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Student Senate hosting second ad-hoc topical/town hall meeting on Charting the Future

Posted on October 24, 2014

Mark your calendars – Wednesday, October 29th, at 6:00 PM in room 103 in the library. The Student Senate will be having our second ad-hoc topical/town hall meeting on Charting the Future.

If you have any questions, please feel free to stop by the Senate office in CMU 108, or contact the Student Senate President and/or the Student Senate Legislative and Internal Affairs Chair.

It cannot be stressed how important this is for all MnSCU and MSU Moorhead students to learn more about Charting the Future, and to speak up about it.

Volunteers Needed: Trick-o-Canning to gather food for Fill the Dome

Posted on October 23, 2014

Come do your part and show Moorhead what #DragonPride is all about!

MSUM Student Organizations are helping to organize a campus wide Trick-o-Canning event on Friday, October 31! Any students, staff or faculty that would like to participate should meet in the CMU Main Lounge at 4:45pm on Halloween, October 31. Shireen Alemadi will meet you, break everyone up into groups, and give you a map of the neighborhoods in Moorhead to visit. We’ll also have some MSUM vehicles to help with transporting people to the neighborhoods and to bring food items back to the CMU. But, if you have a vehicle be ready to use it if need be. Your group of Trick-o-canners will need to return to the CMU between 7-7:30pm to drop off all the collected canned goods. Read the rest of this entry →

Nepal Night 2014 set for Oct. 25

Posted on October 23, 2014

Nepal Night 2014 is being organized on 25th of October, this Saturday from 5 PM- 9:30 PM. The cultural event takes you on a journey to Nepal. This year’s theme is “Chinari” translated “Identity” in English. So brace yourselves to learn what identifies and makes Nepal stand out as a country among others.

The entrance is free, and the event also offers authentic Nepali cuisine, Henna tattoo, Photobooth, performances, and much more. So be there for a night full of entertainment. Read the rest of this entry →

Get Your Season Tickets for Dragon Basketball!

Posted on October 22, 2014

Join the 2014-15 Dragon Fire Booster Club and receive season tickets to all home Dragon Athletic events.   MSUM Employees can join via payroll deduction.

To renew or join Dragon Fire, sign-up online by clicking here.   You can also join by downloading the 2014-15 brochure and send the application to the address noted on the brochure.   For more information, contact Gloria Riopelle, or 218-477-5824

The Dragon Athletic sport schedule is available here Read the rest of this entry →

ASU presents African Night 2014 on Saturday, Nov. 1

Posted on October 21, 2014

The African Student Union, ASU, presents African Night 2014 at MSU Moorhead. This event is scheduled for Saturday, November 1st 2014 at the CMU Ballroom. The ASU E-board cordially invites all faculty and students to share in our special occasion. The doors open at 5:30pm for booth presentations and the event goes from 6:00pm-9:00pm. This event features speeches, entertainment, free food and lots more. Everyone is invited and we hope to see you there. P.s bring a friend

Eat lunch and practice Spanish during lunch every Friday

Posted on October 21, 2014

EAT LUNCH and PRACTICE SPANISH at MSUM’s ¡MESA ESPAÑOLA! Spanish Table! Whether you are already a learner or would like to become one, don’t miss this weekly opportunity to share your love of Spanish. Join us at Dragon Café, every Friday at noon, beginning October 24.

