One-act Opera “Amahl and the Night Visitors” to be Performed Wednesday through Friday, December 2-4, 2015, at the U of M Crookston; Performances nightly at 7:30 p.m. in Kiehle Auditorium

Amahl and the Night Visitors posterThe University of Minnesota Crookston Music-Theater Department will present the one-act opera “Amahl and the Night Visitors” on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, December 2, 3, and 4 at 7:30 p.m. nightly in Kiehle Auditorium. Admission to this one-show is $5 for adults and $3 for students and children.  U of M Crookston students are admitted free with their U-card.  For more information, contact George French, Director of Music/Theater, at 218-281-8266.

The story revolves around a poor, disabled boy named Amahl and his widowed mother who decide the only way to survive is to go begging from door to door.  Amahl answers a knock on the door and there stands the three kings following the star who have stopped for rest.  The shepherds come down from the hills to bring food and gifts as Amahl’s mother has “nothing to offer them.”  They sing and dance for them before the kings need to leave. But, before they leave, a miracle occurs and Amahl follows the kings as they search for the new born child.

Cast members include:

Amahl played by Georgie French, Crookston, Minn.; Mother played by Heidi Shol, a sophomore environmental science major from Crookston, Minn.; King played by Eli LaCoursiere, a post-secondary enrollment student from Red Lake Falls, Minn.; King played by Shane Boehne,  a freshman natural resources major from Henderson, Minn.;  King played by David Melichar, a sophomore elementary education major from Richfield, Minn.

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Participate in Give to the Max Day on Thursday, November 12, to benefit UM Crookston through Matching Gift Program

breen_givetothemax2Give to the Max Day is Thursday, November 12, 2015, and with it comes the opportunity to support students at the University of Minnesota Crookston. Give to the Max Day, Minnesota’s online 24-hour “giveathon,” is all new on the Crookston Campus this year because of a $3,000 match provided by the Lawrence Breen Matching Gift Fund.

To give, go to All gifts given through this site are eligible for $50,000 in prizes for University groups, including the University of Minnesota Crookston.

Your gift gives Crookston a chance to win a Grand Prize, All-Day Prize, or a Social Media Prize. To learn how your gift could benefit the campus, visit

The Lawrence Breen Matching Gift Fund was designated for the purpose of encouraging gifts by offering a match. Breen grew up in Argyle, Minnesota, and graduated from the Northwest School of Agriculture in 1945. It is through his generosity and in his memory that gifts given on Give to the Max Day to the Crookston campus will have the opportunity to be matched. Sadly, Breen passed away in September 2015.

For more information on Give to the Max Day, contact the Office of Development & Alumni Relations at 218-281-8401.

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Senior Kathryn Sheetz Focused on Great Finish

If Kathryn Sheetz, a health sciences major from Grand Rapids, Minn., could be summed in a single sentence, it would be this: “Actions will speak louder than words.” The senior radiates a kind of quiet confidence that seems to course through everything she does. And, she does a lot.

Kathryn Sheetz in the lab

Kathryn Sheetz at work in the lab.

Initially, Sheetz came to Crookston to play Golden Eagle Golf and she has been a high profile member of the team since she was a freshman. Along with being a student-athlete, she has taken on leadership roles serving on the executive boards of four of the six clubs she belongs to. Her calendar is filled to capacity but never at the neglect of what matters most to her—academics.

Sheetz has been a part of research projects in the classroom and outside as well. Two years ago she began as a lab assistant working on sugarbeet research with Jason Brantner, a research fellow at the Northwest Research and Outreach Center (NWROC).  “Working on the research with Jason has been a great experience for me and probably the best job I have had yet,” Sheetz states. “As lab assistant, I have been involved in sugarbeet stand counts, entering data, and soil DNA extractions for example. It has been great for me to have a job that is science-related.“I came to Crookston because of golf, but interesting classes and awesome professors became a reason to stay,” Sheetz says. “I also saw undergraduate research as an important reason for me to choose this campus and research certainly has

played a big role in my life as a student.”

“Working at the NWROC has taken me out of my field and broadened my understanding of scientific study,” she continues. “As I move into a professional career in pharmacy, I have a greater understanding of how research in the plant world could affect the development of pharmaceuticals in the health field.”

