Dragons in the News

The MSUM Marketing team is intentional about how we share our story with the media. We send news releases and media advisories weekly and respond to media inquiries. If you have a story to share, please submit the story submission form on the Marketing & Communications website.

Below is a small selection of Dragons in the News for the month of August. Some news outlets may require a subscription to read.

MSUM kicks off Welcome Week
MSUM raises $59 million in record-setting fundraiser
MSUM offering incentives to students, employees for COVID-19 vaccine
MSUM to require masks in indoor public settings beginning Monday
President Blackhurst is on the Jay Thomas Show (WDAY Radio) talking about the State of MSUM. President Anne is on from 1:06 to 1:25 (Find out the current book President Anne is reading!)
Tri-College University Elects New Officers and Members to Their Board of Directors (The Forum, President Blackhurst)
Think Global, Act Local: Overcoming Adversity and Leading by Example (Fargo Monthly, Jered Pigeon)
Act Up Theatre celebrates unsung heroes of musical theatre in new production (The Forum, Lexi Francis-theatre major, musical theatre alumna Whitney McClain)
Breaking the Ice: MSBA award recipient cites pro bono service (Minnesota Lawyer, Landon Ascheman, philosophy and sociology graduate)
West Fargo teacher earns special recognition (The Flag, Amy Braddock, elementary education graduate)
Political expert says blame for Afghanistan conflict is widespread (The Forum, Political Science Professor Barbara Headrick)
‘Unique’ exhibition opens at McCune international art gallery (CityView, Art Professor Zhimin Guan)
Diane Miller named new host of 89.3 The Current’s Local Show (Music alum Diane Miller)
Ask the Experts: Grocery card shopping tips (WalletHub, Marketing Professor Wooyang Kim)
Briana Williamson: Educating on Equity in her Own Way (River Valley Woman, August 2021 pages 8-11; Briana is in the Ed.D. program)
Student accomplishments in Douglas County area (Fall dean’s list)
Riverside United Methodist Church has new pastor (Rev. Roger Grafenstein, psychology graduate)
‘Maybe this is meant to be’ (Staci Schmitz, MS reading, BS elementary education)