News @ Minnesota State University Moorhead

The Big Event

Posted on April 12, 2017

The Big Event volunteer event is Thursday, April 20! Sign up for a two-hour shift to volunteer at a Fargo-Moorhead organization either individually or with a group. Sign ups close April 13! Transportation will be provided from the CMU. Sign up link:

Clothes drive volunteer opportunity

Posted on April 04, 2017

Thursday, April 20 | 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. | CMU

Volunteering Opportunity: On April 20 there will be a clothes drive in the CMU. Please come and donate clothes or help fold donated clothing! The event will go from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Swing by whenever you can and leave whenever you would like!

Volunteers needed for Woodlands and High Plains Powwow

Posted on March 31, 2017

Volunteers are needed for the Woodlands and High Plains Powwow to be held on Saturday, April 1, Nemzek Fieldhouse, Minnesota State University Moorhead (MSUM) campus.  Read the rest of this entry →

Volunteers needed for on-campus event for local high school students

Posted on March 27, 2017

MSUM is hosting a new event for high school students called “College Connections Careers” on Thursday, March 30. This event is an opportunity for local high school students to interact with local professionals and employers to learn about the connection between college and careers.

To make this event an success we need volunteers for a few things: transferring high school students from session to session around campus (about a 20 minute task between sessions) and then college students to chat with the high school students during lunch (you would get lunch as well). Please check out the sign up for times that work for you and sign up today!  Read the rest of this entry →

Student Academic Conference seeking volunteers

Posted on March 02, 2017

The Student Academic Conference is looking for volunteers to serve as session chairs, poster evaluators, and to help at the registration table. The volunteer form can be found at the following link or at the SAC website.

This year, there will be nearly 250 presentations.

Students doing service over spring break

Posted on February 24, 2017

College students spend time serving in communities across the country

Are you looking for something to do over spring break? Do you want to travel and make new friends while making a difference in the communities? Well if you answer yes to any of these questions join us on the STLF Pay Forward TourRead the rest of this entry →

Moorhead KidFest volunteers needed

Posted on February 21, 2017

The Early Childhood Initiative in Moorhead is teaming up with the Moorhead Center Mall to celebrate KidFest during Week of the Young Child!

This year the KidFest will be on Saturday, April 22 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. We are looking for volunteers who can help with the day during two different shifts, either in the morning from 9:30-12 or in the afternoon from 12-2:30.  Read the rest of this entry →

Volunteers needed for 10th Annual Go Pink with the Dragons Feb. 10

Posted on February 10, 2017

Mark Your Calendar for the 10th Annual Go Pink with the Dragons!  This year’s event is set for February 6-10, 2017 and celebrates 10 years of bringing awareness to breast cancer and other cancers.  Sign up to volunteer at the Go Pink volunteer online sign-up.

For more information about Go Pink with the Dragons, contact Gloria Riopelle at or 218-477-5824 or visit 10th Annual Go Pink with the Dragons.

Do you want to be a part of DragonFrost?

Posted on January 31, 2017

Sign up to volunteer at next week’s events during DragonFrost! Spread some Dragon Pride and Awake the Dragon Feb. 6-11.

Sign up to volunteer here.

Volunteer opportunities available at Frostival 2017

Posted on January 17, 2017

The Fargo-Moorhead area’s winter celebration, Frostival, is next weekend and volunteers are still needed. Opportunities available include helping during the Opening Kickoff on Friday evening, assisting with the kickball tournament, judging the cardboard sled races, helping build snow forts and more.  View all available opportunities and sign up here.

Make a difference, gain experience—volunteer at VITA today

Posted on January 09, 2017

Are you pretty good with numbers? Would you enjoy helping others in your community? Do you need something on your resume that will make you stand out above others? Do you need to develop your interpersonal communication skills? How would you like to have an experience that just might change your life?

