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Pulse Mentorship Program

Posted on October 19, 2017

Students and staff from SPECTRUM and the Rainbow Dragon Center are excited to announce a new mentorship program to support LGBTQ+ college students in the Fargo-Moorhead community. The Pulse Mentorship Program is a LGBTQ+ mentorship program that matches LGBTQ+ students with LGBTQ+ or ally mentors from the Fargo-Moorhead community. This program seeks to create a safe space for students to be themselves and explore their identity, provide resources and guidance, engage in open dialogues and discussion, assist in navigating workplace or school environments, help develop goals for their future plans, connect students to the larger LGBTQ+ community, and offer support.  Read the rest of this entry →

Hamrick presents at Science, Religion, and Lunch Seminar

Posted on October 17, 2017

Tuesday, Oct. 17 | 12-1 p.m. | NDSU Memorial Union

Please join the Science, Religion, and Lunch Seminars (SRLS) hosted by the Northern Plains Ethics Institute for Stephen Hamrick’s “Teaching Religious Studies in the 21st Century College Classroom.” The talk will begin promptly at 12 p.m. on Oct. 17 in the Memorial Union’s Arikara room (on the second floor) at North Dakota State University. Hamrick is Professor of English Literature & Religious Studies at Minnesota State University Moorhead.  Read the rest of this entry →

Pulse Mentorship Program

Posted on September 29, 2017

Students and staff from SPECTRUM and the Rainbow Dragon Center are excited to announce a new mentorship program to support LGBTQ+ college students in the Fargo-Moorhead community. The Pulse Mentorship Program is a LGBTQ+ mentorship program that matches LGBTQ+ students with LGBTQ+ or ally mentors from the Fargo-Moorhead community. This program seeks to create a safe space for students to be themselves and explore their identity, provide resources and guidance, engage in open dialogues and discussion, assist in navigating workplace or school environments, help develop goals for their future plans, connect students to the larger LGBTQ+ community, and offer support.  Read the rest of this entry →

Take Back the Night BBQ, Rally, and March Against Sexual Violence

Posted on September 20, 2017

 Wednesday, Sept. 20 | 6-9 p.m. | Campus Mall

Join MSUM, Concordia College, and Minnesota State Community and Technical College for our annual BBQ and rally on the MSUM Campus Mall on Wednesday, Sept. 20. This year, we celebrate the 45th anniversary of Title IX, which guarantees every student the right to an education free from discrimination based on sex. 1 in 3 women and 1 in 6 men will experience intimate partner abuse, sexual violence, or stalking  in their lifetime. Do you #KnowyourIX?  Read the rest of this entry →

EEG Core Facility Open House

Posted on September 20, 2017

Friday, Sept. 22 | 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. | NDSU Minard Hall 232

NDSU’s Center for Visual and Cognitive Neuroscience in the Department of Psychology will host an open house showcasing the capabilities and services offered by the High Density EEG/Neurostimulation Core Facility on Friday, Sept. 22.  Read the rest of this entry →

Free Baby sign language demonstration class offered

Posted on September 20, 2017

Thursday, Sept. 21 | 6-6:30 p.m. | NDSU Infant Cognitive Development Lab

Join us for a free informational presentation on baby sign language! The Infant Cognitive Development Lab is partnering with NDSU Extension Services. The demonstration will be held Sept. 21, 2017 in the Infant Cognitive Development Lab at NDSU from 6-6:30 p.m.  Read the rest of this entry →

Take Back the Night

Posted on September 14, 2017

 Wednesday, Sept. 20 | 6-9 p.m. | Campus Mall

Join MSUM, Concordia College, and Minnesota State Community and Technical College for our annual BBQ and rally on the MSUM Campus Mall on Wednesday, Sept. 20. This year, we celebrate the 45th anniversary of Title IX, which guarantees every student the right to an education free from discrimination based on sex. 1 in 3 women and 1 in 6 men will experience intimate partner abuse, sexual violence, or stalking  in their lifetime. Do you #KnowyourIX?  Read the rest of this entry →

Gillett, Pierson Ellingson’s article published in The Reading Teacher

Posted on September 14, 2017

Erin Gillett, School of Teaching and Learning, and her colleague Susan Pierson Ellingson, Concordia College Department of Education, have published an article in the September/October issue of The Reading Teacher, a peer-reviewed journal of the International Literacy Association. Their article is titled, “How Will I KNow What My Students Need? Preparing Preservice Teachers to Use Running Records to Make Instructional Decisions.”

Weekly Friday swing dancing to start Sept. 8

Posted on September 08, 2017

Friday, Sept. 8 | 8-11 p.m. | CMU Underground

It doesn’t matter if you have two left feet or have been dancing for years. You are sure to have fun at the Tri-College Swing Dance Club’s first event of the semester the in the Comstock Memorial Union Underground. Exactly what does swing dance have to offer?
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Tri-College S’mores Social

Posted on September 01, 2017

Wednesday, Sept. 6 | 6-10 p.m. | MSUM Campus Mall

Join MSUM, NDSU, and Concordia’s LGBT+ student organizations SPECTRUM, SAGA, and Pride Alliance for our Tri-College S’mores Social on Sept. 6 from 6-10 p.m. at the MSUM campus mall near the library. S’mores and lawn games will be provided!

