News @ Minnesota State University Moorhead


Moorhead Magazine is looking for service, missions, ministry ideas

Posted on September 18, 2017

The marketing team is working on the next issue of the Moorhead Magazine, which will feature the theme of service, missions and ministry representing alumni and students from all majors. Below are examples of the kinds of stories we’re looking for. Please share any and all ideas you think might broadly fit into this theme.  Read the rest of this entry →

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 →

Moorhead Magazine looking for entrepreneurship-related story ideas

Posted on April 20, 2017

The marketing team is working on the next issue of the Moorhead Magazine, which will feature the theme of innovation and entrepreneurship. It can include alumni and students from all majors.  We are looking for story ideas for the following:

  • Alumni who quit the work grind to start their own companies
  • Alumni start ups
  • Psychological profile of an entrepreneur
  • Failures – alumni who’ve failed (many times) and gone on to success
  • Grit and heart
  • Student entrepreneurs and/or alumni who started their businesses while in college
  • Dragon Consulting – companies with alumni who’ve used Dragon Consulting and benefits, etc.
  • Any other suggestions you might have

If you know alumni or students who might be interested in sharing their story, please email kristi.monson@mnstate.edu.

Are you a student entrepreneur?

Posted on April 20, 2017

The marketing team is working on the next issue of the Moorhead Magazine, which will feature the theme of innovation and entrepreneurship. We are looking for story ideas featuring student entrepreneurs and/or alumni who started their businesses while in college. If you have a story to share, please email email kristi.monson@mnstate.edu.

Seeking alumni working in the health & medical sciences

Posted on March 31, 2016

We are working on the next issue of the Moorhead Magazine, and we want to feature a broad theme of people working in the health and medical sciences field. BUT, we’re not simply looking for doctors! Here are some ideas to broaden your thinking of alumni you think would be good to feature in the magazine:

* medical illustrator, writer, author
* pilot who flies for hospitals
* person working with medical marijuana
* medical waste management Read the rest of this entry →

Marketing team earns Silver Addy awards

Posted on March 02, 2016

The MSUM Marketing team earned two awards at the annual ADDY Awards program Feb. 26. The awards program honors excellence in advertising and cultivates the highest creative standards. The team received silver awards in the category of Collateral Material: Magazine Design for the Moorhead Magazine Fall 2015 and in the category Still Photography: Digitally Enhanced, Single for the Bakken Imports Photo done for Moorhead Magazine Spring 2015.

The magazine team includes Kristi Monson, Derek Lien, Meghan Feir, Katie Faken, David Arntson and Jennifer Donahue. It was former photographer Ande Sailer’s photo that won the award for the Bakken Imports Photo. Dave Wahlberg is executive editor.

MSUM alumni who are employees gathered for photo last week

Posted on May 11, 2015

Last week, alumni, who are also employees of MSUM, gathered for a photo. Out of MSUM’s 774 employees, 234 of them are also MSUM graduates.  These photos will be included in the fall issue of the Moorhead Magazine.

Thank you to everyone who braved the rain, wore their Dragon gear and showed up for the picture! Read the rest of this entry →

Submit your story ideas for the next issue of the Moorhead Magazine

Posted on May 04, 2015

The marketing team is working on the next issue of the Moorhead Magazine, which will feature a homecoming theme. We are looking for story ideas for the following:

* Alumni who left Fargo-Moorhead and later returned to the area for jobs.
* Generations (three or more) of families who have attended MSUM.

If you know someone who might be willing to share their story, please email magazine@mnstate.edu.

Moorhead Magazine in your mailbox and online

Posted on April 07, 2015

Magazine-Spr2015-Cover-140x100The Spring issue of Moorhead Magazine was delivered to campus mailboxes last week and is also available to view online. This issue features stories from the Bakken—but not the same stories you read elsewhere. Read about how alumni artists are responding to North Dakota’s oil boom, and view the extended art gallery online; journalists report how the Bakken has impacted their work and communities; alumni teachers share their struggles of working with a transient population; and guest writer Karl Leonard, associate professor in the Department of Anthropology and Earth Science, writes about the Bakken and the MSUM connection.

