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What’s happening in Marketing

Posted on September 13, 2017

The Marketing and Communications Office will share monthly updates about how we are sharing the stories of transformed lives.

  • Two new employees joined the marketing team: Ryan Koehler, graphic designer, and Carol Hall, print shop coordinator.
  • New Life Transformed TV and radio spots started airing on local stations. Social media ads are also running in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin.
  • A new magazine, Bravo, was designed for the College of Arts, Media & Communication.  Read the rest of this entry →

Marketing Team Earns Awards for Magazine

Posted on March 02, 2015

The MSUM Marketing Team earned several awards at Friday night’s American Advertising Federation’s (AAF-ND) ADDY Awards. The annual ADDY Awards program honors excellence in advertising and cultivates the highest creative standards. It is the only creative awards program administered by the advertising industry for the industry. Each year, AdFed members from around the country enter more than 60,000 samples of their best work, making the ADDYs the world’s largest advertising competition.

MSUM took home the following awards: Read the rest of this entry →

Marketing & Communications team members attend and present at FargoConnect

Posted on September 05, 2014

Wednesday, Sept. 3, representatives of the MSUM Marketing & Communications Department attended and presented at the first FargoConnect conference, which focused on best practices for marketing with social media.

David Wahlberg, the executive director of marketing & communications, was invited to speak on the success MSUM (@MSUMoorhead) experienced during last spring’s two commencement ceremonies.

“The presentation I gave represented the work of a lot of people and the participation of hundreds of commencement tweeters,” Wahlberg said. “We were asked to share our experience by conference organizers because they saw MSUM in a social media leadership role and that others would appreciate learning from our experience. Judging from the feedback, the audience appreciated hearing our story.”

Digital marketing specialist Meghan Feir and marketing intern Danielle Rebel also attended the social media conference, along with various MSUM students and other faculty and staff members across campus.

MSUM installs webcam

Posted on August 04, 2014

The MSUM Marketing and Communications Office, with assistance from the Information Technology Department, has installed a webcam facing the center of the campus mall, providing viewers live streaming video 24/7.

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New members added to senior executive team

Posted on July 24, 2014

Administrators representing diversity and IT have been added to President Anne Blackhurst’s senior executive team. Daniel Heckaman, chief information officer, and Donna Brown, in her new capacity as chief diversity officer, now serve on the Senior Executive Council. In addition, Andrea Kubat, recently appointed to succeed Brown as interim chief human resources officer serves on the team.

“As the executive leadership team for the university, Senior Executive Council sets the direction and strategy for MSUM,” said President Blackhurst. “Collectively, we are responsible for ensuring the achievement of MSUM’s goals and objectives, so it’s critical that all of the key divisions in the university are represented.” Read the rest of this entry →

Students invited to university budget forum

Posted on October 18, 2013

Students are invited to a special university budget forum from 11 – 11: 50 a.m., Friday, Oct. 18 in Center for Business 111.  Join Provost Anne Blackhurst, Student Senate President Kevin Struxness, and Marketing and Communications Executive Director David Wahlberg to ask questions and share your thoughts on the university’s budget.

MSUM’s 125th anniversary work underway

Posted on May 16, 2013

Cross-campus team planning activities for yearlong celebration

A 125th committee comprised of faculty, staff, faculty emeriti and alumni have been meeting since October to plan MSU Moorhead’s 125th anniversary. Many of the 125th anniversary activities include partnering with existing events that occur during the year.

The yearlong celebration kicks off July 4th with the holiday’s traditional events, entertainment and fireworks, along with additional anniversary themed activities.  Read the rest of this entry →

Town Hall slides available on website

Posted on February 08, 2013

The slides from yesterday’s Town Hall meetings are now available on the website.

The meetings yesterday addressed:

  • Introduction of Mary Bruck, Interim VP for Enrollment Management
  • Academic Alignment and Strategic Planning Efforts from Provost Anne Blackhurst
  • MSUM’s Five-Point Digital Strategy to Market the University from Executive Director David Wahlberg
  • And more

MSUM Town Hall meetings tomorrow

Posted on February 06, 2013

MSUM Town Hall meeting schedule for  Thursday, Feb. 7 is as follows:

6:30 a.m.—Owens 201
10:30 a.m.—CMU Ballroom, Sections A&B
1:30 p.m.—CMU Ballroom, Sections A&B

Topics will include: Read the rest of this entry →

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