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Mike Miller, Mathematics, and students present at NDCTM conference

Posted on March 25, 2014

Mike Miller, Mathematics, and Elementary Education majors Anna Adrover and Trista Bentler presented at the North Dakota Council of Teachers of Mathematics conference in Fargo on Saturday, March 22.  They presented various alternative strategies to the standard subtraction algorithm to an audience of K-12 teachers.

Registration open for Minnesota Desire2Learn Ignite Regional User Conference

Posted on March 13, 2014

Reminder: Registration is now open for the Minnesota Desire2Learn Ignite Regional User Conference 2014, to be held Friday, April 4 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Sponsored by Desire2Learn and held at the Minneapolis Airport Marriott, in Minneapolis, this user conference is open to all Minnesota State Colleges and Universities faculty and staff and K-12 educators. Users from other states are also welcome. The conference will showcase many aspects of teaching and learning with technology, but especially focuses on Desire2Learn (D2L), a learning management system and The Quality Matters Program™, a peer review process that supports the design of quality online and blended courses. Read the rest of this entry →

Dr. Severson and Dr. Suarez-Sousa attend AACTE meeting and conference

Posted on March 04, 2014

Dr. Sue Severson and Dr. Ximena Suarez-Sousa from the School of Teaching and Learning attended the Annual Meeting and Conference of the American Association of College for Teacher Education (AACTE) in Indianapolis, March 1-3. They focused their attendance on meetings and presentations pertaining to teacher education accreditation including sessions that addressed data gathering and analysis, program evaluation, and new CAEP standards.

Don’t miss the Gateway to Leadership conference tonight

Posted on February 10, 2014

The Gateway to Leadership conference is tonight from 7:15 -10 p.m. in the CMU Ballroom. Free and free food!

Check out the following schedule of presenters, including Greg Tehven (Co-Founder of STLF and Co-Organizer of TEDxFargo) and Leadership Expo participants. Come and support your friends and fellow students, as well as find out what great opportunities there are to get involved with on-campus this year or next.

Gateway to Leadership Conference Schedule

“The Gateway to Leadership” conference Monday

Posted on February 07, 2014

The Gateway to Leadership conference is Monday, Feb. 10  from 7:15-10 p.m. in the CMU Ballroom. Free and free food!

Check out the following schedule of presenters and Leadership Expo. Come and support your friends and fellow students, as well as find out what great opportunities there are to get involved with on-campus this year or next.

Gateway to Leadership Conference Schedule

“The Gateway to Leadership” Conference is Monday

Posted on February 05, 2014

“The Gateway to Leadership” Conference will be on Monday, Feb. 10 from 7:15-10 p.m. in the CMU Ballroom. Free and free food! Hear from keynote speaker Greg Tehven, Co-Founder of Students Today Leaders Forever (STLF) and Co-Organizer of TEDxFargo at 7:30 p.m. Two 30-minute breakout sessions will follow on various leadership topics and from 8:30-10 p.m. attend the Leadership Expo, where one can learn more about the various student leadership paid and unpaid opportunities on campus. Here is a YouTube video of Greg speaking at TEDxTC: www.youtube.com/watch?v=_W3uyUXAC3E.

The Gateway to Leadership

Posted on February 03, 2014

One week until “The Gateway to Leadership” Conference. The conference is Monday, Feb. 10 from 7:15 p.m.-10 p.m. in the CMU Ballroom. Free and free food!

Hear from keynote speaker Greg Tehven, Co-Founder of Students Today Leaders Forever (STLF) and Co-Organizer of TEDxFargo at 7:30 p.m. Two 30-minute breakout sessions will follow on various leadership topics presented by students, staff, and faculty. And, from 8:30 p.m.-10 p.m. attend the Leadership Expo, where one can learn more about the various student leadership paid and unpaid opportunities on campus.

Sponsored by the Office of Student Activities, Department of Housing and Residential Life, Dragon Leadership Program, Residence Hall Association, and Leadership Studies/Communication Studies.

Student leadership conference “The Gateway to Leadership” set for Feb. 10

Posted on January 29, 2014

This semester the Housing and Residential Life Department, in conjunction with the Office of Student Activities and the Dragon Leadership Program, is sponsoring a student leadership conference called “The Gateway to Leadership.” This leadership conference will take place on Monday, Feb. 10 from 7-10 p.m. in the CMU. Save this date and plan to attend. Read the rest of this entry →

Reserve your spot at the MnSCU Diversity Conference

Posted on January 24, 2014

Calling for faculty, staff, and graduate assistants…

MnSCU Diversity Conference. No registration fee to attend the Feb. 27 and 28 MnSCU Diversity Conference in Minneapolis.