One of the highlights of her college golf career happened as a sophomore when she shot a hole-in-one with her parents present at Tartan Park in Lake Elmo, Minn.

In her academic career, one of the pivotal moments took place in organic chemistry. “As a group project we were to attempt to synthesize new antibiotics,” she explains. “Our project failed but it inspired in me the desire to keep trying over and over again. I believe it was that failed project that actually confirmed my future and helped me set my goal to become a pharmacist.”

Ashok, Brantner, Sheetz in the NWROC lab.

Assistant Professor Ashok Chanda, Research Fellow Jason Brantner, and Senior Kathryn Sheetz at work in the NWROC lab.

Her interest in chemistry was sparked much earlier as a high school student in Mrs. Melissa Ewen’s class at Grand Rapids High School. “Mrs. Ewen is the original reason I fell in love with chemistry and it is her teaching that really made a difference in the direction I would take in college,” Sheetz reflects.

Sheetz is determined to focus on her senior year on campus by participating in activities and being a contributing member of the Honors Program, Alpha Lambda Delta, National Society for Leadership and Success (NSLS), Student Athletic Advisory Committee (SAAC), the Newman Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA), and Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM).

“I want to be able to experience my final year and give back to the clubs and organizations I am a part of,” Sheetz says.

A conversation with her advisor Associate Professor Brian Dingmann helped Sheetz clarify her goals and confirmed her decision to take a year off, apply for pharmacy school, and work as a pharmacy tech. “It will give me a chance to gain some valuable experience and allow me to do my best on the graduate school applications,” she says.

When she looks back, Sheetz recalls having teachers that helped reassure her she had chosen the right major. “I have so many to thank, but a few who stand out are Assistant Professor Tim Dudley, associate professors Katy Nannenga, Brian Dingmann who all teach in the sciences, and Assistant Professor Marcella Melby who taught my calculus class,” Sheetz notes.

“I knew that I was building a great foundation in the sciences and that the Crookston campus was where I belonged. When it’s right, you know it.”

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Alumni Recognized for Achievement at Alumni Awards Celebration

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Left to right: Justin Schrieber, Jason Lindquist, Gary Wagner, Stephanie Helgeson. Front row: Chancellor Fred Wood, Jim Landry (accepting for Bob Landry), Ryan Bakken, and Angela Sandell.

The 2015 Alumni Awards Celebration was held on Friday, October 9, 2015 in Bede Ballroom with a social, program, and awards presentation. Outstanding alumni honored this year were Ryan Bakken ex. 1970; Stephanie Helgeson ex. 1991; and Angela (Foss) Sundell 1988; Gary Wagner 1975.  Inducted into the Athletic Hall of Fame were Bob Landry 1983, hockey (posthumously); Jason Lindquist 1998, football; and Justin Schreiber 2004, football.

For the first time in history, the Office of Development and Alumni Relations will present a young alumni award to recognize the achievement of alumni who have graduated within the past 15 years.  This year’s recipient is Wemimo Abbey 2013, business management graduate from Lagos, Nigeria.  In honor of its first recipient, the young alumni award has been officially named the “Abbey.”

Biographical Information on Award Recipients

Abbey Award


Wemimo Abbey with Chancellor Fred Wood

Wemimo Abbey 2013 is the founder and chief executive officer of Clean Water for Everyone (CWFE), an organization that provides access to affordable water supply in developing countries. CWFE has provided access to clean water to over 25,000 people in Ghana, Nepal, Nigeria and Zimbabwe. Abbey has presented the global water and sanitation crisis at the United Nations, the Clinton Global Initiative and appeared on television to raise awareness for the cause. He is a recipient of the 2014 Face2Face Africa Young African Committed to Excellence award, New York University (NYU) Presidential Service award, and the NYU Wagner Dean Scholarship.

Outstanding Alumni

Ryan Bakken 1970 worked as sportswriter, sports editor, state editor, city editor and news reporter for the Grand Forks Herald prior to his retirement. His stories have been published in Sports Illustrated and Newsweek plus his freelance work has been published in the Chicago Tribune and LA Times, and others. A decorated sports writer, Bakken was inducted into the North Dakota Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association Hall of Fame. He was also the recipient of the Award of Merit from the North Dakota High School Coaches Association and was named North Dakota Sports Writer of the Year three times.

