Welcome Week

Monday, September 16, 2019 - 10:15am

Categories: Students

For five years, Land O’Lakes has been an essential partner in welcoming new students to the University of Minnesota.

From backpacks to posters, University of Minnesota pride to Midwestern spirit, Land O’Lakes plays a key role in Welcome Week, a six-day experience leading up to the first day of fall semester for incoming freshmen and transfer students.

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Topics: Welcome Week

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 1:30pm

Categories: Athletics, By the Numbers, Community, Students, Engagement, Faculty, Students, Fellowships, Scholarships, Recruitment, Research

The year 2014 was the start of an extraordinary new chapter in the 47-year Land O’Lakes-University of Minnesota partnership: a $25 million, ten-year investment in U of M people and programs that help Land O’Lakes meet business needs and develop new talent. What's the impact? Watch this video to learn more about how this partnership benefits both institutions.

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Topics: Athletes Village, CFANS, CSE, CSOM, Global Food Challenge, Land O'Lakes Marketing Chair, Land O'Lakes Scholars, LeaderShape, Sponsorships, Welcome Week

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 3:45pm

Categories: By the Numbers, Recruitment

Through its sponsorship of Welcome Week 2018, Land O’Lakes began building key connections with more than 7,900 incoming U of M students.  

Since 2015, Land O’Lakes has been a key partner in Welcome Week, a six-day experience prior to the first day of fall semester. Incoming freshmen and transfer students meet each other and their new campus, and... Read more

Topics: Welcome Week, Sponsorships

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, October 5, 2017 - 10:45am

Categories: By the Numbers, Students, Recruitment
Topics: Welcome Week

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, February 2, 2017 - 9:45am

Categories: By the Numbers, Recruitment

Helping U of M students view Land O’Lakes as a potential employer was one of the goals behind the company’s remarkable $25 million commitment to the University in 2014. Investments in the Land O’Lakes Center for Excellence and student support, as well as programs, sponsorships, and recruiting initiatives, were directed toward building key connections with U of M students.  

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Topics: Welcome Week

Wednesday, February 1, 2017 - 12:15pm

Categories: Recruitment

What do a water bottle, granola bar, and half-eaten brownie have in common? All of these items and more were found inside Land O’Lakes-branded backpacks distributed to 6,400+ incoming freshmen and transfer students during Welcome Week 2016. The backpacks, a commemorative poster, and a welcome video featuring Chris Policinski are part of a Land O’Lakes brand awareness initiative on the U campus... Read more

Topics: Welcome Week

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 1:45pm

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

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 3:00pm

Categories: Recruitment

Land O’Lakes had a big presence on the Twin Cities campus during Welcome Week 2016, thanks to a welcome video featuring Chris Policinski and sponsorship of two giveaway items.

“Students begin to see and hear about Land O’Lakes during their transition to the U of M through their support of the Welcome Week program. Our goal is that some students will eventually become Land O’Lakes... Read more

Topics: Welcome Week

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