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  • May 8, 2017
    An evening of silent auctions, games of chance, taco bar, popcorn, and dueling pianos entertainment were all a part of raising money for scholarships for student athletes during UMC Teambacker Fun Nite. The event, held at the Crookston Eagles Club and hosted by UMC Teambackers, raised more than $18,600.
  • May 3, 2017
    Nineteen students were part of the 35th Annual Natural Resources/Chippewa National Forest Tree Planting Trip on Friday, April 28. There are 2500 white spruce seedlings that now call the stand near the east shore of Lake Winnibigoshish home.
  • May 2, 2017
    Student Volunteer of the Year Bailey Yliniemi volunteered 1,484 hours.
  • April 28, 2017
    Students achievement was recognized during the annual awards celebration in April. The program highlighted outstanding students in all departments and for volunteer service as well.
  • April 21, 2017
    The annual Student Awards Celebration was held on Thursday, April 20 in Kiehle Auditorium.
  • April 19, 2017
    The University of Minnesota Crookston Music-Theater Department is producing the two-act comedy "The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon" in Kiehle Auditorium on Wednesday and Thursday evenings, April 26 and 27, at 7 p.m. with a special weekend matinee on Sunday, April 30, at 3 p.m.
  • April 19, 2017
    She might not have known what her major would be when she came to campus four years ago, but Baillee Hauser 2017 left certain of her future career. The health management major from Raymond, Minn., fell in love with the campus the moment she pulled in for her visit, but she was uncertain what to study.
  • April 18, 2017
    Music in the air this spring as the University of Minnesota Crookston Jazz Band, Choir and the UMC Community Band takes to the stage in Kiehle Auditorium for their final performances of the 2016-17 academic year.
  • April 18, 2017
    University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler will address the University of Minnesota Crookston Class of 2017 during commencement exercises on Saturday, May 6, 2017. This year’s commencement marks the close of a yearlong recognition of the 50th anniversary of the campus as an institution of higher education.
  • April 13, 2017
    Lewis E. Gilbert, managing director and chief operating officer with the Institute on the Environment at the University of Minnesota will take a compelling look at the state of environmental affairs at the local and national level on Tuesday, April 18 at 5:30 in Bede Ballroom, Sargeant Student Center at the University of Minnesota Crookston. His topic will be, “What about climate change being a hoax and the use of science in sustainability decision making?”
  • April 13, 2017
    Five University of Minnesota Crookston students from the Business Department recently participated in the 2017 Harvard Global Case Competition, culminating in a trip to the Harvard University in early April.
  • April 13, 2017
    Five students from the University of Minnesota Crookston traveled to Tennessee to present at the 31st annual National Conference on Undergraduate Research held at the University of Memphis.
  • April 13, 2017
    Director of Admissions Michelle Christopherson was part of the 12 member Study Minnesota Delegation who had a very successful trip to multiple embassies in Washington D.C. during Cherry Blossom Season.
  • April 12, 2017
    As part of an international recruitment collaboration with Wisconsin International University Ukraine (WIUU), a delegation from the University of Minnesota Crookston including Director of Admissions Michelle Christopherson, Assistant Professor Oxana Wieland, and Teaching Specialist Kristina Gray, is visiting Kiev, Ukraine.
  • April 7, 2017
    Her wonderful smile is the first thing you notice about Junior Hailee Rice. And, the accounting major from Fertile, Minn., smiles a lot these days with good reason.
  • April 3, 2017
    Mary Holz-Clause, Ph.D., has been named chancellor of University of Minnesota Crookston. Dr. Holz-Clause’s appointment is effective June 30, 2017, pending approval by the University of Minnesota Board of Regents.
  • March 30, 2017
    Senior Karen Choi was presented with an award this spring for her contributions to international education at the University of Minnesota Crookston. She was one of only four students in the University of Minnesota system to receive the Josef Mestenhauser Student Award for Excellence in Campus Internationalization.
  • March 30, 2017
    Senior Heather Buchhop, Cary, Ill., knows hard work pays off as she double majors in animal science (pre-veterinary emphasis) and biology with a minor in chemistry and graduate school at Purdue University just months away.
  • March 27, 2017
    A scholarship brunch was held recently for New Student Merit Scholars.
  • March 22, 2017
    Alpha Lambda Delta (ALD) at the University of Minnesota Crookston is hosting the seventh annual Pi Run on Saturday, April 22, 2017.
  • March 22, 2017
    Retired Maj. Gen. Mari K. Eder will speak on Strategic Storytelling: The Art of Being Understood When It Counts on Tuesday, April 4, at 12:30 p.m. in Kiehle Auditorium, at the University of Minnesota Crookston.
  • March 22, 2017
    Crazy Keys Dueling Pianos will highlight an evening of activities in support of Golden Eagle Athletics.
  • March 14, 2017
    Composer and performer Gao Hong, acclaimed master of the beautiful Chinese “pipa” lute, will perform at the University of Minnesota Crookston on Wednesday, March 22, from 1 to 2 p.m. in the Prairie Room, Sargeant Student Center.
  • March 13, 2017
    A scholarship for David Zapata, Harvard, Ill., served as confirmation; he chose the right major. The golf and turf management senior transferred to the University of Minnesota Crookston after he received a mailing from the Office of Admissions.
  • March 13, 2017
    The Red River Valley Development Association’s 79th Annual Honor Banquet will be held on Saturday, March 25, 2017, beginning at noon in Bede Ballroom, Sargeant Student Center, University of Minnesota, Crookston. Tickets for the noon banquet are available for $18.00 from the Extension Regional Office, Crookston, and can be reserved by calling 1-888-241-0781 by March 17. Payment can be made at the door.