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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 →

2017 Tri-College NEW Leadership Development Institute

Posted on February 27, 2017

Do you know a woman who cares deeply about serving her community and deserves the opportunity to have her leadership interest recognized, mentored, and inspired? If so, please encourage her to apply to attend the 2017 Tri-College NEW (National Education for Women’s) Leadership Development Institute, to be held May 17-21, 2017 at Minnesota State University Moorhead. The intensive five-day residential program is designed to provide leadership training, inspiration, and support for women in the upper Midwest who do not have extensive leadership experience. There is particular emphasis on recruiting women from groups that have typically been underrepresented voices in the political process.  Read the rest of this entry →

MSUM Collaborative Student Exhibition at Plains Art Museum Oct. 13

Posted on October 05, 2016

In tandem with a series of month long events called “Printober” focused on printmaking at the Plains Art Museum, Corinne Teed’s intermediate printmaking class created a collaborative screenprint installation titled “Fragile Preservation: A Tallgrass Community” that will be installed in the museum’s sky bridge. The students developed a collaborative public work focused on ecology and threatened species in the tallgrass prairie after a guided tour at the MSUM Science Center by Biology Professor Dr. Alison Wallace.

The exhibition opens on Thursday, Oct. 13 from 6–8 p.m. Also opening that night is a Tri-College print exchange titled “The Matrix” featuring prints of students, faculty and alumni of MSUM, NDSU and Concordia.

Zombie Run 5K

Posted on October 05, 2016

Saturday, Oct. 29 | Benson Bunker Field House, NDSU  Read the rest of this entry →

Safe Zone Program Training

Posted on September 30, 2016

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion is excited to announce our updated Safe Zone Program.

The Safe Zone Program is a collaborative initiative with Minnesota State Community and Technical College that consists of interactive trainings where participants will learn about the LGBTQ+ community, campus resources, the importance of inclusive language and creating safe spaces, and how to be a supportive advocate and ally for LGBTQ+ social justice and equality. The program is open to staff, faculty, and administrators from MSUM and M State.  Read the rest of this entry →

Diversity and Inclusion Event

Posted on September 28, 2016

DAY OF THE DEAD CELEBRATION

Sept. 28 | 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. | Intercultural Center – CMU 121  Read the rest of this entry →

Careers in Public Health

Posted on September 26, 2016

Wednesday, Sept. 28 | 12 p.m. | Langseth Hall 118  Read the rest of this entry →

A Taste of Waldorf: A Holistic Approach to Education of the Young Child

Posted on August 02, 2016

Aug. 15-18 | 8:15 a.m. – 5 p.m. | Concordia College Read the rest of this entry →

Tri-College NEW Leadership Development Institute Awarded $5,000 Grant

Posted on July 01, 2016

The Tri-College NEW (National Education for Women’s) Leadership Development Institute, coordinated by Dr. Deborah White, Sociology, was recently awarded a $5,000 grant from the Fargo-Moorhead Area Foundation Women’s Fund. The grant will be used to help fund the 2017 Institute.  Read the rest of this entry →

Brandt Appointed to M State Children’s Health Behavioral Program Advisory Board

Posted on May 06, 2016

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 →

Tri-College History Lecture ‘Playing Games in Class: How Reacting to the Past Changes the Way We Learn’

Posted on April 27, 2016

Wednesday, April 27 | 7 p.m. | Center for Business 10927

Dr. Sean Taylor will be presenting at the Tri-College History Lecture, at 7 p.m. on April 27 at the MSUM Center for Business room 109.

As part of his sabbatical teaching at the University at Agder in Kristiansand, Norway, Dr. Sean Taylor introduced a radical new game-based pedagogy called Reacting to the Past. Dr. Taylor hoped that Norwegian students would find it as engaging as American students did. Since faculty at Minnesota State University Moorhead had used the Reacting to the Past pedagogy with excellent results, Taylor also hoped his Norwegian colleagues would have the same success.

This talk will highlight Professor Taylor’s research into Reacting-based student learning for critical thinking and language development both in the United States and Norway. As part of the talk, MSUM students Rachelle Ihme, Aaron Beck, and Emma Ricke will present their experiences in the classroom with Reacting to the Past.

Lecture is free and open to the public. For more information or questions please contact the History, Languages, Critical Race and Women’s Studies Department at 218-477-2812.

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