Ron Matthies Memorial Service

Ron Matthies Memorial Service Saturday, Sept. 17, 2022 from 4 to 7 p.m. Cork-n-Cleaver, 3301 South University Drive, Fargo, ND Friends and family of Ron Matthies are invited to gather on Sept. 17 at 4 p.m. to get together and talk a little bit about our memories of Ron. We ask people to bring photos of Ron to display on […]

Obituary: Kris Montis 

It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of our friend and long-time colleague, Kris Montis. Kris, 67, of Moorhead, joined the MSUM math department in 2001 and retired in 2020. She recently built a retirement home, where she lived with her two sisters and a family friend. Her husband, Dwayne, passed away in 2020, before the pandemic.   A […]

Sharon “Sherrie” Lee (Klemetson) Erickson, former MSUM Library employee, passed away on April 5, 2022.

Sharon “Sherrie” Lee (Klemetson) Erickson, 79 passed away on April 5, 2022, at Essentia St. Mary’s hospital in Detroit Lakes, MN. Sharon was born on November 7,1942 in Moorhead, MN to Lyle and Norma (Peterson) Klemetson. Sharon grew up in Flom, MN with her brothers Orrie and Doug. She was baptized at Congregational Church in Glyndon, MN in 1943 and later confirmed at Aspelund Lutheran […]

Dr Willie Hallford Passing

Professor Emeritus Willie Hallford, 75, passed away on September 25, 2021. Dr. Hallford was a fixture in the psychology department, where his lab on the third floor of Bridges hall always had an open door, abundant snacks, and a group of students. Student mentorship was his passion and he regularly supported students through research activities and conference attendance, often taking […]

Dr. Jan Fiola, retired Professor of Sociology, passes away

Jan Fiola, Professor of Sociology at MSUM from 1996 – 2010, passed away on May 15, 2021, after a long illness. Dr. Fiola taught a variety of courses including Dominant-Subordinate Group Relations, Introduction to Sociology, Latin American Issues, Population, Social Movements, and Urban Sociology. She also organized study abroad trips to Peru and Brazil. An obituary is attached.