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Welcome to the #DragonFamily: Kaitlin Eken

Meet Kaitlin Eken, MSUM’s newest general maintenance worker within the Building Services department. 

Doing Better, Together

President Anne reflects on the power of collaborative governmental work within the Fargo-Moorhead community.

Welcome to the #DragonFamily: Paige Kosienski

Meet Paige Kosienski, a new admissions representative. She connects with prospective students to see how MSUM can be the path for their future. 

Big Experience Under the Big Sky

Under the Big Sky was the first immersive, on-site festival to result from the partnership between MSUM's EIT program and event production company, Show Imaging. 

Welcome to the #DragonFamily: Lisa Kremer

Meet Lisa Kremer, MSUM’s new case manager for the Hendrix Clinic and Counseling Center. She helps connect students to outside mental health resources 

Internships setting international students up for success

Internships have been pivotal for international students like Emmanuel Kumi and Suman Koirala, setting them ahead in their careers. 

Art-A-Fair sparks flame for art education career

Elysa Christensen’s interest in MSUM was first sparked when she participated in the university’s annual Art-A-Fair. As a college senior, she now helps high school students find that passion.

MSUM student-athletes earn national honor

MSUM has recently been named the 2023 recipient of the NCAA Division II Award of Excellence.

Foundation Feature: Peter Geib

Peter Geib’s family history at MSUM spans generations, and his impact on the university is also a great accomplishment. He has significantly impacted thousands of students as a management professor at MSUM. He hopes to support continuous learning and further his contributions to MSUM as a member of the Foundation Board.


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.

MSUM: A home for Environmental Stewards

Physical Plant Intern, Gabriella Ruiz, has been a crucial component in launching the TREX Plastic Bag Challenge across campus.

Foundation Feature: Tara Baltes

Tara Baltes had a great experience as a student as MSUM, and is excited to give back as a member of the Foundation Board. She’s taken many of the things she’s learned as a Dragon, including the core values of grit, humility, and heart, and used them in her career as talent acquisition specialist at Bell Bank.