Athletes Village

Saturday, March 17, 2018 - 1:30pm

Categories: Athletics

Many athletes are natural leaders, using their skills to propel themselves, teammates, and their squads to victory. These abilities translate well to other personal and professional arenas. To that end, and with firm backing from Land O’Lakes, Gopher Athletics is advancing its approach to fostering student athletes’ leadership skills.

New facility, new... Read more

Topics: Athletes Village

Monday, February 26, 2018 - 11:00am

Categories: Athletics

On February 14, the new Land O’Lakes Center for Excellence provided a perfect setting for the U of M to thank those who invested the most in Athletes Village. Speakers representing University leadership and Gopher student-athletes expressed gratitude and enthusiasm for the transformative effects of the new facilities.

Land O’Lakes CEO Chris Polinski also spoke, noting the company’s... Read more

Topics: Athletes Village

Friday, February 2, 2018 - 10:15am

Categories: Athletics

The exciting new Land O’Lakes Center for Excellence is now open. Watch a video about how student-athletes will benefit from the Land O'Lakes investment.

Topics: Athletes Village

Monday, January 22, 2018 - 9:30am

Categories: Athletics, Students

On January 16, U of M student-athletes began a new semester by walking through the doors of the newly-completed $166 million Athletes Village. A centerpiece of the five-building complex is the Land O’Lakes Center for Excellence.

​​A visionary Land O’Lakes investment: Thanks to $15 million in funding from Land O’Lakes, the new Land O’Lakes Center for Excellence houses a... Read more

Topics: Athletes Village

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 10:30am

Categories: Athletics, By the Numbers, Engagement
Topics: Athletes Village, CFANS, CSE, CSOM, Global Food Challenge, Land O'Lakes Marketing Chair, Land O'Lakes Scholars LeaderShape, Sponsosrships, Welcome Week

Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 11:45am

Categories: Athletics

Excitement is building for the opening of the Athletes Village on the Twin Cities campus. A centerpiece of the new athletics complex is the Land O’Lakes Center for Excellence, funded by a landmark $15 million gift from Land O’Lakes. Learn more about how the student-athlete experience will be... Read more

Topics: Athletes Village

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 6:00pm

Categories: Athletics, Faculty, Students

On September 8, 2017, U of M donors, students, staff, faculty, alumni, and other supporters gathered to celebrate the official launch of the public phase of a 10-year fundraising campaign called Driven: The University of Minnesota Campaign.

The goal is to raise $4 billion for students, faculty, and the U’s three-part mission of education, research, and outreach for the benefit... Read more

Topics: Athletes Village, CSOM, CFANS, Welcome Week, Sponsorships, CSE

Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 2:30pm

Categories: Athletics

Brandon Eggum, Minnesota's head wrestling coach, recently had an opportunity to tour the Land O’Lakes Center for Excellence construction site. As an alum, Eggum has a unique perspective on the impact the new facility will have on student-athletes.

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Topics: Athletes Village

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 - 4:15pm

Categories: Athletics

​Land O'Lakes and the U of M celebrated a construction milestone on April 28 when the final structural beam was placed in the U of M’s Athletes Village project, which includes the Land O'Lakes Center for Excellence. Also called “topping off,” the ceremony is traditionally a celebratory time as the last beam, which is painted white and signed by key stakeholders, is placed atop a structure.  ... Read more

Topics: Athletes Village

Monday, April 17, 2017 - 4:45pm

Categories: Athletics

How do U of M student-athletes maintain a collective G.P.A. above the campus-wide average, despite their demanding athletic schedules? Learn more—including how the innovative Land O'Lakes Center for Excellence is poised to become one of the premier academic centers in the nation. A $15 million leadership commitment from Land O’Lakes is... Read more

Topics: Athletes Village

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CFANS-College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences

CSE-College of Science and Engineering

CSOM-Carlson School of Management

ICA-Intercollegiate Athletics

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