MSUM expects more than 400 students to graduate Dec. 15

Minnesota State University Moorhead will award degrees to more than 400 students during its fall commencement program Thursday, Dec. 15, in the university’s Nemzek Fieldhouse. The 1 p.m. ceremony includes 310 undergraduates  and 123 graduate students. 

Amy Iler, host, producer and brand manager with KFGO Radio, will be the commencement speaker. She earned her degree in communication studies and spent several years in Washington, D.C., working for former Congressman Earl Pomeroy and former Senator Byron Dorgan. At KFGO, she has helped build a legacy through numerous awards and recognitions, including non-stop broadcasting during natural disasters, highlighting local newsmakers and special event coverage. 

Representing the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Board of Trustees will be the Honorable George Soule, a judge of the White Earth Tribal Court of Appeals and a founding partner of Soule & Stull, LLC. Soule earned his undergraduate degree from MSUM and his J.D. from Harvard Law School. He is also the namesake for MSUM’s George Soule American Indian Center. 

The student speaker will be Molly Johnson from Moorhead, who is earning a Bachelor of Science in ecology and evolutionary biology.  

Parking will be open in all university lots on commencement day. Lots will not be ticketed the day of the ceremony. Street parking will be available as posted. Driving directions and parking maps are located at  

For those who can’t attend commencement, it will be streamed live online at  

You can also tweet your congratulations to graduates at #MSUM2022. 

Graduates are listed by town on the newspaper website and can be found on the registrar’s webpage.

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