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About University of Minnesota Crookston

A four-year, public university with an enrollment of 1,300 students located in northwest Minnesota. Since its establishment as an institution of higher learning in 1966 and its transition to offering baccalaureate degree programs in 1993, the U of M, Crookston equips all students and faculty with laptop computers; provides individual attention that leads to success; and offers a hands-on approach that puts students ahead of the competition!

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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 2015 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 … Continue reading

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Northwest Regional Sustainable Development Partnership (NWRSDP) Seeks Members in Northwestern Minnesota to serve on its board of directors

Northwest Regional Sustainable Development Partnership (NWRSDP) is seeking community members in Northwestern Minnesota to serve on its board of directors. “We are one of five Regional Partnerships across the state that connects local communities and citizens with the resources of … Continue reading

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Reflections on the people, places, and incredible animals of South Africa to be presented at the U of M Crookston on Tuesday, April 21

University of Minnesota Crookston Chancellor Fred Wood and wildlife biologist Dan Svedarsky will give a joint presentation on Africa, on Tuesday, April 21 at 6 p.m. in the Prairie Room, Sargeant Student Center. Chancellor Wood visited South Africa in December … Continue reading

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Online Bachelor’s Degrees in Healthcare Management and Accounting at the U of M Crookston Receive High Marks from TheBestSchools.org

The University of Minnesota Crookston recently had two of its online bachelor’s degree programs ranked among the best in the U.S. by TheBestSchools.org, an online resource for campus and online education. The U of M Crookston’s online bachelor’s degree program … Continue reading

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Learning Abroad Trip to Brazil Shows Differences and Similarities in Agriculture, Business, Culture to Students in Global Seminar in Agriculture and Natural Resources Class

As instructor Chuck Lariviere looked at the list of students in his global seminar in agriculture and natural resources class and their majors, he began to adapt the planned spring break trip. Ten students with interests spanning all aspects of … Continue reading

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Two Weekend Music Concerts feature U of M Crookston Jazz Band and Community Band on Saturday, April 25 and Sunday, April 26 in Kiehle Auditorium

Two special band concerts will feature the music of the University of Minnesota Crookston Jazz Band and the Community Band, both under the direction of TJ Chapman. The concerts are free and everyone is invited to attend. The Jazz Band Concert … Continue reading

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U of M Crookston Finance Major and Sophomore Hunter Rauvola, Floodwood, Minn., Combines Penchant for Numbers, People

University of Minnesota Crookston business student Hunter Rauvola enjoys working with numbers but chose his major based on a desire to also meet and work with people. The sophomore finance major has been enjoying his classes in business management along … Continue reading

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U of M Crookston Senior Sumin “Nicki” Gwak, Finds Campus Filled with Opportunities for International Students

Written by Nicki Gwak (in top photo at right), a senior from South Korea majoring in communication One of my aunts is a Canadian, another aunt and one of my uncles is from the United States and one of my … Continue reading

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