Minnesota State University Moorhead

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…

MSUM Begins Faculty And Staff Cuts

Faculty union leaders spent the afternoon meeting with those affected by the layoffs

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Faculty and staff cuts are being made at Minnesota State University Moorhead. President Anne Blackhurst will answer questions during a Zoom news conference at 1:00 PM Wednesday. Layoffs were expected due to a $6 million budget shortfall and they started happening on Tuesday. In a release, the university says in order for MSUM to have success in…

MSUM Cancels Graduation Ceremony, Decision Pending from NDSU

MOORHEAD, MN — Minnesota State University -Moorhead informed students that the spring graduation ceremony has been cancelled. The decision affects all schools in the Minnesota State System. The statement from the University said in part: Yesterday, the Minnesota State Chancellor made the difficult decision to cancel spring commencement ceremonies across the system. We don’t take these decisions lightly. As the…

Man Seen With Gun Near MSUM

MOORHEAD, Minn. – A security alert was issued for Minnesota State University Moorhead at 3:5o Friday afternoon after a report of an armed man near campus. Police say the man stole a gun from someone and was seen three blocks north of the university. He’s described as Hispanic, 5’9″ tall wearing a grey sweatshirt and red pants. Authorities add there’s…

850 Students Get Their Diplomas at MSUM Commencement

Many students say the connections they've made with other people will stick with them

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Students across the country are taking the next step in their lives as they get their diplomas. MSUM has the core values of grit, humility, and heart, and for the 850 students walking across the stage, that’s what they’ll be carrying with them for the rest of their lives. For Christopher Cook, there’s been a lot of grit….

Moorhead Mayor Johnathan Judd Holds Discussion on Civil Discourse

MOORHEAD, Minn. – During these politically divided times, Moorhead Mayor Johnathan Judd reminds people why it’s important to have a civil discourse. Students from Minnesota State University Moorhead’s Crossroads Lutheran Campus Ministry invited Judd to lead the discussion. While students were the ones who put the civil discourse discussion together, all community members were welcomed to join in. Judd says no…

Moorhead Police Searching For Man Who Stole Vehicle and Gun

The police department says around 7:35 p.m., officers were dispatched to Snarr Hall on Minnesota State University Moorhead's campus for a report of a stolen vehicle.

Moorhead, MN (KFGO) – Moorhead police are searching for a man who stole a vehicle and a gun Tuesday night. The vehicle has been recovered. The police department says around 7:35 p.m., officers were dispatched to Snarr Hall on Minnesota State University Moorhead’s campus for a report of a stolen vehicle. While officers were taking the report, another officer located…