Author Archives: University of Minnesota Crookston

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!

U of M Crookston Senior Austin Lien Ready to Graduate and Go Back for More

Originally, Senior Austin Lien thought he would spend his days soaring above the field, but his interest in ag-related research is going to keep him much closer to the ground. Lien grew up in Fisher, Minn., and attended the University … Continue reading

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Coding for a Future: Senior Timilehin Adeniyi Finds a Niche in Software Engineering

When Senior Timilehin “Tim” Adeniyi was around ten years old, he moved from his home in Nigeria to New York City. As a child, like so many children, he loved to play computer games, but after the move to the … Continue reading

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December Concerts Celebrate the Holidays and the Music of Minnesota at the U of M Crookston

Two December concerts are slated at the University of Minnesota Crookston in support of the Crookston High School Band. A holiday jazz band concert and a community band concert will put you in the holiday mood as well as celebrate … Continue reading

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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

The 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 … Continue reading

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

Give 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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Alumni Recognized for Achievement at Alumni Awards Celebration

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 … Continue reading

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Homecoming Royalty Crowned at U of M Crookston

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, … Continue reading

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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 and the world. By December of that same year, Connor was sent to Caron Treatment Center … Continue reading

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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 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 … Continue reading

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