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    The MSUM College of Business and Innovation prepares students for fulfilling and productive careers in the fields of Accounting, Business, Finance, Computer Science and Information Systems, Mass Communications, Paralegal, Operations Management, and Construction Management.

    Our students learn from faculty members who have the highest qualifications in their field, several of whom have business and industry experience.  Many of these faculty members publish and present scholarly and creative activities related to their teaching areas. Students engage with faculty and the community by conducting research, producing award-winning programs and documentaries, participating in competitions, and taking part in service projects.

    Several of the programs in the College of Business and Innovation are accredited by national and international accreditation agencies, including the School of Business, Paralegal, Operations Management, and Construction Management.

    Our students are provided with a solid academic foundation that prepares graduates to advance professionally and personally. They enter high-demand professions with the skills and knowledge necessary to succeed.

    I invite you to learn more about what the College of Business and Innovation has to offer. Please explore our website for more information about specific programs, or contact me via email with your questions and comments.

    Dr. Marsha Weber, Dean


  • Students inducted into Sigma Lambda Chi

    The following students were installed in Sigma Lambda Chi, the International Construction Management honor society. They were selected based on academic achievement, leadership, industry experience and their passion and commitment to the construction industry. Brian Keranen Schuyler Lee Jorden Pangrac Shawn Sobanski Chase Zeller

    The economics of gaming

    Zebulon Hallman to present at conference By Danielle Rebel “League of Legends” and “World of Warcraft” may seem like simple ways to pass the time for most, but for Zebulon Hallman, these online games offer a unique insight as to how the world works. Hallman, a senior paralegal and economics major, has spent the semester [...]

    Summer Session Benefits

    Summer classes ensure students stay on track Whether you take summer classes to get ahead, catch up or stay on track, Summer Session offers many benefits for current and new students. “I take summer classes to keep me on track to graduate by 2016,” said Erika Keller, an English Education major who said summer classes [...]

    School of Business professors present at MBAA International Conference

    Professors Sheri Erickson and Mary Stone, School of Business, presented the paper “An Examination of Pfizer’s Crisis Communication Strategies in the Celebrex Case” at the MBAA International Conference, North American Accounting Society sector, March 27, in Chicago. Business student Megan Thorwick was also a co-author on this paper, which examines stock price reaction to communication [...]

    Sixteen students inducted into Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society

    On Friday, April 4 an induction ceremony was held for sixteen MSU Moorhead students joining the MSUM Chapter of the Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society. This honor society is only available to business programs that have achieved accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). This is the most prestigious level of [...]

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  • Presentation of President-Elect: Monday, April 28, 2014

    In anticipation of approval by the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Board of Trustees, and on behalf of the Board of Trustees and Chancellor Steven J. Rosenstone, you are invited to the presentation of the President-Elect of Minnesota State University Moorhead. Presentation of President-Elect: Monday, April 28, 2014 1:00 p.m. Presentation to the Moorhead community [...]

    Professor Deb White offers to sponsor four MSUM students in Fargo Marathon

    Prompted by Provost Anne Blackhurst’s sponsorship of students to run in the Fargo Marathon, professor Deb White is offering to sponsor four students garbed in Dragon gear to run with her in the Fargo Marathon 10K. If interested, contact Deb White by emailing her at

    Psychology faculty and students presented Expanding Your Horizons workshops

    Psychology faculty and students presented Expanding Your Horizons workshops on April 12, 2014. Peg Potter and graduate student Hannah Korcuska presented “A-Mazing Experience” using finger mazes to demonstrate how psychologists study learning conditions. Melissa Schultz and students Sara Rundlett and Kari Johnson presented “Why Ask Questions?” and explored the importance and difficulty of good communication [...]

    Fulfilling Our Promise: Shifting Assessment Culture from Compliance to Commitment

    Last Friday, April 11th, Tim Borchers, Jeremy Page and Stacy Voeller presented two sessions at the Higher Learning Commission Conference in Chicago about our assessment initiatives at MSUM. Organizational leadership and cultural considerations are important elements in developing assessment initiatives on campus. Insights will be shared from faculty and staff working through the Open Pathway [...]

    “TRASHED: An Excavation of the Art-making Process” reception today

    A mini art exhibition titled, TRASHED: An Excavation of the Art-making Process, will have an opening reception Thursday, April 17th from 5-6 p.m. in the Art Lounge in the Center for the Arts. This exhibition will run until Tuesday, May 6th.