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What's good for MSUM is good for Moorhead

This week, the 2023 legislative session will conclude with a $2.6 billion capital investment package that includes $23 million for Weld Hall—a project that's been "shovel ready" since 2018.

Welcome to the #DragonFamily: Laura Caroon

Meet Laura Caroon, the new assistant director of engagement for the MSUM Foundation. She works with alumni and donors to make them feel recognized for their contributions to campus.  

A Dragon Trailblazer

As graduation nears, excitement fills the air as this year’s graduates prepare to walk across the stage. Sejla Dervisic, a third-year senior double majoring in history and political science, is the featured student speaker at the 2 p.m. ceremony.

An Open Letter to the Class of 2023

President Anne Blackhurst sends the Class of 2023 off with well wishes and Dragon Pride.

Leaving a Legacy of Transformation

Blackhurst has served as president of Minnesota State University Moorhead since 2014, when she was named its 11th president. She is now passing the torch onto the new president as she steps into retirement.

Education alumna speaks of the importance of relationships at MSUM

Stephanie Ballard earned her degree in elementary education in 2014 and has come back to her alma mater to give the commencement speech for MSUM’s 2023 spring graduates. 

Welcome to the #DragonFamily: Ashley Jetvig

Meet Ashley Jetvig, MSUM’s new HR Coordinator in the Human Resources department. Ashley guides new hires through the onboarding process and equips them with the tools they need to excel in their new position.  

Your Voice Matters: 2023 Student Commencement Speaker Brings Powerful Message

Political science major, Sami Farrell, is one of MSUM’s 2023 student speakers for Commencement. 

Foundation Board Member Feature: Brad Shamla

Meet Brad Shamla, one of the newest MSUM Foundation Board members. He learned valuable life lessons as co-captain of the Dragon Football team, which helped him throughout his successful career. He looks forward to supporting future generations of MSUM students and playing a role in their success.

Heart of the Center for the Arts

Emma Dettmann's involvement in the MSUM music department has given her the nickname "Heart of the Center for the Arts" for good reason.

Collaborative project prepares SLHS, special ed students for workplace

MSUM’s SLHS and special education students teamed up in an interprofessional project to strengthen their collaboration skills. 

Welcome to the #DragonFamily: Bailie Lambrecht

Meet MSUM’s new OAS Senior in the Financial Aid and Scholarship office, Bailie Lambrech. Bailie allocates funds and awards students with scholarships and financial aid.