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Important Advising Information

Posted on February 23, 2017

Advising is right around the corner. Below are important dates to mark on your calendar:

March 1 – Summer and fall courses are posted on eServices
March 13 – Advising begins
March 27 – Summer/fall registration begins

How do I change my major?

Planning to change your major?

Complete the Major, Minor, Certificate, or Advisor Change Form to obtain the necessary signatures and return to the Registrar’s Office.

Dr. T. J. Hansen to present this week’s Undergraduate Math Seminar

Posted on February 22, 2017

Wednesday, Feb. 22 | 4-4:50 p.m. | Bridges 268

Featuring T. J. Hansen | Mathematics: A Language for Discovery and Decision Making  Read the rest of this entry →

MSUM Accounting students rock CPA exam second year in a row

Posted on February 17, 2017

Achieve higher pass rates than other Minnesota, North Dakota schools

MSUM students who took the 2016 Uniform CPA Examination within one year of graduating achieved a pass rate of 76.9 percent, higher than other colleges and universities in the region. Only the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities achieved a higher pass rate surpassing MSUM by just .4 percent. Read the rest of this entry →

CEHS newsletter

Posted on February 01, 2017

Please check out our newsletter to see what is happening in the CEHS program and with the professors; just click the link below. 

Click here to view the CEHS newsletter!

I wish you all a wonderful 2017! 

With Dragon Pride,
Ok-Hee Lee
Interim Dean of Education and Human Services and Graduate Studies
Minnesota State University Moorhead

Public Notice for Community Comment

Posted on January 19, 2017

Minnesota State University Moorhead is seeking comments from the public about the University in preparation for its periodic evaluation by its regional accreditation agency. The University will host a visit April 23-25, 2017, with a team representing the Higher Learning Commission. Minnesota State University Moorhead has been accredited by HLC since 1916. The team will review the institution’s ongoing ability to meet HLC’s Criteria for Accreditation. Read the rest of this entry →

University Writing Support Center open

Posted on January 18, 2017

The University Writing Support Center (UWSC) is now open for business.

Fifty-minute tutoring sessions will be available from Monday through Thursday between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., Tuesday through Thursday evenings between 6 p.m. and 9 p.m., and Friday mornings between 9 a.m. and 12 p.m.  Read the rest of this entry →

2017 Graduate Lecturer call for nominations, criteria

Posted on January 17, 2017

The Graduate Student Lecture Series will be held during MSUM’s Student Academic Conference on April 11, 2017. Attached you will find details on the criteria for nominating and selecting the Graduate Student Lecturers.

Deadline to submit nominations is Monday, Jan. 23, 2017. Please submit application materials to graduate@mnstate.edu.

National Student Exchange information meeting Jan. 11

Posted on January 11, 2017

Wednesday, Jan. 11 | 3 p.m. | Owens 207

Are you interested in an opportunity to study at another school next year? If so, plan to attend an informational session on Wednesday, Jan. 11 at 3 p.m. in Owens 207 to find out more about the program and pick up an application. Students who have participated in the exchange previously will be there to discuss their experiences and answer your questions.  Read the rest of this entry →

MSUM graduate, bachelor’s programs included in U.S. News & World Report rankings

Posted on January 10, 2017

Several Minnesota State University Moorhead (MSUM) graduate programs were named in the 2017 U.S. News & World Report Best Online Programs rankings announced Jan. 10. MSUM’s online bachelor’s programs also made the list.

MSUM’s online graduate education programs were ranked No. 158 based on the following criteria: student engagement (35%), student services and technology (20%), admissions selectivity (15%), faculty credentials and training (15%) and peer reputation (15%).  Read the rest of this entry →

Posters at St. Paul

Posted on January 09, 2017

Do you have undergraduate students working on a research project that may be ready to present to Minnesota state legislators in poster form at the capitol on March 2?

Minnesota Undergraduate Scholars, a consortium of MN State institutions who support undergraduate research, scholarly works and creative activity is hosting Posters at St. Paul on Thursday, March 2, 2017. MSU Moorhead will be allowed to take up to four student presenters.

Please contact Oscar Flores, flores@mnstate.edu, by Jan. 11, 2017 with the student’s name and email, your name, the title of the project and an abstract of up 250 words.

Student Academic Conference application deadline Feb. 26

Posted on January 06, 2017

As the Spring semester begins, remember the 19th Annual Student Academic Conference to be held on April 11, 2017. Please consider encouraging students to present their research or creative activities or to attend to learn from other students. The application deadline is February 26, 2017; undergraduate students who apply by February 5, 2017 will be eligible to participate at the Minnesota Undergraduate Scholars Conference to be held on April 3 at Winona State.

