MSUM student-produced holiday video receives recognition

Higher education website includes in top 2016 holiday cards list

A holiday video card sent by Minnesota State University Moorhead (MSUM) and filmed and produced by MSUM students Sara Erickson, Derek Fletcher and Murtaza Azmi has been named one of the best higher education holiday cards of 2016 by 

The video showcases MSUM’s Dragons Give campaign, which took place Oct. 2-8, 2016 during Homecoming. Faculty, staff, students, alumni and the community donated 2,114 pounds of nonperishable food and personal care items for the Great Plains Food Bank and Rape and Abuse Crisis Center.

“I am so proud of our students and the work they produce. MSUM’s quality programs allow students to explore their creativity and showcase their skills in real work that’s shared within the community,” said MSUM President Anne Blackhurst.

“MSUM has done everything it can to help students be successful,” said Erickson, Broadcast Journalism major. “They give you the necessary tools you need to create something awesome and push you to be the best version of yourself.”

To see the video, visit MSUM’s YouTube channel.

The list of top 2016 higher education holiday cards can be found on