Holtan earns three writing awards at NDPC spring conference

Merrie Sue Holtan, Assistant Professor of Communication Studies, earned three writing awards from North Dakota Professional Communicators at the NDSU spring conference. She placed first in Sports Writing and Home Writing and also third in the Home Writing category. The first place entries will be competing in the National Federation of Presswomen competition in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania this September.


Thursday, Nov. 16 | 3-4:30 p.m. | Robinson Room Calling all Communication Studies students! Join Communicators in Action for Commsgiving, November 16 from 3-4:30 p.m. in the Robinson Room.

Alumna to enter Handmaids of the Heart of Jesus as postulant

Melissa Haas ’15 (communication studies) is entering the Handmaids of the Heart of Jesus as a postulant on Aug. 27. Haas is the third MSUM student to enter a religious vocation under the direction of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Moorhead, which offers room and board to students attending area higher education institutions. To read more about Haas’ journey, visit […]

Communication Studies senior seminar survey

How are classes going? Did you have an expectation when you walked into class? Maybe hear about the professor before you took the class? The students of the communication studies senior seminar course would like to know your thoughts! We invite you to participate in a short 10-minute survey to help us better understand professor-student interpersonal relationships and students’ expectations. […]