MSUM Women’s Center Celebrates 30 Years

Minnesota State University Moorhead’s Women’s Center is celebrating its 30th anniversary this month.    The MSUM Women’s Center opened on November 13, 1990, due to MSUM students and faculty activism. Three women came together to draft a proposal to establish the Center, submitted to then-president Roland Dille. A year later, they held a press conference to rally more support. Dr. Karen Branden, now […]

MSUM Receives State Breastfeeding-Friendly Recognition

MSUM has been named a Breastfeeding Friendly Workplace by the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) for its contributions to the health of parents and their babies. MDH recognizes workplaces and county health departments that have demonstrated their commitment to supporting breastfeeding employees by creating a workplace lactation support program. MSUM is one of 171  breastfeeding-friendly workplaces recognized by MDH.     […]

WGS Colloquium: ‘Tackling Goliath: How Students Won and Why I Archived It’

Friday, March 29 | 11:45 a.m. – 1 p.m. | Women’s Center (Bridges 154) This month, Women’s Center Coordinator Dana Bisignani will give a talk about her four-year long student activist campaign, which succeeded in establishing a rape crisis center at Purdue University, and why she archived materials from the campaign following its success. Before the campaign, Purdue had been the only Big 10 university not to have a crisis center. […]

Three Dragons recognized as YWCA Cass Clay Women of the Year 2019 nominees

We’re so proud to have three members of the Dragon family recognized as YWCA Cass Clay Women of the Year Nominees: Dana Bisignani, MSUM Women’s Center Coordinator Dr. Ruth Lumb, MSUM Paseka School of Business Professor Kirsten Jensen, Chief Marketing Officer Thirty-five fascinating women and exceptional organizations will be in the spotlight as YWCA Cass Clay hosts its 46th annual Women of the Year awards event. […]