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Fuego Tropical to perform for 2,500 school children

Posted on October 12, 2017

MSUM’s Fuego Tropical World Music and Percussion Ensemble will present their annual “World Music Celebrations” educational performance presentation for over 2,500 school children this coming Monday and Tuesday in Hansen Auditorium. Directed by Dr. Kenyon Williams, the ensemble shares the music of the world in a lively interactive musical format with children from every elementary school in the Red River Valley by partnering with the Fargo Moorhead Learning Bank, a not-for-profit organization that promotes the arts in schools. Their five 45-minute long presentations will take place on Monday at 9:10 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m., followed by two more performances on Tuesday at 9:10 and 10:30 a.m.  Read the rest of this entry →

Volunteer Opportunity: United Way Day of Caring

Posted on September 26, 2017

 Thursday, Oct. 12 | 2-4:30 p.m.

The United Way Day of Caring is a community-wide event, where United Way of Cass-Clay mobilizes volunteer teams of 3-6 people to assist people in need with a household project. There are some specific spots set aside for MSUM to participate. This is a great opportunity for students, employees and community  members to work together to help our local neighbors with their needs (such as yard work, painting, cleaning, etc.) and give back to the community. If you are an employees, please discuss with your supervisor before signing up to participate.

To participate, please email Shireen Alemadi at alemadsh@mnstate.edu and include the following: Name, Email Address, Cell Phone Number, and if you are a student or employee. Deadline to sign up: Sept. 26 at 4 p.m. Space is limited — sign up today!

Volunteer today!

Posted on September 21, 2017

MSUM to canvas Moorhead during September to support United Way Day of Caring

The United Way Day of Caring is a community-wide event, where United Way of Cass-Clay mobilizes volunteer teams of 3-6 people to assist people in need with a household project.

This is where MSUM comes in. During the month of September, MSUM will help United Way to canvas local Moorhead neighborhoods to spread the word about the Day of Caring Event and to help people in need register for help. MSUM is helping our local community while supporting the goal of United Way to ensure as many people as possible know about the event.

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Shanley students serve at MSUM

Posted on September 14, 2017

About 20 Shanley High School students participated in a day of service at MSUM yesterday, Sept. 13, as part of their homecoming week activities. The entire student body of 350 students and faculty volunteered at 18 community locations. This is the third year they have volunteered at MSUM.

“MSUM does a great job of keeping us busy all day long and the service they give to us is really great as well,” said Ashlee Cournia, a Shanley English teacher and a 2013 MSUM alumna. “We enjoy coming back here because of your hospitality.”  Read the rest of this entry →

Shanley students serve at MSUM

Posted on September 14, 2017

About 20 Shanley High School students participated in a day of service at MSUM yesterday, Sept. 13, as part of their homecoming week activities. The entire student body of 350 students and faculty volunteered at 18 community locations. This is the third year they have volunteered at MSUM.

“MSUM does a great job of keeping us busy all day long and the service they give to us is really great as well,” said Ashlee Cournia, a Shanley English teacher and a 2013 MSUM alumna. “We enjoy coming back here because of your hospitality.”  Read the rest of this entry →

MBA Bridge Bash

Posted on September 07, 2017

Thursday, Sept. 7 | 5-10 p.m. | 1st Ave. N. Bridge

Join the Moorhead Business Association in welcoming students back for another exciting school year.

On Thursday, Sept. 7 from 5-10 p.m. come to the 1st Ave North Bridge for the Moorhead Business Association’s Bridge Bash to rock out with two live bands (The Shuttles and Brat Pack Radio), eat fancy food truck cuisine, meet other people from the community, and have a blast!

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MBA Bridge Bash & Dragon Football home opener

Posted on August 22, 2017

There are two great events are happening in Moorhead on Thursday, Sept. 7. The MSUM Dragons home opener Football game and the MBA Bridge Bash. There will be plenty of time to check out both events!

Join the MSUM Dragons at Nemzek to cheer on the Football team during the home opener. Kickoff is at 7 p.m. with tailgating before the game! During the game the GO! TEAM will have different giveaways, games and prizes.

