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College for Kids & Teens awarded Lake Region Arts Council grant

Posted on April 21, 2017

MSUM College for Kids & Teens has been awarded $9,550 in grant support from Lake Region Arts Council (LRAC) for Summer 2017. This is the sixth year in a row that the program has applied for and been awarded money from LRAC to support their K-12 courses in the arts.

The $9,550 will be used to support need-based scholarships for K-12 students that want to attend MSUM College for Kids & Teens Arts courses. Examples of courses that students could take include: Science and Art of Making Soap, Clay and Toy Animation, Peculiar Painting, Water Wonder World, Dare to Design, Kids and Clay and many more.  Read the rest of this entry →

MSUM Physics & Astronomy Seminar Series

Posted on April 21, 2017

The Martens Observatory: UND’s and North Dakota’s Largest Telescope Facility

Friday, April 21 | 3 p.m. | Hagen 325  Read the rest of this entry →

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.

An Evening of Dance

Posted on April 21, 2017

Saturday, April 22 | 7:30 p.m. | Hansen Theatre

On Saturday, April 22, at 7:30 p.m. in Hansen Theatre, the School of Performing Arts presents a dynamic dance concert featuring the work of student dancers and choreographers, including ballet, hip-hop, modern, lyrical, musical theatre styles and tap. For tickets, go to mnstate.edu/tickets, or visit or call the MSUM Box Office at (218) 477-2271 M-F from noon to 4 p.m. Tickets also available at the door.

March for Science – Fargo/Moorhead

Posted on April 21, 2017

Saturday, April 22 | 3-4:30 p.m. | MSUM Campus Mall

Science and Math matter! Show your support for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math!

The non-partisan March for Science – Fargo/Moorhead is scheduled to coincide with the national March for Science this Saturday, April 22. The Fargo/Moorhead event will run 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on the campus mall at MSUM.  Read the rest of this entry →

Dragon SAAC Hosts Grill Out to Support Make-A-Wish Foundation on April 22

Posted on April 21, 2017

Saturday, April 22 | Nemzek Hall

During the Red & White Celebration on Saturday, April 22, the MSUM Student-Athlete Advisory Committee will be hosting a Grill Out in support of the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Full lunches (brats/hamburgers, chips, & drink) are $5 and will be served between 11:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. We would love to see you there in support of Dragon Athletics and Make-A-Wish!  (Shannon Galegher, SAAC President)  Read the rest of this entry →

International Student Sash Ceremony

Posted on April 21, 2017

Thursday, May 11 | 4-6 p.m. | CMU Ballroom

We are honored to announce our graduating international students during our Sash Ceremony. Please join International Student Services in congratulating our graduates by attending the Sash Ceremony. The spring semester Sash Ceremony will be on Thursday, May 11 in the CMU Ballroom from 4-6 p.m. The Sash Ceremony is a presentation of Sashes from the students’ country of citizenship. Please attend the Sash Ceremony to witness the presentation of Sashes.  Read the rest of this entry →

#CMUCelebrating50: Day 4

Posted on April 21, 2017

Comstock Memorial Union opened its doors to the public April 24, 1967 making this April 24 the 50th anniversary of the CMU. The 50th year celebration of the CMU will be held Friday, April 28 with a range of fun activities throughout the evening such as bingo, trivia, a photo booth and more!  Read the rest of this entry →

20″ iMacs for sale

Posted on April 21, 2017

Minnesota State University Moorhead will have the following computers available for sale:  20” iMac (all in one) – $225 (plus tax). The sale runs 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays until sold out.  Read the rest of this entry →

Find the 50: Week 3

Posted on April 21, 2017

Congratulations to last week’s winner of 50 in the CMU, Brianna Bradley. This week’s Find the 50 theme is 50 in the Least Likely Place. Get creative and share your photo with the #CMUCelebrating50 hashtag or tag @MSUMStudentLife! Check out our blog for the official rules and details.  Read the rest of this entry →

HLC Open Forums

Posted on April 20, 2017

Minnesota State University Moorhead is holding several open forums as part of its periodic evaluation by its regional accreditation agency. The open forums for students, faculty, staff and the community will be held on MSUM’s campus Monday, April 24.