Gary Wagner 1975 is the owner and operator of AWG Farms, Inc., farming some 4,600 acres of corn, soybeans, spring wheat, sugarbeets, and sunflowers. He teaches in the Agriculture and Natural Resources Department on topics related to precision farming and is a recognized expert on the subject speaking both nationally and internationally. Wagner serves on the Farmers Business Network Advisory Board, is a member of the West Polk County Soil and Water Conservation Board, and a member of the Sugarbeet Research and Education Board, serving for three years as its president.

Angela (Foss) Sundell 1988 is employed by Paradigm Reporting & Captioning, Inc., in Minneapolis, Minn., one of the country’s most highly credentialed court reporting teams. She provides Communication Access Realtime Translation and captioning services for people who are deaf or hard of hearing. Sundell was named the 2009 Minnesota Association of Verbatim Reporters & Captioners Volunteer of the Year. She is a member of the National Court Reporter Association and served the Hopkins Public Schools as a member of their Special Education Advisory Committee and Legislative Action Coalition.

Stephanie Helgeson ex. 1991 has been the athletic director for the University of Minnesota Crookston Golden Eagles since 2003. She is responsible for all aspects of men’s and women’s intercollegiate athletics which includes 11 sports, along with intramurals, the fitness center, budget management, program policy and development, and fundraising functions. Her leadership at the NCAA Division II level and as a member of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC) emphasizes academic excellence and the development of student athletes as leaders. She is a member of the National Association for Collegiate Women Athletic Administration and was a 2008 recipient of the Torch & Shield Award.

Athletic Hall of Fame

Bob Landry 1983 was an All-American for the Trojan Hockey Team during their 1982-83 season. Under his leadership, the team took home the conference, state, and regional titles, and then went on to Lake Placid, New York, finishing second in the National Junior College Hockey Tournament. Landry worked as a news photographer for the Fox Station in Salt Lake City, Utah, and for CNN in Los Angeles, Calif. He won an Emmy for his work on The Osbournes in 2002 and was a nominee in 2005 for his work on the reality show, The Contender. It is with sadness that we recognize Landry who passed away in August 2012.

Jason Lindquist 1998 was captain of the 1997 Golden Eagle Football Team.  As a linebacker and punter, he was named a First-Team All-American in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). He helped lead the team to a 7-3 overall record and their first-ever appearance in the NAIA playoffs. Lindquist holds the record for most solo tackles in a game in program history. In 1998, he was named Student-Athlete of the Year along with teammate Mark Olsonawski. Lindquist is the co-owner of Grant County Lumber in Elbow Lake, Minn.

Justin Schreiber 2004 was a three-year captain and starting quarterback for the Golden Eagles and a three-time all-conference honorable mention selection as well. He holds first place in the history books with 645 career pass attempts and 284 career completions and holds the record for career touchdowns and career passing yards with 3,520. Schreiber got his coaching start at the U of M Crookston. He served as a student assistant quarterback’s coach for the 2003 season. He was offensive coordinator at Fort Hays State University for 4 years and is currently director of sales for Country Inn & Suites By Carlson in the Fargo, N.D., area.

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Homecoming Royalty Crowned at U of M Crookston


In the photo, back row, left to right: Stan Harvey, Austin Strukel, Keith Yorek, Kevin Larson. Middle row: Trina Weisel, Alexis Khoshaba, Kristi Larson, Tareyn Stomberg. Seated, left to right: Queen Karcyn Pleune and King Brett Carlson

Homecoming royalty were crowned during coronation on Tuesday, October 6, 2015, at the University of Minnesota Crookston. Crowned were Queen Karcyn Pleune, a senior, equine science major, from Borup, Minn., and King Brett Carlson, a senior, natural resources management major, from Deer River, Minn.

Homecoming royalty also included Alexis Khoshaba, a senior, sport and recreation management major from Vancouver, B.C., Canada; Stan Harvey, a junior, ag business management major, from Long Prairie, Minn.; Kristi Larson, a senior, sport and recreation management major, from New Ulm, Minn.; Austin Strukel, a senior, business management major, from Virginia, Minn.; Keith Yorek, a senior, animal science major, from Little Falls, Minn.; Trina Weisel, a junior, elementary education major, from Alexandria, Minn.; Kevin Larson, a senior, sport and recreation management major, from New Ulm, Minn.; and Traeyn Stomberg, a junior, animal science and ag business double major, from Menahga, Minn.

