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#MSUM2017 trends on Twitter

Posted on May 16, 2017

Leading up to and during Friday’s Commencement ceremonies, students, parents, faculty, staff, alumni and friends were encouraged to share their Dragon pride, congratulations and excitement on Twitter by using #MSUM2017.

The hashtag was once again a success, trending on Twitter by mid-afternoon and throughout the evening.

#MSUM2017 was used in 1,055 tweets that garnered nearly 760,000 impressions.

Thank you to everyone who participated!

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 →

Spring Commencement transportation information

Posted on May 12, 2017

A reminder that Minnesota State University Moorhead will hold its Spring Commencement ceremonies on Friday, May 12 at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. in Nemzek Fieldhouse. The morning ceremony will include graduates from the College of Education & Human Services; the College of Science, Health & the Environment; and Graduate Studies. The afternoon ceremony will include graduates from the College of Arts, Media & Communication; the College of Business; the College of Humanities & Social Sciences; and Graduate Studies.  Read the rest of this entry →

International Student Sash Ceremony

Posted on May 11, 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 →

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 →

Spring 2017 Commencement

Posted on May 01, 2017

Friday, May 12 | 10 a.m. & 2 p.m. | Alex Nemzek Fieldhouse  Read the rest of this entry →

Join the Alumni Flag Corps at Commencement

Posted on May 01, 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 →

What is your Dragon story?

Posted on April 07, 2017

The University is seeking a graduate interested in presenting their Dragon Story at the Friday, May 12 Commencement ceremony. Are you the one that will inspire your fellow graduates, your families/friends, and faculty and staff with your MSUM experience?

To apply, you must:  Read the rest of this entry →

Fall 2016 Commencement Stream

Posted on December 27, 2016

A stream of the Fall 2016 Commencement ceremony is available for viewing. You can watch the ceremony by following this link.

Fall 2016 Commencement

Posted on December 15, 2016

Thursday, Dec. 15 | 1 p.m. | Nemzek Fieldhouse 

Minnesota State University Moorhead will award degrees to about 430 students during its fall commencement program Thursday, Dec. 15 at 1 p.m. in the university’s Nemzek Fieldhouse.

If you can’t attend commencement, you can view the live stream online. You can also download the “#MSUM2016” app for detailed Commencement information, directions, and social media streams.

Be sure to tweet your congratulations to graduates at #MSUM2016!

Transportation for Commencement

Posted on December 15, 2016

A reminder that Minnesota State University Moorhead will hold its Fall Commencement ceremonies this Thursday, December 15 at 1:00 p.m. in Nemzek Fieldhouse. Transportation to and from the event is as follows:  Read the rest of this entry →

Dragons in the News

Posted on December 13, 2016

MSUM’s Sannes nabs 2nd NSIC player of the week honor, WDAY: “For the second time this season, Minnesota State University Moorhead junior Drew Sannes has been named the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference North Division Player of the Week in women’s basketball.”

Tough stuff: First-year teachers learn new lessons, West Fargo Pioneer: “Minnesota State University Moorhead graduate Abby Neppl, a special education teacher at Liberty Middle School in West Fargo, didn’t know what to expect for her first year of teaching.”

MSUM wins Salvation Army Mascot Challenge, Inforum: “Minnesota State University Moorhead raised the most funds during the Salvation Army’s Mascot Challenge Saturday, Dec. 3, at Scheels All Sports here.”

Gibson earns All-American honors, Morris Sun Tribune: “Minnesota State University Moorhead wide receiver Damon Gibson’s record-setting season continues to give him accolades. The junior was named to the American Football Coaches Association Coaches All-America Second Team, it was announced on Wednesday, Dec. 7.”

MEN’S BASKETBALL: Beavers ousted late by Moorhead, Bemidji Pioneer: “In a game that could have gone either way, the Bemidji State men’s basketball team got the short end of the stick, falling 90-84 to Minnesota State Moorhead on Saturday night.”

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Dragons double up BSU, Bemidji Pioneer: “Chelsea DeVille challenged her Bemidji State women’s basketball team to find its identity after a 102-50 drubbing from Minnesota State Moorhead on Saturday night.”