Also, MSU Moorhead can take up to four undergraduate students to present a poster to Minnesota state legislators at the State Capitol on March 2. If you have a student who would be ready to present, please contact Oscar Flores, flores@mnstate.edu, by January 11, 2017 with the student’s name and email, your name, the title of the project and an abstract of up 250 words.

Master your future with a graduate degree

Posted on December 16, 2016

Application deadlines nearing for campus-based programs

By Lexi Byler

MSUM’s 12 graduate degrees, licensures and certificates can easily accommodate work, life and school responsibilities. Students have the opportunity to learn and grow from prestigious faculty members who have real-world experience and scholarly expertise. Interested in pursuing a career caring for others? Check out School Psychology, Speech-Language Pathology, and Counseling and Student Affairs for application deadlines.  Read the rest of this entry →

Minnesota Undergraduate Scholars Hosting Posters at St. Paul

Posted on December 12, 2016

Do you have undergraduate students working on a research project that may be ready to present to Minnesota state legislators in poster form at the capitol on March 2?  Read the rest of this entry →

2016-17 Go Pink Scholarship Applications Due Dec. 5

Posted on December 02, 2016

Applications for the MSUM Go Pink Scholarship are due on Monday, Dec. 5, 2016.  The scholarship is awarded to a student-athlete and a non-student-athlete who have been directly affected by cancer. Award amounts are between $200 – $1,000 and will be awarded for the spring 2017 semester. Scholarship applications are available in the Athletic Department office, NZ 106 or download the application here.

The Go Pink with the Dragons Scholarship was founded in 2012 by the Minnesota State University Moorhead Athletic department from funds raised by the annual Go Pink initiative. Learn more about the Go Pink Scholarship here. Read the rest of this entry →

Minnesota Undergraduate Scholars Hosting Posters at St. Paul

Posted on December 01, 2016

Do you have undergraduate students working on a research project that may be ready to present to Minnesota state legislators in poster form at the capitol on March 2?

Minnesota Undergraduate Scholars, a consortium of MN State institutions who support undergraduate research, scholarly works and creative activity is hosting Posters at St. Paul on Thursday, March 2, 2017. MSU Moorhead will be allowed to take up to four student presenters.

Please contact Oscar Flores, flores@mnstate.edu, by January 11, 2017 with the student’s name and email, your name, the title of the project and an abstract of up 250 words.

Support Our Students: Donate Today

Posted on November 23, 2016

Last year, 40 percent of MSUM faculty and staff donated toward student scholarships. Can we count on your continued or first-time donations?

Every dollar you give is a dollar that will Support Our Students in one way or another. Your gift will help MSU Moorhead be a leader in student success. Not only can you support scholarships, but you can also support an educational experience that will have lifelong relevance. You can even designate exactly where you want your gift to go to make an impact and sign up for payroll deduction. Learn more about donating online at mnstate.edu/alumni/sos.

“This scholarship will follow me as a symbol for what reward can be had for hard work and determination.” – Elli Teige, Scholarship Recipient

Nov. 21 is Last Day to Withdraw from Courses

Posted on November 21, 2016

The last day to withdraw from a full semester course is Monday, November 21, 2016. You have until 4:30 p.m. that day to withdraw from a course for the current fall 2016 semester.  Read the rest of this entry →

GIS Day at MSUM

Posted on November 16, 2016

Wednesday, Nov. 16 | CMU Ballroom

Discover how geographic information systems are being utilized in our community by attending GIS Day at MSUM.

A variety of talks, displays and informational tables will allow you to explore how this cross-disciplinary technology is being used to visualize and analyze data. Speakers will discuss everything from weather to crime to natural resource mapping.  Read the rest of this entry →

STAR Symposium: Call for Proposals Closes Soon

Posted on November 15, 2016

There’s still time to submit a proposal to present at the STAR Symposium. This is a state-wide conference focused on teaching and learning best practices. The all-day conference is completely virtual—attend and present from your home or campus office.

Call for proposals is open until November 21. All presenters will receive training related to effective web-based presentation.  Read the rest of this entry →

Graduate Week: November 7-10

Posted on November 10, 2016

Why should you stick around for Grad School at MSUM? A follow-up report of graduate students from MSUM with a Master’s Degree have a 99.24 percent related employment rate.

Learn all about it during Graduate Week! Each day we have a new area of focus and school, come say hi, and enter into our giveaway each day for awesome prizes.

Thursday, Nov. 10 | 10 a.m. – 2p.m.

Focus: Health

  • Information Booth and Prize Drawing Giveaways
    • Location: CMU (across from the C Store)
  • Presentation on Personal Statements and CVs:
    • Time: 11–11:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
    • Location: CMU 203
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