Serving the Campus and Region

About Outreach & Engagement

The office of Outreach and Engagement leads and coordinates promotion, planning and partnership efforts of the University. Collaborating internally and externally to establish and advance U of M Crookston's reputation as a premier provider of education through appropriate relationships with corporate and community partners facilitating student needs such as internships, sponsorships, etc.  The Director oversees management, coordination, and leadership of University community programs, including strategic visioning and planning, and program budgeting and fundraising.  Overseeing the coordination of special events, including but not limited to building dedications, campus and community events, invited speakers, celebrations and routine annual events. It is through the Office of Outreach & Engagement that the campus continues to build alliances and partnerships to deliver innovative programs and services in support of regional community and pathways for individuals to be involved with U of M Crookston as students, supporters and funders, while working effectively within and between U of M Crookston admin offices, campus committees and academic units.

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Outreach and Engagement
University of Minnesota Crookston
2900 University Ave., Crookston, MN 56716
(218) 281-8369
(218) 281-8040 (FAX)


Monday - Friday: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm; or by appointment

    Michelle Christopherson
    Dir of Outreach and Engagement

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    U of M Crookston received a score of 60.5 and ranked well in areas like academics, engagement, coordination & planning, diversity & affordability, and innovation & leadership.

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