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  • December 1, 2022
    The University of Minnesota Crookston is inviting everyone to their upcoming December events which include Holidays Around The World, Little Shop of Horrors musical comedy, Annual Poinsettia Sale, Teddy Bear Toss at the Golden Eagles hockey game, and Jingle Jazz Concert, plus many home athletic events to top it all off.
  • November 30, 2022
    “Sustainability is an umbrella for lots of things like clean energy and water, responsible consumption, peace and justice, and gender equality,” Chapman stated. “A sustainable world is also an equitable and just world.”
  • November 18, 2022
    After a 30-year absence, the University of Minnesota Crookston brought back their collegiate Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) chapter to campus and student members have already hit the ground running.
  • November 18, 2022
    While in North Carolina, students Derrick Cupp (online student), Maddy Scheider, Josiah Bullivant, and Tseten Gurung completed a marketing plan for the Charlotte Hornets on incorporating Metaverse into future marketing for the NBA team.
  • November 14, 2022
    One snow day and a late start was a quick way to end our seasonal fall weather.
  • November 10, 2022
    This new partnership between UMN Crookston and AISA helps lead people from military service to agriculture via 16 credits of courses towards a certificate in Agricultural Business. Courses are 100 percent online with UMN Crookston and can be taken through the Department of Defense’s (DoD) SkillBridge program for active-duty service members or with funds from their GI Bill.
  • November 7, 2022
    UMN Crookston is now one of 80 higher education institutions designated as an IEP university.
  • November 4, 2022
    “Direct Admissions really demystifies the college search and application process for students,” says Director of Admissions Alyson Leas.
  • November 3, 2022
    Chancellor Mary Holz-Clause and Global Programs Director Sok Leng Tan traveled to southeast Asia in late September 2022 to meet with a cohort of students who had just completed their first year of studies at University of Social Sciences and Humanities (USSH) in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, and those students are looking forward to coming to Crookston in Fall 2023.
  • October 20, 2022
    Paul Gregg, who has owned the Irishman’s Shanty in Crookston since 1984, got his start at the University of Minnesota Crookston Technical College as a Trojan. He studied hotel, restaurant, and institutional management with a restaurant management concentration, earning an associate in applied science degree in 1977, and was involved in tennis. He even worked at the Irishman’s Shanty while he was in school.
  • October 20, 2022
    He’s used to the local attention for his involvements, but Northwest School of Agriculture alumnus Allan Dragseth 1957 received national attention during the summers of 2021 and 2022 for one of his special projects. Dragseth built a “Radio Flyer” car modeled after the original little red wagon he had as a child and has been seen at area events and cruising the streets of Crookston.
  • October 20, 2022
    Rachel Hawn 2016 and 2017 says she admittedly has somewhat of a “geeky” passion for manufacturing and her former coworkers would regularly remind her that she had over-the-top enthusiasm for the industry.
  • October 20, 2022
    Seeing is believing: a phrase exemplifying Brant Moore’s 2014 experience at the University of Minnesota Crookston. After Moore’s father sent in his football highlight reel and caught the attention of the Golden Eagle football coach, Moore took a trip from his home in Saint Paul, Minn., to Crookston to narrow down his potential college options.
  • October 19, 2022
    University of Minnesota Crookston’s Kiehle Building was placed on the system’s list in 2022 for meeting the 75-year sunset provision required of honorary namings and is currently up for review.
  • October 18, 2022
    Thank you, thanks to all who attended Homecoming festivities and athletic events last week. A valued tradition of University of Minnesota Crookston alumni, students, and fans, Homecoming has a rich history that is meaningful to many.
  • October 18, 2022
    The University of Minnesota Crookston’s 2022 Alumni Awards Celebration was held October 7 in Bede Ballroom during Homecoming and five alumni were honored. Dave Dufault 1985 was presented the Outstanding Alumni award, Carolina Diaz-Alfonso 2008 was given The Abbey [Promise] award, and Kathy Mans Nielsen 1989, Dave Venem 1985, and Jamie Zelinsky Quenzer 2011 were inducted into the Athletic Hall of Fame.
  • October 11, 2022
    A significant scholarship that will cover 75 percent of course costs for the first cohort of students was made possible by a grant the Rotary Club of Crookston received from Polk County for job training assistance. Employers that have access to dual-training grants may help further reduce the rest of the cost or cover it completely.
  • October 6, 2022
    University of Minnesota Crookston’s 2022 Career and Internship Fair was relaunched September 15, 2022 with over 40 employers present, close to 200 students registered, five panels of experts, a career champion luncheon, and a new location, inside the Sargeant Student Center, to top it off. Known as the marquis event for the career services program, and being the first one held on campus since 2019, the 2022 fair was said to have exceeded everyone’s expectations.
  • September 29, 2022
    Jacqueline Calderon came to UMN Crookston because she was recruited to play soccer on a scholarship and it was an amazing opportunity to continue her athletic and academic careers.
  • September 26, 2022
    During the ceremony, the Maanomin Singers drummed and performed a variety of songs, and remarks were shared from White Earth Tribal Council members and UMN Crookston Chancellor Mary Holz-Clause.
  • September 26, 2022
    Sammy is majoring in Exercise Science and Wellness while also minoring in Communication.
  • September 22, 2022
    Among his most popular pieces of art are wood tables he created using the former bleachers of Lysaker Gymnasium.
  • September 19, 2022
    A UMN Crookston student spotlight will be released each week during National Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month.
  • September 19, 2022
    The banana tree's root stock dates back to 1906.
  • September 15, 2022
    Multicultural International Club students participated in the annual Chalk It Up art contest September 10 in downtown Crookston