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  • DeSutter and Sannes present at NACADA

    Keri DeSutter, Education, and Amy Sannes, Academic Support Center, presented a session on the LEAD Advisor program at the Region 6 NACADA conference in Fargo, ND.

    President Blackhurst announced as first TEDxFargo speaker

    President Blackhurst is the first speaker announced for TEDxFargo, which is to be held July 23, 2015. You can order your tickets ahead of time on eventbrite.com. “Fresh from finishes at both the Fargo and Boston Marathon, our first speaker is fired up to take the TEDxFargo stage!” Read more here.  

    Mathematics faculty and graduates attended and presented at MN Council of Teachers of Mathematics Conference

    Three faculty members from the Mathematics Department, Tammy Fitting, Tim Harms, and Tammie Schmiess attended the MN Council of Teachers of Mathematics Conference, April 30th –May 2nd. Recent mathematics education graduates: Andria Kelly, Mike Erickson, Nick Hanson, Fernando Zamora along with Professor Tim Harms presented “Sharing First Year Teaching and Mentoring Experiences” May 2nd in […]

    Dr. Elizabeth Kirchoff, English, and four MSUM alumni presented at the Minnesota Council of Teachers of English annual conference

    Dr. Elizabeth Kirchoff, English, and four MSUM alumni (now Language Arts teachers), Andrew Tichy, Moorhead High School; Abby Swegarden, Lake Park Audubon High School; Ashlee Bernhardt Cournia, Shanley High School; and Katie Hansen, Waubun High School, presented at the Minnesota Council of Teachers of English annual conference, held April 30-May 1 in St. Cloud, MN. […]

    Merrie Sue Holtan wins writing awards from North Dakota Professional Communicators

    Merrie Sue Holtan, communication journalism, won awards at the NDPC spring conference in Grand Forks, ND. She placed first in sports writing, second in newspaper feature writing personality profile, home writing and magazine feature writing, and third in personality profile. The first place award will be entered in national competition this September in Alaska.

    Sherry Lee Short, School of Visual Arts, received artist residency for summer 2015

    Sherry Lee Short, Professor of Art in the School of Visual Arts, has received a 2015 summer artist residency in the Porcupine Wilderness in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. During the residency, she will spend two weeks working out of a primitive cabin as well as exploring this unique, old growth wilderness area by backpacking. […]

    Dr. Ananda Shastri and Dr. Linda Winkler presented at the Minnesota Area Association of Physics Teachers meeting

    Dr. Ananda Shastri and Dr. Linda Winkler, both of the MSUM Department of Physics and Astronomy, recently presented at the Minnesota Area Association of Physics Teachers meeting held April 25 at St. Cloud State University. Dr. Shastri presented “A versatile lab for teaching the physics of reed instruments using soda straws”; Dr. Winkler presented “Resources […]

    Terrie Manno performed in Minneapolis

    Terrie Manno, SPA, presented a solo piano recital of the music of Franz Schubert as part of the Thursday Musical concert series in Minneapolis on April 24, 2015.

    Aaron Quanbeck presented at the Broadcast Education Association’s national convention

    Aaron Quanbeck, an Associate Professor from the School of Communication and Journalism, presented his award-winning paper at the Broadcast Education Association’s national convention in Las Vegas, Nevada. BEA recognized Quanbeck’s research as the top debut paper in its Historical Division. First place winners in each division received a $200 award. Quanbeck’s paper was titled “A […]

    Jeff Goebel recognized for outstanding work at MnSCU conference

    Awards recognize outstanding Facilities Management and Leadership Excellence in facilities management and leadership was on display when seven individuals were presented awards recognizing outstanding work at a recent conference of facilities professionals from the campuses of Minnesota State Colleges and Universities. “The professionals honored through this award work tirelessly behind the scenes to make our […]

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