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Athletic Training students place fourth in 2017 NATA Quiz Bowl Competition

Posted on August 01, 2017

On June 29, 2017, the MSUM Athletic Training student quiz bowl team placed fourth among a field of ten United States teams in the 2017 National Athletic Trainer’s Association (NATA) Student Quiz Bowl competition in Houston, Texas. To qualify for the national quiz bowl competition, the team first won the Minnesota Athletic Trainer’s Association (MATA) student competition and then the won the NATA District 4 competition. This team was the first MSUM team to win the quiz bowl at the state level, and then the first Minnesota champion team to win at the district level.

Members representing the 2017 MSUM quiz bowl team were Shae Brown, Jesse Differding, Shawn Sherman, and Alexis Berscheit. Congratulations to the MSUM student quiz bowl team for representing MSUM so well this past spring and summer locally, regionally and nationally!

Health and Physical Education Major Published in SHAPE America Momentum

Posted on September 28, 2016

Health and Physical Education/DAPE major Tyler Storm was published in the Fall 2016 SHAPE America Momentum. This is a national publication newsletter for Society for Health & Physical Education (SHAPE).  Read the rest of this entry →

NDSU, MSUM Study Examines Coaches’ First Aid Skills

Posted on August 24, 2016

A new study by NDSU and MSUM researchers has taken a close look at how well coaches are trained for emergency situations.

Sudden cardiac death is a leading cause of death among amateur and recreational athletes and has been linked to the lack of bystander intervention. So, the critical question is: Do coaches know how to give proper emergency aid?  Read the rest of this entry →

MSUM Students awarded with National Major of the Year

Posted on April 19, 2016

Congratulations to National Major of the Year in Health Education: Brittany York, MSUM

Congratulations to National Major of the Year in Physical Education: Kyle Krueger, MSUM

Kyle Krueger and Brittany York were awarded the National Major of the Year Award at the Nationals SHAPE America Conference held in Minneapolis on Thursday, April 7, 2016.  Read the rest of this entry →

Health and Physical Education Department sponsoring “The Power of Unity” conference

Posted on February 05, 2015

The Health and Physical Education Department is sponsoring the SHAPE America Central District “The Power of Unity” Conference on Thursday, February 5th – Saturday, February 7th. Over 250 Health and Physical Education professionals will be on campus at MSUM, Nemzek Hall from a 9 state area to attend the conference.

Commencement is today at 1 p.m.

Posted on December 18, 2014

Can’t attend commencement? Watch the ceremony live.

Minnesota State University Moorhead will award degrees to 362 students during its fall commencement program Thursday, Dec. 18 at 1 p.m. in the university’s Nemzek Fieldhouse. Read the rest of this entry →

Women’s Health: What College Women Need to Know – tonight in the CA

Posted on November 19, 2014

An event with experts focused on Women’s Health & Wellness specifically for college students is scheduled on Wednesday, November 19th at 7:00 p.m. in the Dille Center for the Arts, Gaede Stage.  The event will include short presentations on topics chosen by MSUM students and a panel discussion where the experts will answer anonymous questions from the audience. Read the rest of this entry →

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