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First-generation student wins Sanford Scholarship

Social work student, Myrla Villa received the Sanford Health Equity in Education Scholarship for $5,000. As a home dialysis unit secretary for Sanford, Myrla’s heart for others shines in her interactions with patients and staff.

English student shares the power of storytelling

Savannah Dibben’s published story for her media writing class showcases how important storytelling is to her. 

Speech language pathology students offer hearing screenings to community

Connecting with the local community helps speech-language pathology graduate students refine their skills while providing needed services.

Tackling PSEO Obstacles

Jered Pigeon, Director of MSUM’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion, was awarded a Minnesota Office of Higher Education grant to help students like Varoon Khalil shine in higher education.

Alumni-owned bakery leads to sweet success

MSUM alumni Morgan Laite (’17) and Maggie Thoemke (’16, ’19) met when they found themselves working at a job neither of them enjoyed. Bonding over their shared experience at MSUM, similar personalities, and the fact that they were born nine days apart, they quickly became close friends.

Mental health professional scarcity spurs creative solutions

Laura Odgren earns her Specialist in School Psychology in a creative partnership through MSUM and schools.

There's no place like home

Moorhead Mayor Shelly Carlson believes that the future of Moorhead and of MSUM are intertwined, as college students thrive along with their community.

Dragons Who Serve: Wendy Gibson

Today we honor Wendy Gibson, an MSUM employee who served nine years in the United States Army. 

Fellow Officers, Longtime Friends

West Fargo recently welcomed Irankuna Penina Adel and Suham Ali, elementary school companions and Moorhead college graduates, to its police force.

Dragons Who Serve: Parker Wood

We honor Parker Wood, a senior at MSUM studying elementary education. He will soon begin service with the North Dakota Air National Guard.

A Piece of the Ocean: The MSUM Oceanarium's Metamorphosis

From a visionary school trip to community partnerships, MSUM's Oceanarium continues to embrace growth and change.

18 Online Partnership Serving Educators Statewide

Jessalyn Canavan’s experience through the 18 Online program has aided her work and confidence in the classroom.