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Rethinking Admissions: Maybe ‘fit’ is not the answer
Director of Graduate Studies Maya Sosa Machado, PhD, shares what MSUM graduate studies looks for in candidates and discusses what has changed in recent years. It has become less about finding the perfect "fit" and more about finding unique voices and new perspectives.
Professional, personal growth motivate MSUM's first Master of Social Work cohort
MSUM welcomes its first Master of Social Work cohort, with students working to advance in their licensure, increase their earning potential, expand their skillsets, and even teach the next generation of social workers.
MSUM continues legacy of serving high-need schools
MSUM is proud to be in partnership with Project Infuse. The program's mission is to provide equitable and culturally informed mental health services within high-need pre-K-12 schools through a grant from the U.S. Department of Education.
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.
Chief of police, chief of change
Mike Ceynowa ‘97 could have had a long career as a police officer without a bachelor’s degree, but his four years at Minnesota State University Moorhead instilled in him a deep passion for service and the resourcefulness to notably impact the communities he’s served.
Three Women Team Up to Transform MSUM’s Athletic Training Program
Women ignite powerful change. That’s why, when three women at Minnesota State University Moorhead (MSUM) joined forces to overhaul the university’s athletic training program, it evolved into an exciting new opportunity for students.
MSUM Alumni Operate Successful Moving Business
Midwest West Moving Company was started four years ago by three former MSUM Dragons.
Bridging Mental Health Needs Among Rural Students
Graduate students in MSUM’s counseling program addressed a gap in youth mental health services by offering free therapy via telehealth to K-12 students in rural school districts.
Dragons Will Take Care of You
The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic is far-reaching and has presented countless new challenges, especially in the mental health field. The pandemic also impacted the delivery of face-to-face counseling services because of social distancing.
Distance Learning Research Conducted by Department of Leadership & Learning
Faculty in MSUM's Department of Leadership & Learning developed a survey to learn about teachers’ and administrators’ experiences transitioning to online learning during COVID-19.
Accepting Social Change
Dragons have long been advocates for social change. Mirroring nationwide movements, MSUM has proven throughout the years to be at the forefront of acceptance and change.