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Finalists named for the Assistant Director of Community Outreach and Engagement

Posted on April 28, 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.  Read the rest of this entry →

CMU Scavenger Hunt deadline extended

Posted on April 28, 2017

Happy 50th Birthday Comstock Memorial Union! Today is the last day of our CMU Scavenger Hunt! Grab a scavenger hunt card from CMU 113, CMU 222, or download it from our blog and use the hints to find all 12 items hidden throughout the interior areas of the CMU!  Read the rest of this entry →

KMSC interviews Salt Creek

Posted on April 28, 2017

Friday, April 28 | 12 p.m. |

DJ Meditation (Cha Vang, Film Production, major) will be interviewing the band Salt Creek on Friday, April 28 at 12 p.m. CT. Tune into to listen or turn to the Dragon Channel in the residence halls to hear and watch it live! Leave your questions in the Facebook event discussion section.

MSUM Physics & Astronomy Seminar Series Presents: Seminar Student Presentations

Posted on April 28, 2017

Friday, April 28 | 3 p.m. | HA 325

Today in seminar, each student will give a short presentation about an experiment conducted this semester.  Read the rest of this entry →

Senior Seminar film presentations today

Posted on April 28, 2017

Friday, April 28 | 7 p.m. | Glasrud Auditorum

The School of Media Arts & Design’s Senior Seminar presentations for: B.A. in Animation, B.A. in Film Production & B.A. in Film Studies will take place today, Friday, April 28 at 7 p.m. in Weld Hall, Glasrud Auditorium. The evening will feature 8 films representing the work of 35 graduating seniors. Dramas, comedies, animation… something for everyone! And, there will be refreshments. Come out and support SoMAD filmmakers! See what our senior class has been up to for the past two semesters! This event is FREE and OPEN to the public. Hope to see you there!  Read the rest of this entry →

CMU’s 50th Birthday Party

Posted on April 28, 2017

It’s almost party time, and you’re invited!

This Friday, April 28, we will be celebrating 50 years of the Comstock Memorial Union starting at 7 p.m. in the CMU! The night’s activities include a decades dance, a photo booth, a game show, Grocery Bag Bingo, Trivia, and more along with a range of food and beverages throughout the night!  Read the rest of this entry →

The Gilbery Family Benefit

Posted on April 28, 2017

Sunday, April 30 | 1-6 p.m. | The Bowler’

On March 3, 2017, the Gilbery family suffered a house fire and lost all personal belongings. There will be a benefit with a silent auction at The Bowler on Sunday, April 30. A lunch of smoked ribs, pulled pork and spaghetti will be served from 1-6 p.m. Free-will donations will be accepted.  Read the rest of this entry →

Find the 50 Contest: Week 4

Posted on April 28, 2017

This week’s Find the 50 theme is 50 with the most Dragon Pride! Share your photo with the #CMUCelebrating50 hashtag or tag @MSUMStudentLife! Check out our blog for the official rules and details!  Read the rest of this entry →

Looking for a job?

Posted on April 28, 2017

Monday, May 1 | 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. | CMU

Access of the Red River Valley will be at the CMU across from the C-Store on Monday, May 1 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Please stop by and visit with them about their opportunities.

Access of the Red River Valley currently has over 170 employees providing both professional case management and direct care to adults and children who live in the area. To learn more about this organization please visit their website at

Carol Lindquist retirement

Posted on April 28, 2017

Tuesday, May 2 | 2-4 p.m. | Business Services

Carol Lindquist will be retiring May 2 after 29 years of service. Please join us on May 2 at 2–4 p.m. in Business Services as we wish her the best in her retirement and in her next adventure!

Dance-It-Out Disco Party

Posted on April 28, 2017

Wednesday, May 3 | 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. | Women’s Center

Stressing out on study day? Come by the Women’s Center in Bridges 154 on Wednesday, May 3 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and dance it out under our disco ball! Physical activity helps relieve stress and anxiety and improves memory. Pizza and snacks will be provided. Everyone is welcome in this judgment-free zone.

Red Weather launch

Posted on April 28, 2017

Monday, May 1 | 7-8:30 p.m. | CMU Ballroom

Join Red Weather literary magazine in celebrating the launch of their 36th issue. The event starts at 7 p.m. on Monday, May 1 and goes until 8:30 p.m. at the MSUM Comstock Memorial Union (CMU) in the Ballroom. Copies of this year’s Red Weather will be sold and also raffled off throughout the night.  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 →

MSUM School of Communication & Journalism Dedicates Marcil Center for Innovative Journalism May 3

Posted on April 27, 2017

Wednesday, May 3 | 1 p.m. | MacLean 262

Minnesota State University Moorhead School of Communication and Journalism will dedicate its Marcil Center for Innovative Journalism Wednesday, May 3 at 1 p.m. in MacLean Hall 262.