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Miss America 2006 Tara Conner to Speak Wed., Oct. 21, 2015, at 7 p.m. in Kiehle Auditorium at the U of M Crookston

Conner’s visit highlights National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week, Oct. 19-23

Tara Conner was crowned Miss America in April 2006 and began traveling the country tara conner_smalland the world. By December of that same year, Connor was sent to Caron Treatment Center when she tested positive for cocaine. Her struggle and how she achieved sobriety will be the topic of a presentation on Wednesday, October 21, 2015, at the University of Minnesota Crookston. Conner will speak at 7 p.m. in Kiehle Auditorium and highlights National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week on the Crookston campus. The event is free and open to the public; no parking permits required.

After Conner’s very public struggle with addiction, she became a public advocacy consultant for the Caron Treatment Centers. She has shared her experience with audiences all over the United States in order to raise awareness that addiction is a disease, and that many people who have struggled with this disease can go on to lead healthy, productive lives in recovery. For more on Conner, visit

Conner’s visit to the U of M Crookston is sponsored by RiverView Health Recovery Center, Crookston Police Auxiliary Association, and several groups on the Crookston campus including the Chancellor’s Office; Residential Life; Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs (ATOD); Student Programming and Activities for Campus Entertainment (SPACE); the Honors Program; and Career and Counseling Services.


National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week (NCAAW) is recognized during the third full week of October.  Colleges and universities across the country sponsor programming, educational events, and social activities aimed at raising awareness of alcohol related issues on college campuses.

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Baseball Great Darryl Strawberry to Speak on Wednesday, September 23, 2015, at 7 p.m. in Kiehle Auditorium at U of M Crookston

Four-time World Series Champion and cancer survivor, Darryl Strawberry will be

Darryl Strawberry attends a premiere for 'Friends With Benefits' at the Ziegfeld Theatre on Monday, July 18, 2011 in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini)

Darryl Strawberry

speaking at the University of Minnesota Crookston on Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015. The event, held at 7 p.m. in Kiehle Auditorium, is free and everyone is welcome. A book signing will follow his presentation and a limited number of books authored by Strawberry will be available for purchase. No parking will be required.

Strawberry, a baseball star during the 1980s and 1990s, is described as a legend by many who have been dazzled by the dynamics of his game, the power he possessed at the plate, and the story of redemption that continues to bring hope to so many lives. He is the founder of the Darryl Strawberry Foundation, and with wife, Tracy, founded Strawberry Ministries in 2011. He founded the Darryl Strawberry Recovery Center for athletes with addiction problems in 2014. His visit is a part of a Recovery Month observance in September.


Strawberry played for the New York Mets, the Los Angeles Dodgers, San Francisco Giants, and the New York Yankees. He also played for the St. Paul Saints before leaving baseball in 1999. He was National League Rookie of the Year in 1983 and holds New York Mets’ records for most runs (662), most home runs (252), and most runs batted in (733).

He has earned the legendary nicknames and phrases of one of the most feared homerun hitters in the game of baseball, Straw’s Sweet Swing, Strawberry’s Field Forever and The Legendary Straw Man. To learn more about Strawberry, visit

Recovery Month is a national observance each September that spreads the positive message that chemical dependency treatment is effective and people can and do recover.

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Three Area Students at the U of M Crookston Receive Russell O. and Inez Sather Scholarship

Scholarship recipients were recently named by the University of Minnesota Crookston for the
 prestigious Sather Scholarship. Recipients of the Sather Scholarship for the 2015-16 academic year are Justin Cameron, a sophomore from Fisher, Minn., majoring in agronomy with an emphasis in crop production; Emmett LaCoursiere, a senior from Red Lake Falls, Minn., majoring in animal science with a pre-veterinary medicine emphasis; and Kalli Peterson, a senior from Hallock, Minn., double majoring in early childhood education and elementary education.
Students receiving the Russell O. and Inez Sather Memorial Scholarship must be advanced standing students maintaining at least a 3.0 grade point average and a high school graduate of Polk, Norman, Red Lake, Pennington, Marshall, Mahnomen, Clearwater, Roseau, or Kittson counties. Applicants were required to write an essay describing a person who has had a major impact on their life. Scholarship recipients are chosen by a committee including Ardell Knudsvig, chair; Adam Maruska; Carl Moland; Judy Neppel; and Lori Wagner.
Dr. Russell Sather began serving as an internist with the Northwestern Clinic in Crookston in 1937. He was called to active duty during World War II from 1942 until 1946 and returned to Crookston in 1947 where he continued to practice until 1985. The scholarship was established in 1986.


