Social for Alumni from the Northwest School of Agriculture and University of Minnesota, Crookston on Friday, Feb. 17, 2012, in Mesa, Ariz.; Social begins at 11:30 a.m. at the ViewPoint Resort

Alumni and community friends of the Northwest School of Agriculture (NWSA) and the University of Minnesota, Crookston will gather for a social on Friday, Feb.17, 2012, at Terrace Green at ViewPoint Resort, 640 North Hawes Road, Mesa, Arizona. The annual alumni social begins at 11:30 a.m. and will run until 3 p.m. Lunch will be served at noon for $15 per person.

Corby Kemmer, director of Development & Alumni Relations will host this year's social and 2012 AZ PC.jpgChancellor Charles H. Casey will bring greetings from the Crookston campus.

If you are interested in attending the Arizona Social, please call Lorraine (Zipoy) Love '54, at 480-380-1247 or Sue Dwyer at the Alumni Office at 800-862-6466 ext. 8401 by Feb. 9, to confirm attendance. Disability accommodations are available upon request.

Today the University of Minnesota, Crookston delivers 26 bachelor's degree programs, 18 minors, and 36 concentrations, including 10 online degrees, in the areas of agriculture and natural resources; business; liberal arts and education; and math, science and technology.  With an enrollment of 1,600 undergraduates from 25 countries and 40 states, the Crookston campus offers a supportive, close-knit atmosphere that leads to a prestigious University of Minnesota degree.  "Small Campus. Big Degree."  To learn more, visit

Contact: Corby Kemmer, director, development and alumni, 218-281-8434 (; Elizabeth Tollefson, assistant director, communications, 218-281-8432 (