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The Thanks Issue

We've said it before, but it bears repeating: you make UMN Morris a model for living and learning! Whether you support student learning or regional outreach, faculty research or campus upgrades, you make us better and brighter through your time, talents, energy, and generosity. Learn more about your impact >>

Alumni News

Celebration of Dance at UMN Morris

Calling all University of Minnesota Morris dance alumni! Did you take a dance course a Morris? Did you participate in Dance Ensemble, Swing Club, Cougarettes, Pom Squad, or another dance group? Come celebrate with us! Dance Ensemble is celebrating its 25th Anniversary November 16–18 and invites all dance alumni and participants to join in the festivities! Check out the schedule and register >>

Volunteers Needed: Community of Scholars

When you share your time and talents, you make Morris better for the next generation of students. Now you have the opportunity to do that—and more—for next year's class. We need alumni and friends to help us interview prospective students at our annual scholarship competition, Community of Scholars. Won't you join us? Make a difference and support UMN Morris by signing up today to volunteer: December 1, February 1 or 2. Learn more >>

You’re Invited: ASL 25th Anniversary Concert

Calling all ASL alumni! This year marks the 25th Concert in Signs! Join us on April 13 for a concert to commemorate the anniversary. If you took Beginning ASL at UMN Morris and participated in the concerts, you're welcome to perform a song at this special 25th anniversary concert. Contact Tim Poore, ASL sign language instructor, to sign up and learn more.

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Alumni Trivia: November 2018

Give to the Max Day is right around the corner: you might remember that last year was our biggest GTMD ever—thanks to YOU—but do you remember where we landed in the UMN System? (Hint: ^ we were up there in terms of highest-earning units! ^ ) Let us know! 

The answer to our last question is "1982 Homecoming Game against the UMN Duluth Bulldogs." (Question: When and where this picture was taken?). Congratulations to Julie Kill '86, winner of the October Alumni Trivia challenge! Be sure to keep those answers and memories coming our way!

Travel to Italy with Professor Cotter

Have the opportunity to travel and learn with Professorof Geology James Cotter. Professor Cotter will take non-degree seeking adults to Northern Italy June 10–June 19. You will have the unique opportunity to see Venice through the lens of its geology and the history of poet Ezra Pound. From Venice, you will travel north to the village of Dorf Tirol, where you will stay on the grounds of Brunnenburg Castle, a 13th-century charmer and current residence of the descendants of Ezra Pound. Registration now open!

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Share What You Know: Tips for Graduating Seniors

Senior Banquet is coming up, which means it's time to celebrate the graduating class! What words of wisdom do you have for them as they prepare for life after college? Share your best advice for our soon-to-be alumni today!

The Power of Philanthropy

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Thank you for supporting the University of Minnesota Morris

Thank you for joining us in making UMN Morris a model for living and learning. Your gifts in support of life-changing student experiences, faculty leaders, historic facilities, and regional resilience make the difference as we create a brighter future for Minnesota and beyond. To continue your support or join us, please make a gift today.

Coming Up: Give to the Max Day

November 15 is Give to the Max Day! Join us for Minnesota's statewide day of giving by supporting your campus with gifts for scholarships, facilities, athletics, and more. Gifts made to University of Minnesota Morris on Give to the Max Day will count toward the A Model for Living and Learning campaign and be eligible for prizes. Keep an eye on your email and our social media for details and more on what your gift means to UMN Morris!

Upcoming Alumni Events

Alexa Barta ’18

A statistics and Spanish alumna, Barta will spend nine months teaching English in Brazil, beginning February 2019.

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