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TAG partnership offers new opportunities for children in the area

MSUM—in collaboration with the North Dakota Association of Gifted Children (NDAGC)—created the MSUM x TAG program, a project-based learning experience created for exceptional learners.

Faculty, staff innovation rewarded with Minnesota State grants

Several MSUM faculty and staff members’ innovative ideas were chosen as finalists to receive funding for projects based around diversity, equity and inclusion. These projects included small seed (up to $10,000) and large seed ($25,000) categories.

Welcome to the #DragonFamily: Steve Sjoberg

Meet Steve Sjoberg, MSUM’s new director of Foundation marketing & communications. He provides leadership for the MSUM Foundation team to keep in touch with our alumni.

The voice of a community

Amy Iler earned her BS in communication studies at MSUM in 2006 and continues to give a voice to those in the F/M area as a radio host for KFGO. 

A Chemistry Degree Twice as Valuable

Charlie Lien ’22 is the first graduate of a dual degree program in chemical engineering thanks to a partnership between MSUM and UND.

Using physics skills to curb crime

In his last semester, Lucas Clark Burnette joined the Moorhead Police Department as a data analyst intern to evaluate crime trends in his community. 

Sculpture class brings abstract art downtown

MSUM's Advanced Sculpture class created a twisted sculpture that was set on its pedestal outside the Plains Art Museum, where it now sits until 2024. 

Called To Serve

Jordan Werk utilizes her criminal justice degree to build relationships with the community as a school resource office for the Moorhead School District. 

Plains Art Museum CEO speaks on his transformative time at MSUM

Andy Maus, director and CEO of Fargo’s Plains Art Museum, addressed 2022 graduates at MSUM. He earned his bachelor’s degree in studio art in 2002 and his master’s in public, human service and health administration in 2011.

Computer Science Graduate's Tenacity Shapes Sustainable Business

Rolland Elendu uses the skills he honed as a computer science graduate to champion a unique and environmentally-friendly Fargo business. 

Campus Duo: Heather Soleim & Sarah Jegela

It's nearly guaranteed a meeting with Heather Soleim and Sarah Jegela will garner a chuckle or two, but you may not know the registrar and associate registrar have a rich history.

Alumni Center Groundbreaking

Dragon alumni will soon have a place of their own. A groundbreaking ceremony for the long-awaited MSUM Alumni Center will be in April 2022. In addition to serving as the anchor for alumni returning to campus, the center will provide space for students and community members to interact.