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Dance-It-Out Disco Party

Posted on May 03, 2017

Wednesday, May 3 | 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. | Women’s Center

Stressing out on study day? Come by the Women’s Center in Bridges 154 on Wednesday, May 3 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and dance it out under our disco ball! Physical activity helps relieve stress and anxiety and improves memory. Pizza and snacks will be provided. Everyone is welcome in this judgment-free zone.

Campus Feminist Organization welcomes new Women’s Center Coordinator

Posted on April 25, 2017

Tuesday, April 25 | 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. | Women’s Center

Join the Campus Feminist Organization (CFO) in welcoming our new Women’s Center Coordinator, Dana Bisignani, with a feminist social and open forum on April 25 from 11-2 in the Women’s Center (Bridges 154). Snacks will be provided!

Women’s Center Gets a Spring Cleaning

Posted on April 13, 2017

On Friday, April 14, the Women’s Center (154 Bridges) will be closed as Dana Bisignani (the new Women’s Center Coordinator) and other ODI staff inventory the supplies, resources, and technology currently housed in the space with an eye toward what may need to be donated, discarded, or replaced.  Read the rest of this entry →

Women’s Center Coordinator welcome reception

Posted on April 04, 2017

Tuesday, April 4 | 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. | Women’s Center – Bridges 154

Students, faculty, and staff are invited to help us welcome our new Women’s Center Coordinator, Dana Bisignani, to campus. Free food will be provided.

Questions? Contact the Office of Diversity and Inclusion at 218-477-2652.

MSUM new hires

Posted on April 04, 2017

Please join us in welcoming the following new employees to Minnesota State University Moorhead. Make sure to stop by their departments to say hello and let them know it’s a GREAT day to be a Dragon!

March 13, 2017

  • Carol Kaszynski- Adjunct Faculty, Management
  • Richard Courtney- Adjunct Faculty, Educational Leadership

March 20, 2017

  • Jill Helm – OAS Senior, Registrar’s Office

March 22, 2017

  • Scott Lein – General Repair Worker, Housing & Residential Life 

April 3, 2017

  • Dana Bisignani – Women’s Center Coordinator, Women’s Center

Women’s Center Coordinator Candidate Interview Rescheduled to Thursday, Dec. 8

Posted on December 08, 2016

We are excited to have Dana Bisignani, a finalist for the Women’s Center Coordinator position, visiting campus on December 8, 2016.

Students, faculty, and staff are invited to join us for the candidate’s open forum on December 8 from 10:30-11:30 a.m. in Hagen 207.

Students are encouraged to stop by the Women’s Center (BR 154) between 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. on December 8 to get to know the candidate and share feedback.

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Women’s Center Study Day Social

Posted on December 07, 2016

Wednesday, Dec. 7 | 4:30 p.m. | Women’s Center (Bridges 154)  Read the rest of this entry →

Open Forums, Student Social for Women’s Center Coordinator Candidates

Posted on October 31, 2016

We are excited to have two finalists for the Women’s Center Coordinator position visiting campus this month.

Students, faculty, and staff are invited to join us for the second candidate’s open forum on Monday, Oct. 31 from 10:30-11:30 a.m. in Hagen 207.  Read the rest of this entry →

Open Forum, Student Social for Women’s Center Coordinator Candidate

Posted on October 17, 2016

Open Forum: Monday, Oct. 17 | 10:30-11:30 a.m. | Hagen 2017

Student Social: Monday, Oct. 17 | 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. | Women’s Center (Bridges 154) 
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Coming Out Stories Night

Posted on October 06, 2016

Tuesday, Oct. 11 | 6 p.m. | Weld Hall, Glasrud Auditorum  Read the rest of this entry →

Take Back the Night Sept. 15

Posted on September 15, 2016

Thursday, Sept. 15 | 5:30-9 p.m. | Campus Mall  Read the rest of this entry →

Mya Taylor to speak March 22

Posted on March 14, 2016

Tuesday, March 22 | 7 p.m. | CMU Ballroom

Mya Taylor: actor, singer, and black transgender woman. Gotham award winner for breakthrough actor. Star of Tangerine. As part of her #Oscarssowhite tour, and MSUM’s Women’s History Month, Mya Taylor will speak about the intersections of her life and story, discuss her work in Tangerine as well as other recent projects, and promote the importance of people of color being represented in Hollywood. This is going to be an event that you don’t want to miss!