Once again, MSUM is helping recruit volunteers for this year’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) site at Lakes & Prairies Community Action Partnership. No experience required.  Read the rest of this entry →

Volunteers Needed for Robert Asp Elementary School Carnival

Posted on November 14, 2016

A local Moorhead Elementary School is looking for volunteers to help with their school carnival on Friday, Nov. 18. Check the details below and use the link to sign up to assist. Free dinner included!  Read the rest of this entry →

Community Service Opportunity

Posted on September 07, 2016

Moorhead Schools is starting an after school soccer training program for elementary school kids at Ellen Hopkins and Robert Asp elementary schools in Moorhead. The program runs Monday-Thursday from 2:45-4 p.m. Sept. 19 – Oct. 13. We are looking for volunteers on any of those days.

You don’t need to be good at soccer to volunteer.

Please contact Darin Ulness at if you are interested or see the attached flyer.

MSUM Supports United Way of Cass-Clay School Supply Drive

Posted on July 27, 2016

Minnesota State University Moorhead is proud to join many Fargo-Moorhead organizations in the support of the 18th Annual School Supply Drive, sponsored by the United Way of Cass-Clay.

The School Supply Drive is an annual project that creates lasting change in the community by providing new a new backpack and a basic set of school supplies to children in Cass and Clay counties.  Last year, 5,260 local students grades K-12 were equipped with a backpacks and set of school supplies. More than 500 volunteers donated a tremendous amount of supplies and time to help students in the community be confident and prepared for school.

The MSUM school supply drive will run from Tuesday, July 12 through Friday, July 29 at 12 p.m.  Read the rest of this entry →

Watch the 2016 Fargo Marathon at MSUM

Posted on May 19, 2016

Join us at MSUM on May 21 to cheer for your 2016 Fargo Marathon runners! With plenty of parking and lots of room to set up your cheering section, there’s no better place to watch the race. See your runners pass twice as they loop through campus, and listen to live music from local bands while you wait. Grab a chair and some friends, and come on over to MSUM: the best place to watch the race.

For more information and updates, check out our Facebook event.

We will also need volunteers to help hand out water to the runners, help with set-up and clean-up, and various other tasks that morning. Use this Sign-Up Genius to indicate that you can volunteer and we will communicate more information to you as we get closer to the marathon.


Calling all education majors

Posted on November 17, 2015

Volunteer Opportunity:
Who: Education Minnesota Student Program
When: Tuesday November 17th at 7:00 p.m.
Where: Ellen Hopkins Elementary School
What: Helping teachers out in their classroom with organizing, prepping, etc.
Snacks will be provided
Contact for transportation; vans will leave Lommen at 6:45 p.m. and 7:10 p.m.

Log your volunteer hours

Posted on September 15, 2015

Students and Student Organizations!
Please remember to log your volunteer hours. We know you are making a difference in our community, and we want to hear about it!

Volunteers are happier, healthier

Posted on September 04, 2015

Did you know?
Minnesota ranks #4 in the nation for volunteering. Volunteers also tend to be happier and healthier people. It is a way to give back to others and make a difference in our community. Volunteering can help develop job skills, plus it looks great on a resume.

Dragon Jobs is a great resource to find volunteer opportunities as well as paid positions. If you have an questions about logging in or searching for a position call 218-477-2131 or stop in the Career Development Center in FR151.

Cheer on Fargo (and Dragon) Marathon Runners tomorrow

Posted on May 08, 2015

MarathonGraphic_175x100Saturday, May 9 | About 8:30 a.m. | Campus Mall

Wear your Dragon Pride and roar your Dragon Support as Dragon and Marathon runners race through campus! Read the rest of this entry →

Several Education majors volunteered at the Churches United for the Homeless Spring Celebration

Posted on April 20, 2015

Several Education majors volunteered at the Churches United for the Homeless Spring Celebration event held on Saturday, April 18. These students planned and taught an Art lesson, helped with the egg hunt, served refreshments, and interacted with the 30+ children and their families. Read the rest of this entry →

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