MSUM rolls past Bemidji State, Inforum: “Ayob Ayob scored a game-high 22 points and Tanner Kretchman finished with 18 points and eight assists as Minnesota State-Moorhead defeated Bemidji State 90-84 in Northern Sun Intercollegiate men’s basketball on Saturday, Dec. 10.”

Dragon men and women each extend winning streaks to eight games, WDAY: “Coming of their second buzzer beater in as many weeks, the MSU Moorhead men’s basketball team was in Bemidji going for their eighth win in a row.”

Dragons upend Bemidji State in women’s basketball, Inforum: “Jacky Volkert recorded 16 points and ten rebounds and Drew Sannes poured in 28 points as Minnesota State-Moorhead defeated Bemidji State 102-50 in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference women’s basketball on Saturday, Dec. 10.”

MSUM expects 430 students to graduate Dec. 15, Inforum: “Minnesota State University Moorhead will award degrees to about 430 students during its fall commencement program at 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 15, in the university’s Nemzek Fieldhouse.”

Fall 2016 Commencement

Posted on December 01, 2016

Thursday, Dec. 15 | 1 p.m. | Nemzek Fieldhouse 

Minnesota State University Moorhead will award degrees to about 430 students during its fall commencement program Thursday, Dec. 15 at 1 p.m. in the university’s Nemzek Fieldhouse.  Read the rest of this entry →

What is your Dragon story?

Posted on November 17, 2016

MSUM is seeking a graduate interested in presenting their Dragon Story at the Thursday, Dec. 15 Commencement Ceremony. Are you the one that will inspire your fellow graduates, your families/friends, and faculty and staff with your MSUM experience?  Read the rest of this entry →

#MSUM2016 Trends on Twitter

Posted on May 17, 2016

Leading up to and during Friday’s Commencement ceremonies, students, parents, faculty, staff, alumni and friends were encouraged to share their Dragon pride, congratulations and excitement on Twitter by using #MSUM2016.

The hashtag was a success, trending on Twitter by mid-morning and throughout the evening.

#MSUM2016 was used in 2,040 tweets that garnered nearly 2.95 million impressions.

Thank you to everyone who participated!

Watch Commencement Ceremonies Online

Posted on May 13, 2016

MSUM’s Spring 2016 Commencement ceremonies are today at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Can’t make it, but still want to watch? We’ll be live-streaming both ceremonies on our website.

Share Your Dragon Pride and Excitement with #MSUM2016 on Twitter

Posted on May 13, 2016

It’s Commencement day! Students and soon-to-be graduates, tweet your Dragon pride and excitement with #MSUM2016 on Twitter! We will be live-tweeting during Friday’s commencement ceremonies and encourage everyone to participate. Remember to follow @MSUMoorhead for daily news updates!

Job Search Jumpstart Today

Posted on May 12, 2016

Thursday, May 12 | 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. | CMU 205

Are you graduating and worried about what’s next?

Attend Job Search Jumpstart on May 12 from 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. in the CMU, Room 205.

Register for this event through DragonJobs by May 10.

During this half day session jumpstart your job search with information on all aspects of the job search process. Hear from local employers about what they look for when hiring, and have the opportunity to do mock interviews, work on your resume or LinkedIn profile then receive feedback, and have your questions answered!

The $10 fee includes lunch and a professional padfolio.

Donate Graduation Gowns, Books to Office of Diversity & Inclusion

Posted on May 12, 2016

Congratulations, 2016 graduates! Are you unsure what to do with your gown after graduation? Do you have books that you can’t sell back?  Read the rest of this entry →

Transportation Available for Commencement Ceremonies

Posted on May 10, 2016

Minnesota State University Moorhead will hold its Spring Commencement ceremonies this Friday, May 13 at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. in Nemzek Fieldhouse. The morning ceremony will include graduates from the College of Arts, Media & Communication; the College of Business & Innovation; the College of Humanities & Social Sciences; and Graduate Studies. The afternoon ceremony will include graduates from the College of Education & Human Services; the College of Science, Health & the Environment; and Graduate Studies.  Read the rest of this entry →

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