A network outage is affecting MSUM campus servicesMore details.Hide details.
See daily updates.More Information

Social Work Dragon Stories

Matching Stories results

Juggling single parenthood, college with a village's support

Tara Carlson is a single parent and MSUM alum. She shares how she was able to balance parenting while being a college student.

Connecting Core Values

Angela Bellanger, director of MSUM’s Counseling Services, connects her native teachings from her youth to prosper in her work on campus. 

Embracing service in recovery

Rebecca McCradie shares her journey to recovery through volunteer and service work within the White Earth Veterans Honor Guard.

Professional, personal growth motivate MSUM's first Master of Social Work cohort

MSUM welcomes its first Master of Social Work cohort, with students working to advance in their licensure, increase their earning potential, expand their skillsets, and even teach the next generation of social workers.

A SMART Start to College Life

For Chloe Flynn, making valuable connections in MSUM’s SMART Start program helped ease the transition from high school to college.

MSUM grad’s scholarship supports social work students

Ashley and Christopher Johnson, Ph.D., MSW, established the Gayel Marie Saude Scholarship Fund in 2022. The scholarship provides up to $2,500 annually to support social work students.

Level up with a graduate degree from MSU Moorhead

Robert Nava, Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Graduate Studies at MSUM, writes about new master's programs that MSUM is adding in 2023.

Listen and Learn: How One Man Serves Area Women

Minnesota State University Moorhead alum Chris Johnson proudly serves area women as leader of The Rape and Abuse Crisis Center of Fargo-Moorhead.

"House Hunters" features MSUM international student alum Poonam Budhiraja with fellow Dragons

"House Hunters" featured MSUM alumni Poonam Budhiraja (2012, Broadcast Journalism and Film Studies), Jerry Griggs (2016, Business Administration and Management) and Alexa Dixson-Griggs (2015, Social Work) as Budhiraja showed the local couple houses to fit their growing family.

The NCCWSL Conference: Empowering Student Leaders

Thanks to a collaboration between the Women’s Center and the College of Business, Analytics and Communication, five MSUM students had the opportunity to attend their National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL) virtually earlier this spring.

Dinosaur No More

I once considered myself, and gloriously upheld the title, a self-proclaimed “dinosaur” of online instruction. I am a Professor of Social Work. I teach practice classes. I held firm in the belief that there was no need to use MSUM’s online teaching platform.

The Weight of War

Women share stories of contradictory roles during the Vietnam War.