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  • College students’ projects influence area businesses

    By Grace Lyden on May 24, 2015 at 11:28 a.m. MOORHEAD – Gone are the days when a student’s work was confined to the classroom. This past semester at Minnesota State University Moorhead, seven business students served as consultants for two local companies. At North Dakota State University, two landscape architecture students designed an outdoor […]

    Three students volunteer for Formula E race in Long Beach, Ca.

    MSUM students Kate Sullivan, Waylon Macek and Ben LeMay made the journey to Long Beach, Ca., for the Formula ePrix race. They volunteered to help with the event and were interviewed for the Formula E website. INSIGHT: Volunteering for Formula E Long Beach|30 Apr 15 Motorsport inhabits a glamorous world. Fast cars, cutting-edge technology, high-end […]

    With loss came lessons: After arms ripped off as a 3-year-old, Parker Sebens set to graduate

    Parker Sebens to attend MSUM in the fall By Robin Huebner on May 17, 2015 at 6:14 a.m. MILNOR, N.D.—The little boy who once pulled at the heartstrings of people in our region after his arms were severed in a grain auger on the family farm is all grown up and ready for college. In […]

    Psychology graduate receives prestigious Paterson award

    Katherine A. Johanson, a psychology and gerontology major, received the prestigious Donald G. Paterson Undergraduate Award in Psychology at the annual convention of the Minnesota Psychological Association. The award is given annually to an outstanding senior to recognize and encourage high achievement in psychology at the undergraduate level. It’s the second time in 32 years that […]

    Psychology Department inducted 12 students into Psi Chi

    On May 4th, the Psychology Department inducted 12 students into Psi Chi, the National Honor Society in Psychology. The inductees are: Oyinkansola Adeyemi, Sarah Besette, Tyler Carlson, Alexandra Gomez, Rebecca Greenmyer, Dana Jacobs, Caroline Kinskey, Bianca Milz, Cameron Monson, Andrew Swedzinski, Eloise Warren, and Geoffrey Zehnacker.

    Students Present at NACADA Conference

    Taylor Rodriguez, Economics major, and Madhuri Tiwari, Psychology major, presented on the student panel at the Region 6 NACADA: the Global Community for Academic Advising conference held in Fargo on May 9.

    Kasey Karsnia Wacker recently awarded Stanley Hooper Award for Educational Excellence

    Dr. Elizabeth Kirchoff, English, is proud to announce that Kasey Karsnia Wacker, a senior majoring in Communication Arts/Literature Education at MSUM, was recently awarded the Stanley Hooper Award for Educational Excellence. This award recognizes outstanding student teachers and is provided through the teachers’ professional organization ASCD (Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development). Read more about […]

    Criminal Justice, Gerontology, and Sociology Students Inducted into National Honor Societies on May 7

    On Thursday, May 7, the faculty in the Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice inducted 25 students into one of three national honor societies, and 3 students were each inducted into two national honor societies. The faculty also announced the winners of the department’s annual awards. Criminal Justice Majors inducted into the Mu Omega chapter […]

    Philosophy student accepted into Louisiana State University’s Master of Arts program in Philosophy

    It is with great excitement the Philosophy Department would like to congratulate Dylan O’Brien on his acceptance into Louisiana State University’s Master of Arts program in Philosophy for Fall 2015. Dylan double majored in Philosophy and Psychology and graduated Magna Cum Laude from MSUM in Spring 2013.

    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 […]

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