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McDonald School of Irish and International Dance

By Elizabeth Tollefson on
Thursday, February 15, 2018

Enjoy an afternoon focused on Ireland when the McDonald School of Irish and International Dance performs on Sunday, February 25, 2018. The performance is at 3:30 p.m. at the Carnegie Building located at 120 North Ash Street, Crookston, Minn. A lecture and demonstration will McDonald School of Irish and International Danceinclude an opportunity for the audience to participate.  After the performance, there will be Irish treats served. The event is free and all are welcome to attend.

The McDonald School of Irish and International Dance located in Fargo, N.D., and Maureen McDonald-Hins is the executive director. The mission of the school is to provide a communication bridge crossing cultural and ethnic diversity through the art of dance.

The performance is sponsored by the Academic Success Center and Concerts & Lectures at the U of M Crookston.

The University of Minnesota Crookston now delivers 34 bachelor's degree programs, 22 minors, and 40 areas of emphasis on campus as well as 14 degree programs entirely online.  These degrees are offered in the areas of agriculture and natural resources; business; liberal arts and education; and math, science and technology.  With an enrollment of 1,800 undergraduates from more than 20 countries and 40 states, the Crookston campus offers a supportive, close-knit atmosphere that leads to a prestigious University of Minnesota degree.  "Small Campus. Big Degree."  To learn more, visit


Elizabeth Tollefson

University Relations


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