Dr. David Paul, Counseling and Student Affairs program, has been appointed to the Board of Directors at the Fargo-Moorhead Pride Collective. Dr. Paul was nominated by faculty and students at MSUM. Read the rest of this entry →
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Brandi Sillerud, DNP, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, assistant professor and MHA graduate program coordinator in the School of Nursing and Healthcare Leadership, was admitted to the American Nurses Advocacy Institute Fellowship program. Read the rest of this entry →
Yesterday, employees were recognized with MSUM’s annual Employee Excellence Awards. Please join us in congratulating the following employees:
Excellence in Service to Students
- Alex Fogarty, Assistant Professor, School of Media, Arts & Design
- Faculty involved in the anti-bullying initiative/training (Sherry Short, Dr. Laurie Blunsom, Dr. Annette Morrow, Ricky Greenwell, Dr. Andrew Chen, Alexandria Fogarty, Dr. Mary Dosch, Dr. Magdalene Chalikia)
Excellence in Service to the Community
- Elizabeth Evert-Karnes, Managing Director, Center for the Arts
Excellence in Teaching
- Dr. Ellen Fagerstrom, Professor of Mathematics
Excellence in Research and Creative Activity
- Dr. Mary Stone, Associate Professor, Paseka School of Business
Rinita Dalan (Anthropology & Earth Science) and Rebecca Wallace (Geoarchaeology major) participated in an “ArcheoBlitz” May 5-7 at the Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site (KNRI), North Dakota. This event, part of the National Park Service Centennial, built on a BioBlitz model that has been used to gather natural resources information and engage the public with science-based activities at National Parks across the country. Read the rest of this entry →
Dr. Sue Severson, School of Teaching and Learning has completed two Quality Matters Courses. Quality Matters is a non-profit organization dedicated to quality assurance in online education. The two courses completed were Applying the QM Rubrics and Improving Your Online Course.
Professor Kelli Sinner is a founding member of Cone Pack, a new FM area artist collective.
Cone Pack’s inaugural event, “Mug Market” will take place on Saturday, May 14 in partnership with 20 Below Coffee Co. in Fargo. Enjoy Saturday in downtown Fargo with the highest quality coffee and a handcrafted ceramic mug. Each purchase of a handmade mug created by one of Cone Pack’s artists will include a drink token for 20 Below Coffee Co.
Cone Pack is a group of seven artists who work primarily with clay. The founding members of Cone Pack are Guillermo Guardia, Helen Otterson, Kelli Sinner, and MSUM alumni Chris Boedigheimer, Catie Miller, Sam Norman, and Brooke Stewart.
Dr. Camille Brandt has been appointed to the Advisory Board at Minnesota State Community and Technical College’s Children’s Health Behavioral Program. Read the rest of this entry →
Vinod Lall, Paseka School of Business, Om Yadav and Md. Mahabubur Rahaman, North Dakota State University and Bimal Nepal, Texan A&M, had a paper “Lean Implementation and Organizational Transformation: a Literature Review” accepted for publication in Engineering Management Journal (EMJ). EMJ is quarterly journal of the American Society of Engineering Management and has an acceptance rate of 30 percent.
Keri DeSutter, School of Teaching and Learning, and Dr. Steve LeMire (Educational Foundations and Research, University of North Dakota) had a manuscript accepted for publication in Rural Special Education Quarterly. The article is titled “Exploring the Special Education versus Regular Education Decisions of Future Teachers in the Rural Midwest.” The article will be published in the fall issue of the journal.
Liz Kisacky Severn, English professor, will read from and discuss her novel Luce Women Thursday, May 19, 7-8:30 p.m. at Once Upon a Crime (604 West 26th Street Minneapolis, MN 55405).
The event is free and open to the public.
Monica Maus, Aaron Moser, Joanna Rogness, Kain Schow, and Professor Tim Harms presented a session titled: “What we did to Engage Students in Mathematics” at the Minnesota Council of Teachers of Mathematics Spring Conference in Duluth April 28-30. Read the rest of this entry →
Dr. Ruth Lumb recently gave an invited presentation at the International Business School of Plekhanov University in Moscow, Russia. The topic of her presentation was ‘International Perception of Russian Products.’
Jill Frederick, Department of English, has co-edited with Maren Clegg Hyer (Valdosta State University) a collection of essays,“Textiles, Text, Intertext: Essays in Honour of Gale R. Owen-Crocker,” just published by Boydell and Brewer. Read the rest of this entry →
Dr. Julie Swaggert, Educational Leadership Graduate Program Coordinator, and Dr. Lisa Karch, Director of Graduate Studies joined over 200 women across the state of Minnesota on Tuesday, April 26 in St. Paul for the Fourth Annual Symposium of Women Educational Leaders. Read the rest of this entry →
Mary Stone and Sheri Erickson, accounting professors in the Paseka School of Business, led the panel discussion “Advanced Placement Accounting Course: Net Gain or Net Loss?” at the MBAA Annual Conference on April 13, 2016 in Chicago. Read the rest of this entry →
Congratulations to Troy Schmidt, Coordinator of Academic Intervention, who has been elected the Region 6 Chair within NACADA: The Global Community for Academic Advising. Being elected to this leadership position is a tribute by Troy’s peers and a recognition of his significant professional contributions to and excellence in the field of academic advising.
Merrie Sue Holtan, Communication and Journalism, won the following writing awards at the North Dakota Professional Communicators convention in Minot, N.D. The first place awards will go to national competition this fall in Wichita, Kan. Read the rest of this entry →
Tim Harms, Professor of Mathematics Education, served as an external consultant for Bemidji State’s Mathematics Department program review. He along with Jason Douma from the University of Sioux Falls visited Bemidji State University campus and met with students, faculty, and administrators on March 28 as part their Mathematics Department’s five year review.
Professor Kelli Sinner will give a brief artist talk on Sunday May 1, at 2 p.m. at the opening of the exhibition “Clay” at the Rourke Art Museum in Moorhead. This invitational exhibition features the artwork of 24 ceramic artists and runs from April 29-June 3, 2016.
Dr. Phyllis May-Machunda has been awarded a Smithsonian Senior Postdoctoral Fellowship to work at the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage in Washington, D.C. Read the rest of this entry →