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  • October 22, 2020
    The University of Minnesota Crookston received $1.35 million dollars of High Education Asset Preservation and Replacement (HEAPR) funding in a capital investment bonding bill signed Wednesday by Governor Tim Walz.
  • October 20, 2020
    The Veden Center for Rural and Economic Development at the University of Minnesota Crookston is offering a free online class and technical assistance to Latino entrepreneurs and businesses through the Mano Amiga program.
  • October 19, 2020
    Vinayak Sharma, a native from New Delhi, India, never truly saw himself pursuing his undergraduate career in the United States.
  • October 16, 2020
    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families has awarded White Earth Tribal and Community College (WETCC) a $500,000.00 grant per year for five years.
  • October 1, 2020
    Shane Mendez is a proud family man, a current graduate student, and a police officer in the city of Crookston, Minn. When he has free time he spends it with his wife and three children. He’s also a ferocious reader, plays the guitar and the drums, and loves taking long walks on the beach when he’s not in Crookston. Mendez sees every day as a success and an adventure. As someone who grew up from a troubled home, he is continuously grateful to be alive and to see where the adventure of life will take him next. Crookston is where Mendez grew up. As a young man, he decided to travel around the world for a whole decade and spent four years on the island of Crete in Greece. Some of that time traveling was spent in the U.S. Navy as a military police officer. Upon returning home, Mendez decided to attend UMN Crookston to earn his Bachelor of Science degree in law enforcement aviation.
  • October 1, 2020
    Jonathon Holland is a two-time alumnus of UMN Crookston. He first attended from 1987-89 while the institution was a two-year school. He chose UMN Crookston based on advice from his father, who said he should find a career that he loves to do so it wouldn’t feel like he was going to work every day. Holland loved spending time with horses, so as a Trojan he earned his associate degree in equine science. When UMN Crookston transitioned to a four-year program, Holland attended in fall of 1993 to the spring of 1995, earning his bachelor’s degree in animal industries management.
  • October 1, 2020
    Karen Good was a member of the last high school class to graduate from the Northwest School of Agriculture (NWSA) in 1968. She was an enrolled member of the Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians and lived too far from the public school in the area to ride the school bus. To resolve this, the Red Lake School Board paid the tuition for Good to attend the NWSA. Since her time in Crookston, she graduated from college and spent many years working in Native schools as an educator. She wore many hats as an administrator, dean, teacher, and counselor while also working on the Red Lake and White Earth Reservations and helping with curriculum for the Minneapolis Science Department.
  • October 1, 2020
    Bailey Mulcahy is a communication major and volleyball player from Fertile, Minn. Mulcahy is extremely competitive and displays this trait in a range of hobbies including board games, cards, and playing sports such as volleyball, softball, golf, and basketball. She also loves watching movies, her favorite being Field of Dreams.
  • October 1, 2020
    Jennifer Lax is a senior majoring in criminal justice and communication. She is a member of both the cross country and women’s basketball teams and is in the Criminal Justice Club. In her free time she loves to fish, hunt, snowboard, golf, read, and play video games on occasion. Lax was pleasantly surprised by the amount of sports, clubs, and activities available on campus despite the small size. She feels there is always something to keep her busy.
  • October 1, 2020
    Hi I’m Ellie! At UMN Crookston I was a member of the soccer team, a C.A. (community adviser), and student studying sport and recreation management with a minor in coaching. I can’t forget about working with the awesome grill crew in Evergreen at night! I miss the small campus community and being able to know almost everyone while walking around campus.
  • September 20, 2020
    We are excited to announce that “We are Number 1,” according to the recent U.S. News & World Report. In the category “Midwest Top Public Regional Colleges for 2021 we secured the top ranking.
  • September 17, 2020
    Planning, preparation, and implementation of COVID-19 processes to #ProtectTheNest at the University of Minnesota Crookston are working well.
  • September 15, 2020
    The University of Minnesota Crookston has been ranked one of the best in the latest rankings from U.S.News released in early September.
  • September 9, 2020
    The University of Minnesota Crookston athletic department had 52 student-athletes earn the 2019-20 Division 2 Athletics Directors Association (D2 ADA) Academic Achievement Awards. The D2 ADA recognized 15,318 student-athletes from 201 institutions for the 2019-20 season. The overall recipients is the highest in 13 years.
  • August 28, 2020
    In August, the University of Minnesota Crookston’s Office of Admissions announced it will not consider, nor review, a student’s ACT or SAT test scores, even if submitted, when making admission decisions for students who apply to enroll for spring and fall 2021.
  • August 12, 2020
    The University of Minnesota’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) Center received a specialized COVID-19 grant from the United States Department of Commerce — EDA. It is a CARES Act supplemental award to aid the Crookston's EDA Center and focuses on resiliency and supply chains.
  • August 10, 2020
    Roseau, Minn. native, Ethan Johnson, looks back at his time at the University of Minnesota Crookston as a vital stepping stone on his path to becoming a lawyer.
  • August 5, 2020
    Last week, the University of Minnesota Crookston, received a $100,000, one-year grant from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development (RD) agency to fund the Mano Amiga program of the Veden Center for Rural Economic Development.
  • August 3, 2020
    The Center for First-generation Student Success, an initiative of NASPA – Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education and The Suder Foundation, is pleased to announce the inaugural cohort of First Scholars® Network institutions.
  • July 9, 2020
    U.S. Guidance for International Students
  • June 30, 2020
    The University of Minnesota Crookston recently has undergone a major renovation as the entire Lysaker Gymnasium floor was sanded down, repainted and sealed this spring.
  • June 30, 2020
    The University of Minnesota Crookston’s business department recently was granted official accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). It joins the ranks of 1,200 member campuses globally to be accredited.
  • June 29, 2020
    Rebecca Cowles is an online major in business quality management who currently lives in Farmington, Minnesota.
  • June 18, 2020
    Richard Navrátil is part of a proud Golden Eagle tradition. As a student-athlete, he contributed to the excitement of our athletics program and excellence of our student body. His story begins in the Czech Republic though he came to the United States as an exchange student in Halstad, Minn. He shared his journey from then to now, which is full of friendships and adventures.
  • June 18, 2020
    Willie Huot grew up near Crookston, Minn., and graduated from the Northwest School of Agriculture (NWSA) in 1963. Looking back on his time here, he stated, “My experience at NWSA was a great springboard for the rest of my life.” Huot says Crookston gave him the confidence to go on to new adventures, explore life, take risks, and accept responsibility for his own actions. It showed him that education is a lifelong process which he has learned to appreciate.

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