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Construction Management students excel on the National Associate Constructor Exam

Posted on April 28, 2017

For the first time ever, 100 percent of the students in MSUM’s Construction Management program passed the Associate Constructor Exam. Congratulations to the Construction Management class of 2017!

More than 1,000 students across the nation sat for the spring 2017 Exam, which is given in the fall and spring and is developed and monitored by the American Institute of Constructors Certification Commission. Read the rest of this entry →

Join the Alumni Flag Corps at Commencement

Posted on April 27, 2017

Friday, May 12, be a part of the Annual Alumni Flag Corps. Please join us as we smile and wave flags, welcoming Dragons into the alumni family for the ceremony. Please show up 15 minutes prior to the ceremony so we can be prepared for the graduates as they walk by. This is a great way for you to see the new grads and for them to see you celebrating their success and graduation. Commencement brings to light the importance of why we are here. Feel free to invite others who might enjoy being a part of the flag welcome for the new grads as they enter the ceremony. Thanks to all who help make graduation a special day for these new alumni!

Requirements: Must be able to smile and wave flag Friday, May 12, 2017! Read the rest of this entry →

Global Innovation: Business in China

Posted on April 12, 2017

Wednesday, April 12 | 1:15-3:30 p.m. | CMU Ballroom 

Join us today for Global Innovation: Business in China on Wednesday, April 12 from 1:15-3:30 p.m. in the CMU Ballroom.
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Nominate a colleague or professor for the prestigious Dille Lecturer Award

Posted on April 10, 2017

Nominate your respected colleagues or favorite professors for the prestigious Dille Lecturer Award! Successful nominees will demonstrate how they transform the world by transforming students’ lives.

Each year, students, faculty and staff are asked to submit a nomination for the faculty member they believe best exemplifies the award criteria. The Provost’s Council reviews the nominations and selects a recipient. That faculty member will be honored at a Fall Semester 2017 awards ceremony during which they will present a lecture of their choosing, and receive the award’s $1,200 honorarium. Read the rest of this entry →

MSUM new hires

Posted on April 04, 2017

Please join us in welcoming the following new employees to Minnesota State University Moorhead. Make sure to stop by their departments to say hello and let them know it’s a GREAT day to be a Dragon!

March 13, 2017

  • Carol Kaszynski- Adjunct Faculty, Management
  • Richard Courtney- Adjunct Faculty, Educational Leadership

March 20, 2017

  • Jill Helm – OAS Senior, Registrar’s Office

March 22, 2017

  • Scott Lein – General Repair Worker, Housing & Residential Life 

April 3, 2017

  • Dana Bisignani – Women’s Center Coordinator, Women’s Center

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 →

MSUM named to ‘Top 50 Best Value Online Undergraduate Business Schools’ list

Posted on February 10, 2017

MSUM has been named a Top 50 Best Value Online Undergraduate Business School for 2017 by ValueColleges.

The Paseka School of Business ranked No. 29 on the list, based on the following metrics:  Read the rest of this entry →

MSUM named to ‘Top 50 Online MBA Programs in Healthcare Management’ list

Posted on February 10, 2017

MSUM’s online Master of Business Administration (MBA) with Healthcare Management has been named a Top 50 Online MBA Program in Healthcare Management 2017 by Online MBA Today.

The program was ranked No. 42 on the list, based on the following metrics:  Read the rest of this entry →

Geib to present co-authored paper at Midwestern Business Administration Association conference

Posted on February 02, 2017

Peter Geib, Paseka School of Business, will present a co-authored paper at the annual conference of the Midwestern Business Administration Association. The title is “The China Debt Crisis.”

