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  • December 28, 2020
    Every student at the University of Minnesota Crookston campus has a unique story of how they got here, and their stories are what weave the history of this campus in northwestern Minnesota.
  • December 11, 2020
    When Minnesota Crookston announced the addition of trap shooting as a club sport in the spring of 2019, it seemed like a perfect fit.
  • December 3, 2020
    Students on the campus of the University of Minnesota Crookston are actively engaged in hands-on learning throughout the year.
  • December 2, 2020
    For Alan Mart, class registration day at the University of Minnesota Crookston, took place in August 2009.
  • November 30, 2020
    Greetings from the University of Minnesota Crookston! Last week, some of our students departed campus, returning home for Thanksgiving. All students will wrap up their fall semester entirely online.
  • November 20, 2020
    The University of Minnesota Crookston Student Success Center has had to make adjustments to their offerings due to the current environment we live in with the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • November 18, 2020
    UMC Teambackers honored three individuals with awards for 2020. The Teambacker Faculty/Staff Fan of the Year Award was presented to Lyle Westrom, while the Teambacker Community Fan of the Year was awarded to Dale Knotek.
  • November 12, 2020
    Agriculture enthusiast, Katie Emmett, has been nurturing her passion for the field since she was little. Emmett, a native of Ireland, grew up surrounded by fields and working on her neighbor's dairy farm since she was eight years old.
  • November 9, 2020
    In the coming days we will be celebrating Veteran’s Day. If you know a Veteran or an active military duty person, please relay thanks to them.
  • October 28, 2020
    When most people think of the North Pole, they of course conjure up images of a jolly fat man named Santa Claus, reindeer, and elves.
  • 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.

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