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Trio of Minnesota FFA State Officers Find a Home at UMN Crookston

April 16, 2021
Not one, not two, but three. Three is the magic number this year when it comes to current Minnesota State FFA Officers on the University of Minnesota Crookston campus. It seemed unthinkable. UMN Crookston is no stranger to having a state officer on-campus. Britton Fuglseth (reporter) did it in 2019-20. Eleora DeMuth (reporter) did it in 2017-18. James Mathiowetz (sentinel) is on campus now after serving in his role in 2018-19. But this year, UMN Crookston boasts the current Minnesota State FFA President Ben Olander, Treasurer Elaina Knott, and Sentinel Laney Swiers.

New York Times featured alumnus of UMN Crookston to Keynote In-person Commencement Ceremonies

April 15, 2021
he University of Minnesota Crookston is excited to announce alumnus Wemimo Abbey 2013, recently featured in the New York Times for work related to his multimillion dollar company, will be the keynote speaker for both commencements Saturday, May 8.

Making Connections through Horticulture: People, Plants, Professions, & Perspectives

April 15, 2021
When you think of horticulture, does your mind directly think plants or profession? UMN Crookston has been delivering degrees in horticulture for more than 35 years. Not only is there a diverse group of people who fill many roles in this profession, but there are varying degrees of perspective in the industry. Two individuals at different stages of their journey shared their insights, challenges, and opportunities regarding the same profession. One individual has years of experience under her belt and the other will soon be joining the horticulture workforce as he is graduating this spring. Both provide their view of the rewarding parts of the job down to the nitty gritty daily tasks.

UMN Crookston Announces New Comprehensive Alcohol Educational Program and Policy

April 9, 2021
The University of Minnesota Crookston has unveiled a new transformational campus alcohol policy. The policy is intended to be a comprehensive educational strategy informed by theory and research to help educate UMN Crookston students on how to make healthy decisions related to alcohol.

UMN Crookston plans to return to in-person and on campus life fall 2021

April 8, 2021
The University of Minnesota announced that all of its campuses (Crookston, Duluth, Morris, Rochester and the Twin Cities) are planning to return to fully on-campus operations this fall.