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  • Minnesota State University Moorhead runs away with Fargo Marathon College Challenge

     The MSUM Dragons scorched the competition as they become the winner of the 2015 Fargo Marathon College Challenge.  The challenge was part of this year’s tri-college theme where runners made their way through each campus in the F-M area. MSUM had more students, staff and faculty running in the marathon than any other university. Steve […]

    MSUM maintains prestigious AACSB business accreditation

    The Paseka School of Business at Minnesota State University Moorhead has maintained its business accreditation by AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Founded in 1916, AACSB International is the longest serving global accrediting body for business schools that offer undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral degrees in business and accounting. AACSB Accreditation […]

    Advertising students advance to elite eight in National Student Advertising Competition

    MSUM’s advertising campaigns capstone class, taught by Jody Mattern, has advanced to the national level in the National Student Advertising Competition (NSAC). The team accepted an advertising challenge for Pizza Hut in August with the goal of increasing online ordering at by 75 percent. MSUM’s campaign slogan is, “Delivering Bold Ideas.” The team advanced […]

    MSUM’s DECA Team Returns from International Competition as Champions

    MSUM’s DECA Team returned home from the International Career Development Conference in Orlando with immense success. MSUM students, Tony Roetzel and Joshua Wehseler, were awarded first place for their presentation at the International Career Development Conference (ICDC) in Orlando, Florida. Roetzel and Wehseler are members of DECA, an organization sponsored by the Paseka School of […]

    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 […] 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. wins First Place in SPJ Awards 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 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 […]

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