The English department offers a rich curriculum that covers topics in writing, literature and teaching through a variety of undergraduate majors, minors and emphases, in addition to a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing, a Master of Liberal Arts and licensure in English as a Second Language.
Courses are taught by highly educated and highly published faculty with diverse teaching and professional backgrounds whose expertise spans an array of specialty areas, including composition, American, British and World literature, creative writing, technical report writing, publishing, and more. Together students and faculty are part of a vibrant literary community that draws distinguished visiting authors to campus through the Glasrud Lecture Series and McGrath Visiting Writers Series. Students are incredibly active outside the classroom through opportunities to become involved in Sigma Tau Delta, the English Honor Society; Red Weather, the campus literary magazine; the Write Site, a student tutoring service; and New Rivers Press, a nonprofit literary small press. Graduates of the program are poised to excel in graduate school or a variety of English-related careers as writers, editors, publishers, teachers and more.
Can’t attend commencement? Watch the ceremony live. Minnesota State University Moorhead will award degrees to 362 students during its fall commencement program Thursday, Dec. 18 at 1 p.m. in the university’s Nemzek Fieldhouse. State Representative Ben Lien, a 2008 MSUM political science graduate, will deliver the commencement address. His district, 4A, is comprised of the […]
Kevin Zepper and Terrie Manno will be performing tonight at 7 p.m. inside Stoker’s in the Hotel Donaldson. This event is free. Lines&Notes is a collaborative exhibition with pianist Terrie Manno and poet Kevin Zepper. In some selections, poems become movements based on a theme. Other works are the realization of random words and musical […]
Carol Kapaun, (Counseling Center, Inc.), and Kevin Zepper, (MSUM), will read selections of their work at Red Raven on Wednesday November 12th at 7 pm. A half hour open mic begins the event with Kapaun and Zepper reading at 7:30 pm. Kapaun is the author of the Knuckledown Press LLC ebook, Mamababy. It is available […]
Minnesota State University Moorhead Celebrates November American Indian Heritage Month TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 4 10:30 AM Opening Pipe Ceremony (Library Lobby) Laidman (JR) Fox, Jr., Spiritual Advisor from Spirit Lake Nation, will conduct a traditional pipe ceremony to welcome in American Indian Heritage Month on the MSUM campus. WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 5 7:00 – 9:00 PM Buffalo […]
3:30 PM to 5:00 PM - MacLean MA 0164 Classroom
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM - Bridges Hall BR 0161 Computer Lab
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM - MacLean MA 0167 Classroom
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM - MacLean MA 0164 Classroom