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MSUM Foundation Stories
Blackhurst has served as president of Minnesota State University Moorhead since 2014, when she was named its 11th president. She is now passing the torch onto the new president as she steps into retirement.
Meet Brad Shamla, one of the newest MSUM Foundation Board members. He learned valuable life lessons as co-captain of the Dragon Football team, which helped him throughout his successful career. He looks forward to supporting future generations of MSUM students and playing a role in their success.
This week, construction has started on the upcoming MSUM Foundation’s Alumni Center. Having been decades in the making, the Alumni Center will be complete by late summer in 2024.
Alum Steve Lykken brings Liberty and Bell to White House for presidential pardonSteve Lykken, an international business alum originally from West Fargo and president of Jennie-O Turkey Store (Willmar, Minn.), has a lot to be thankful for this season. He and his family spent time with President Joe Biden last weekend as he brought the Minnesota-raised turkeys, Liberty and Bell, to the White House to receive a presidential turkey pardon. Liberty (42.5 […]
Reminder: Today is MSUM Giving DayGive online at mnstate.edu/givingday MSUM’s ambitious goal is set at $500,000, and we hope to surpass this milestone, driving forward the tradition of excellence and support for our students. Join the social media conversation by using the hashtag #MSUMGivingDay. Giving Day is all day long on Thursday, Nov. 16, with events throughout. The headquarters is the CMU. Please join us! Read […]
MSUM Orchestra in concert Nov. 19Featuring alum Brian Sterriker MSU Moorhead’s Orchestra will present a concert on Sunday, Nov. 19, at 4 p.m. in the Roland Dille Center for the Arts Hansen Auditorium. The concert features MSUM alum Brian Sterriker performing the Vivaldi Bassoon Concerto. Sterriker received a B.S. in instrumental music education K-12 and a Bachelor of Arts in music performance. He currently attends […]
MSU Moorhead celebrates MSUM Giving Day Nov. 16Give online at mnstate.edu/givingday MSU Moorhead’s highly anticipated 24-hour online fundraising challenge, MSUM Giving Day, returns on Thursday, Nov. 16, uniting Dragons in a shared mission to raise essential funds for student scholarships and programs. Throughout this day of giving, the MSUM community will come together to celebrate the spirit of MSUM Dragons, fostering a culture of gratitude and generosity. […]
MSUM Economics Alumni Share Experiences Working at Border States ElectricThe Economic Society and Actuarial Science Club held a joint event in Center for Business 103 on Monday, October 23. This event featured career insights from MSUM Economics alumni You Wang and Josh Noennig, employees of Border States Electric. Wang is an Analytics Developer within the Business Intelligence team and Noennig is an Integration Coordinator within the Customer Success team. […]