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  • Dragon Pride: Head athletic trainer Andy Scott receives national award

    Long-time Minnesota State University Moorhead head athletic trainer Andrea “Andy” Scott was named the Head Athletic Trainer of the Year for Division II by the National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA) at their annual meeting last summer. NATA recognizes one athletic trainer for exceptional performance in each of the following collegiate divisions: NCAA D1, NCAA D2, [...]

    MSUM’s Sannes chairs Annual NACADA conference

    Amy Sannes, director of MSUM’s Academic Support Center, recently chaired the annual conference for NACADA: The Global Community for Academic Advising. This year’s annual event was held Oct. 8-11 in Minneapolis. In order to attract attendees from across the globe, Juan Reyes, the unit marketing coordinator for MSUM Dining Services, created a “Minnesota Style” video. [...]

    Dr. Jeremy Carney presented on “Professional Ethics and Social Media” at MSSA conference

    Dr. Jeremy Carney presented on “Professional Ethics and Social Media” at the Minnesota Social Services Association conference on September 24th. The presentation focused on the ethical challenges social media presents for human service professionals and possible best practice strategies in both professional and person use.

    Reading and book signing at Zandbroz Variety tonight for Lin Enger’s second novel, “The High Divide”

    Lin Enger, English, has published his second novel, “The High Divide,” and will be having a reading and book signing at Zandbroz Variety, 420 Broadway, Fargo, tonight at 7 p.m. “The High Divide” follows the Pope family of Minnesota on their journey toward finding their father, Ulysses Pope, after he leaves to supposedly find work [...]

    “Author, professor uses ‘draft horse’ mentality when writing books”

    By Kris Kerzman on Sep 21, 2014 at 10:43 p.m. MOORHEAD – Lin Enger had just gotten off the phone with a reviewer of his new book, “The High Divide.” It wasn’t the kind of reviewer you might expect. Instead, it was an acquaintance who lent him some ladders and helped him with the daunting [...]

    Dr. Allen Carter to write piece for upcoming International Trumpet Guild conference

    Having just received the recording of his commissioned piece “Unbridled Joy” on the CD “Collaborations” by trombonist Nat Dickey, Associate Professor of Music Allen Carter has been contacted by Italian trumpet virtuoso Andrea Tofanelli to write a piece that will be premiered at the upcoming International Trumpet Guild conference in May of 2015. This will [...]

    Pam McGee selected to attend Project Management Institute’s meeting in Paris

    Pam McGee was one of 12 educator’s across the Globe selected to attend the PMI (Project Management Institute) Global Undergraduate Curriculum Development meeting in Paris on August 13, 2014. The group’s charter is to develop a universal, global road map for anyone teaching an introduction to project management course.

    Dr. Paul Sando consulted and quoted in Future Rail Magazine article

    Dr. Paul Sando was again consulted and quoted in an article on railroad safety and oil transportation, this time at the international level. The publication is Future Rail Magazine, the author is Fran Marcellin, a British journalist working in France. The article was distributed by an online news clearing house called Piece Boutique. Read it [...]

    Lisa Stewart, School Psychology, publishes chapter in Best Practices in School Psychology

    Dr. Lisa Stewart published the chapter, “Best Practices in Developing Academic Local Norms” in the most recent edition of the National Association of School Psychology Best Practices in School Psychology. The Best Practices resource is a staple in graduate programs across the country and the new edition was released August 2014.

    Linda Houts-Smith invited to serve on MinneTESOL Journal Editorial Board

    Linda Houts-Smith has been invited to serve on the MinneTESOL Journal Editorial Board and is beginning her second year of service. The spring edition is available online at and features a photo from the 2009 TEAMWork Symposium held at MSUM. The Spring 2014 invited journal contributor Kate Kinsella, author of Cutting to the Common [...]

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