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Dr. Richard Adler’s retirement open house April 29

Posted on April 14, 2015

Please join us as we celebrate Dr. Richard Adler’s retirement from the Speech/Language and Hearing Sciences Department. The open house will be held in Murray Hall (Commons Area) on April 29 from 1:00 – 3:30 with a short program at 1:30 pm. Stop by to say hello!

Costco to Host Book Signing for Local Author, Terry Shoptaugh, of Red River Floods

Posted on February 23, 2015

Local author Terry Shoptaugh will be signing copies of his book, Red River Floods, at the West Fargo Costco on Saturday, March 7th. Boasting over 200 images depicting scenes of days gone by, the book explores the history of these unique North Dakota localities. Read the rest of this entry →

Doris Walker-Dalhouse and A. Derick Dalhous publish chapter in “Social Diversity within Multiliteracies Complexity in Teaching and Learning”

Posted on October 28, 2014

Doris Walker-Dalhouse, Professor Emerita, STL and A. Derick Dalhous Professor Emeritus, Psychology, had a chapter in a recently published book. The title of the book is Social Diversity within Multiliteracies Complexity in Teaching and Learning. The editors of the book are Fenice B. Boyd and Cynthia H. Brock and the publisher is Routledge: Taylor and Francis Group.

Forum editorial: Szymanski got it done for MSUM

Posted on June 19, 2014

The challenges faced in 2008 by incoming Minnesota State University Moorhead President Edna Mora Szymanski seemed insurmountable. They were not. Szymanski surveyed a dangerous landscape, developed a strategy to negotiate the pitfalls, and then took on the sometimes divisive task of fixing what desperately needed to be fixed.

It was not easy.

Within months she discovered a $4.95 million structural deficit – at a time when the national economy was headed into recession, legislative support was insufficient (and had been for some time), fewer high school graduates were in the student pool and the community was anticipating major Red River flooding. Two big floods that would affect the campus were to come. Read the rest of this entry →

Carol H. Sibley honored with “Life Achievement Award for Service to Minnesota Libraries”

Posted on June 17, 2014

Carol H. Sibley, Library Professor Emerita, was recently honored with the “Life Achievement Award for Service to Minnesota Libraries” by the Northern Lights Library Network, a cooperative representing libraries in west central and northwest Minnesota. Carol retired this past January after 32 years of service to the library and MSUM.

Party for Terry Dobmeier and Jane Bergland today from 3-4:30 p.m.

Posted on May 15, 2014

Join us today, Thursday, May 15th, for a Bon Voyage celebration honoring Terry Dobmeier & Jane Bergland for their years of dedicated service at MSUM from 3-4:30 p.m. in Lommen 104.

Karen Mehnert-Meland Retirement Celebration Today

Posted on May 14, 2014

Join us today between 3:30 and 5 p.m. in the CMU ballroom to thank Karen for her nearly 36 years of service to the MSUM Community. We’ll be celebrating her lifetime of achievements in student affairs and her Dragon Pride as we thank her for the many ways she has positively affected MSUM and the student union.

Karen spent many years in the student union, where she began working part-time as the Assistant Director in 1986. She was named the Director of the Comstock Memorial Union in 1991. Currently, she serves as the Interim Associate Vice President for Student Affairs.

Let’s send Karen on to her next adventure in style! Program will begin at 4 p.m. Facebook event.

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Retirement Party for Gwen Johanson today

Posted on May 13, 2014

Please join Gwen to wish her well as she retires after 38 years at MSUM.  There is an open house on Tuesday, May 13 from 1:30-3:30 p.m. in CMU 101. Everyone is welcome!

Dave Weinrich retirement party today from 2-4 p.m.

Posted on May 09, 2014

Please join the Physics and Astronomy Department in wishing Dave Weinrich well as he retires from 31 years at MSUM. A farewell open house will be held Friday, May 9 from 2-4 p.m. in the Langseth Hall Atrium.

‘Photos by Regene Radniecki’ exhibit opens today

Posted on April 10, 2014

The MSUM College of Communications and Journalism welcomes the community to help honor MSUM professor Regene “Reggie” Radniecki at the opening of her photographic exhibit, “Photos by Regene Radniecki.” A reception will be held today from 4-6:30 p.m., Flora Frick Hall, Room 254. The exhibit closes May 20.

Radniecki is retiring after a long and colorful career in photojournalism. Her work has been published in many renowned publications, including: The New York Times, National Geographic’s World Magazine, LIFE, Ebony, Business Week, Time Magazine, Forbes, Christian Science Monitor, The Los Angeles Times, MPLS/St. Paul Magazine, Press Time and many others. Read the rest of this entry →

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 →

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