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President Blackhurst awards all 10 Fargo Marathon reimbursements

Posted on February 24, 2017

President Blackhurst has awarded all 10 Fargo Marathon registration reimbursements.

Please note that no additional MSUM student Fargo Marathon reimbursements are available.

MSUM Percussion Ensemble to perform Steve Reich masterwork

Posted on February 24, 2017

As a part of the MSUM Freshman/Transfer Scholarship Audition Day this Friday, the MSUM Percussion Ensemble will present an open rehearsal/performance of Steve Reich’s epic masterwork “Music for Mallet Instruments, Voices, and Organ” in the Center for the Arts Art Gallery from 1:30-2:20 p.m. Come listen to this gentle, flowing work which begs the listener to practice “deep listening” to a variety of slowly shifting musical tambres. Admission is free.  Read the rest of this entry →

Game night Feb. 24

Posted on February 24, 2017

Friday, Feb. 24 | 9 p.m. – 12 a.m. | CMU Ballroom

Come out to the CMU Ballroom on Friday, Feb. 24, from 9 p.m. to midnight. Challenge your friends to classic board games and win prizes! Free for students.

Campus News story on FM Autism Support Group airing Feb. 25

Posted on February 24, 2017

Campus News will be doing a story on the FM Autism Support Group that is run by Rachel Stotts from the SLHS department the collaboration with the MSUM students from the Speech/Language/Hearing Sciences program. The story will run on Saturday, Feb. 25 at 7:30 a.m. on Prairie Public television.

Dragon Fire Booster Club hosting viewing party

Posted on February 24, 2017

Join us on Saturday, Feb. 25 at Buffalo Wild Wings in Moorhead to watch the Dragon Women’s Basketball team take on Sioux Falls at 12 noon as part of the NSIC/Sanford Health Basketball Tournament. Free appetizers and door prizes! Everyone is welcome! Learn more at

Students doing service over spring break

Posted on February 24, 2017

College students spend time serving in communities across the country

Are you looking for something to do over spring break? Do you want to travel and make new friends while making a difference in the communities? Well if you answer yes to any of these questions join us on the STLF Pay Forward TourRead the rest of this entry →

MSUM Club Tennis team

Posted on February 24, 2017

I am beginning to start the process of recruiting new people to join the MSUM club tennis team for the 2017-2018 academic year. This is a club team that will travel to different tournaments around both North Dakota and Minnesota. We do require that you have had previous junior varsity/varsity experience or have previously played. If you are interested in joining please contact me through email:

Dragon Mentor applications accepted through Feb. 24

Posted on February 24, 2017

Applications are being accepted for the Dragon Mentor Student Leadership position now through Friday, Feb. 24.

To view the job description and to apply, please go to DragonJobs at the rest of this entry →

Important Advising Information

Posted on February 23, 2017

Advising is right around the corner. Below are important dates to mark on your calendar:

March 1 – Summer and fall courses are posted on eServices
March 13 – Advising begins
March 27 – Summer/fall registration begins

How do I change my major?

Planning to change your major?

Complete the Major, Minor, Certificate, or Advisor Change Form to obtain the necessary signatures and return to the Registrar’s Office.

Speaker: Nick Gaines

Posted on February 23, 2017

Thursday, Feb. 23 | 7:30 p.m. | Glasrud Auditorium

Dragon Entertainment Group is hosting Nick Gaines—an MSUM alum—to speak Thursday, Feb. 23 at 7:30 p.m. in Glasrud Auditorium (Weld Hall). Check out The Group’s social media pages for more information.
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Night at the CA

Posted on February 23, 2017

Thursday, Feb. 23 | 6-8 p.m. | Center for the Arts

Activities, free food and fun. Come play at the CA! Read the rest of this entry →

Join the Economic Society in donating unwanted cellphones

Posted on February 23, 2017

During the month of February, the Economic Society is hosting a phone drive for the Rape and Abuse Crisis Center in support of preventing Rape and Abuse of all types. Donate your unwanted cellphones, cellphone accessories, and chargers at one of our donation boxes across campus. All donations by the Economic Society and Soroptimists International of Moorhead will go to the Rape and Abuse Crisis Center clients to either be used as quick access to 911 or to be sold to raise funds for their needs.

Phones can be donated in drop boxes at these designated areas: Read the rest of this entry →

Support STLF by eating at Space Aliens on Feb. 27

Posted on February 23, 2017

Greetings Earthlings! Help STLF to raise additional funds for our upcoming Pay It Forward Tour to Nashville by enjoying an out of this world meal at Space Alien’s in Fargo on Monday, Feb. 27. Bring the attached flyer with you or save it to you phone and show your waiter or waitress and 20 percent of your bill will be donated to the MSUM Student’s Today Leaders Forever.

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Let your voice be heard, and you could win a Nikon COOLPIX B500 digital camera

Posted on February 23, 2017

MSUM Dining Services conducts a Customer Satisfaction Survey every semester as part of our ongoing efforts to not only meet, but to exceed your needs.

Take our survey from now until March 1, which takes less than 7 minutes. All responses are completely anonymous. The more feedback we get, the better equipped we will be to improve our existing services and develop new ones to meet emerging needs.  Read the rest of this entry →

Dr. T. J. Hansen to present this week’s Undergraduate Math Seminar

Posted on February 22, 2017

Wednesday, Feb. 22 | 4-4:50 p.m. | Bridges 268

Featuring T. J. Hansen | Mathematics: A Language for Discovery and Decision Making  Read the rest of this entry →

Invisible Chaos

Posted on February 22, 2017

Wednesday, Feb. 22 | 7:30-9 p.m. | Weld Hall

“Invisible Chaos” tonight! Students speakers will be sharing their personal stories of how they have struggled with mental health issues. In addition, a panel comprised of faculty and students will be answering questions as to how one might receive help if they are facing a mental health issue like depression, anxiety, or an eating disorder.

“Invisible Chaos” will be held from 7:30-9 p.m. in Weld Hall. Sponsored by Lutheran Campus Ministry. Refreshments will be served. There is no cost to attend.

‘Remember the Titans’ screening

Posted on February 22, 2017

Wednesday, Feb. 22 | 7 p.m. | Langseth 104

Please join the Black Student Union at their screening of the Disney classic, “Remember the Titans.” The event is on Wednesday, Feb. 22 at 7 p.m. in Langseth 104. There will be free food!

Visit the Facebook event for additional information.

Rock Wall belay classes offered at the Wellness Center

Posted on February 22, 2017

The MSUM Wellness Center will be offering belay classes in the rock wall on March 18 and 19. Cost is $20 for students and $30 for community members. The classes will teach participants how to belay (hold people up on the wall with the rope), spot people on the boulder wall, and various other safety procedures. If you are interested, stop in the Wellness Center to sign up. We can’t wait to see you there!

$100,000 shot, 300 stocking hats, PLUS an iPad Pro + $1,000 in gift cards will be given out at Dragon Basketball tomorrow

Posted on February 21, 2017

Wednesday, Feb. 22 | Sanford Health/NSIC Playoffs First Round

WBB @ 6 p.m. vs SMSU

MBB @ 8 p.m. vs CSP Read the rest of this entry →

No. 21 Dragon men open NSIC/Sanford Health Tournament Wednesday vs. CSP

Posted on February 21, 2017

The Minnesota State University Moorhead men’s basketball team opens the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference/Sanford Health tournament at home on Wednesday. MSUM, the top seed from the north division, plays host to Concordia-St. Paul at 8 p.m.

MSUM beat Concordia-St. Paul, 74-60 in December in the only meeting between the two teams this season.  Read the rest of this entry →

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