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  • August 15, 2022
    University of Minnesota Crookston junior Alex Christen has been named as one of ten finalists in the Minnesota Princess Kay of the Milky Way competition. Christen, 20, is representing Stearns County and is from Sauk Centre. She is an education major at UMN Crookston and is listed on the Golden Eagles 2022 Women’s Cross Country roster. Christen has gained experience from her family’s dairy farm and throughout FFA she held leadership roles as secretary and historian.
  • August 12, 2022
    Greetings from the University of Minnesota Crookston!
  • August 3, 2022
    The University of Minnesota Crookston is proud to announce a new partnership with Guild, a career opportunity platform, to help increase access to in-demand degrees and certificates for working adults across the country. Guild connects forward-thinking employers, including Target, with education and learning programs, career development resources, and one-on-one coaching.
  • July 20, 2022
    Peyton is a spring 2022 graduate from University of Minnesota Crookston's agricultural business program.
  • July 19, 2022
    Within seconds of the game-starting countdown, a goal was scored in the hockey game between a national Russian team and the University of Minnesota Crookston. There was commotion in the arena as it was packed with the loyal supporters of these players. One of the individuals in this facility, Mark Olsonawski 1999, was left awestruck by the “electric” energy in the room.
  • July 19, 2022
    What can happen in a span of 50 years? Some may graduate from college, start a new career, make memories with family and friends, explore new places, make an impact on the world, and even retire. It has been 50 years since Roberta “Bobbie” Wilkens-Bischoff 1972 graduated from the University of Minnesota Technical College with her associate in arts and associate in applied sciences degrees in medical secretarial administration, and these were the perfect stepping stones to her career path.
  • July 19, 2022
    The world is a vast place when looking through the lens of a 13 year old. With the future possibilities abounding, it is a time that thrives with branching out. Dave Tucker 1961 was this age when he made the Northwest School of Agriculture (NWSA) his new home in 1957.
  • July 19, 2022
    The second largest city in South Korea, Busan, is home to current Golden Eagle Hyunwook “Yun” Cho.
  • July 18, 2022
    The University of Minnesota Crookston is excited to announce a new partnership with Huntington Bank as a preferred online education provider for bank employees through their tuition discount initiative. Huntington employees will be offered expedited admissions with quick decision turnaround, plus tests, references and fees waived for select programs in Crookston’s online bachelor’s degrees and certificates.
  • June 27, 2022
    Northwest School of Agriculture classmates and friends gathered to reminisce, reconnect and celebrate during their 2022 reunion held June 24 on the University of Minnesota Crookston campus. A highlight of the event was the recognition of this year’s Top Aggies - Eloise Wold Sobtzak (Class of 1957), Keith Miller (Class of 1958) and Gary Pedersen (Class of 1964.)
  • June 13, 2022
    The University of Minnesota Crookston announced the hiring of Jess Bengtson as communications specialist. Bengtson will be a member of the University and Alumni Relations team under Director of University and Alumni Relations Brandy Chaffee. Bengtson joins UMN Crookston from the Crookston Times where she served as the managing editor for the newspaper.
  • June 2, 2022
    Students named to the spring semester 2022 Chancellor's List were announced recently by the Office of the Registrar. The U of M Crookston is one of the most respected career-oriented, technology-based universities in the nation.
  • June 2, 2022
    Students named to the spring semester 2022 Dean's List were announced recently by the Office of the Registrar. The U of M Crookston is one of the most respected career-oriented, technology-based universities in the nation.
  • June 1, 2022
    The Office of the Registrar at the University of Minnesota Crookston recently announced its list of spring 2022 graduates. Students completed their degree requirements during the spring semester 2022.
  • May 23, 2022
    The University of Minnesota Crookston announced that Tu Lynn Sommerfeld has returned as director of the Early Childhood Development Center (ECDC). Sommerfeld previously served as the director for 11 years, before leaving last fall to take a position at Sacred Heart School in East Grand Forks, Minn.
  • May 13, 2022
    The University of Minnesota Crookston held their Faculty and Staff Awards Banquet Tuesday, May 10 in Bede Ballroom.
  • May 12, 2022
    CROOKSTON, Minn. - Greetings from the University of Minnesota Crookston!
  • May 4, 2022
    The Northwest Minnesota Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is putting on a free training event with hopes to guide and educate small business owners to help them better understand on how to start a business.
  • May 4, 2022
    The University of Minnesota Crookston held their annual Student Awards Program, a celebration of student service, leadership, and academic athletic achievement, Thursday, April 28 in Bede Ballroom.
  • May 2, 2022
    Rosemary Erickson Johnsen, Ph.D., was selected to lead the Business, Arts, and Education Division at the University of Minnesota Crookston. She replaces Mark Huglen, Ph.D., who has been serving as acting head of the Division of Business, Arts, and Education since August 2021. Pending faculty and Board approval, Erickson Johnsen joins the Division at the rank of tenured full professor. She will begin her duties July 1, 2022.
  • April 26, 2022
    Tom Vilsack, United States Secretary of Agriculture will address the University of Minnesota Crookston class of 2022 along with family and friends at the UMN Crookston commencement exercises at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 7, 2022.
  • April 25, 2022
    UMN Crookston Students were among many area citizens, and those from surrounding communities, who banded together over the weekend to help sandbag to protect local areas during the severe flood of 2022
  • April 19, 2022
    Since 1965, the Horace T. Morse-Minnesota Alumni Association Award for Outstanding Contributions to Undergraduate Education has been given to a select group of teachers who reflect the University's emphasis on the importance of high-quality undergraduate education. Those who receive this award become members of the Academy of Distinguished Teachers (ADT). The title "Distinguished University Teaching Professor" or "Distinguished University Teacher" is conferred upon recipients.
  • April 12, 2022
    University of Minnesota Crookston Business Department Lecturer Rutherford Johnson, Ph.D., was awarded the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) Teaching Excellence Award for region four.
  • April 6, 2022
    Join the University of Minnesota Crookston Music and Theatre Department Friday, April 8 and Saturday, April 9 for a “whodunit” type of show entitled “Who Murdered my Sweetheart?”.

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