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A Family Tradition Amidst 50 Years of Early Education Excellence

When she was a preschool student at MSUM Early Education Center, Jill Mayer once drew a picture of what she wanted to be when she grew up. Her response: a teacher. She graduated from MSUM in December 2020 and worked as a substitute teacher at the EEC until she was offered a fulltime position in August 2021, just in time for the 50th anniversary of the MSUM Early Education Center. 

Alumna on Pulitzer Prize-winning team for George Floyd and related story coverage

Visual Journalist Shari Gross is on staff at the Star Tribune, which won a Pulitzer Prize this year. Their coverage of the George Floyd murder and the reverberations that followed will make a difference in that community and beyond.

Weld Hall Renovation is Top Priority

Last week, MSUM hosted Minnesota’s Senate Capital Investment Committee, whose members were on campus to learn more about our planned renovation of Weld Hall.

MSUM Announces Partnership with Essentia Health-Fargo to Create Essentia Health Center for Nursing

MSU Moorhead and Essentia Health-Fargo have announced an exciting partnership to prepare the next generation of nurses. The partnership creates the Essentia Health Center for Nursing on the MSUM campus.

MSUM Alumni Operate Successful Moving Business

Midwest West Moving Company was started four years ago by three former MSUM Dragons.

Inspiring Artists, Past and Present

Sharon Mendola was the kind of teacher who inspired her students to see the world differently.

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.

Summer Brings Future Dragons to Campus

Our campus is surprisingly vibrant during the summer months. And not all of the activity involves college students. In fact, much of it involves future Dragons.

Nursing Degrees Open World of Opportunities

One thing Evelyn Quigley, a 1982 graduate of MSUM, has loved about nursing is the opportunities the profession opens.

MBA Student Opens Unique Restaurant in Downtown Fargo

Minnesota State University Moorhead student Aleyah Fettig and co-owner Nat Nongnuang launched Sushi Burrito Café in January 2021.

Preparing the Next Generation of Nurses

During National Nurses Week, Minnesota State University Moorhead and Essentia Health announced an exciting partnership to prepare the next generation of nurses.