Council on Undergraduate Research president’s op-ed published in Forum

Posted on June 26, 2017

The Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) President—and Concordia College Professor—Susan Larson advocates for undergraduate research in the Fargo Forum.

In “Undergraduate Research Opportunities Foster Creative and Innovative Thinkers,” an op-ed in the June 14 issue of Fargo’s newspaper The Forum, CUR president Susan Larson (Concordia College, MN) called attention to the contributions of undergraduate research to the nation and the skills that it builds in students.

Great Gatsby Night

Posted on April 21, 2017

Friday, April 21 | Lessons: 8-9 p.m. | Open dance: 9-11 p.m. | CMU

Come one come all to the Comstock Memorial Union on Friday, April 21 for the Tri-College Swing Dance Club’s Great Gatsby Night! Never danced before? Local non-profit swing dance group Lindy of the North has you covered with beginner lessons from 8-9 p.m. Just $2 gives you access to lessons form top-tier dancers, mocktails served by The Eleven, a costume contest with PRIZES, and an open dance from 9-11 p.m. No partner? No problem! Not a college student? Not a problem! All are welcome at Great Gatsby Night.

Relay For Life of Moorhead Colleges

Posted on April 21, 2017

Saturday, April 22 | 12 p.m. – 12 a.m. | Olson Forum, Concordia College

Join Moorhead Colleges Against Cancer to remember loved ones lost, honor survivors of all cancers and raise money to make a global impact on cancer. Relay For Life of Moorhead Colleges will take place April 22 at Olson Forum, Concordia College from 12 p.m. to 12 a.m. There will be fundraising, games, food, entertainment and more! Check out the MSUM Colleges Against Cancer Facebook page for the itinerary and more information about Relay.

Sign up for the volleyball tournament at Relay For Life of Moorhead Colleges

Posted on April 13, 2017

Help support the fight to end cancer by creating a volleyball team for the tournament at Relay For Life of Moorhead Colleges on April 22. The tournament starts at 2 p.m. in Olson Forum, Concordia College. Anyone is welcome to participate. The cost is $25 per team and each team must have 6-10 people. Registration ends April 20.

Contact Chelsy Ness at nessch@mnstate.edu if you’d like to create a team.

Rainbow Prom

Posted on April 07, 2017

Saturday, April 8 | 8 p.m. – Midnight | Pride Collective and Community Center (1105 1st Ave S, Fargo)

Join LGBTQIA+ students and allies for a night of dancing, music, mocktails, snacks, prizes, community, and fun! One student per couple/group must present ID from MSUM, NDSU, Concordia, M State, NDSCS or UND. Students who are not comfortable presenting their ID can contact Kari Barnick at barnickka@mnstate.edu  for an alternate admissions ticket. No glitter please.  Read the rest of this entry →

Driving Simulator Core Facility Open House

Posted on March 31, 2017

The Center for Visual and Cognitive Neuroscience Driving Simulator Core Facility in the Department of Psychology will host an open house for the Driving Simulator Core Facility on Friday, March 31. The open house will give potential researchers an opportunity to tour the facility, drive the simulator, hear how other successful researchers have used the facility to address their research questions and discuss new research ideas and directions.  Read the rest of this entry →

Woodlands and High Plains Powwow

Posted on March 31, 2017

The 28th annual Woodlands and High Plains Powwow will be held April 1, 2017, in Nemzek Fieldhouse on the Minnesota State University Moorhead (MSUM) campus. This year’s theme is “Mni Wiconi (Water is Life): Standing Together.” The WHPP is sponsored by MSUM, Concordia College, Minnesota State Community and Technical College Moorhead (M State), and North Dakota State University (NDSU).

A traditional powwow is a time to celebrate and renew friendships. In addition, this powwow celebrates the educational experiences of American Indian students in higher education and the sharing of tribal cultures in the FM area.  Read the rest of this entry →

3 vs 3 Shooting for a Cure Basketball Tournament

Posted on March 30, 2017

Saturday, April 8 | 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. | Olson Forum, Concordia College

Moorhead Colleges Against Cancer is hosting 3 vs 3 basketball tournament Saturday, April 8 at Olson Forum, Concordia College from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. There is a men’s and women’s division and anyone can participate.  Read the rest of this entry →

2nd Annual Black Lives Matter Banquet

Posted on March 22, 2017

Monday, April 24 | 4:30-7:30 p.m. | CMU Ballroom

Join us for the 2nd Annual Black Lives Matter Banquet. There will be a full dinner served alongside a night of entertainment and education. This year’s theme is “empowerment” and will feature spoken word, hip-hop, music, dance and more!  Read the rest of this entry →

MSUM Colleges Against Cancer looking for Relay for Life teams

Posted on March 17, 2017

Calling all MSUM groups and organizations: MSUM Colleges Against Cancer is looking for groups of people interested in creating a team for Relay For Life of Moorhead Colleges. Each team sets up a booth at the event and fundraises for the American Cancer Society by collecting donations for food, goods, games and/or activities. Any individual team member who raises $150 or more by April 10 will receive a free T-shirt!  Read the rest of this entry →

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