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Annual Student Awards Celebration Recognizes Excellence and Achievement for 2014-15 Academic Year at the U of M Crookston

The annual Student Awards Program, a celebration of student service, leadership, and academic and athletic achievement, was held recently at the University of Minnesota Crookston. To see photos from the Student Awards Celebration, visit the photo gallery.

Award recipients included the following students:

Builder of Diversity Award

Marina Farrow

Computer Help Desk Award

Cedric Citrowske

John Polley Soil and Water Conservation Award

Renee Tomala

The Wildlife Society Travel Award

Megan Boetcher

Outstanding Agricultural Systems Management Student

Sam Jacobson

Crookston Student Association (CSA)

Bailey Braatz, Josee Plante, Delaney Kohorst, Younghwa “Gabriella” Byeon, and Joseph Wodarek. Emily Goff, Emily Campbell, Natalie Tym, Ann Baek, and Justin Goodroad. Emily Caldis, Monika Sweet, Cassie Hagg, Tareyn Stomberg, Mikala Guidinger.

Dale Knotek Community Service Award

Delta Theta Sigma

Female and Male Student Athlete of the Year

Ashley Martell and Matt Borowicz

Female and Male Outstanding Athlete of the Year

Katrina Moenkedick and Greg Lofquist

Justin Knebel Memorial Award

Lucas Reller

View all the student-athlete awards.

Outstanding Future Educator

Taoqin Shen

MCC President’s Student Leadership Award

Ashley Martell

Most Supportive of Students

Terrill Bradford

Outstanding Educator

Rachel McCoppin

Outstanding Service to Students

Chancellor Fred Wood

Outstanding Accounting Students

Manuella Brown and Cody Schoonover

Outstanding Animal Science Pre-veterinary Student

Jacqui Mueller

Outstanding Animal Science Student

Dylan Pratt

Outstanding Communication Student

Sumin “Nicki” Gwak

Outstanding Entrepreneurship Student

Jason Kulyk

Outstanding Management Student

Tyler Lowthian

Outstanding Environmental Science Students

Amber Suchy

Bryan Harvey

Outstanding Equine Science Student

Shannon Salm

Outstanding First Year Biology Students

Bryanna Grefthen

Kaycie Hagen

Outstanding Horticulture Student

Stephanie Reko

Outstanding Marketing Students

Delaney Kohorst

Bailey Braatz

Brennan Andreas

Kenzie Church

Outstanding Music and Theater Student

Alex Conwell

Outstanding Student Ambassadors

Emily Caldis

Tareyn Stomberg (Rookie of the Year)

Mikaela Trowbridge

Emily Campbell

Dakota Grimm

Cassie Hagg

Julia Rinn

Outstanding Student Representative

Tareyn Stomberg

Outstanding CSA Voting Delgate

Johnnie Pauly

Outstanding Writing Tutor

James Aasen

President’s Volunteer Service Award

Ross Sigler

Tyler Lowthian

Jesse Jennings

Justin Goodroad

Joan Melichar

Matthew Patrick

Mikala Guidinger

Bailey Braatz

Mikaela Trowbridge

Dakota Grimm

Cassie Hagg

Alisah Adams

Andrew Buell

Gyungyoun “Ann” Baek

Ashley Martell

Vanessa Robbins

Tareyn Stomberg

Emily Caldis

Amanda Hoffman

Alisha Adams

Outstanding Health Management Senior

Brittany Wauzynski

Outstanding Manufacturing Management Student

Danne Brown

Outstanding Finance Students

Trista Robinson

Michael Roedl

McKayla Walters

Jessica Hood (online)

Julia Job-Neist (online)