Then, join the Moorhead Business Association in welcoming students back for another exciting school year.

On Thursday, Sept. 7 from 5-10 p.m. come to the 1st Ave North Bridge for the Moorhead Business Association’s Bridge Bash to rock out with TWO live bands (The Shuttles and Brat Pack Radio), eat fancy food truck cuisine, meet other people from the community, and have a blast!  Read the rest of this entry →

MSUM invited to apply as Minnesota Remembers Vietnam Host Community

Posted on August 21, 2017

After submitting a letter of interest, Minnesota State University Moorhead received notification it has been invited to apply to become a Minnesota Remembers Vietnam Host Community.

“We are honored that our letter of interest was selected and that we are now able to submit a full proposal,” said Shireen Alemadi, assistant director for Community Outreach and Engagement. “We look forward to working with our partners around the FM community to complete this proposal in the next four weeks.”

According to the Minnesota Humanities Center website, “Minnesota Remembers Vietnam is an initiative led by Twin Cities PBS (TPT) and aimed at inspiring Minnesotans to remember and share stories recognize bravery, express their reasons for dissent, and foster understanding around the lasting impact of war.”

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Community Outreach Receives $7,500 Grant from FM Area Foundation

Posted on June 22, 2017

For K-12 Summer Camp Scholarships  

MSUM  has received a $7,500 grant from the FM Area Foundation to support student scholarships for the MSUM Community Outreach K-12 Summer Camps.

The grant will fund partial and full need-based scholarships for students in K-12 attending any of the summer camps offered by MSUM Community Outreach. Camps offered this summer include: College for Kids & Teens (ages 6-18), Multimedia Journalism Camp (ages 13-18), Coding Camp (ages 13-18) and SCRUBS, a residential camp for students entering grades 9 through 12. Read the rest of this entry →

Planned IT Maintenance

Posted on June 19, 2017

On Tuesday June 20, 2017, starting at 9 a.m., there will be planned IT Maintenance. We will be upgrading one of our database servers. The down time of each application may vary as we move the applications to the new environment. This planned maintenance will affect the following applications.

  • Accessibility Services
  • Alumni SOS form
  • Bookstore Fin Aid Changing
  • Bookstore Course Schedule
  • Budget Requests
  • Career Services and Academic Success Request System
  • Chemical Inventory Manager
  • Chemistry Exit Survey
  • CIBS – Dragon Consulting Student Application
  • Clearinghouse
  • College for Kids
  • Data Warehouse Security Requests
  • Dean’s List/Graduation List
  • DIARY/Cooperating Teacher Survey
  • Directory Manager
  • Distance Dragon Card
  • Dragon Card
  • DragonFire membership tracking
  • Driver License Verification
  • Event Attendance
  • Film equipment Checkout
  • Financial Aid Scholarship Manager
  • Hendrix Immunization Form
  • Housing forms
  • HR forms
  • IT application Inventory
  • IT forms
  • IT person Verify
  • ITS forms
  • Key/Card forms
  • KMSC song log
  • MSUM mobile app
  • Name Badge Ordering Form
  • Nursing Online Application
  • Online Course Evaluations
  • Paralegal Internship Manager
  • Parking Permit Request
  • Positive Pay
  • Retiree Directory Manager
  • Scholarship Listing
  • SCJ Camera Checkout
  • Security Photos and New Prox Cards
  • SPA – Events Form
  • Transcript Requesting
  • Wellness Center
  • Work orders (Housing and Main)

MSUM Hire

Posted on June 19, 2017

Please join us in welcoming the following employee to a permanent position at Minnesota State University Moorhead! Make sure to stop by her department to say hello and let her know it’s a GREAT day to be a Dragon!

July 1, 2017

  • Shireen Alemadi – Assistant Director for Community Outreach & Engagement, Community Outreach

College for Kids & Teens

Posted on June 14, 2017

July 17-20

College for Kids & Teens is a summer camp program for students K-12. Expert instructors teach classes that will encourage exploration, adventure and creativity while cultivating young people’s understanding and appreciation for a variety of topics. Register for College for Kids & Teens today!