The conference is located at Minneapolis Boulevard Hotel (formerly the Crowne Plaza Hotel) in Brooklyn Center. There is no charge to attend the conference, but travel, lodging and meals other than those provided during the conference are the responsibility of the department of the individual attending. Contact Karen Mehnert-Meland at meland@mnstate.edu or x 2447 to reserve a spot. Read the rest of this entry →

Educational Leadership faculty present at 2013 TIES Conference

Posted on January 23, 2014

Dr. Michael Coquyt and Dr. Julie Swaggert, Assistant Professors in Educational Leadership presented at the 2013 TIES (Technology and Information for Educational Services) Conference in Minneapolis in December. Their presentation focused on “Humanizing the Online Environment.”

Participate in the 35th Annual Expanding Your Horizons Conference

Posted on December 04, 2013

Participate as a workshop leader in the 35th Annual Expanding Your Horizons Conference for 7th-9th grade girls to be held on Saturday, April 12, 2014.

Area women and men volunteer their time to provide a day full of interactive, hands-on presentations that explore the fields of science, math and engineering. Many faculty have MSUM students assist with the workshops providing our students with an invaluable experience to put on their resume. Whether you are a researcher, executive, or professor, we are asking for volunteers from area business and colleges to help us show young girls what careers are available to them. Read the rest of this entry →

Proposals now being accepted for Minnesota Desire2Learn Ignite Regional User Conference

Posted on November 14, 2013

Proposals are being accepted for the Minnesota Desire2Learn Ignite Regional User Conference 2014, to be held Friday, April 4, 2014 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Sponsored by Desire2Learn and held at the Minneapolis Airport Marriott, in Minneapolis, this user conference is open to all Minnesota State Colleges and Universities faculty and staff and K-12 educators. Users from other states are also welcome. Read the rest of this entry →

CNSA graduate students attend the Minnesota Counseling Association Conference

Posted on November 12, 2013

Katrina Brekke, Megan Hoyer, Anna Kaiser and Jenna Phillips attended the Minnesota Counseling Association (MnCA) Annual Conference “The Best in Counseling Practice” on Oct. 25 at Shoreview Community Center. The MnCA is the “professional home” for all LPC/LPCCs or new professionals on their way to licensure. At the conference, the Counseling & Student Affairs graduate students learned specific, valuable information that helped them become a better counselor.

Christiansen and Zepper present at The University of South Dakota

Posted on October 31, 2013

Professors’ Ryan C. Christiansen, MFA, and Kevin Zepper, MFA, will present at the John R. Milton Conference at the University of South Dakota in Vermillion, South Dakota, Oct. 31–Nov. 2.

Christiansen is the Publisher & CEO for Knuckledown Press LLC, which publishes literary fiction and creative nonfiction titles in English for worldwide distribution in electronic formats. Christiansen teaches English part-time at Minnesota State University Moorhead, North Dakota State College of Science, and North Dakota State University, and he is the Associate Editor for the Electronic Book Series at New Rivers Press. He is an experienced journalist and technical writer. Read the rest of this entry →

Faculty development associate conference opportunities

Posted on October 29, 2013

Are you looking for a team to join? Or are you looking for a conference or workshop? The deadline is Thursday, but the application is brief. Consider the following opportunities, come to the Two-thirty Teas this week, or contact Alison (facdev@mnstate.edu) to meet potential team members.

Infusing Learner Centered Strategies Into Your Course

The Teaching Professor Conference

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Dr. Brandt is keynote presenter at upcoming conference

Posted on June 11, 2013

Dr. Camille Brandt, School of Teaching and Learning, is one of the keynote presenters at the North Dakota Council of Administrators in Special Education Paraeducator Conference on June 20. She will be presenting strategies for working with students on the autism spectrum.

Pacific Division of the American Philosophical Association Conference

Posted on April 04, 2013

Dr. Marilea Bramer, Philosophy, and Dr. Laura Odom, Philosophy, attended the Pacific Division of the American Philosophical Association Conference March 26-29,  in San Francisco. Bramer commented on Stephen Palmquist’s paper, “Kantian Conditions for the Possibility of Justified Resistance to Authority?”; Odom attended sessions in her areas of specialization: Aesthetics, Consciousness, and Color Perception.

Michael Krajewski selected to present at music conference

Posted on February 25, 2013

Michael J. Krajewski, music, has recently been selected to present at the College Music Society (CMS) and Association for Technology in Music Instruction (ATMI) conference Fall 2013 in Cambridge, Mass. His session will focus on “Developing Interactive Course Material.”

Ashish Gupta and colleagues received best research prototype at WITS

Posted on February 22, 2013

Ashish Gupta, School of Business, along with his colleagues from Banner Health and Arizona State University received best research prototype award for the virtual world developed for Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) training at the 22nd Workshop on Information Technologies and Systems (WITS). WITS is a prestigious conference and the award is highly competitive. This project is funded by the Department of Defense. Read the rest of this entry →

MSUM’s Student Academic Conference: A showcase of student research, talent and creativity

Posted on January 30, 2013

All students can present at the Student Academic Conference—applications are now available online. It is a great opportunity to share both research and creative works in a setting that will help develop confidence and presentation skills. Plus, it’s a great addition to any resume! Undergraduate and graduate students are welcome to take part in MSUM’s signature student research and creative works event. Read the rest of this entry →

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