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A family of Dragons: Three siblings' journey from Congo to MSUM

Angele, Priscille and Elkana Munganga chose MSU Moorhead for its academic level and international community.

From Landlocked to Marine Biologist

Savanna Hohenstein, from landlocked Western Minnesota, pursued her passion for marine biology at Minnesota State University Moorhead (MSUM), where she engaged deeply with the Marine Ecology Lab. After co-authoring a research paper and dedicating herself to the lab, she graduated in 2020 and undertook multiple unpaid internships in Florida and Mississippi. Her dedication led her to a full-time role as a Rescue Biologist at Clearwater Marine Aquarium in 2022, where she now leads rescue efforts for injured marine animals. Her journey, marked by resilience and adaptability, inspires MSUM's new Marine Aquarist certificate program, encouraging future marine biologists.

Daughter follows mother into the field of Construction Management

Inspired by her mother’s career, Audri Lagge ’19 also got her construction management degree at MSUM and quickly became a Senior Project Manager with a rapidly-growing construction company in Fargo, N.D., which led to her being recognized as one of Prairie Business’ Top 25 Women in Business in 2024.

Thinking About Double Majoring? Here’s What You Need to Know

Are you curious about double majoring? Combining the right majors can boost your academic experience and open up more career opportunities.

Worldwide Healthcare Experience

Nine students from nursing and health administration programs embarked on an enrichment experience to the Dominican Republic over spring break.

Why I Love MSUM

Luzmary Diaz Castillo shares why she loves to be an MSUM Dragon.

Welcome to the #DragonFamily: Bryce Benedict

Bryce Benedict is MSUM’s new Assistant Director of Recreation.

Artistic roots shape BFA graduate’s career in global security

MSU Moorhead BFA alum Tom Weis uses his unique background to make an impact in the world of global security. He stays connected to campus, occasionally returning to share advice with current MSUM School of Art students.

Welcome to the #DragonFamily: Jacqueline Stamatopoulos

Jacque Stamatopoulos is MSUM’s new Graduate Student Retention Coordinator.

New fatherhood and golf passion inspire Kid Caddie

Kid Caddie creator, Ben Fairbanks, shares how his graphic communications degree equipped him to be an entrepreneur.

BSN student finds purpose in public health

Henrietta Doe, a 2024 graduate from Liberia, commits to the reliable and needed work of a nurse.

Collecting skills with Campus News, class and choir

Christopher Hovden's dedication to his broadcast journalism classes, Campus News, music, and his internship shows the impact involvement can have on a student.