Writing Intensive Assessment Report and Scheduled Brownbag Discussion Sessions

The purpose of this Writing Intensive Assessment Work Group was to determine to what extent students at MSUM are able to meet the current Writing Intensive Competencies. In order to accomplish this task, a faculty-generated rubric was created. Papers used in this project were collected from both Dragon Core (DC) and Major Writing Intensive courses offered during Fall Semester 2009 […]

Changes ahead at MSUM’s Corrick Center for at-risk students

By Amy Dalyrymple The Forum A unique Minnesota State University Moorhead program has helped at-risk students transition into college since 1972. But significant changes are on the way for the Corrick Center after a task force identified concerns about low graduation rates. The Corrick Center for General Education is an alternative entry program for students who don’t meet automatic admission […]

Interview schedule for Dean of University College finalists

Three finalists for the position of Dean of University College are scheduled to hold open forums for the MSUM community. The forums are scheduled for May 6 and May 7 and all members of the MSUM community are invited to attend. These forums are an opportunity to learn more about the finalists and to submit comments on their qualifications to the search committee. The Dean of University College will play a key role in leading the following: Corrick Center, Dragon Core and its assessment, Writing Intensive Program, First Year Seminar, Learning Communities, Honors, Academic Programs for Undecided Students, University Studies, Personal Development courses, and Service Learning. Click headline for interview schedule.