Celebrate the Holidays during Santa Land on Saturday, December 7, 2013, from 1-4 p.m. in the Sargeant Student Center at the U of M Crookston; Admission is free for all area children

Santa will be there and you should be too. The University of Minnesota Crookston Student Association in partnership with clubs and organizations will be hosting the annual Santa Land festivities at the Sargeant Student Center on Saturday, December 7 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

There will be many free crafts and activities for children to participate in, as well as free cider and cookies. Santa and Mrs. Claus will be available for photos. "Although designed for children, this event is great for anyone who is young at heart," says Lisa Samuelson, director of student activities. 

Today the University of Minnesota Crookston delivers 28 bachelor's degree programs, 20 minors, and 39 concentrations on campus--as well as 11 degrees online--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 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 www.umcrookston.edu.

Contact: Lisa Samuelson, director of Student Activities, 218-281-8507 (samue026@umn.edu); Elizabeth Tollefson, assistant director, communications, 218-281-8432 (ltollefs@umn.edu)