October 08, 2015
You are invited. Show your Dragon Pride and register to attend the 45th annual Distinguished Alumni Celebration, Thursday, October 15th, 2015. Faculty and staff play important roles in the success of MSUM graduates. Please join us in celebrating and recognizing the talents and service of the following MSUM 2015 Distinguished Alumni: Read the rest of this entry →
October 07, 2015
13. Minnesota State University Moorhead
Minnesota State University–Moorhead is a public institution that was founded in 1887. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 5,738, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 119 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar.
Its in-state tuition and fees are $8,092 (2015-16); out-of-state tuition and fees are $15,228 (2015-16).
Minnesota State University Moorhead, with an enrollment of more than 6,300 full and part-time students, offers 82 undergraduate majors with 99 emphases, and 14 graduate degree programs.
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September 25, 2015
Dr. Elizabeth Nawrot, Professor of Psychology and Honors Program Director, will be honored as the recipient of the 2015/2016 Dille Faculty Lecturer of the Year Award on Thursday October 8th at 4:30 p.m. in Langseth Hall 118. Dr. Nawrot will be presenting “The Thinking Baby: Developmental Science Beyond the Blank Slate” Read the rest of this entry →
September 22, 2015
Border States CEO & Board Chair Tammy Miller joins 100 notable alumni from AACSB-accredited schools who are making an impact in the world through their business acumen, leadership, or entrepreneurial success.
Today, AACSB International (AACSB), the global accrediting body and membership association for business schools, revealed that Tammy Miller, a Minnesota State University Moorhead graduate, has been recognized as one of the first 100 AACSB Influential Leaders. Miller’s work exemplifies the innovative mindset and meaningful contributions to society that MSUM graduates display around the world every day—whether they operate within large corporations, small businesses, or the nonprofit sector.
Miller graduated from MSUM’s Paseka School of Business with a bachelor’s degree in accounting and a Master of Business Administration. She is the CEO and board chair of Border States Electric Supply, the nation’s 8th largest distributor of electrical products and services. She joined the company in 1991 as an accounting manager and worked her way through various management positions before being named CEO in 2006. Read the rest of this entry →
September 15, 2015
Congratulations to MSUM’s Women’s Rugby team on becoming back-to-back defending champions of the All Minnesota Rugby Tournament that was held over last weekend in Elk River, Minnesota. Read the rest of this entry →
September 01, 2015
Elise Parsley (’11), a student from the School of Visual Arts, has published an illustrated book with the title, “If You Ever Want to Bring an Alligator to School, Don’t!” The book has just been listed on the New York Times best sellers list for the category of children’s pictures books. For more information, see: http://www.nytimes.com/best-sellers-books/2015-09-06/picture-books/list.html
August 31, 2015
On Thursday, October 8th at 4:30 p.m., Dr. Elizabeth Nawrot will be honored as the 2015/2016 Dille Outstanding Faculty Lecturer Award recipient in Langseth Hall 118. After a brief awards ceremony, Dr. Nawrot will present her lecture, “The Thinking Baby: Developmental Science Beyond the Blank Slate.” Refreshments will be served.
Please plan to join us as we honor Dr. Nawrot’s teaching talents, and her dedication to transformative educational excellence.
August 12, 2015
MSUM Dragon Sports Media and their GO! TEAM internship program took home two National Association of Collegiate Marketing Administrators ‘Best Of’ Awards and a Sports Video Group College Sports Media Awards finalist honor this summer.
The NACMA ‘Best Of’ Awards are a national honor awarded to three different groups in a variety of categories. Group I is the BCS Division I schools, Group II consists of the FCS Division I schools, and Group III is all Division II, III, NAIA, junior colleges, International, or non-Division I schools. Read the rest of this entry →
June 16, 2015
The MSUM Dragons scorched the competition as they become the winner of the 2015 Fargo Marathon College Challenge.
The challenge was part of this year’s tri-college theme where runners made their way through each campus in the F-M area.
MSUM had more students, staff and faculty running in the marathon than any other university.
