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Drs. Dosch, Paul lead study abroad course in Dominican Republic

Posted on June 22, 2017

Dr. Mary Dosch, Psychology, and Dr. David Paul, Counseling and Student Affairs, recently returned from co-teaching a 12 day study abroad course to the Dominican Republic. This intercultural, interdisciplinary tour included graduate and undergraduate students from Counseling and Student Affairs, Anthropology, Social Work, Speech Language Hearing and Education.  Read the rest of this entry →

Spring Commencement today

Posted on May 12, 2017

MSUM will award degrees to about 875 students during its spring commencement program Friday, May 12 in the university’s Nemzek Fieldhouse.  

The 10 a.m. ceremony will include graduates of the College of Education and Human Services, College of Science, Health and the Environment, and Graduate Studies.

The 2 p.m. ceremony will include graduates of the College of Arts, Media and Communication, College of Business and Innovation, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, and Graduate Studies.  Read the rest of this entry →

Bradbury earns additional QM Certification for course design

Posted on May 08, 2017

Dr. Boyd Bradbury, School of Teaching & Learning, earned Quality Matters Certification for his online course: ED 701 Introduction to Advanced Scholarship and Leadership. This is Dr. Bradbury’s seventh course to earn QM Certification. QM reviews are a rigorous peer review process, recognized at both the state and national levels. Congratulations to Dr. Bradbury on his achievement!

MSUM expects 875 students to graduate May 12

Posted on May 02, 2017

MSUM will award degrees to about 875 students during its spring commencement program Friday, May 12 in the university’s Nemzek Fieldhouse.  

The 10 a.m. ceremony will include graduates of the College of Education and Human Services, College of Science, Health and the Environment, and Graduate Studies.

The 2 p.m. ceremony will include graduates of the College of Arts, Media and Communication, College of Business and Innovation, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, and Graduate Studies.  Read the rest of this entry →

Coquyt, Bradbury earn QM Certification for course design

Posted on May 02, 2017

Dr. Michael Coquyt, School of Teaching & Learning, recently earned Quality Matters Certification for his online course: ED 690 Teacher Leadership.

Dr. Boyd Bradbury, also of the School of Teaching & Learning, earned Quality Matters Certification for his online course: ED 793 Higher Education Administration.

QM reviews are a rigorous peer review process, recognized at both the state and national levels. Congratulations to Dr. Coquyt and Dr. Bradbury on their achievements!

Read the latest edition of the Red River Psychology Journal online

Posted on May 01, 2017

The latest edition of the Red River Psychology Journal (RRPJ) is now online.

The RRPJ accepts manuscripts from MSUM undergraduate psychology students (and the School Psychology Graduate Program). An editorial board consisting of student editors working with faculty advisors reviews all manuscripts in a peer-review process. Regular departmental news, including student and faculty accomplishments, is included in each issue.

The 2016-17 editorial team included student editor Zane Voglewede and faculty editors Dr. Lisa Nawrot and Dr. Rochelle Bergstrom.

Health Services Administration students accepted into prestigious Good Samaritan Society’s Administrator-in-Training program

Posted on May 01, 2017

Health Services Administration students Tonya Ehlers, Zachary Schmitz, and Haley Cox have been accepted into prestigious Administrator in Training (AIT) program with Good Samaritan Society. They will complete AIT program under the guidance of a licensed and experienced preceptor, with the Society’s director of talent management providing overall direction for the program. Upon successful completion of this program students will take leadership positions (Administrator/CEO) in health care facilities affiliated with Good Samaritan Society. Good Samaritan Society is the largest not-for-profit provider of senior care in America.  Read the rest of this entry →

MSUM Master of Healthcare Administration Program Ranked No. 6 on National List

Posted on April 12, 2017

TopMastersinHealthcare.com has identified Minnesota State University Moorhead (MSUM) as having one of the best online master’s degrees in healthcare administration. MSUM ranked No. 6 on the nationwide list.

Programs were ranked based on accreditation, delivery methods, concentrations and popularity.

MSUM’s Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) program is fully online and is pending candidacy application by the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME).  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

Dr. Stewart receives award from Minnesota Psychological Association

Posted on March 27, 2017

Dr. Lisa Stewart, Director of the School Psychology Program in the Psychology Department, has been named the recipient of the 2017 Outstanding Graduate Faculty Member award from the Minnesota Psychological Association. The award will be presented at the Spring MPA conference in Plymouth, Minn.

Dr. Lisa Karch presents at ACES Community Summit

Posted on March 23, 2017

The Clay County Collaborative hosted an Adverse Childhood Experiences Study (ACES) community gathering in Moorhead on Monday, March 6. Dr. Karch was one of the four presenters. The Understanding ACES: Building Self-Healing Communities presentation provides information about the ACE Study, long with neurobiology that explains, why ACES impact people’s lives, and what we can all do to dramatically improve the health and resilience for this and future generations.

School Psychology faculty, graduate students attend and present at NASP conference

Posted on March 14, 2017

School Psychology faculty Olivia Melroe, Margaret Potter, and Lisa Stewart, along with 12 School Psychology graduate students, attended the National Association of School Psychology (NASP) conference February 20-24 in San Antonio, Texas. The faculty also attended the Trainers of School Psychology conference while in San Antonio. In addition to attending the conference, graduate student Tia Marthaler (advised by Dr. Potter and Dr. Stewart) presented a poster titled, “Pictures and Praise: Improving Behavior of a Kindergarten ELL Student” and Dr. Melroe was part of a symposium titled, “Future Directions of the the Indigenous Conceptual Framework.”  Read the rest of this entry →

MSUM Spring enrollment sees increases

Posted on March 03, 2017

Significant Gains in Graduate, International and New Undergraduates  

Thirty-day figures released this week show MSUM’s enrollment for new entering graduate students continues to grow with a 25% increase over last spring, with new entering domestic undergraduate students up 10.3%, and new entering international students up 19%. Overall total headcount for undergraduate and graduate students is up 1.6%. Read the rest of this entry →

Wenger, Kruse celebrate 45 years of service to MSUM

Posted on February 21, 2017

Yesterday, President Anne Blackhurst had lunch with Karla Wenger and Nancy Kruse, both who are celebrating 45 years of service to MSUM.

Karla and Nancy will be recognized for their service on Friday at the Service Recognition and Memorial Observance Brunch. 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 →

School Psychology faculty, graduate students attend, present at MN School Psychology conference

Posted on February 07, 2017

MSUM’s School Psychology graduate program had a strong contingent at the Jan. 26-27 Minnesota Association for School Psychology MidWinter Conference in Plymouth, Minn. School Psychology faculty and 25 graduate students attended the conference.  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.

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 →

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 →

Master your future with a graduate degree

Posted on December 15, 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 →

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