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  • The 2014 Distinguished Alumni announced

    The Minnesota State University Moorhead Alumni Foundation has announced its 2014 Distinguished Alumni. Alumni are selected based on personal and professional accomplishments in the years following graduation from MSU Moorhead. The following have been named 2014 Distinguished Alumni and will be honored during alumni events during MSU Moorhead’s homecoming in September. Faculty, staff, alumni and [...]

    Scheels supports MSUM’s Laps for the Long Run with $1 million pledge

    A fundraising challenge at Minnesota State University Moorhead has attracted its first major gift with a $1 million pledge from Scheels. The challenge, Laps for the Long Run, was announced Aug. 20 as an event in honor of the inauguration of MSUM Pres. Anne Blackhurst.  Blackhurst will run 12.5 miles, or 50 laps, around the [...]

    Tribal chairwoman among appointees to MnSCU board of trustees

    By Forum News Service on Aug 22, 2014 at 9:42 a.m. ST. PAUL – The chairwoman of the White Earth Reservation is among six appointees to the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities board of trustees. Gov. Mark Dayton announced the appointments Thursday. Erma Vizenor has worked her entire career in education on the White Earth [...]

    MSUM alums find work at Medora

    By Meghan Feir When many people think of North Dakotan terrain, they often forget about the landscape surrounding Medora. Nestled in the heart of the badlands, the little village is the summer home of tourists and performers alike. A breathtaking view, flat, farm country is replaced with canyons and buttes painted in red and purple. [...]

    Asteroid named for MSUM Alumnus Sherry Fieber-Beyer

    The asteroid 14825 Fieber-Beyer was named for Dr. Sherry Fieber-Beyer by the International Astronomical Union in mid-July. Dr. Fieber-Beyer, who graduated from MSUM with a B.A. in Physics with Emphasis in Astronomy, is currently a postdoctoral research at the University of North Dakota, where she obtained her Masters and Ph.D. While at MSUM she did [...]

    Alumni from Cinema Arts & Digital Technology sweep the competition at Minneapolis 48 Hour Film Project

    Several alumni from Cinema Arts & Digital Technology swept the competition at the Minneapolis 48 Hour Film Project earlier this month. Andrew Neill, Eric Carlson, Marcus Mann, Sam Johnson, and Craig Larson created Keeping Up with the Cloneses, which won awards for Best Film, Best Sound Design, Best Writing, Best Actress and Audience Favorite. The [...]

    Dragons’ football glory days chronicled

    By Eric Peterson Moorhead - Larry Scott remembers a time when the Minnesota State Moorhead football team won games at places like South Dakota State and regularly made the playoffs. The former MSUM sports information director wanted to make sure those glory days weren’t forgotten. “I kind of felt this need to chronicle those years and [...]

    Larry Scott publishes book on legendary MSUM football coach, Ross Fortier

    Sports information director emeritus Larry Scott has published a book on the life and legacy of football coach Ross Fortier. Fortier, who signed on as head football coach at Moorhead State College in 1970, transformed the Dragons into a major player on the regional and national levels. “As sports information director at Moorhead State, I [...]

    MSUM graduates start ‘Hack Fargo’

    Justin Tuchek and Sri Kadimisetty on winning team at Startup Weekend  No talk; all action. This phrase encompasses the idea behind Fargo’s Startup Weekend, which was held March 8-9 at the Fargo Theater. Over 90 students and professionals were present at the event. Justin Tuchek and Sri Kadimisetty, MSUM computer science students who graduated in [...]

    “Baldwin man who sat front and center of history: Former MSUM professor tells story of New York Times military writer”

    By: Ross F. Collins, North Dakota State University, INFORUM “Baldwin of the Times: Hanson W. Baldwin, a Military Journalist’s Life, 1903-1991″ By Robert B. Davies, Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 2011, 399 pages, $32.95. Robert Davies spent 32 years at Minnesota State University Moorhead teaching history to generations of us journalism majors who most often [...]

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