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Graduate student teaches impactful Kodály program

Brandon Van Den Eykel, a Curriculum and Instruction graduate student at MSUM, will be an instructor for this summer's OAKE-certified Kodály program after feeling the impact of the program on his own career.

Celebrating Educational Excellence in Minnesota

Barnesville Elementary was one of six Minnesota schools honored with the National Blue Ribbon Schools Award. Three educators with Minnesota State University Moorhead ties accepted the award in Washington, D.C.

Helping Kids Feel Like They Belong

Xavier Reed secured a corporate job before he graduated from MSUM. A year later, he quit and pursued his second career and first passion: education.

MSUM Celebrates Esteemed 100-Year Teaching Legacy

Whenever I walk by the writing on the cornerstone of MacLean Hall, “State Teachers College Founded 1887,” I feel a moment of awe and gratitude for being part of an institution with such a rich history of teacher education, right here, at Minnesota State University Moorhead.

Thinking About the Whole Child

With COVID-19 vaccine distribution underway, the pandemic’s worst effects seem nearly behind us. Jen Sahr, however, is one of many local educators who are preparing for aftershocks that may continue long after the concerns of physical illness fade away.

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.

MSUM Ed.D Grad Works to Address Critical Teacher Shortage

When schools in the region began holding classes online earlier this year, Tonya Greywind embraced it as another day in the classroom.

What is Your Story?

"There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you." – Maya Angelou

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.


Dragon Pride. It runs deep among our alumni and students. For many regional families, an MSUM education is a family tradition.

Coming Home

Although their reasons for returning vary, the alumni who “come home” recognize the potential of the community and take pride in the home of their alma mater.