FM SERTOMA - SERVING THE FARGO MOORHEAD AREA

FARGO MOORHEAD SERTOMA COLLEGIATE CLUB

Minnesota State University Moorhead's (MSUM) National Student Speech Language Hearing Association (NSSLHA) Collegiate SERTOMA Club is associated with the Fargo-Moorhead SERTOMA Club. The university chapter consists of both undergraduate and graduate students and is currently the largest student organization on campus with over 100 members.

The officers for the 2018-2019 school are:

  • Karlie Mayer- President
  • Shelby Heyn- Vice President
  • McKenna Larson- Secretary
  • Claudia Keller- Treasurer
  • Whitney Voss- Historian
  • Sami Bitz- SERTOMA representative
  • Heidi Knutson- SERTOMA representative
  • Faculty Advisor- Dr. Elaine Pyle
  • Collegiate SERTOMA Faculty advisor- Dr. Nancy Paul and Mrs. Maribeth Plankers

The club participates in a variety of events throughout the year both on and off campus including:

  • FM SERTOMA Holiday lights
  • Signing Santa
  • Sidewalk café
  • Dorothy Day Food Pantry
  • Autism Support Group
  • ARC Dances
  • Farm on the Dell
  • Youth Works Clothing Drive
  • Collaborative mentorship programs between graduate students and undergraduate students
  • Highway Clean-up Project
  • SERTOMA Holiday parade float

NSSLHA Collegiate SERTOMA participates in several fundraisers throughout the year with funds going toward charities that the club finds appropriate each year. NSSLHA/Collegiate Sertoma also provides some financial support for graduate students presenting at the national American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA) Convention.

The Fargo-Moorhead SERTOMA club’s affiliation with MSUM is more than just a relationship that extends beyond the club’s generous financial support and is fostered by the on-going cooperative participation by club members, MSUM faculty, and students. The affiliation between the Fargo-Moorhead SERTOMA club and MSUM has truly been a great partnership as together we build a better community for individuals with communication impairments.