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The Autumn Issue

Just in time for the leaves to turn, Homecoming 2019 is in the books! Thank you for making your way back to Morris to celebrate with us. Enjoy a few photos from the weekend.

Alumni News

Community of Scholars Alumni Volunteers

Call for Volunteers: Community of Scholars Admissions Event

Please help the Office of Admissions with its recruitment efforts by volunteering for the Community of Scholars Scholarship Competition: -Saturday, 12/7; Friday, 1/31; and Saturday, 2/1. As an alumni admissions volunteer, you can share your story, give back to your alma mater, and encourage future generations of prospective students to attend Morris. Alumni like you strengthen the Morris Network. Sign up today!

Alumni Trivia: October 2019

As we head into Fall Break, students are hard at work cramming for exams. Do you remember which university we faced in the G.E. College quiz Bowl in this month of 1969? Let us know!

The answer to our last question (“What Campus Difference Initiatives-sponsored event prompted students to take action on diversity issues and to work to ‘Find Common Ground in the year ahead?”) is “Diversity Jam 1997.” Thanks to everyone who shared their memories with us!

 

The Power of Philanthropy

Make a tax-free gift to UMN Morris from your IRA!

Individuals who are age 70½ or older can make gifts of up to $100,000 directly from their IRA accounts to the University of Minnesota Morris without paying federal income tax. Plus, this gift can be used to satisfy your required minimum distribution. For more details, or to find out about other ways to make a gift to campus, please contact Development Officers Bill Robb (320-589-6387 or billrobb@morris.umn.edu) or Erin Christensen (320-589-6067 or erinc@morris.umn.edu) today!

All gifts made to UMN Morris are considered part of our campaign. And each gift puts us closer to our goal of becoming a model for living and learning.  Won’t you join us?

Upcoming Alumni Events

Two female students seated on a couch, speaking to author David Ebershoff

Two UMN Morris students interview award-winning author thanks to connections made on campus.

A UMN Morris student boards a bus with a "Morris Votes" sticker on the side

The campus saw a 20 percentage point increase over 2014 student voting rates.

Students walking into the UMN Morris Student Center

This ranking follows others from Wall Street Journal / Times Higher Education, AASHE, SIERRA, Washington Monthly, and MONEY.

The stage in Edson Auditorium, seen from behind the control booth

The investment will be used to complete a transformation of the campus's premier performance space.

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