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Business Prowess + Healthcare Compassion: New Program Prepares Students for In-Demand Careers

Looking for a unique blend of business acumen and healthcare expertise? Consider setting yourself on a path to in-demand and fulfilling careers. 

Foss relies on motto to build success

David Foss' unusual combination of computer science, English, and business administration at MSUM allowed him to enjoy a wide variety of roles in computer systems and banking.

DECA prepares MSUM students for careers in business

MSUM students Isabel Olson and Kobey Block share their involvement in DECA and how it has improved their college experience.

Accelerated Programs Offer Students More Options

Over winter break, around 300 participants took advantage of MSUM's first-ever winter term. Students were able to take an online course at an accelerated fashion to get ahead of their degrees and lighten their course load during the academic year.

Creating community with a good fit in finance

When Kevin Hanson walked into Gate City Bank one morning in 1983, he didn’t know if they were hiring. He had graduated with a bachelor’s in finance from MSUM two days prior and opened a phone book just hours before to look for job openings. 

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. 

Giving Back By Paying It Forward

President Anne Blackhurst wants to recognize MSUM’s Executive Mentorship Banquet for their focus on what’s really important, which is how our students have been changed by their college experience and how they’ll use their education to make important contributions to their professions and communities.

"House Hunters" features MSUM international student alum Poonam Budhiraja with fellow Dragons

"House Hunters" featured MSUM alumni Poonam Budhiraja (2012, Broadcast Journalism and Film Studies), Jerry Griggs (2016, Business Administration and Management) and Alexa Dixson-Griggs (2015, Social Work) as Budhiraja showed the local couple houses to fit their growing family.

Foundation Board Member Feature: Rick Thoreson

Rick Thoreson '81 (Business Administration, economics minor) has helped recognize outstanding alumni on the MSUM Foundation Board since 2016.

College of Business, Analytics & Communication Fall 2021 Dean’s List Students

The following students from the College of Business, Analytics & Communication have been named to the Minnesota State University Moorhead dean’s list in recognition of academic achievement fall semester 2021. Students must maintain a 3.25 or higher grade point average and carry 12 graded credits to qualify for the honor. Congratulations!

 

Alumnus Named to Forbes Top 250 List

Troy Nelson graduated from MSUM with a degree in finance in 1998. He credits MSUM with giving him resilience and the right tools needed to start his career amidst initial rejection.

Helping Kids Feel Like They Belong

Xavier Reed secured a corporate job before he graduated from MSUM. A year later, he quit and pursued his second career and first passion: education.