Housing and Residential Life working on new idea for Trick or Treating

Posted on October 20, 2014
This year for Halloween, Housing and Residential Life is working on a new idea for Trick or Treating! We are asking for your help in our First Annual Trunk or Treat! What is Trunk or Treat you ask? Trunk or Treat gives you, your office, your student organization, or team a chance to decorate your car with a theme. Bring your decorated vehicle to G-6 Lot to pass out candy to our community from 5:30-8pm on Thursday October 30th. This opportunity gives you and your group a chance to participate in a long standing tradition with a new twist!  Not sure about sponsoring a car? Bring the family and enjoy Trunk or Treating, a mini carnival, refreshments and rides on the Dragon Express. Need Trunk or Treat ideas? Google has a ton of images just waiting for you to try!
Interested in Participating or have questions? Email Lindsay Marosi at

Dragons AfterDark and Intramurals hosting outdoor game night this Friday

Posted on October 16, 2014

Dragons AfterDark and Intramurals will be hosting an outdoor game night this Friday in the Campus Mall! We will be playing:
-Ghosts in the Graveyard
-Glow in the dark frisbee
-Glow in the dark latter golf
-Glow in the dark bean bags and more!
A fire pit will be set up for to make smores and hot dogs and we will have pumpkins to decorate as well! See you all there!

Final day of plant sale today

Posted on October 09, 2014

There will be some new plants today!  Visit the Langseth Hall Atrium Thursday between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. to stock up on some wonderful plants for your office, home or dorm room. Plants range in price from $1 to $8. Tri-Beta will also be selling some cool new t-shirts this year. They have an image of DNA and say “Checks itself before it wrecks itself” The t-shirts will be $12 each or 2 for $20.

Student volunteer opportunities

Posted on October 03, 2014

Sock Hop Kick Off

Sock Hop Kick Off Event on Oct 5th from 3-5 p.m. In need of 10-16 volunteer to man stations the girls will participate in such as the limbo contest and photo booth. contact Jennifer 701-293-7915 if you are able to volunteer or if you have questions.

Robert Asp Elementary School Carnival

Friday, October 10, 5 to 8 p.m.

  • Looking for 30 – 40 volunteers
  • Students will receive punch cards to eat dinner
  • Assist with carnival games and selling food. Contact Jessica Kanuch at 701.306.7322 or

This weekend’s Homecoming and Inauguration events

Posted on September 26, 2014
Friday, Sept. 26 – The Inauguration Viewing party begins at 1:30 p.m. More than 350 prizes, #AnneFan t-shirts and free food will be given away. One of the prizes is lunch at Anne’s home. The Inauguration ceremony is at 2 p.m. with reception to follow. Friday night brings student organization, Athletic and Athletic reunions at various locations throughout campus and the community. Dragon Volleyball once again competes at 7 p.m. in Nemzek. Royalty Coronation, Burning of the M and fireworks follow the volleyball game on the football practice field. The evening ends with free s’mores at Holmquist.

Saturday, Sept. 27 – The annual Homecoming parade begins at 11 a.m. on 11th St. The parade route curves through campus ending at the Dragon Zone tailgate party at Nemzek. Campus & Library tours, a book signing and silent auction lead into Dragon Soccer at noon, Dragon Football at 2 p.m. and Dragon Volleyball at 5 p.m. at all Nemzek. The evening ends with Scratch & Bang at the Homecoming Dance.

Sunday, Sept. 28 – Sunday brings the final Homecoming event, Dragon Soccer at 1 p.m. at Nemzek.

More information about all events can be found at
Any questions can be directed to Becky Boyle Jones, Assistant Director, Activities at

English majors/minors invited to Mu Gamma Chapter of SIGMA TAU DELTA International English Honor Society’s informational meeting

Posted on September 26, 2014

The Mu Gamma Chapter of SIGMA TAU DELTA International English Honor Society invites English majors and minors to an informational meeting.

October 7th
3:30 PM
Weld Library

Come learn about the thousands of dollars available in scholarships and internships, the annual convention (with BIG-name authors), publishing opportunities, local chapter events, and other benefits of membership. Sigma-Tau-Delta

Student organization treasurers must attend upcoming meetings

Posted on September 26, 2014

Attention Student Organizations. Please remind your treasurers or designated ‘fund’ managers of the upcoming treasurer meetings. Attendance is required at only one of the two meetings. Do not attend both.

