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Retirement reception for Gwen Johanson is May 13

Posted on April 10, 2014

A retirement reception for Gwen Johanson will be held Tuesday, May 13 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. in CMU 101. The program is at 2 p.m.

All are invited to attend!







Retiree death: Audrey Jones

Posted on March 28, 2014

Audrey Zube Jones, age 92, died peacefully at Tanbark, Jan, 20, 2014. She was born in La Crosse, Wisconsin, the daughter of Edwin Zube, Sr. and Alice Sethney. Her early childhood was in Wyoming and later she and her brother Edwin Zube, Jr. (deceased), moved in with their Norwegian grandmother Tilda Sethney of Twin Valley, Minnesota. She completed a Bachelor of Arts in English at Concordia College, Moorhead, MN (1943), where she met her beloved late husband, Dr. William M. Jones. She began a long teaching career (1943-1969) starting at Ada and Thief River Falls, MN; McMinnville, OR; Freedom, IN; and finally Beloit, WI. She moved to Berea, KY with her husband in 1969, and completed a Masters in English at Eastern Kentucky University. Read the rest of this entry →

Ginny Bair retirement party Dec. 18

Posted on December 18, 2013

The campus community is invited to attend a retirement reception for Ginny Bair on Wednesday, December 18th. The reception is scheduled from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in OW 206.


Dalhouses presented paper at 18th European Conference on Reading

Posted on September 11, 2013

Doris Walker Dalhouse, Profesor Emerita, STL and A. Derick Dalhouse, Psychology, presented a paper in August at The 18th European Conference on Reading in Jonkoping, Sweden. The title of the paper was, “Reader response and instructional implications: using children’s books about immigrants/refugees with struggling readers.”

Doug Greenley’s retirement reception May 8

Posted on May 06, 2013

Join us in MacLean 268, the President’s Room, Wednesday, May 8, between 2 and 3:30 p.m. to celebrate Doug Greenley’s retirement after 35 years of service to MSU Moorhead.

We are so fortunate to have worked with Doug and wish him all the best!

Retirement reception for Cindy Phillips today

Posted on May 01, 2013

Please join us in the Center for Arts Building, Great Hall, CA 149 on Wednesday, May 1 from 3 – 5 p.m. to celebrate Cindy Phillips 34 years of service to MSUM Moorhead.  We wish her well in her retirement.

Seminar for those within five years of retirement

Posted on April 22, 2013

Tuesday, May 21 from 8:30 a.m. to noon, there will be a free half-day seminar for those within five years of retirement.

This seminar will be held in the CMU Ballroom. Note: Employees may bring their spouses, but they will also need to register.

To Register: Please call Minnesota State Retirement System (MSRS) at 1-800-657-5757 and press 3. Read the rest of this entry →

Retirement reception for Cindy Phillips

Posted on April 16, 2013

Please join us in the Center for Arts Building, Great Hall, CA 149 on Wednesday, May 1 from 3-5 p.m. to celebrate Cindy Phillips’ 34 years of service to MSUM Moorhead.  We wish her well in her retirement.

Doris and A. Derick Dalhouse publish chapter

Posted on February 27, 2013

Doris Walker-Dalhouse, professor emerita STL, and A. Derick Dalhouse, Psychology, has a chapter (chapter 1) in a recently published, edited book, entitled: Struggling Readers Can Succeed: Teaching Solutions Based on Real Kids in Classrooms and Communities. The title of the chapter is: Outcomes in Reading for Bryant, An African-American Urban Learner: A Case Study. The editors of the book are Nina L. Nilsson, St. Joseph’s University and Sandra E. Grandy, Governors State University. The publisher is Information Age Publishing, Charlotte, N.C.

Timothy L. M. Ray

Posted on February 14, 2013

MSUM Professor Emeritus Timothy Ray, who taught for twenty-seven years in the Department of Art & Design passed away on Saturday, Feb. 9, following a four-year battle with cancer. Tim was a dedicated artist, devoted colleague and an inspirational teacher.

