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Business Majors at UMN Crookston Compete at Sport Marketing Association Conference in October

By Amber Johnson on
Thursday, November 1, 2018

The University of Minnesota Crookston Event Planning and Management class in conjunction with the C4 group will be hosting an event titled “Creating Connections - Let’s Be Social” on Wednesday, November 7 at 6 p.m. in Bede Ballroom , Sargent Student Center. If you own a business or work for a local business and are looking to expand your social media presence, you should attend this event. The event is free and open to the public. Free parking is available in Lot A. Light refreshments will be provided. 

Some of the topics include how to use social media for business promotion, the pros and cons of using social media, and how to create graphics for social media. The event will feature information and presentations from UMN Crookston students, a panel of presenters, and hands-on work designing graphics. You may bring your own laptop or one will be provided for use during the session. 

 If you have questions or wish to RSVP, contact Beth Novak at  novak425@umn.eduor Megan Bell at You can also find the event on Facebook at “Creating Connections - Let’s Be Social” where you also can RSVP. 

 About UMN Crookston

One of five campuses that comprise the University of Minnesota System, the University of Minnesota Crookston now delivers 35 bachelor's degree programs and 25 minors on campus as well as 16 degree programs entirely online. These degrees are offered in the areas of agriculture and natural resources; business; liberal arts and education; and math, science and technology. With an enrollment of 1,800 undergraduates from more than 20 countries and 40 states, the Crookston campus offers a supportive, close-knit atmosphere that leads to a prestigious University of Minnesota degree. Visit

 About UMN

The University of Minnesota System, with campuses in Crookston, Duluth, Morris, Rochester, and the Twin Cities, is driven by a singular vision of excellence. We are proud of our land-grant mission of world-class education, groundbreaking research, and community-engaged outreach, and we are unified in our drive to serve Minnesota.


Elizabeth Tollefson

University Relations


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