Office of Diversity & Inclusion

The Minnesota State University Moorhead Office of Diversity & Inclusion offers four cultural and identity centers open to all students, faculty, staff, and members of the community. Through a variety of programming and specialized resources, our centers help build a campus community that is diverse, inclusive, globally aware and just.

Office of Diversity & Inclusion News
  • Statewide ERG Monthly Announcements – May 2024
    Employees that have questions regarding Employee Resource Groups are encouraged to reach out to their Campus Diversity Officer or Campus HR for further guidance. Additional information about ERGs is available on the OEI Connect site. Employees interested in joining any of the statewide ERGs can register using this link. Minnesota Womxn in Higher Education ERG The Minnesota Womxn in Higher Education ERG will […]
  • Humble beginnings to the Commencement stage: Gricel Escobedo-Kingwell shares her story
    Gricel Escobedo-Kingwell’s parents did not attend school beyond sixth grade, but life’s early obstacles inspired her fierce determination and a deep-rooted belief in the power of education. She says of her MSUM experience, “Throughout the program, I’ve learned to be my authentic self. So many times in education, I haven’t felt that way.” At the spring commencement ceremony, she will […]
  • 33rd Annual Woodlands and High Plains Powwow Saturday, May 4
    The 33rd annual Woodlands and High Plains Powwow (WHPP) will be held Saturday, May 4, in the Sanford Health Athletic Complex (SHAC) on the NDSU campus. This year’s theme is “May the Four Directions Guide Me.” The WHPP is sponsored by MSUM, Concordia College, Minnesota State Community and Technical College, North Dakota State University, and North Dakota State College of […]
  • MSUM professor earns national honor for creating opportunities for Native American students
    By Ingrid Harbo, The Forum April 28, 2024 at 5:01 AM MOORHEAD — Amplifying Indigenous voices in higher education is a priority for Caitlin Johnson. At Minnesota State University Moorhead, the assistant professor of educational leadership researches how to better support Native American students at the school. Native Americans are underrepresented in higher education research studies, and few researchers are Native […]
  • MSUM holds sash ceremony for graduating international and multicultural students
    Thursday, May 9 | 6 p.m. | Comstock Memorial Union Ballroom