Minnesota State University Moorhead

MSUM’s Dia de los Muertos altar pays respects to victims of police brutality

The altar features information on victims of police brutality and violence as well as resources for students on the topic

MOORHEAD, Minn. –  Minnesota State University Moorhead’s Diversity and Inclusion Department is celebrating Dia de los Muertos with an altar display in the Comstock Memorial Union. Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is a multi-day Mexican holiday of remembering friends and family who have died. The display is up to pay respect to those who have lost…

MSUM moves all classes online after Thanksgiving break

MOORHEAD, Minn. – Minnesota State University Moorhead will move all classes online after the Thanksgiving break beginning November 30th until the end of the semester. President Anne Blackhurst says in an email to students and staff the move was done because of “the high COvid-19 case rates in Minnesota and North Dakota combined with the likelihood students will travel to…

Minnesota State University Moorhead finalizes budget plan proposed in April 2020

MOORHEAD, Minn.–Minnesota State University Moorhead officially laid off 24 faculty members as a part of its comprehensive budget plan. The budget plan was proposed in April 2020 and is designed to close a projected gap of $6 million in the fiscal year 2022. Nine programs will be closed and the School Psychology Graduate Program will be suspended. The 149 students…

MSUM displays local suffrage stories

MOORHEAD, Minn. – In the spirit of this year’s election, MSUM’s Livingston Lord Library is hosting a display presenting women’s rights activist and information about suffrage. The display features many women who made a mark during the suffrage movement from the region. Wednesday marked 100 years since the passage of the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote. The library…

Athletics suspended through end of the year at MSUM, Minnesota Crookston

The Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference's Board of Directors has canceled NSIC fall competition & championships, and has suspended all athletic competition through Dec. 31, 2020.

BURNSVILLE, Minn. — In light of the NCAA Board of Governors’ decision to direct all institutions and conferences to meet specific requirements to conduct fall sports and the NCAA Division II Presidents Council’s announcement that all NCAA Division II fall championships are canceled, the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference’s Board of Directors has canceled NSIC fall competition & championships, and has…

Two MSUM student-athletes test positive for COVID-19

MOORHEAD, MN — Two student-athletes at Minnesota State University – Moorhead have tested positive for COVID-19. MSUM Athletic Director Doug Peters confirms that exposure took place off campus. The student-athletes were tested because someone they worked with tested positive. Both student-athletes work in different places. Procedures are in place to screen athletes daily prior to them being allowed into a…

MSUM to freeze fall semester tuition for undergraduates

MOORHEAD, Minn.–Minnesota State University Moorhead will freeze undergraduate tuition for the fall semester. The Minnesota State Board of Trustees voted to freeze tuition on Wednesday in order to remain committed to Minnesota State’s affordability and encourage students to continue their education despite the COVID-19 pandemic. MSUM President Anne Blackhurst said, “We are eager to welcome our students back to campus…

MSUM welcomes Freshmen with its new Dragon Wagon

MOORHEAD, Minn. – Incoming Minnesota State University Moorhead Freshmen get a special dragon delivery to remind them of their new chapter in life in the fall. MSUM’s admissions office with help from the athletic department turned an old fire truck into the Dragon Wagon. They used the vehicle to welcome incoming students who have pledged to MSUM and gave them…

MSUM’s College for Kids and Teens to Offer Online Courses Only

All kids and teens who previously signed up for on-campus courses have been refunded.

MOORHEAD, Minn.–Minnesota State University Moorhead’s College for Kids & Teens has cancelled all on-campus courses this summer. The college will instead by offering online courses on June 8-11, June 15-18, July 13-16 and July 20-23. Registration for the online courses opened May 6. Some of the popular courses include video game design, animation, Minecraft and photography and printmaking. MSUM Youth…