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  • Alumni Win National Edward R. Murrow Awards

    MSUM alumni Shari Gross ’95 (English and mass communications) and Kevin Wallevand ’84 (mass communications) — current adjunct faculty member — were honored with national 2016 Edward R. Murrow Awards for their work in electronic journalism. The awards are given by the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA).  Gross and the Star Tribune video team were […]

    Nelson, Walthall Serve as ‘Celebrity Golfers’ During United Way Women’s Golf Scramble

    MSUM head basketball coaches Karla Nelson and Chad Walthall will be serving as “Celebrity Golfers” during the afternoon round of today’s United Way Women’s Leadership Golf Scramble at Osgood Golf Course. Nelson will be at hole No. 2, and Walthall at hole No. 7. They will be doing “Donations for a Drive.” All donations made today will go toward United […]

    Brad Bachmeier, Legacy Children’s Foundation Lead Fargo Public Art Commission’s First Project

    Ceramic Artist Brad Bachmeier, in conjunction with the Legacy Children’s Foundation, is leading the Fargo Public Art Commission’s first project; and you can help! The City of Fargo’s first large-scale public art project has been designed by artist Brad Bachmeier for the Madison Community’s upcoming new skate and bike park in North Fargo. The project […]

    Dr. Severson Attends Washington Week

    Dr. Sue Severson, School of Teaching & Learning, attended Washington Week sponsored by the American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education, June 5-8. Washington Week consists of two days of a State Leaders Institute followed by Day on the Hill. As a component of Day on the Hill activities, the MN delegation met with all […]

    Faculty, Students Return from Study Abroad Trip to Peru

    Five faculty — Mary Dosch, Janelle Miedema, David Paul, Vicki Riedinger, and Lisa Stewart — just returned from a leading a two week study abroad in Peru with 23 students. For the second year in a row, the group was a cross disciplinary service-oriented group consisting of undergraduate and graduate students from education, psychology, speech […]

    Haak Presents at NAFSA National Conference

    Janet Haak, Director of Study Abroad, attended NAFSA’s national conference in Denver last week and presented a poster session featuring her Fulbright experience in Germany and highlighting upcoming opportunities in six countries.  NAFSA is the world’s largest nonprofit association dedicated to international education and exchange, working to advance policies and practices that ensure a more […]

    Manno’s Article Published in ‘The Piano Magazine’

    Terrie Manno’s article, titled “What are they thinking? The key to your students’ best performances” has been published in the May/June 2016 edition of Clavier Companion, “The Piano Magazine.” Her thesis is that music students perform more successfully when they have developed and practiced mental thought streams that they link and sync to the physical […]

    Dr. Severson Earns QM Certification for Course

    Dr. Sue Severson, School of Teaching & Learning, recently earned Quality Matters Certification for her online course: SPED 620 – Perspectives and Policies in Special Education. QM Reviews are a rigorous peer review process. She will be recognized for this success at both the state and national level. Congratulations to Sue on this achievement!

    Paul Appointed to Fargo-Moorhead Pride Collective Board of Directors

    Dr. David Paul, Counseling and Student Affairs program, has been appointed to the Board of Directors at the Fargo-Moorhead Pride Collective. Dr. Paul was nominated by faculty and students at MSUM.  The Mission of the Pride Collective is to: To further the social and physical well-being and development of the LGBTQ+ community of the Fargo-Moorhead […]

    Sillerud Admitted to American Nurses Advocacy Institute Fellowship Program

    Brandi Sillerud, DNP, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, assistant professor and MHA graduate program coordinator in the School of Nursing and Healthcare Leadership, was admitted to the American Nurses Advocacy Institute Fellowship program.  The program is sponsored by the American Nurses Association. The Minnesota Organization of Retired Nurses recommended Sillerud’s admission to the program representing Minnesota. She was […]

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