Dr. Atif Osmani’s article accepted for publication in Land Use Policy

Posted on January 04, 2017
Dr. Atif Osmani (faculty in the College of Business & Innovation) had an article (Title: Multi-period stochastic optimization of a sustainable multi-feedstock second generation bioethanol supply chain – A logistic case study in Midwestern United States) accepted for publication in the February 2017 issue of the journal Land Use Policy (LUP) by Elsevier Publications.  Read the rest of this entry →

Collaborative Student-Faculty Research Accepted for Publication

Posted on October 31, 2016

A research paper coauthored by three faculty members of the school of business, Drs. Sheri Erickson, Mary Stone, and Thomas Hanson, as well as three undergraduate students, Abby Tolifson, Jenna Kalthoff, and Netsai Ngongoni, was accepted for publication in the Academy of Strategic Management Journal. The paper is titled “Shareholder value and crisis communication patterns: An analysis of the Ford and Firestone tire recall,” and it examines the stock market reaction to public announcements about the product recall scandal from the late 1990s and early 2000s.

Innovation Value Topic of MSUM Workshop

Posted on October 20, 2016

Featuring Best-selling Author, Business Strategist Patrick Stroh

MSUM will host a workshop on “Innovation Value” Friday, Oct. 28 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the university’s Center for Business 111.  Read the rest of this entry →

Innovation Value Topic of MSUM Workshop

Posted on October 19, 2016

Featuring Best-selling Author, Business Strategist Patrick Stroh

Minnesota State University Moorhead will host a workshop on “Innovation Value” Friday, Oct. 28 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the university’s Center for Business 111.  Read the rest of this entry →

Financial Management Association Hosts Guy Magno

Posted on October 17, 2016

Monday, Oct. 17 | 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. | CB 210

On Monday, Oct. 17, the Financial Management Association (FMA) student group will host two events led by entrepreneur, business consultant, and photographer Guy Magno from St. Cloud, Minn.  Read the rest of this entry →

Paseka School of Business Faculty Participate in Midwest Academy of Management Conference

Posted on October 14, 2016

Paseka School of Business faculty were recently involved in organizing, presenting and participating in the recent Midwest Academy of Management (MAM) conference held in Fargo. The conference had just over 200 participants, a record attendance for a MAM conference and a huge shout out to our community for attracting them all here.  Read the rest of this entry →

Construction Management Program Reaccredited  

Posted on October 11, 2016

The American Council for Construction Education (ACCE) has renewed accreditation of the Construction Management program at Minnesota State University Moorhead. Reaccreditation demonstrates the construction management program has maintained the stringent standards of ACCE through a visiting team of its peers and industry practitioners.

MSUM has offered a construction management program since 1980 and has seen steady enrollment growth in the program. The program was granted ACCE accreditation in 1999 and was the first program in Minnesota to become ACCE accredited.  Read the rest of this entry →

Pam McGee completes work for PMI

Posted on October 05, 2016

Pam McGee, Professional Management Department, was invited by the globally recognized Project Management Institute, along with 15 other faculty members across the globe, including Germany, England, Kuwait, Canada and the U.S., to help design global curriculum for project leadership classes that will be used worldwide as part of the PMI Teach initiative. The PMI Teach initiative is a way to help universities across the globe adopt project management classes, degrees and initiatives on their campuses.  Read the rest of this entry →

MSUM Excels at Advising Experience

Posted on October 03, 2016

By Danielle Rebel

At MSUM, advising is more than a requirement to receive registration access codes. The university strives to make every student heard, provide support for all aspects of college life, and empower students to reach their lifelong goals.

Spring 2017 semester advising begins Monday, Oct. 3.  Read the rest of this entry →

Scott and Judy Green to receive L.B. Hartz Award

Posted on September 21, 2016

Scott and Judy Green, Fargo, N.D., have been selected to receive Minnesota State University Moorhead’s 34th annual L.B. Hartz Professional Achievement Award. An awards reception will be held Wednesday, Sept. 28 on the MSUM campus.

The award is named in honor of the late L.B. Hartz, the founder of Hartz Wholesale Company headquartered in Thief River Falls. It’s presented annually by MSUM’s College of Business and Innovation to an individual who has created economic opportunities for others through innovation, entrepreneurship and community service.  Read the rest of this entry →

Eide Bailly on Campus for Internship Interviews

Posted on September 15, 2016

Eide Bailly LLP will be doing on-campus interviews for their Accounting Internship/Summer Leadership Participant program in the Career Development Center on Wednesday, Sept. 28. If you are interested in this opportunity, please view the job description and apply using DragonJobs. The application deadline is Monday, Sept. 19.

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