Staff Open Forum | 9 a.m. | CMU Ballroom A
Faculty Open Forum | 3 p.m. | CMU
Student Open Forum | 4:15 p.m. | CMU Ballroom A
General Public Open Forum | 4:15 p.m. | CMU 205  Read the rest of this entry →

Moorhead Magazine looking for entrepreneurship-related story ideas

Posted on April 20, 2017

The marketing team is working on the next issue of the Moorhead Magazine, which will feature the theme of innovation and entrepreneurship. It can include alumni and students from all majors.  We are looking for story ideas for the following:

  • Alumni who quit the work grind to start their own companies
  • Alumni start ups
  • Psychological profile of an entrepreneur
  • Failures – alumni who’ve failed (many times) and gone on to success
  • Grit and heart
  • Student entrepreneurs and/or alumni who started their businesses while in college
  • Dragon Consulting – companies with alumni who’ve used Dragon Consulting and benefits, etc.
  • Any other suggestions you might have

If you know alumni or students who might be interested in sharing their story, please email kristi.monson@mnstate.edu.

Are you a student entrepreneur?

Posted on April 20, 2017

The marketing team is working on the next issue of the Moorhead Magazine, which will feature the theme of innovation and entrepreneurship. We are looking for story ideas featuring student entrepreneurs and/or alumni who started their businesses while in college. If you have a story to share, please email email kristi.monson@mnstate.edu.

Student Organization Award Ceremony recipients

Posted on April 20, 2017

Last night the 2017 Annual Student Organization Awards Ceremony was held. Please help congratulate the following award recipients:  Read the rest of this entry →

Greg Toutges receives 2017 Professional Excellence in Service Award

Posted on April 20, 2017

Greg Toutges, Disability Resource Center Director, received the 2017 Professional Excellence in Service Award presented by the Minnesota State Board of Trustees yesterday, April 19, 2017.

During the luncheon, seven award nominees from Minnesota State universities, along with 31 Outstanding Educators from colleges throughout the state, were recognized by the Board of Trustees.

The Professional Excellence in Service Award acknowledges outstanding service to our universities and to the Minnesota State system. It recognizes the key role service faculty fulfill at our system’s universities in advising and counseling students; in the recruitment, retention, and placement of students; in residential life programming; in facilitation of student groups and student leadership; and other involvement in university and community activities.  Read the rest of this entry →

MSUM’s Earth Day Festival hosted by SSA

Posted on April 20, 2017

Thursday, April 20 | 12-9:30 p.m. | Campus Mall

Sustainable Students Association will be hosting MSUM’s annual Earth Day Festival on Thursday, April 20. This event is free and open to anyone in the community!  Read the rest of this entry →

MSUM Campus Clean-Up Day

Posted on April 20, 2017

Thursday, April 20| 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

The Facilities, Grounds & Safety Committee is excited to bring back MSUM campus clean-up day. We are planning for April 20, 2017, in conjunction with the student Earth Day celebration (Earth Day is April 22).  Read the rest of this entry →

Equal Education for all? Dismantling the School to Prison Pipeline

Posted on April 20, 2017

Thursday, April 20 | 7 p.m. | Glasrud Auditorum 

Panel Discussion  Read the rest of this entry →

KMSC interviews ElectroCult Circus

Posted on April 20, 2017

Friday, April 21 | 11:30 a.m. | dragonradio.org

Listen to DJ Meditation (Cha Vang, Film Production major) interview ElectroCult Circus on Friday, April 21 at 11:30 a.m. CT. Post questions for them on our Facebook event pageRead the rest of this entry →

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