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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 […]

    Holtan Wins National Awards from National Federation of Presswomen

    Merrie Sue Holtan, communication and journalism, won two national writing awards from the National Federation of Presswomen. She placed first in sports writing and received honorable mention in home writing. The awards were presented at the national conference in Wichita, Kan.

    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 […]

    MBA Program Named to ‘Top 50’ List

    MSUM’s online Master of Business Administration (MBA) program was ranked No. 46 in Top Management Degree’s “Top 50 Most Affordable Online MBA Programs 2017” article.  The article ranks schools and programs based on accreditation and estimated tuition cost. The article states, “This highly regarded School of Business offers a flexible and affordable online Master of Business Administration. […]

    MBA Program Named in ‘Top 50’ List

    Top Management Degrees Ranks MBA Program #46 Most Affordable

    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. 

    GO! TEAM Wins ‘Best of Awards’ from NACMA

    The National Association of Collegiate Marketing Administrators (NACMA) has honored the MSUM Dragon Athletics GO! TEAM with three “Best of Awards” for 2015-16. MSUM began submitting entries for the awards in 2014 and won three awards in the last two years. This year doubles that total. Below is a full list of NACMA ‘Best of […]

    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 […]

    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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