL

MSUM student Naoya Uchida won a $3,000 scholarship in the annual Freedom of Speech PSA Contest, a national competition for college communication students sponsored by the National Association of Broadcasters Education Foundation (NABEF) and the Broadcast Education Association (BEA). Read the rest of this entry →

Katherine Granstra, Senior in Health Services Administration program, wins national Robert J. Stull Essay Competition

Posted on February 11, 2015

The School of Nursing and Healthcare Leadership is pleased to congratulate Katherine Granstra, a Senior in the Health Services Administration program, on winning the national Richard J. Stull Student Essay competition. Granstra’s winning essay is entitled: “Nurse against Nurse: Horizontal Bullying in the Nursing Profession.” Read the rest of this entry →

Khulude Bukhari, CNSA student, receives full scholarship

Posted on January 15, 2015

Khulude Bukhari, a Counseling & Student Affairs graduate student with an emphasis in School Counseling was awarded a full scholarship from the Saudi Arabian Cultural Mission (SACM). Read the rest of this entry →

Senior Nikkie Nouwen currently trending in National Geographic photo contest

Posted on December 19, 2014

Senior Nikkie Nouwen is currently trending (getting a high number of views/votes) out of more than 11,500 photos submitted to National Geographic’s “Your Shot” photography contest under the assignment, “The Walk.” Nikkie’s photo features the MSUM campus on a foggy day. View and vote for the photo here.

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.

Two physics students win awards for presentations at Sigma Xi

Posted on November 24, 2014

Physics major Iwnetim Abatate and chem major/physics minor Loza Tadesse each presented a poster on work research they did over the summer. The posters were presented at the annual Sigma Xi International Research Conference, held Nov 7-8, 2014 in GLendale, AZ. Read the rest of this entry →

MSUM Women’s Rugby team competing in National Championship Tournament this weekend

Posted on November 21, 2014

The MSUM Women’s Rugby team is competing this weekend in the National Championship Tournament in Cherry Hill, New Jersey. They play Saturday at 11am central time and again on Sunday at 10am or 12pm central time, depending on the outcome of Saturday’s game. The games will be broadcasted online from the NSCRO.org webpage. They were also featured last night on KVRR.

MSUM Photography student Austin Marts featured in the Arts and Entertainment section of this week’s High Plains Reader

Posted on November 18, 2014

This week’s Art and Entertainment section of the High Plains Reader features photography student Austin Marts and his current exhibition at the Moorhead Atomic coffee in south Moorhead. The article, titled Shedding Light: The Art of Austin Marts, discusses Marts’ theories on photography, details of select pieces from his exhibition, as well as a description of the range of photographic techniques Marts utilizes for the body of images. Read the rest of this entry →

“For everyday heroes, memories linger”

Posted on November 13, 2014

MSUM student Allison Fuchs helped rescue two drowning 4-year-olds Tuesday.
To read the first story on Fuchs, click here.

By Grace Lyden on Nov 12, 2014 at 8:46 p.m.

WEST FARGO – Allison Fuchs couldn’t sleep.

It was Tuesday night, and she kept reliving the events of that afternoon, when she performed CPR on two 4-year-old boys who nearly drowned in a hotel pool in Casselton. Read the rest of this entry →

Breanna Bucklin, senior captain of the Women’s Club Rugby team, garners regional awards

Posted on November 06, 2014

Breanna Bucklin, Senior Captain of the Women’s Club Rugby team has garnered regional awards! Bucklin was awarded the “Heart and Soul” player at the regional tournament this past weekend in Rochester, MN as the team advanced to the national tournament. Bucklin was also selected the Most Valuable Player of the NSCRO West region. In addition, Bucklin has been invited by the Midwest Under 23 Select-side coach to play 7 vs 7 at the Las Vegas Invitational Tournament in February. Read the rest of this entry →

Three MSUM Student Cancer Researchers Receive Beta Beta Beta Research Scholarships

Posted on November 05, 2014

Three MSUM students, Anne Pius, Molly Strong, and Whitney Swanson were awarded Research Scholarships from the Beta Beta Beta Research Foundation.  Beta Beta Beta is a national biological society with a local chapter on the MSUM campus.  The three students are members of the cancer research team mentored by Mark Wallert. Read the rest of this entry →

Three education students appointed to national and state committees through EMSP

Posted on November 04, 2014

Several education students have been appointed to national and state committees through Education Minnesota Student Program.  Kelsey Odegard has been appointed to the National Education Association Student Advisory Board. She will attend legislative sessions in Washington DC four times this year. Daniel Bihrle has been named to the Minnesota Teacher of the Year selection committee, and Emily O’Meara and Daniel Bihrle have been named to the Education Minnesota teacher representative assembly as student delegates. This opportunity allows the students to develop their leadership skills.  These students represent the excellent teacher candidates at MSUM!

Club Sport Teams advance to playoffs

Posted on October 31, 2014

Men’s Club Soccer Team has advanced to the Region V Soccer Playoffs in Loveland, Colorado!  Their first game is on Friday 10/31 at 4:00pm (Mountain Time) vs Northern Colorado.  Second game is on Saturday 11/1 at 9:30am (Mountain Time) vs Colorado School of Mines.  Games will be streamed live here. Winners of the games will move on to playoffs on 11/1 and 11/2

Women’s Club Rugby Team  is playing in the Regional Final Four this weekend in Rochester, MN. First game is against Carleton college: Saturday, November 1st at 11am on the Fuad Mansour Complex.  The winner of the games will move on to the national championship tournament in Cherry Hill, New Jersey  on November 22nd & 23rd.   Other teams competing are College of St. Benedicts and defending national champions Wayne NE.

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