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  • November 22, 2016
    University of Minnesota Crookston student clubs and organizations will host activities, crafts, and prizes for all Crookston elementary students during the annual Santaland.
  • November 21, 2016
    Throughout International Education Week (November 14-18) students, faculty, staff, and others are taking part in the creation of the "New Beginnings Mandala" in the International Lounge, Sargeant Student Center. A special mandala ceremony was held on Friday, November 18, at noon in the International Lounge. ​
  • November 18, 2016
    UCB, Inc. today announced 40 recipients of the 2016 UCB Family Epilepsy Scholarship, recognizing outstanding individuals affected by epilepsy who are pursuing higher education as part of their effort to achieve their dreams and goals. Epilepsy is a chronic neurological condition affecting approximately three million people in the U.S. and 40 million people worldwide.
  • November 16, 2016
    Dipping her canoe paddle into the tranquility of the Boundary Waters is one of the purest forms of happiness known to University of Minnesota Crookston Senior Trina Weisel.
  • November 16, 2016
    Two University of Minnesota Crookston sophomores recently attended the Agriculture Future of America Leaders Conference in Kansas City, Missouri, November 3-6, 2016.
  • November 14, 2016
    Since classes began in late August, UMC students have been enjoying the college’s new energy-efficient Wellness Center, which features a rooftop solar PV system that produces 23,000 kilowatt-hours (kWh) annually--6 percent to 10 percent of the building's electricity consumption. The project is the result of a new rebate program by Otter Tail Power Company that incentivizes solar energy.
  • November 11, 2016
    The University of Minnesota Crookston Music and Theater Department will present a dinner theater production of “Vanities,” a comedy in three scenes. The performance will be held on both Saturday, November 19, at 6 p.m. and on Sunday, November 30, at 2 p.m. in Bede Ballroom, Sargeant Student Center.
  • November 11, 2016
    Some team practices are quieter than others and none more so than the intense preparation for collegiate crops judging.
  • November 10, 2016
    Crookston resident Nicole Jacobson, a member of the Navajo Nation, will present "Navajo Code Talkers and Their Culture" on Tuesday, November 29, at noon in Bede Ballroom, Sargeant Student Center at the University of Minnesota Crookston.
  • November 10, 2016
    Back by popular demand, students in event planning and management invite the campus and community to the University of Minnesota Crookston's Talk2Us 2.0 powered by PechaKucaha on Tuesday, November 29, at 7 p.m. in the Evergreen Grill.
  • November 8, 2016
    International Education Week is November 14 through 18, and several events are planned at the University of Minnesota Crookston.
  • November 4, 2016
    Two individuals and one association were honored with the Torch & Shield Award in late October during the annual recognition at the University of Minnesota Crookston. The three recipients for 2016 were Jim Cameron, Betty Younggren, and the UMC Faculty Women’s Association.
  • November 4, 2016
    Students played an important role during the Torch & Shield Recognition at the University of Minnesota Crookston. The Torch & Shield Award, the highest honor awarded by the campus, recognizes individuals and organizations who have provided leadership and who have aided in the development of the University of Minnesota Crookston, the Northwest Research and Outreach Center, and Extension.
  • October 31, 2016
    A natural resources major, Shane Boehne grew up in Henderson, Minn., a rural community with diverse wildlife. At a young age, his interest developed, leading him to study natural resources at the University of Minnesota Crookston (UMC), with emphases in wildlife management and ecological restoration.
  • October 27, 2016
    Prepare for the holidays early at the Winterberry Craft & Vendor Bazaar to be held December 3, 2016, at the University of Minnesota Crookston.
  • October 26, 2016
    A Fall Children's Carnival will be held on Saturday, October 29 from 1 to 4 p.m. in Bede Ballroom, Sargeant Student Center. The carnival is free and open to the public.
  • October 21, 2016
    Madison Crane has a heart for children. She likes working with them and involving them in hands-on projects. The sophomore and Crookston, Minn., native took her interest in children into consideration when she choosing a major at the University of Minnesota Crookston initially enrolling in the elementary education major.
  • October 20, 2016
    Members of the local community are invited to join in a conversation “Partnering with Law Enforcement to Cultivate Peace in Our Community” along with students, faculty, and staff at the University of Minnesota Crookston on Monday, October 24, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. in Bede Ballroom, Sargeant Student Center.
  • October 20, 2016
    The 2016 Alumni Awards Celebration was held on Friday, October 14, 2016, in Bede Ballroom with a social, program, and awards presentation. Outstanding alumni honored this year were Ron Dvergsten 1979; Natasha Anderson 1995; Kelly Swanson 1994. Inducted into the Athletic Hall of Fame were Cathy (Behr) Helin ex. 2004, basketball; and the 1992-93 Trojan Hockey Team. The Abbey young alumni award was presented to Charly (Reinert) Stansbery 2006.
  • October 14, 2016
    The Admissions Office at the University of Minnesota Crookston will host admission visits over MEA break on Thursday and Friday, October 20 and 21.
  • October 14, 2016
    Transform an idea into a business. Learn how on Tuesday, October 25, 2016, at Drafts Sports Bar and Grill in Crookston, Minn., during an informational meeting on the IDEA Competition.
  • October 13, 2016
    Homecoming royalty were crowned at the University of Minnesota Crookston on Wednesday evening in Kiehle Auditorium. Crowned homecoming queen was Bailey Braatz, a senior majoring in business from Buffalo, Minn. and homecoming king was Aaron Bengtson, a senior majoring in agronomy from Battle Lake, Minn.
  • October 13, 2016
    Brenda Tracy will speak on the topic of sexual assault on college campuses on Monday, October 17, at 6 p.m. in Kiehle Auditorium at the University of Minnesota Crookston. This event is free and open to the public and the university community. Parking permits are not required.
  • October 10, 2016
    From the moment I stepped foot on campus, I thought the University of Minnesota Crookston would be a perfect place to call home. And I was right.
  • October 7, 2016
    The Clothesline Project is an annual event sponsored by Student Health, the Office of Community Engagement, Polk County Coordinated Victim Services and Community Health Service, Inc. Come check out the display Tuesday and Wednesday, October 18 and 19 from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. in Bede Ballroom A, B & C.