Speakers will include MSUM President Anne Blackhurst; Interim Dean of Arts, Media & Communication Denise Gorsline; Forum Communications Company Chairman William “Bill” Marcil, Sr.; and Marcil Center student apprentices Derek Fletcher and Lexi Byler. Student scholarship winners will also be awarded.

The Marcil Center for Innovative Journalism is collaboration between Forum Communications and MSUM that enhances the university’s long-standing reputation for producing highly qualified reporters, photographers and other media professionals. It was established in 2013 with a $1 million gift from Forum Communications to support scholarships, student internships, student/faculty research, residencies by communications leaders and more.  Read the rest of this entry →

Criminal Justice Association hosting screening of ‘Untouchable’

Posted on April 27, 2017

Thursday, April 27 | 6-8:30 p.m. | CMU Ballroom

The MSUM Criminal Justice Association will be hosting a screening of the documentary “Untouchable” on Thursday, April 27, from 6-8:30 p.m. The screening will be held in the Comstock Memorial Union Ballroom and will be followed by a panel discussion with members of the Minnesota Sex Offender Reentry Project. This event is an opportunity for students, faculty, and all members of the Fargo-Moorhead community to be involved in a progressive discussion about such a sensitive issue. The discussion will also promote knowledge of re-integration and healing, as well as of the programs that are offered for both sex offenders and victims.  Read the rest of this entry →

Unruly Undies

Posted on April 27, 2017

Thursday, April 27 | 12-4 p.m. | Campus Mall

Students from the MSUM Experimental Printmaking class will be hosting a public printmaking intervention in the Great White Hall (event moved from the campus mall) on Thursday, April 27 from 12-4 p.m. All are welcome to screenprint feminist and anti-oppressive messages onto clean underwear during the event.

​There will be a limited supply of underwear to buy and print on. BYOU if you can! (Bring Your Own Underwear!)

This event is also sponsored by Women’s and Gender Studies.  Read the rest of this entry →

Reception today for Night Walk, We the Creatures and Sen5es exhibitions

Posted on April 27, 2017

The School of Art at Minnesota State University Moorhead invites the public to the reception for the exhibitions Night Walk, We the Creatures and Sen5es, on Thursday, April 27 from 4 to 7 p.m. in the Roland Dille Center for the Arts Gallery (CA 155).

Night Walk by Spencer Johannes will showcase ceramic pieces that were created as a part of his professional portfolio development certificate. We the Creatures features the artwork of Drawing II students created in classes taught by Corinne Teed and Jim Park. This exhibit featured larger-than-life animal fragments combined with human figures drawn in chalk on a black wall. Sen5ses is a community juried exhibition, curated and organized by students in ART 498: Exhibitions, taught by Kelli Sinner. The artwork in this exhibition is designed to engage the viewer’s five senses.

All three exhibitions will be on view from Thursday, April 27 through Friday, May 12.

Retirement Party for Jerry & Bonnie Nygard

Posted on April 27, 2017

Wednesday, May 10 | 2:30-4:30 p.m. | Owens Hall Atrium

Please join us in celebrating the retirements of Jerry and Bonnie Nygard on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 from 2:30-4:30 p.m. in the Atrium of Owens Hall. They have been loyal and dedicated employees for over 30 years each. Please stop by and wish them all the best in retirement!

Cheer tryouts April 30

Posted on April 27, 2017

Cheer tryouts for the 2017-18 school year will be on Sunday, April 30 starting at 11 a.m. at Nemzek.  For more information, contact coach Lindsey at

International Student Sash Ceremony

Posted on April 27, 2017

Thursday, May 11 | 4-6 p.m. | CMU Ballroom

We are honored to announce our graduating international students during our Sash Ceremony. Please join International Student Services in congratulating our graduates by attending the Sash Ceremony. The spring semester Sash Ceremony will be on Thursday, May 11 in the CMU Ballroom from 4-6 p.m. The Sash Ceremony is a presentation of Sashes from the students’ country of citizenship. Please attend the Sash Ceremony to witness the presentation of Sashes.  Read the rest of this entry →

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