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  • MSU Moorhead Announces 2015 Distinguished Alumni

    You are invited. Show your Dragon Pride and register to attend the 45th annual Distinguished Alumni Celebration, Thursday, October 15th, 2015. Faculty and staff play important roles in the success of MSUM graduates. Please join us in celebrating and recognizing the talents and service of the following MSUM 2015 Distinguished Alumni:     Distinguished Alumni: David […]

    MSUM named one of the top 20 universities in Minnesota by citydescribed.com

    Top 20 Universities in Minnesota 13. Minnesota State University Moorhead Minnesota State University–Moorhead is a public institution that was founded in 1887. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 5,738, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 119 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Its in-state tuition and fees are $8,092 (2015-16); […]

    Dr. Elizabeth Nawrot honored as recipient of 2015/2016 Dille Faculty Lecturer of the Year Award

    Dr. Elizabeth Nawrot, Professor of Psychology and Honors Program Director, will be honored as the recipient of the 2015/2016 Dille Faculty Lecturer of the Year Award on Thursday October 8th at 4:30 p.m. in Langseth Hall 118. Dr. Nawrot will be presenting “The Thinking Baby: Developmental Science Beyond the Blank Slate” http://www.mnstate.edu/academicaffairs/

    MSUM Alumna Receives AACSB’s Inaugural Influential Leaders Award

    Border States CEO & Board Chair Tammy Miller joins 100 notable alumni from AACSB-accredited schools who are making an impact in the world through their business acumen, leadership, or entrepreneurial success. Today, AACSB International (AACSB), the global accrediting body and membership association for business schools, revealed that Tammy Miller, a Minnesota State University Moorhead graduate, […]

    Illustrative career: Conference for children’s book illustrators, writers provides inspiration for local artists

    By MeLissa Kossick / The Arts Partnership on Sep 14, 2015 at 6:00 a.m. FARGO – Authors only tell half of the story, says illustrator Elise Parsley. “Children’s picture books are unique in that a reader wouldn’t understand the entire story by only reading the text; similarly, a reader wouldn’t understand the whole story through […]

    Congratulations to MSUM’s Women’s Rugby team

    Congratulations to MSUM’s Women’s Rugby team on becoming back-to-back defending champions of the All Minnesota Rugby Tournament that was held over last weekend in Elk River, Minnesota. After defeating UW-River Falls 52-0, Luther College 68-0, the College of St. Benedict 58-0, they faced off once again with UW-River Falls in the championship game. The final […]

    Alumna Elise Parsley’s children’s book listed on New York Times best sellers list

    Elise Parsley (’11), a student from the School of Visual Arts, has published an illustrated book with the title, “If You Ever Want to Bring an Alligator to School, Don’t!”  The book has just been listed on the New York Times best sellers list for the category of children’s pictures books. For more information, see: […]

    Dr. Elizabeth Nawrot to be honored as the 2015/2016 Dille Outstanding Faculty Lecturer Award recipient

    On Thursday, October 8th at 4:30 p.m., Dr. Elizabeth Nawrot will be honored as the 2015/2016 Dille Outstanding Faculty Lecturer Award recipient in Langseth Hall 118. After a brief awards ceremony, Dr. Nawrot will present her lecture, “The Thinking Baby: Developmental Science Beyond the Blank Slate.” Refreshments will be served. Please plan to join us […]

    Dragon Sports Media and GO! TEAM Earn Three National Honors

    MSUM Dragon Sports Media and their GO! TEAM internship program took home two National Association of Collegiate Marketing Administrators ‘Best Of’ Awards and a Sports Video Group College Sports Media Awards finalist honor this summer. The NACMA ‘Best Of’ Awards are a national honor awarded to three different groups in a variety of categories. Group […]

    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 […]

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