We value your feedback. Tell us what you think by emailing Kristi at kristi.monson@mnstate.edu. Have an idea for a future issue? Please let us know.

Ken Jaeger Transforms Communities in Need

Posted on January 12, 2015

By Danielle Rebel

Every child dreams of what they want to be when they grow up.

For some, it’s a firefighter; for others, a ballerina. Still others dream of being doctors, lawyers, or basketball stars.

Ken Jaeger dreamed of helping the poor.

Jaeger, a ’83 community health graduate and 2014 distinguished alumnus, was inspired to help the poor at a young age. His mother, who grew up in El Paso, Texas, took Jaeger over the border to Juarez, Mexico, where poverty was rampant.

Read more on our online Moorhead Magazine.

Moorhead Magazine seeking story suggestions on Bakken area for next issue

Posted on September 09, 2014

The next issue of Moorhead Magazine will feature alumni, faculty and/or students working in the Bakken area. Stories will explore how the Bakken boom has impacted their work, their lives, their communities.

This could include people working in geosciences, photography, business, education, social work, education, construction, sociology, journalism, medicine, real estate, film, music, law enforcement, health care, law, etc. The sky’s the limit!

If you have a story suggestion, please share with Kristi Monson, kristi.monson@mnstate.edu. We are finalizing stories soon.

Check out the newly launched Moorhead Magazine online edition

Posted on August 13, 2014

If you can’t wait to receive your print edition of the Minnesota State University Moorhead Magazine, check out our newly launched online magazine website. In our online edition, we have included additional photo galleries and stories that couldn’t make it into the print edition. Please visit often and stay connected!

“Moorhead Magazine” celebrates MSUM’s 125th anniversary

Posted on March 19, 2014

To commemorate our quasquicentennial, “Moorhead Magazine” created a list of things we (and you) love about MSUM!

What are some of your favorite things, Dragons?

Send your comments to magazine@mnstate.edu to let us know what you think of our latest issue!

issuu.com/msumoorhead

 

Safari has lowest priced movies in town

Posted on March 11, 2014

Austin Maddox, class of 2010 and general manager of Safari Theatre, called to say their movie tickets are lower than what’s published in the “Moorhead Magazine.” Tickets are $2.50 Monday-Thursday evenings and all matinees; Friday-Sunday evening tickets are $3.50. Still the lowest priced movies in town!

MSUM Marketing & Communications wins two gold Addys, one silver

Posted on March 03, 2014

MSUM’s Marketing & Communications team took home two gold Addys and one silver for the re-branded “Moorhead Magazine.”

The Addy Awards, put on by the American Advertising Federation of North Dakota, took place Friday, Feb. 28 at the Holiday Inn in Fargo.

Gold Addy-Publication Design, Editorial Spread or Feature for “Philosophy of Brewing”
Derek Lien, Designer
Courtney Larson, Writer
Meghan Feir, Contributing Writer
Ande Sailer, Photographer Read the rest of this entry →

125 Things We Love About MSUM

Posted on August 21, 2013

In honor of MSUM’s 125th anniversary, we are asking the question, “What do you love about MSUM?”

This week we want to know: What is/was your favorite place to hang out in Moorhead?

Email your responses to: shareyourstory@mnstate.edu or join the conversation at facebook.com/msumoorhead.

Your answer could be featured in our next magazine!

125 Things We Love About MSUM

Posted on August 14, 2013

In honor of MSUM’s 125th anniversary, we are asking the question, “What do you love about MSUM?”

This week we want to know: What was your favorite thing about/memory of orientation week or your freshman year at MSUM?

Email your responses to: shareyourstory@mnstate.edu or join the conversation at facebook.com/msumoorhead.

Your answer could be featured in our next magazine!

MSU Moorhead Magazine Now Available

Posted on August 12, 2013

The rebranded and redesigned university magazine, formerly named Alumnews, has been distributed to campus mailboxes. Tell us what you think of the new magazine, suggest a story idea for future issues, and share with a friend. Email the editor at magazine@mnstate.edu. Additional copies are available in the Marketing & Communications Office, Weld 11.

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