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MSUM Honors Six Alumni at Homecoming Celebration

Posted on September 28, 2016

Minnesota State University Moorhead will honor six alumni for extraordinary achievements in their professions at this year’s Homecoming, which runs Monday through Sunday, Oct. 3-9.

This year’s honorees: Ellen Diederich ’83, David Joerger ’97, Joseph Porwoll ’76, Amber Johnson ’09, Melanie Nordhougen ’06 and Marvel Froemming ’59 have been designated Distinguished Alumni.

The Distinguished Alumni Celebration will be Thursday, Oct. 6 with a 5:30 p.m. social and 6:30 p.m. dinner at the Comstock Memorial Union Ballroom. Reservations are required by calling 218-477-2143.  Read the rest of this entry →

D2L Brightspace News

Posted on September 28, 2016

We are pleased to announce two new features that instructors may find useful when using Discussions in D2L Brightspace:

  • Show forum description in “child” topics.
  • Copy (or move) discussion thread and replies to a different thread.

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Health and Physical Education Major Published in SHAPE America Momentum

Posted on September 28, 2016

Health and Physical Education/DAPE major Tyler Storm was published in the Fall 2016 SHAPE America Momentum. This is a national publication newsletter for Society for Health & Physical Education (SHAPE).  Read the rest of this entry →

Strong MSUM Presence in Theatre B Production

Posted on September 28, 2016

Theatre B, Fargo-Moorhead’s only resident professional theatre company, is producing its current play with a good bit of help from MSUM students and alums. The play, How the World Began, has three characters who argue over science and religion in a tornado-ravaged Kansas town. Two of the three actors are affiliated with MSUM. Kate Aarness is a 2016 graduate from the MSUM theatre program, and Doug Hamilton has a long history with MSUM. He graduated in 1971, and worked over the years as a teacher, an assistant to the president for media and community relations, and executive director of the university’s alumni foundation.  Read the rest of this entry →

October HR Events

Posted on September 28, 2016

Mark your calendars! October is coming fast and it will be a very busy month with many events taking place for employees.  Read the rest of this entry →

Elementary, College Students Teach Each Other

Posted on September 28, 2016

Education majors from Minnesota State University Moorhead are learning to be teachers, and the elementary students are learning their science and social studies curriculum concepts in a fun and interactive way as part of the cooperative learning exchange happening at McKinley Elementary School on Tuesday, Sept. 27.  Read the rest of this entry →

Diversity and Inclusion Event

Posted on September 28, 2016

DAY OF THE DEAD CELEBRATION

Sept. 28 | 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. | Intercultural Center – CMU 121  Read the rest of this entry →

Department of Physics and Astronomy Seminar Series: NASA Internships

Posted on September 28, 2016

Friday, Sept. 30 | 3-3:50 p.m. | Hagen 325 
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The Economic Impact of Immigration on the American Ecomony

Posted on September 28, 2016

Monday, Oct. 10 | 7 p.m. | King Hall  Read the rest of this entry →

Accounting Internship Interviews for Widmer Roel PC

Posted on September 28, 2016

Widmer Roel PC will be doing on-campus interviews for their Accounting Internships (Audit, Audit-Ag and Tax) in the Career Development Center on Wednesday, Oct. 5.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please view the job descriptions and application instructions by going to DragonJobs. The application deadline is Monday, Oct. 3.

Thank You, Dr. Andrew Conteh

Posted on September 28, 2016

Wednesday, Oct. 5 | 6-8:30 p.m. | CMU Ballroom

After more than 30 years, Dr. Andrew Conteh is retiring and moving to California. Before he leaves, we want as many people as possible who have been touched by this extraordinary man to say “thank you.”  Read the rest of this entry →

New Planetarium Shows Begin Oct. 1

Posted on September 28, 2016

The MSUM Planetarium will begin featuring three brand new shows starting Oct. 1!  The Saturday Morning Children’s show is The Weather.  This show follows a young girl as she learns about seasons, weather, clouds and the water cycle.  Recommended for children up to grade 2.  Sundays we are showcasing our other two new shows:  Did An Asteroid Really Kill the Dinosaurs and Dark Matter MysteryRead the rest of this entry →

Dragon Oktoberfest in Kise Commons

Posted on September 28, 2016

Dragon Homecoming will be celebrated in Kise Commons with an Oktoberfest themed meal on Wednesday, Oct. 5 during dinner.

We will be serving German Oktoberfest pizza, all kinds of schnitzels, spaetzels, mustard brined pork loin, red cabbage, German potato salad, kneophla soup and black forest cake! Vegan options will be available in the form of eggplant schnitzel and you might just see a root beer keg.  Read the rest of this entry →

Safe Zone Program Training

Posted on September 28, 2016

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion is excited to announce our updated Safe Zone Program.

The Safe Zone Program is a collaborative initiative with Minnesota State Community and Technical College that consists of interactive trainings where participants will learn about the LGBTQ+ community, campus resources, the importance of inclusive language and creating safe spaces, and how to be a supportive advocate and ally for LGBTQ+ social justice and equality. The program is open to staff, faculty, and administrators from MSUM and M State.  Read the rest of this entry →

Affinity Plus Scholarship Deadline Sept. 30

Posted on September 28, 2016

There are only two days left to get your scholarship applications in for a $3,000 scholarship from Affinity Plus. The deadline is Sept. 30.  Read the rest of this entry →

HLC Visit Facts: What is accreditation?

Posted on September 28, 2016

Accreditation ensures the quality and integrity of MSUM’s programs and services, allows students to transfer credits to other accredited institutions, and enables students to obtain financial aid and veteran’s services; accreditation also allows MSUM to participate in federally funded projects and grants and guarantees MSUM’s ability to recruit and retain quality faculty and staff.  Read the rest of this entry →

Awake The Dragon Homecoming 2016

Posted on September 27, 2016

Homecoming 2016 is one week away. Get ready to #AwakeTheDragon and show your Dragon pride!

Hurry up and sign up for the office decorating competition. See whose office on campus has the most Dragon pride.

And remember to sign your business or organization up for the homecoming parade this year.

Combined Charities Campaign

Posted on September 27, 2016

Volunteer to get the word out about our Combined Charities Campaign – come to a quick meeting at either 9 a.m. or 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 27 in CMU 205 to get up to speed on our campus efforts.  Read the rest of this entry →

Trinidad Abroad Final Interest Meeting Tonight

Posted on September 27, 2016

Tuesday, Sept. 27 | 7 p.m. | CMU 214  Read the rest of this entry →

Writing Support Center Seminar Series: Teaching Grammar (without Having to Teach Much Grammar)

Posted on September 27, 2016

Tuesday, Sept. 27 | 1 p.m. | LI 124  Read the rest of this entry →

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