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  • Psychology Department recognizes students for awards

    The Psychology Department recognized Katherine Johanson, Psychology and Gerontology major, as the 2015 nominee and winner of the Paterson Award given to an outstanding Psychology senior by the Minnesota Psychological Association. Caroline Kinskey received the Excellence in Research Award, as a junior student in Psychology. Aubrey Borgen received the junior Departmental Award, for Excellence in […]

    Horizonlines.org and several School of Communication and Journalism majors receive awards

    The following is a list of Society for Professional Journalists, Northwest Broadcast News Association Eric Sevareid, and NATAS – Upper Midwest Regional Student Production award winners from MSUM. Horizonlines.org wins First Place in SPJ Awards Horizonlines.org won was named the Best Digital-Only Student Publication by the Society of Professional Journalists in its Mark of Excellence […]

    MSUM advertising students took first place at AAF District 8 National Student Advertising Competition

    MSUM advertising students in the capstone class, “Advertising Campaigns,” taught by Jody Mattern, took home first place at this weekend’s American Advertising Federation District 8 National Student Advertising Competition. The team accepted an advertising challenge for Pizza Hut in August with the goal of increasing online ordering at pizzahut.com by 75 percent. MSUM’s campaign slogan […]

    #DragonsMarchOn: MSUM Earns First Trip to Elite 8 With 47-42 Win Over Northwest Missouri State

    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Minnesota State University Moorhead men’s basketball team is headed to the NCAA Division II Elite 8 for the first time in school history. The Dragons earned the trip with a 47-42 win over Northwest Missouri State in the Central Region Championship game at the Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls, S.D. […]

    Denise Gorsline and MSUM alumni named nominees for YWCA Women of the Year

    Denise Gorsline, associate vice president for academic planning at MSUM and MSUM alumni have been named nominees for the YWCA Women of the Year awards. By Forum staff FARGO – The YWCA has nominated 34 women and businesses for their outstanding achievements in 2015. The awards event will be held April 20 at the Holiday […]

    MSUM students win awards at AAF-ND ADDY Awards

    Three MSUM students won awards at Friday night’s American Advertising Federation’s (AAF-ND) ADDY Awards. The annual ADDY Awards program honors excellence in advertising and cultivates the highest creative standards. It is the only creative awards program administered by the advertising industry for the industry. MSUM students won the following awards: Radio, single, Gold ADDY “Big […]

    Marketing Team Earns Awards for Magazine

    The MSUM Marketing Team earned several awards at Friday night’s American Advertising Federation’s (AAF-ND) ADDY Awards. The annual ADDY Awards program honors excellence in advertising and cultivates the highest creative standards. It is the only creative awards program administered by the advertising industry for the industry. Each year, AdFed members from around the country enter […]

    Council for Minnesota Archaeology Symposium in Honor of Michael Michlovic

    Five faculty members (Rinita Dalan, Jayme Job, George Holley, Michael Michlovic, and Bruce Roberts) and nine students from the Department of Anthropology and Earth Science attended the Council for Minnesota Archaeology 2015 Conference in St. Cloud, Minnesota on February 13 and 14. This conference on current archaeology in the Upper Midwest included the special session […]

    Katherine Granstra, Senior in Health Services Administration program, wins national Robert J. Stull Essay Competition

    The School of Nursing and Healthcare Leadership is pleased to congratulate Katherine Granstra, a Senior in the Health Services Administration program, on winning the national Richard J. Stull Student Essay competition. Granstra’s winning essay is entitled: “Nurse against Nurse: Horizontal Bullying in the Nursing Profession.” In this essay Granstra researched the impact of bullying on […]

    Kyja Kristjansson-Nelson Named MN Professor of the Year

    Film Professor, Filmmaker is MSUM’s 11th CASE Professor of the Year View an interview with Kyja here. The art of filmmaking balances the big picture against the small picture details, said Minnesota State University Moorhead film studies Professor Kyja Kristjansson-Nelson. That harmony is also central to the teaching and learning process, a balance Kristjansson-Nelson manages […]

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