Steve Fox/MSUM Assistant Director of Leadership and Organizations, “Part of our university is about being involved in the community, and that we don’t, students don’t just come here and come to the MSUM bubble. It’s about getting active into the community.”
As the winner, the university will receive $5,000. The money will go toward student scholarships.
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May 07, 2015
The Paseka School of Business at Minnesota State University Moorhead has maintained its business accreditation by AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Founded in 1916, AACSB International is the longest serving global accrediting body for business schools that offer undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral degrees in business and accounting.
AACSB Accreditation is the hallmark of excellence in business education, and has been earned by less than five percent of the world’s business programs. Today, there are 727 business schools in 48 countries and territories that maintain AACSB Accreditation. Similarly, 182 institutions maintain an additional specialized AACSB Accreditation for their accounting programs. Read the rest of this entry →
May 05, 2015
MSUM’s DECA Team returned home from the International Career Development Conference in Orlando with immense success.
MSUM students, Tony Roetzel and Joshua Wehseler, were awarded first place for their presentation at the International Career Development Conference (ICDC) in Orlando, Florida. Roetzel and Wehseler are members of DECA, an organization sponsored by the Paseka School of Business at MSUM that prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs for careers in marketing, finance, hospitality, and management. DECA students qualify for the international competition by placing at the state level. Twelve other qualifiers accompanied the champions to Orlando, several distinguishing themselves in the process. Read the rest of this entry →
April 20, 2015
The Psychology Department recognized Katherine Johanson, Psychology and Gerontology major, as the 2015 nominee and winner of the Paterson Award given to an outstanding Psychology senior by the Minnesota Psychological Association. Caroline Kinskey received the Excellence in Research Award, as a junior student in Psychology. Aubrey Borgen received the junior Departmental Award, for Excellence in overall academic achievement and commitment to the field of Psychology. Congratulations to all of you.
April 16, 2015
The following is a list of Society for Professional Journalists, Northwest Broadcast News Association Eric Sevareid, and NATAS – Upper Midwest Regional Student Production award winners from MSUM. Read the rest of this entry →
April 13, 2015
MSUM advertising students in the capstone class, “Advertising Campaigns,” taught by Jody Mattern, took home first place at this weekend’s American Advertising Federation District 8 National Student Advertising Competition. The team accepted an advertising challenge for Pizza Hut in August with the goal of increasing online ordering at pizzahut.com by 75 percent. MSUM’s campaign slogan is, “Delivering Bold Ideas.” Read the rest of this entry →
March 18, 2015
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Minnesota State University Moorhead men’s basketball team is headed to the NCAA Division II Elite 8 for the first time in school history.
The Dragons earned the trip with a 47-42 win over Northwest Missouri State in the Central Region Championship game at the Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls, S.D. Read the rest of this entry →
March 11, 2015
Denise Gorsline, associate vice president for academic planning at MSUM and MSUM alumni have been named nominees for the YWCA Women of the Year awards.
By Forum staff
FARGO – The YWCA has nominated 34 women and businesses for their outstanding achievements in 2015.
The awards event will be held April 20 at the Holiday Inn here. The social hour, including a wine raffle and a variety of prizes, begins at 5:30 p.m., with the dinner and program starting at 6:30. All nominees will be honored and the evening will culminate with the announcement of this year’s recipients in 12 award categories. This year’s nominees are: Read the rest of this entry →
March 03, 2015
Three MSUM students won awards at Friday night’s American Advertising Federation’s (AAF-ND) ADDY Awards. The annual ADDY Awards program honors excellence in advertising and cultivates the highest creative standards. It is the only creative awards program administered by the advertising industry for the industry.
MSUM students won the following awards: Read the rest of this entry →
March 02, 2015
The MSUM Marketing Team earned several awards at Friday night’s American Advertising Federation’s (AAF-ND) ADDY Awards. The annual ADDY Awards program honors excellence in advertising and cultivates the highest creative standards. It is the only creative awards program administered by the advertising industry for the industry. Each year, AdFed members from around the country enter more than 60,000 samples of their best work, making the ADDYs the world’s largest advertising competition.
MSUM took home the following awards: Read the rest of this entry →