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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!

Students invited to compete in the 66th Western Minnesota Regional Science Fair on February 6, 2015, at University of Minnesota Crookston

Students in grades 6 through 12 (including public, private, and homeschooled students) interested in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) are encouraged to compete in the 66th Western Minnesota Regional Science Fair on Friday, February 6, 2015, at the University … Continue reading

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5th Annual Justin Knebel Memorial Ice Fishing Tourney Slated for Saturday, February 7, 2015

Fish for prizes and support scholarships during the 5th Raffletickets also are available for $5 for a chance to win prizes including the grand prize of a 2015 Lil’Skidder Skid Fish house, compliments of Troy Foss and Big Bite Manufacturing … Continue reading

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U of M Crookston Again Recognized Among U.S.News Best Online Bachelor’s Programs

U.S.News and World Report has ranked the University of Minnesota Crookston among colleges and universities offering the nation’s “Best Online Bachelor’s Programs” for 2015. The U of M Crookston was ranked #34 among the 215 schools who were ranked in … Continue reading

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U of M Crookston, University of North Dakota, and Northland Community and Technical College to Co-sponsor Martin Luther King, Jr., Celebration on Monday, January 19, 2015

Activities begin at 10:30 a.m. with a Unity Walk followed by a program and recognition. An area-wide Martin Luther King, Jr., celebration will take place in Crookston, Minn., on Monday, January 19, 2015, and is the result of collaboration between … Continue reading

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International Business and English Added to Academic Majors at the U of M Crookston

By Elizabeth Tollefson on December 17, 2014 10:53 AM Two new majors will be added to the list of academic offerings at the University of Minnesota Crookston following recent approval by the University of Minnesota Board of Regents. A major in International Business … Continue reading

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Local Foods College to begin on Tuesday, January 13, 2015 and Run through March 3, 2015

Join us for the 2015 Local Foods College. This 4th annual series of eight sessions is designed for gardeners and farmers that are part of the growing community-based food system. The webinar format is handy for many participants to acces … Continue reading

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Northwest Regional Sustainable Development Partnership (NWRSDP) Invites Ideas

Northwest Regional Sustainable Development Partnership (NWRSDP) invites Idea Briefs to be submitted by January 23, 2015.  The Partnership seeks projects that contribute to a vibrant future of Northwest Minnesota.   As a part of University of Minnesota Extension, the Regional Sustainable Partnerships … Continue reading

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Reneé Rongen brings Sense of Humor and Power to Inspire to U of M Crookston on Monday, December 1, 2014; Presentation begins at 6 p.m. in Kiehle Auditorium with free admission

By Elizabeth Tollefson on November 10, 2014 3:16 PM “Be the Entrepreneur of Your Life” is the presentation topic of popular speaker and author With messages transcending the barriers of age, gender, and occupation, Rongen’s entertaining, engaging and energetic style, coupled with customized … Continue reading

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Center for Rural Entrepreneurial Studies at the U of M Crookston Seeks Entrepreneurs and Small Businesses Interested in Potential Project Partnership

By Elizabeth Tollefson on November 10, 2014 3:09 PM Entrepreneurs and small business owners can receive valuable help through an opportunity offered by the Center for Rural Entrepreneurial Studies (CRES) at the University of Minnesota Crookston. CRES is seeking regional … Continue reading

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CRES and NW Minnesota Foundation Sponsor Entrepreneurs’ Luncheon at RBJ’s in Crookston, Minn.; Opportunity to Network and Learn on Monday, November 24, 2014, at Noon

By Elizabeth Tollefson on November 10, 2014 3:08 PM Are you interested in turning your idea into a great business? The IDEA Competition provides training, business coaching, and capital to participating entrepreneurs who want to turn an idea into a business. The Northwest … Continue reading

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