Poetry reading on campus tonight

Posted on March 12, 2014

In recognition of Women’s History Month, the Women’s and Gender Studies program and the MSUM Women’s Center is sponsoring a poetry reading by Mariahedessa Ekere Tallie.

CMU 101, MSUM (free and open to the public)
March 12, 7 to 8:30 p.m. (Q&A and book signing to follow)

More info at www.ekeretallie.com Read the rest of this entry →

Anita Bender to speak on The Impact of Landscape in a University Setting

Posted on October 28, 2013

Anita Bender, Director of MSUM’s Women’s Center, will be the guest speaker for the next Women’s and Gender Studies Colloquium Presentation. Her topic will be “The Impact of Landscape in a University Setting: A Look at Selected Spaces at Minnesota State University Moorhead.” The talk will take place  Friday, Nov. 1, at 11:30 a.m. in BR 154. Free and open to the public.

Anita Bender to Speak on The Impact of Landscape in a University Setting

Posted on October 08, 2013

Anita Bender, Director of MSUM’s Women’s Center, will be the guest presenter for the next Women’s and Gender Studies Colloquium Event. Her topic will be “The Impact of Landscape in a University Setting: A Look at Selected Spaces at Minnesota State University Moorhead.” The talk will take place on Friday, Oct. 18, at 11:30 a.m. in the BR 154. Free and open to the public.

Travel funds and free bus seats available to attend Women’s Studies Conference

Posted on September 23, 2013

The annual Red River Women’s Studies Conference will take place at the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks Friday, October 4, 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Early bird registration deadline for students ($10) and faculty ($35) is Friday, September 27. Register at the Red River Women’s Studies Conference website.

Student travel funds to cover the cost of early bird registration for students are available through the Women’s Center. Contact Anita Bender at anita.bender@mnstate.edu for more information.

In addition, there are 20 free round-trip bus seats available to students and faculty paid through Women’s and Gender Studies. Read the rest of this entry →

Take Back the Night Event to take place Thursday, Sept. 19

Posted on September 12, 2013

The 2013 Take Back the Night Event will take place Thursday, Sept. 19, on the campus mall. The event will start at 5:30 p.m. with a free barbecue in front of the Science Laboratory. This will be followed at 6:15 p.m. with a program that will include speakers, music, and more. Following the program, there will be a march around campus to show solidarity with victims of sexual and domestic violence. The event will conclude with a candlelight vigil. Read the rest of this entry →

Two events to celebrate “Sewing Seeds: International Women’s Day Eve”

Posted on March 05, 2013

Women’s and Gender Studies and the Women’s Center are sponsoring two events in celebration of “Sewing Seeds: International Women’s Day Eve,” Thursday, March 7.  The first event is a Women’s Center Open House from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.  The theme is “Soup and Seeds.”  There will be warm soup for eating and heirloom seeds to take home and plant in the spring. Read the rest of this entry →

Women’s Center to host Open House

Posted on February 12, 2013

You are invited to the Women’s Center, Rainbow Dragon Center, and Office of Diversity and Inclusion Open House on Feb. 14, 3:30-5:30 p.m., in the Women’s Center, 154 Bridges.

Enjoy light refreshments and learn about 2013-2014 work opportunities and find out more about the events we host and work we do on campus to create an inclusive environment for all students. All are welcome!

Campus Feminist Organization meeting

Posted on January 24, 2013

Do you want to make a difference and affect the minds of people around you? Do you see sexism on our campus? Do you want change?

Join us at the first Campus Feminist Organization meeting of the year Thursday, Jan. 31. The meeting is at 5 p.m. in the Women’s Center, Bridges 154. Read the rest of this entry →

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