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  • #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 […]

    “MSUM’s Kristjansson-Nelson named Minnesota’s Professor of the Year” InForum article

    By Grace Lyden on Nov 19, 2014 at 11:47 p.m. MOORHEAD, Minn. – A film professor at Minnesota State University Moorhead became the school’s 11th Minnesota Professor of the Year on Thursday. Kyja Kristjansson-Nelson, 35, has been on MSUM’s faculty since 2006 and will receive the award today in Washington, D.C. The Professors of the […]

    Journalism students win multiple awards in regional contests

    Three Campus News Stories Move On to National SPJ Contest Three stories from Campus News, MSUM’s student produced newscast, were named as winners in the Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence Awards. Stien Michalsen, a photographer for Campus News last spring, won in both the television news photography and the television sports photography categories. […]

    MSUM theatre students receive multiple awards at the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival

    This past week 26 MSUM theatre arts students and faculty attended the Region V Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF) in Lincoln, Neb. KCACTF offers a tremendous opportunity for theatre arts students to compete in the areas of acting, directing and theatrical design; to audition for professional theatres; and to partake in workshops with […]

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