Sessions:

  • June 12-15
  • June 19-22
  • July 10-13
  • July 17-20

Homes For Our Troops Volunteer Day

Posted on June 01, 2017

Saturday, June 3 | 10 a.m.

Homes For Our Troops is building a home for injured Moorhead veteran MSG Eric Marts. The organization is hosting a Volunteer Day Saturday, June 3 at 10 a.m.  Read the rest of this entry →

Volunteer at the MSUM Fargo Marathon Expo Booth

Posted on May 19, 2017

MSUM has been given an Expo Booth to promote MSUM to a huge audience for the Fargo Marathon. There are often long lines of people waiting to spin the MSUM prize wheel and gives us the opportunity to interact with those in line. Last year we had great interactions with Alumni, Current students,  future students and general public that loved seeing MSUM promoting.

Sign up to volunteer at http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0b4aa9a82ca4f94-2016  Read the rest of this entry →

Fargo Marathon Watch Party

Posted on May 19, 2017

Saturday, May 20 | 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. | Campus Mall

Cheer for your 2017 Fargo Marathon runners at MSUM. With lots of room to set up your cheering section, it’s ideal to watch the race. See your runners pass twice as they loop through campus, and give them the encouragement they need to finish the race!

  • Conveniently located
  • Ample parking
  • Comfortable
  • Live music

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MSUM Loop of the Fargo Marathon – Volunteers Needed

Posted on May 19, 2017

The 2017 Fargo Marathon will be running through the MSUM campus! The date is Saturday, May 20, 2017. Last year MSUM received a great deal of praise for our efforts, energy and excitement in cheering on runners as they ran through MSUM’s campus. Our goal is to do even better this year and we need your help!  Read the rest of this entry →

Finalists named for the Assistant Director of Community Outreach and Engagement

Posted on May 01, 2017

The campus community is invited to attend the presentation portion of the candidate’s interview. The candidates have been provided a prompt and will speak for 20 minutes. We will then have 10 minutes for Q and A from the audience.

Here are the presentation details:

Monday, May 1
Candidate: Shireen Alemadi
Presentation: 9:45-10:15 a.m. in CMU 205  Read the rest of this entry →

College for Kids & Teens awarded Lake Region Arts Council grant

Posted on April 21, 2017

MSUM College for Kids & Teens has been awarded $9,550 in grant support from Lake Region Arts Council (LRAC) for Summer 2017. This is the sixth year in a row that the program has applied for and been awarded money from LRAC to support their K-12 courses in the arts.

The $9,550 will be used to support need-based scholarships for K-12 students that want to attend MSUM College for Kids & Teens Arts courses. Examples of courses that students could take include: Science and Art of Making Soap, Clay and Toy Animation, Peculiar Painting, Water Wonder World, Dare to Design, Kids and Clay and many more.  Read the rest of this entry →

Dragon SAAC Hosts Grill Out to Support Make-A-Wish Foundation on April 22

Posted on April 21, 2017

Saturday, April 22 | Nemzek Hall

During the Red & White Celebration on Saturday, April 22, the MSUM Student-Athlete Advisory Committee will be hosting a Grill Out in support of the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Full lunches (brats/hamburgers, chips, & drink) are $5 and will be served between 11:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. We would love to see you there in support of Dragon Athletics and Make-A-Wish!  (Shannon Galegher, SAAC President)  Read the rest of this entry →

Volunteers needed for on-campus event for local high school students

Posted on March 27, 2017

MSUM is hosting a new event for high school students called “College Connections Careers” on Thursday, March 30. This event is an opportunity for local high school students to interact with local professionals and employers to learn about the connection between college and careers.

To make this event an success we need volunteers for a few things: transferring high school students from session to session around campus (about a 20 minute task between sessions) and then college students to chat with the high school students during lunch (you would get lunch as well). Please check out the sign up for times that work for you and sign up today!  Read the rest of this entry →

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