Time and dates: Tuesday, Sept 30 8:00pm CMU 203, or Wednesday, Oct. 1 5:00pm, CMU 203. If your treasurer is unable to attend, please contact If your organization is not fully-recognized with SOAC, you do not need to send a representative. Read the rest of this entry →

It’s Homecoming 2014 #DragonPride and Presidential Inauguration week, Dragons!

Posted on September 25, 2014

Minnesota State University Moorhead will celebrate Dragon pride during its annual homecoming celebration Sept. 22-28 with a wide variety of student, alumni and community events to coincide with the presidential inauguration of Anne Blackhurst.

Kicking off the week is a community block party 5:30 to 8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 22 on the campus mall. There will be food, games, art and music by Heart & Soul.

Pres. Anne will put on her running shoes for Laps for the Long Run at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 24 at Nemzek stadium. To date, $1.12 million has been pledged for this fundraiser to benefit student scholarships. Alumni, faculty and staff, students, community members, and others can register to run alongside Anne or attend the event to cheer all on the runners. Details can be found at

Distinguished alumni being honored this week will talk about “Lessons Learned” to students and community members at 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 25 in the Center for the Arts Gaede Stage.

The presidential inauguration of Anne Blackhurst is at 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 26 followed by a reception. Both events will be in the Center for the Arts. A viewing party will be held on the campus mall.

The homecoming parade begins at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 27 and is followed by tailgating and the 2 p.m. football game against Sioux Falls. Read the rest of this entry →

Attention: Annual Student Organization treasurer training meetings next week

Posted on September 25, 2014

Treasurers from Registered Organizations must attend one of the two meetings scheduled. Meetings dates and times are: Tuesday, September 30, 8:00-9:00pm, CMU 203 or Wednesday, October 1, 5:00-6:00pm, CMU 203. If your organization/club does not have a current treasurer, please send a designated officer who is willing to be the financial contact person for your club. Read the rest of this entry →

clubDesign meeting tomorrow

Posted on September 24, 2014

We encourage people who are interested in design and art to join us. We design for fun, develop our skills and ideas, fundraising, and so on. Also, we attend some amazing events, like Portfolio 1-on-1 or AIGA conference as a group. You will have more opportunities to build your future career.

There will be a clubDesign meeting this Thursday Sept. 25 @3pm in the Rm 163, the Yellow Computer lab, in the CA. Read the rest of this entry →

Student officers of each organization must attend Student Organization Officer Fall Summits this week

Posted on September 18, 2014

A reminder that each student organization needs to send at least one student officer to one of the Student Organization Officer Fall Summits this week from 7-8 pm on Wednesday, September 17 or 4:30-5:30pm Thursday, September 18. Important updates impacting student organizations and resources that our office can provide will be shared. Sessions will be in the CMU Ballroom.

Psychology Club Meeting this Thursday, September 18th at 6:00pm!

Posted on September 17, 2014

Psychology Club is having their FIRST Psychology Club meeting of the fall this Thursday, September 18th at 6:00pm in CMU 214!

Come join us for games,  treats, and socializing! We will discuss what Psychology Club does  (including how you can join Psi Chi, the International Honor Society in  Psychology), talk about the Red River Psychology Conference in the spring (which we will be planning and hosting!), and  get ideas from YOU about what you want from Psychology Club! Read the rest of this entry →

Dragons AfterDark hosting App-Lympics this Friday

Posted on September 16, 2014

Dragons AfterDark will be hosting the App-Lympics this Friday at 9pm in the CMU Ballroom. Come and enjoy the life size recreation of all your favorite phone apps. This includes a Snapchat/Instagram photo booth, angry birds, draw something, and many more!

Deadline fast approaching! Don’t miss your chance to discover your leadership style

Posted on September 16, 2014

Applications for the Dragon Leadership Program (DLP) are due this Friday, September 19. DLP is a great way for you to learn how to discover and enhance your leadership style. Application is online at

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