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  • Alumni in Spotlight at The Ivey Awards

    Several MSUM alumni recently caught the spotlight at The Ivey Awards, a celebration of the theatre community in the Twin Cities. The Ivey Awards Committee selects honorees that exemplify excellence within their craft over the last season. Each year’s ceremony features highlights from a few productions (chosen from hundreds staged over the past year) to […]

    Scott and Judy Green to receive L.B. Hartz Award

    Scott and Judy Green, Fargo, N.D., have been selected to receive Minnesota State University Moorhead’s 34th annual L.B. Hartz Professional Achievement Award. An awards reception will be held Wednesday, Sept. 28 on the MSUM campus. The award is named in honor of the late L.B. Hartz, the founder of Hartz Wholesale Company headquartered in Thief […]

    Alumnus to be Inducted into Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame

    Congratulations to Bob Mikkelson, ’72 mass communications alumnus, who will be inducted into the Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame in December.  Bob changed the way we watch sports on TV. You’ll see his revolutionary aerial shots when watching professional golf or football, as the camera follows the ball to a hole in one or game-winning […]

    Moorhead Elementary School Named After Alumna

    The Moorhead School District will honor a 1945 Moorhead State Teachers College alumna and educator by naming one of its newest schools after her. The district’s newest kindergarten through fourth-grade school will be Dorothy Dodds Elementary.  The 750-student kindergarten through fourth-grade school is going up at 4400 24th Ave. S. and will open in fall 2017. Dodds graduated from Moorhead […]

    Alumnus Wins Prestigious Poster Competition

    Tim Abate ’15 (physics), who is will be starting his Ph.D. at Stanford University this fall, won a prestigious competition this summer. He was at Los Alamos National Labs doing a summer internship in materials science. Abate won their poster competition in the category of materials science. There were a total of 500 entries across all categories of the competition. 

    MSUM Faculty Members, Alumni Attend Geospatial Analysis Conference

    A Faculty Development Associates team comprised of Andrew Chen, Computer Science and Information Systems; Rinita Dalan, Anthropology and Earth Sciences; Alexandria Fogarty, School of Media Arts and Design; and T. J. Hansen, Economics, Law & Politics; attended the Esri Education and User Conferences in San Diego, California June 25-29, 2016. The MSUM team members joined […]

    3 Alumni Sworn in as Moorhead Police Officers

    MSUM alumni A.J. Schlee, Andy Werk and Taylor Huss were sworn in as the Moorhead Police Department’s newest officers on Friday. The trio graduated in 2015 with degrees in criminal justice. Help us in thanking Schlee, Werk and Huss for their service to the community! See coverage of the event from WDAY, Valley News Live […]

    KUMD’s Lisa Johnson Receives Broadcaster of the Year Award from Ampers

    Duluth, Minn. – KUMD 103.3 FM’s Lisa Johnson ’83 (broadcast journalism) has received the 2016 Broadcaster of the Year Award from the Association of Minnesota Public Educational Radio Stations (Ampers). Johnson was honored for her accomplishments as KUMD’s Northland Morning host and producer, the job title she has held since 1991.  During her 25 years with […]

    Alumnus Ken Jaeger named EY Entrepreneur of the Year

    MorningStar Senior Living CEO Ken Jaeger
 named EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2016 Award Winner in Mountain Desert Region, Healthcare and Life Sciences Category Ken Jaeger, Founder/CEO, MorningStar Senior Living, has received the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2016 Award in the Healthcare and Life Sciences category in the Mountain Desert Region, Denver, Colo. The award […]

    GIVV Up, Help Others

    Startup Weekend team develops tool for nonprofits By Danielle Rebel What would you be willing to give up in order to help others? That’s the question the winning team at Fargo’s Startup Weekend asked and answered. In just a few short days, the team turned a question into a functioning, reliable nonprofit fundraising platform: GIVV […]

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