All employee excellence awards update

To:   Campus Community From:  President Edna Re:   All Employee Excellence Awards The Rituals and Recognition work group has made a recommendation to consolidate employee excellence awards and retiree recognition into one event. I have accepted that recommendation to merge the awards including the Academic Affairs Excellence, Student Affairs Recognition and Classified Staff categories. Awards will be given during an All-Campus […]

Communication Studies alum receives Fulbright Assistantship

Leigh Wilson-Mattson, a 2009 Communication Studies graduate, has been awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship for the coming year. She departed for Malaysia Dec. 31, 2010 and will work for 10 months in the East Asian country. Following a two-week orientation in the capital of Kuala Lumpur, she will teach in the Terengganu province. There, she’ll teach conversational English to […]

Alumna receives 2010 Outstanding Student Teacher award

Kate Shorma, 2010, received the 2010 Outstanding Student Teacher award from the Minnesota Council on the Teaching of Languages and Cultures (MCTLC) at an annual conference in October in Minneapolis. Shorma graduated from MSUM with majors in Spanish and Elementary Education, and was a student teacher at Ellen Hopkins Elementary School in Moorhead. She was hired as a long-term substitute […]