New Essentia administrator, an MSUM graduate, arrives in middle of $60 million expansion project

By: Patrick Springer, INFORUM FARGO – Timothy Sayler left Fargo-Moorhead more than 30 years ago after graduating from Minnesota State University Moorhead. Now the Wishek, N.D., native has returned as the chief operating officer of Essentia Health’s West Region. It’s a homecoming from another standpoint, inasmuch that Sayler started his career with Altru Health in Grand Forks, where he […]

Influence on Community: Southern-born librarian is Fargo’s go-to planner

By: Meredith Holt, INFORUM “Women of Influence” is an ongoing series exploring the women in our community who have the most impact and influence. Each profile will explore a different element of influence and redefine what it means. MOORHEAD – Brittney Goodman spends her days navigating the stacks of the Minnesota State University Moorhead library. But good luck figuring […]

Biz, education degrees dominate area colleges

By: Cali Owings, INFORUM FARGO – Each year, Fargo-Moorhead area colleges graduate a higher proportion of education and business students than students in any other field. Of the 87,000 students who have earned bachelor’s degrees from North Dakota State University, Minnesota State University Moorhead and Concordia College in the past 25 years, nearly a third studied business or education […]

Art education major founds Art Club for homeless children; featured in Fargo Forum

Springing from work done in Steve Grineski’s Ed. 310 class, art education major Marissa Van Vleet continued her social justice work by volunteering at Churches United for the Homeless on Saturday mornings running an art club for children. Van Vleet’s advisor Brad Bachmeier hopes to turn this into a sustainable program in the future. Read more in The Forum article.

Women’s and Gender Studies professor, Kandace Creel Falcon, talks with WDAY on recent change to Facebook

Facebook users have a few more options to identify themselves By: Becky Parker, WDAY Fargo, N.D. (WDAY TV) -For many, a social networking profile is an online identity. And today, Facebook took a step to allow people to identify themselves the way they want. Users can now choose from 58 different gender options. The change from Facebook was announced […]