News & Notes

    • GO! TEAM doubles their gold, winning four NACMA ‘Best of’ Awards
      The National Association of Collegiate Marketing Administrators (NACMA) has honored the MSUM Dragon Athletics GO! TEAM with four ‘Best of Awards’ for 2016-17.   Initiated in 2003, the NACMA Best of Awards program honors outstanding achievement in marketing and promotions. Awards are presented in 14 categories, with each category divided into three groups based upon […]
    • Financial Management Association wins three prestigious awards
      Qualifies as nationwide superior chapter
    • GO! TEAM wins four NACMA ‘Best of’ Awards
    • MSUM English Language Tutor Program mentioned in U.S. News & World Report article
      Minnesota State University Moorhead was mentioned in the U.S. News & World Report article, “U.S. College Tutoring Centers Help International Students,” published July 11. MSUM’s English Language Tutor Program is referenced as a support service for international students to look for in a college or university. “Some universities offer conversation partners who assist with English […]
    • Nawrot attends CUR annual business meeting
      Lisa Nawrot (Psychology) attended the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) annual business meeting in Flagstaff, AZ, June 29-July 2. Nawrot serves as a Councilor in the Psychology Division. CUR divisions include arts and humanities, biology, chemistry, education, engineering, geosciences, health sciences, mathematics and computer science, physics and astronomy, psychology, social sciences, an at-large division that […]
    • School of Teaching and Learning faculty attend, present at NAEYC Professional Learning Institute
      Layna Cole, Marilyn Labrensz, and Erin Gillett attended the NAEYC Professional Learning Institute in San Francisco, June 11-14. While there, they presented a paper and a poster at the meeting of the National Association of Early Childhood Teacher Educators. Their paper, Community-Based Professional Development: Crossing Boundaries to New Territories, described our three-year process of establishing […]
    • Dragons in the news
      Take a look at the news stories featuring MSUM in recent weeks. Stories are presented in chronological order. Kloos named interim St. Cloud tech college president, SC Times: “The Board of Trustees of Minnesota State Colleges and Universities announced Wednesday that Lori Kloos will be interim president of St. Cloud Technical & Community College effective […]
    • Drs. Dosch, Paul lead study abroad course in Dominican Republic
      Dr. Mary Dosch, Psychology, and Dr. David Paul, Counseling and Student Affairs, recently returned from co-teaching a 12 day study abroad course to the Dominican Republic. This intercultural, interdisciplinary tour included graduate and undergraduate students from Counseling and Student Affairs, Anthropology, Social Work, Speech Language Hearing and Education.  The course included 35 hours of direct […]
    • Dragons in the news
      Take a look at the news stories featuring MSUM in recent weeks. Stories are presented in chronological order. Nellermoe named Park Christian School president, InForum: “Park Christian School announced Wednesday, May 31, that it’s hired Chris Nellermoe as its new president … Nellermoe received a bachelor’s degree from Concordia College in Moorhead and earned a master’s […]
    • MSUM alumnus named news photographer, editor of the year
      KARE 11 photojournalist Chad Nelson 'sweeps' NPPA awards
    • Campus News named national finalist in SPJ 2016 Mark of Excellence awards
      Campus News was named a Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) 2016 Mark of Excellence national finalist in the Best All-Around Television Newscast category. Watch the winning newscast: Campus News 4-30-16. Campus News is a collaborative learning project where faculty and industry professionals mentor students to produce a weekly television program that airs on Prairie Public Television. MSUM’s Campus News […]
    • MSUM Operations Management degree ranked No. 4 in nation
      MSUM’s online Operations Management degree was ranked No. 4 nationwide in a ranking by Best Degree Programs. The organization reviewed 56 accredited colleges and universities listed by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES College Navigator) that offered online bachelor’s in operations management, project management, or closely related degree programs. Also reviewed were rankings received from […]
    • Leonard attends Drone Focus Conference
      Karl Leonard, Associate Professor of Geosciences in the Department of Anthropology and Earth Science, attended the annual Drone Focus Conference May 31 and June 1 in Fargo. The conference featured many prominent speakers who discussed the emerging UAS industry, and Karl attended several workshops that focused on UAS applications in agriculture, construction, and energy. Karl […]
    • Behl recognized by Microsoft Dynamics Academic Alliance for curriculum
      Joshua Behl, assistant professor in the Professional Management Department, has been recognized by the Microsoft Dynamics Academic Alliance for his curriculum. His work, “Microsoft Dynamics CRM Project Service Module Curriculum Package,” has been selected as this year’s honorable mention for the Curriculum award. The Curriculum Award ceremony is scheduled for Monday, June 19 at the Microsoft […]
    • Brad Bachmeier gives presentation at World Heritage Site
      As part of the Artist in Residence Series at Mesa Verde National Park, ceramic artist Brad Bachmeier gave two public presentations; at the Mancos, Colo., Public Library and at the Far View Lodge. Mr. Bachmeier, a national and international award winning ceramic artist from Fargo, N.D., spent two weeks in May exploring the park’s geology […]
    • Gompf presents Continuing Legal Education Webinar to attorneys
      Professor Tracy Gompf, Paralegal, Department of Economics, Law and Politics, presented a Continuing Legal Education Webinar “Increase Profitability and Efficiency of Your Firm Through Paralegal Utilization” to regional attorneys on May 24. This webinar was sponsored by the North Dakota State Bar Association.
    • MSUM Finishes 6th in NSIC All-Sports Standings
      Minnesota State University Moorhead finished sixth in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference All-Sports standings released on Thursday. The Dragons improved two spots from 2015-16.  The NSIC All-Sports Award is calculated by awarding the winner of each conference-sponsored championship points totaling the number of teams in that sport plus one. The next place finisher receives points […]
    • #MSUM2017 trends on Twitter
      Leading up to and during Friday’s Commencement ceremonies, students, parents, faculty, staff, alumni and friends were encouraged to share their Dragon pride, congratulations and excitement on Twitter by using #MSUM2017. The hashtag was once again a success, trending on Twitter by mid-afternoon and throughout the evening. #MSUM2017 was used in 1,055 tweets that garnered nearly 760,000 impressions. Thank […]
    • 2017 Retiree Recognition and Employee Excellence Awards Luncheon
      On Thursday, Minnesota State University Moorhead recognized retirees and employees during the annual Retiree Recognition and Employee Excellence Awards Luncheon. 2017 Employee Excellence Awards winners are: Excellence in Service to Students: Karla Wenger Culture Champion Award: Layne Anderson Excellence in Service to the Community: The 18 Online Team, comprised of Catherine Artac, Dr. Boyd Bradbury, Dr. Ok-Hee […]
    • Paralegal student selected for national essay scholarship
      Candace Gould, Paralegal, submitted a winning essay for the Lambda Epsilon Chi (LEX) Scholarship. The LEX Scholarship is awarded by the American Association for Paralegal Educators (AAfPE), the national organization for paralegal programs. Winners are awarded a $500 scholarship and are invited to speak at the national AAfPE convention in Albuquerque, New Mexico in October. […]