He was one of the faculty instrumental in developing the curriculum of study for the current baccalaureate programs in the department. He was a tremendous artist who was deeply committed to the development of his creative work; the legacy he created in those works will continue to bring joy and enrichment for future viewers. Read the rest of this entry →

Mark Rice’s retirement open house

Posted on January 02, 2013

Please join in celebrating Mark Rice’s retirement, Thursday, Jan. 3 from 2-4 p.m. in the Business Office, 106 Owens Hall.

Farewell party for Hazel Retzlaff today

Posted on December 12, 2012

Please help us say farewell to the inimitable and irreplaceable

Hazel Retzlaff

at her retirement party : Usher’s House : 701 1st Ave N. in Moorhead in the hunt club (downstairs). Read the rest of this entry →

Former GMW Dee Gregor dies

Posted on November 12, 2012

Dolores “Dee” Gregor, a GMW who retired from MSUM in April 2005, died Nov. 7. She served 25 years at the university.

FARGO, N.D. – Dolores “Dee” Gregor, 69, Fargo, died Wednesday in her home under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley.

Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m., with a prayer service at 7 p.m., Sunday at Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo. The funeral will be 10 a.m. Monday at Holy Cross Catholic Church, West Fargo. Burial will be in Holy Cross North Cemetery, Fargo.

Gerry Haukebo passed away Sunday

Posted on October 24, 2012

Gerhard “Gerry” Haukebo, 84, Vice President of Public Affairs Emeritus, died Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012, in his home, Pelican Rapids, Minn.

Visitation Date: Friday, Oct. 26, 2012 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. Wright Funeral Home-Moorhead

Service Date: Saturday, Oct. 27 at 2:00 p.m. at Cormorant Lutheran Church.

Event honors retired professor and kicks off scholarship fund in his name

Posted on October 04, 2012

A reception to honor Dr. Rod Rothlisberger, Music, is set for Saturday, Oct. 13, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Studio 222, 222 Broadway, in Fargo. Appetizers and a cash bar will be provided. Rothlisberger retired last spring after 50 years of teaching music and conducting vocal ensembles. The last 17 years of his career were spent at MSUM, where he taught choral and vocal music education, directed choirs and chaired the department for several years. Read the rest of this entry →

Kathy Schmidt’s retirement celebration is today

Posted on July 18, 2012

Viva Las Retirement!

Kathy Schmidt has decided to cash in on retirement. Help us celebrate her 38 years of service to MSUM and wish her good luck in her new adventure.

Wednesday, July 18
1:45 p.m.-3 p.m.
CMU Rec & Outing Center

Recent death

Posted on May 10, 2012

Floyd Brown who was the Director of Admissions for 30 years at MSUM has died. Bolger Funeral Home is handling the funeral arrangements. Visitation will be this Sunday from 5-7 p.m., and a prayer service will be held Sunday at 7 p.m. at Elam Care Center.

The funeral is Monday at 2:30 p.m. at the Nativity Catholic Church.

Marla Smith’s retirement celebration

Posted on May 08, 2012

Please join in the celebration of Marla Smith’s retirement from MSUM after more than 32 years of service! The open house will be held today in the Comstock Memorial Union room 203 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. If you have questions, please contact Connie Forbord at extension 2068.

Doris Walker-Dalhouse wrote book published by Teachers College Press

Posted on April 25, 2012

Doris Walker-Dalhouse, STL professor emerita, and Victoria Risko, professor emerita at Vanderbilt University and 2012 President of the International Reading Association, wrote a book that was published by Teachers College Press. The title of the book is “Be that Teacher! Breaking the Cycle for Struggling Readers.

Walker-Dalhouse and Risko will be autographing their book on Thursday, May 1, at the 57th International Reading Association conference in Chicago, Ill.

MSUM Professor Emeritus Yvonne Condell named Minnesota Credit Union Network Volunteer of the Year

Posted on April 25, 2012

Minnesota State University Moorhead (MSUM) professor emeritus Yvonne Condell has been named the 2012 Outstanding Volunteer of the Year by the Minnesota Credit Union Network (MnCUN). The award recognizes Condell’s noble service as a volunteer of Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union who exemplifies the credit union spirit through dedication to, and belief in, the credit union movement.

She was honored at the April 14 awards banquet as part of the MnCUN’s annual meeting in St. Paul. Read the rest of this entry →

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