SOS Service Award

Tyler Lowthian

Andrew Buell

Emily Caldis

Joanie Melichar

Outstanding SOS Leader

Mikala Guidinger

Outstanding Animal Science Pre-vet Student

Jacqui Mueller

Outstanding Animal Science Student

Dylan Pratt

Outstanding Equine Science Student

Shannon Salm

Outstanding Study Abroad Experience Student

Laura Gabrielson

Outstanding CSA Voting Delegate

Johnnie Pauly

Outstanding Writing Tutor

James Aasen

Student Employee of the Year

Josh Rudbeck

John Niemczyk

Student Programmer of the Year

Andrew Buell

Study Abroad Experience Award

Laura Gabrielson

Student Achievement Awards

Brennan Andreas

Tomas Parker

Matt Borowicz

Jesse Jennings

Katelyn Rieland

Brooke Vatthauer

Kenzie Church

Emily Goff

Ashley Martell

Julia Rinn

Heather Buchhop

Ann Baek

Mary Mikutowski

Justin Goodroad

Emily Campbell

Emily Caldis

Woman of the Year

Mary Mikutowski

Man of the Year

Justin Goodroad


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Entrepreneur David G. Ekman, Class of 1981, to Address Class of 2015 during Commencement on Saturday, May 9, 2015, at the University of Minnesota Crookston

Entrepreneur David G. Ekman will address the University of Minnesota Crookston Class of _MG_6449_small.jpg2015 during commencement exercises on Saturday, May 9, 2015. Graduates will take part in the ceremony, which begins at 2 p.m. in Lysaker Gymnasium. All are welcome to attend.
Ekman (in photo, right), a 1981 graduate of the U of M Crookston, grew up in Argyle, Minn., and has more than 30 years of business experience. During his time at the U of M Crookston, he played college basketball, served as student senate president, and earned his associates degree in agricultural business management. While attending North Dakota State University and majoring in agricultural economics, Ekman started in the computer business by purchasing a ComputerLand franchise at the age of 20. This began a series of business ventures including a technology company, an internet service provider, a travel agency, hotel development and investment, a self-storage business, and various real estate projects.
He recently retired as the CIO of Multiband Corporation, a NASDAQ-listed field services company with more than 3,000 employees which he helped start.  He serves on various boards and committees, including the Campus Advisory and Advancement Board for the Crookston campus, and stays active in his many business dealings. Ekman and his wife, Paula, reside in Fargo, N.D., with their three teenage children.
A reception in the Northern Lights Lounge, Sargeant Student Center, precedes the commencement ceremony from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The public is welcome to attend both events; no tickets are required. Additionally, a special reception for online graduates will be held at 10 a.m. in the Prairie Room, Sargent Student Center, and a reception for international student graduates will be held following commencement exercises at 4 p.m. in Bede Ballroom, Sargeant Student Center.
On Saturday at 2 p.m., the formal procession of faculty, candidates for degrees, and platform guests will begin from the Sargeant Student Center to the gymnasium led by Mace Bearer William Peterson, professor in the Math, Science, and Technology Department. The procession also includes Faculty Marshal W. Daniel Svedarsky, professor and director of the Center for Sustainability on the Crookston campus.


Bringing greetings from the University of Minnesota Board of Regents is the Honorable Peggy Lucas (in photo, left), from Minneapolis, Minn., who will also assist with the conferring of the degrees.
University of Minnesota, Crookston Alumni Association (UMCAA) Board President Lauralee (Nicholas) Tupa ’05 will bring greetings from the UMCAA and welcome the new graduates to the alumni association. The U of M Crookston Community Band under the direction of TJ Chapman, lecturer in the Math, Science, and Technology Department, will perform along with selections during the ceremony by the campus choir under the direction of Associate Professor George French.
Graduating senior Justin Goodroad (in photo, right, below), a horticulture major from Lindstrom, Minn., Crookston Student Association (CSA) president, will speak on behalf of the Class of 2015 and pass the torch of education, a Crookston campus tradition, to the incoming CSA president

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Tareyn Stomberg, a junior double majoring in animal science and agricultural business from Menahga, Minn.
The 2015 commencement exercises mark the 107th graduating class to be recognized on the Crookston campus. A live audio stream of the commencement exercises will be available at
For more information, visit the commencement website at
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