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Welcome to the #DragonFamily: Melanie Fierstine

Meet Melanie Fierstine, a new assistant professor in the School of Social Work. She is teaching policy classes and supervises seniors completing their seminar work.  

Level up with a graduate degree from MSU Moorhead

Robert Nava, Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Graduate Studies at MSUM, writes about new master's programs that MSUM is adding in 2023.

Higher Education Needs Communities' Support, Legislative Funding

President Anne advocates for communities' support of higher education through means of legislative funding. 

Looking Up

David Weinrich was hired to work in the MSUM planetarium in 1983. He continued for 31 years until he retired as its director in 2014. The awe for his work never ended.

Kay Beckermann and innovation in the Advertising & Public Relations industry

Kay Beckermann, an assistant professor in the School of Communication & Journalism at MSUM, recently reinvigorated the student-run agency MSUM Flypaper Creative Services in August of 2021.

Welcome to the #DragonFamily: Whitney Mead

Meet Whitney Mead, a new assistant professor in the Speech Language Hearing Sciences program. She is teaching undergraduate courses as well as supervising the clinical practicum for graduate level students 

Welcome to the #DragonFamily: Elinormarie Morrissy

Meet Elinormarie Morrissy, MSUM’s new OAS Intermediate for the Center for Global Engagement. She works with admitted international students to make coming to MSUM an easy transition. 

Listen and Learn: How One Man Serves Area Women

Minnesota State University Moorhead alum Chris Johnson proudly serves area women as leader of The Rape and Abuse Crisis Center of Fargo-Moorhead.

A home away from home

Moyinoluwa (Mo) Abiola ‘17, a senior analyst at Goldman Sachs, knows the importance of connecting with the people around her in a place she loves. 

Communications grad enjoys early career success

Katie Merrick is using her experience and skills gained from her communication studies degree to aid her in her work for the Fargo Force.

Stacy Broman receives Distinguished Alumni Award

Stacy Broman '85 has received the 2022 Distinguished Alumni Award for her professional successes and personal milestones in her law career.

Robert Narveson receives Distinguished Alumni Award

Robert Narveson '84 received the Distinguished Alumni Award for his leadership in the retail pharmacy industry.