Jill Frederick, Department of English, has co-edited with Maren Clegg Hyer (Valdosta State University) a collection of essays,“Textiles, Text, Intertext: Essays in Honour of Gale R. Owen-Crocker,” just published by Boydell and Brewer. The book contains fourteen chapters that deal with the triple themes of the title as they appear in Old English literature and […]
Dr. Julie Swaggert, Educational Leadership Graduate Program Coordinator, and Dr. Lisa Karch, Director of Graduate Studies joined over 200 women across the state of Minnesota on Tuesday, April 26 in St. Paul for the Fourth Annual Symposium of Women Educational Leaders. This year’s theme was Empowering Positive Culture and Climate through Leadership. This event is designed […]
Mary Stone and Sheri Erickson, accounting professors in the Paseka School of Business, led the panel discussion “Advanced Placement Accounting Course: Net Gain or Net Loss?” at the MBAA Annual Conference on April 13, 2016 in Chicago. Other panel participants included Dee Ann Ellingson and Katherine Cambell of the University of North Dakota. The panel […]
Congratulations to Troy Schmidt, Coordinator of Academic Intervention, who has been elected the Region 6 Chair within NACADA: The Global Community for Academic Advising. Being elected to this leadership position is a tribute by Troy’s peers and a recognition of his significant professional contributions to and excellence in the field of academic advising.
Merrie Sue Holtan, Communication and Journalism, won the following writing awards at the North Dakota Professional Communicators convention in Minot, N.D. The first place awards will go to national competition this fall in Wichita, Kan. First: Feature story – Magazine First: Specialty articles – Education First: Specialty articles – Home (interior decor, furniture, architecture, landscaping) […]
Tim Harms, Professor of Mathematics Education, served as an external consultant for Bemidji State’s Mathematics Department program review. He along with Jason Douma from the University of Sioux Falls visited Bemidji State University campus and met with students, faculty, and administrators on March 28 as part their Mathematics Department’s five year review.
Professor Kelli Sinner will give a brief artist talk on Sunday May 1, at 2 p.m. at the opening of the exhibition “Clay” at the Rourke Art Museum in Moorhead. This invitational exhibition features the artwork of 24 ceramic artists and runs from April 29-June 3, 2016.
Dr. Phyllis May-Machunda has been awarded a Smithsonian Senior Postdoctoral Fellowship to work at the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage in Washington, D.C. Dr. May-Machunda will spend a portion of her 2016-17 sabbatical at the Center researching the Kate Rinzler fieldwork on African American children’s play in Washington, D.C. Rinzler, whose story has not […]
Congratulations to all of the MSUM alumnae, faculty and staff nominated as YWCA Cass Clay Women of the Year! Alumna Tonya Stende, Dale Carnegie North Dakota President, was named YWCA Woman of the Year for Community and Volunteer Service, and alumna Michelle Weber, Principal at Liberty Middle School, was named YWCA Woman of the Year […]
Peter Geib, Paseka School of Business, co-authored and presented a paper at the Midwest Business Administration Assoc. conference in Chicago. The paper title is “The Dynamics of Chinese Expansion in the South China Sea.”