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  • May 1, 2019
    Trapshooting teams are experiencing exponential growth in high schools across the country. This growing interest in the sport influenced a recent decision to add collegiate shooting sports to the roster at the University of Minnesota Crookston (UMN Crookston) in fall 2019.
  • May 1, 2019
    The Center for First-generation Student Success, an initiative of NASPA – Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education and The Suder Foundation, recently announced their inaugural cohort of First Forward Institutions. The First Forward designation recognizes institutions of higher education who have demonstrated a commitment to improving experiences and advancing outcomes of first-generation college students. Selected institutions receive professional development, community-building experiences, and a first look at the Center’s research and resources.
  • April 30, 2019
    Students were recognized at the University of Minnesota Crookston in April for academic and athletic excellence during the annual awards celebration. Highlights included Outstanding Student Achievement Awards from which the Man and Woman of the Year are chosen. Each student nominated by faculty and staff for the award is ranked in six categories: grade point average, honors, leadership, campus activities, community service, and service on campus.
  • April 25, 2019
    Celebrate hats, horses, and prizes, on Saturday, May 4, 2019, the University of Minnesota’s first Paddock Party Minntucky Social from 4 – 6 p.m.
  • April 25, 2019
    Alumnus Lloyd Mayes from the Class of 1970 will address the University of Minnesota Crookston (UMN Crookston) Class of 2019 during commencement exercises on Saturday, May 4. Graduates will take part in the ceremony, which begins at 1:30 p.m. in Lysaker Gymnasium, Sports Center.
  • April 22, 2019
    Everyone is invited to attend the Student Awards Celebration at the University of Minnesota Crookston (UMN Crookston) on Thursday, April 25, 2019.
  • April 22, 2019
    On Monday, April 29, starting at 7:30 p.m., the University of Minnesota Crookston band and choir will perform for the spring concert. The event will take place in Kiehle Auditorium on the UMN Crookston campus. This concert is free and open to the public.
  • April 11, 2019
    Michael Larson, a senior graduating with a marketing major and minor in management, is aiming for his goal at 35,000 feet in the air.
  • April 10, 2019
    On Thursday, April 18, 2019, faculty from the University of Minnesota Crookston will participate in the inaugural faculty research fair
  • April 8, 2019
    Assistant Professor, James Foss, from the UMN Crookston Education Unit, was recently accepted into the Minnesota TeachingWorks Fellowship.
  • April 8, 2019
    Three members of the University of Minnesota Crookston Campus Advancement and Advisory Board (CAAB) have stepped down after years of service to the Board.
  • April 8, 2019
    Throughout the upcoming summer, the University of Minnesota Crookston will be hosting a variety of camps and clinics. There will be three youth camps, five youth clinics, as well as five adult clinics.
  • April 8, 2019
    Explore possibilities and consider the options after high school graduation. Whether students are college bound already or feeling uncertain about their future, they can discover the opportunities available close to home or across the country during College Exploration Day, Friday, April 26, 2019, at the University of Minnesota Crookston.
  • April 4, 2019
    On Wednesday, April 24, from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., the University of Minnesota Crookston will be hosting the “Focus on Feasibility: Interactive Workshop.”
  • March 26, 2019
    Growing up with a farm family, one must advocate for the lifestyle and encourage consumer education. For Bemidji native and senior, Tori Koch, majoring in agricultural business with an animal science minor is the perfect fit.
  • March 20, 2019
    Last week, University of Minnesota Crookston Professor Rachel McCoppin was named the recipient of the 2019-2020 Imagine Fund Annual Award.
  • March 18, 2019
    An in-depth analysis of graduation rates for students at the University of Minnesota Crookston (UMN Crookston) has shown high school grades as a strong predictor of student success.
  • March 14, 2019
    Alpha Lambda Delta - First Year Honor Society held its induction ceremony on Thursday, March 7, 2019, in the Prairie Room.
  • March 12, 2019
    This past week we have had several venues that brought many of us out of our winter cocoons to support our community.
  • March 11, 2019
    From the hustle and bustle of India to the serene Crookston surrounding, Navjot Singh, University of Minnesota Crookston senior majoring in software engineering, has traveled across the world to find himself.
  • March 7, 2019
    University of Minnesota Crookston senior, Ben Koisti, was recently named the recipient of the 2019 North Central Turf Grass Association (NCTGA) scholarship.
  • March 1, 2019
    Two University of Minnesota Crookston students, Amber Johnson, and Lacy Jacobson, as well as their instructor Charles Lariviere, attended the National Farmers Union (NFU) annual College Conference on Cooperatives (CCOC). The three-day conference was Feb. 15-17, 2019, and it hosted 71 students from across the nation in Minneapolis, Minn. The conference showcased an interactive learning experience for agriculture students that focused on the importance, structure, and operations of various types of cooperative groups.
  • March 1, 2019
    Last week, management lecturer Megan Kragness, was notified that she successfully passed the SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP®) certification exam.
  • March 1, 2019
    UMN Crookston Senior Brent Reed has been accepted into the highly competitive Master of Nursing (MN) program at the University of Minnesota School of Nursing
  • February 28, 2019
    Commercial pilot and certified flight instructor, Jason Bensley, will host a workshop to study and prepare for the written Unmanned Aircraft General – Small (UAS) UAS certification exam on Saturday, March 23, and Sunday, March 24, 2019, at the University of Minnesota Crookston.

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