Tuesday, May 2, 2017 - 5:00pm

Categories: Athletics, Engagement

Gopher student-athletes believe it's important to return the outstanding support given by fans and donors by returning some of their time through volunteer and charitable activities. On April 25, Land O'Lakes and Gopher volunteers teamed up to assemble snack bags that were donated to Neighbors, Inc. in South St. Paul, a social service agency serving northern Dakota County in Minnesota. Through... Read more


Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 9:15am

Categories: Engagement, Recruitment

The 200+-member Women in Business (WIB) student group at the Carlson School brings business professionals and students together to learn and network. “Land O’Lakes is excited to be a sponsor of this great organization,” said Heidi Riese of the Land O'Lakes College Relations team.

On Friday, April 14, Land O’Lakes hosted a group of 15 WIB members at corporate headquarters. The students... Read more

Topics: Sponsorships, CSOM

Monday, April 17, 2017 - 5:15pm

Categories: Athletics, Engagement

U of M football coach P.J. Fleck helped bring the “March Madness” spirit to employees at the Land O’Lakes headquarters on March 30. Loren Heeringa (SVP and CHRO) introduced Coach Fleck, who shared his “row the boat” philosophy and the story of his personal journey to Minnesota. “The audience was enthused that he spoke with such passion,” said one attendee.

Friendly competitions... Read more


Friday, December 16, 2016 - 9:15am

Categories: Athletics, Engagement

Being ready to learn and succeed includes having the right school supplies. That’s why several Athletics Dept. staff and former Golden Gopher athletes recently teamed up with Land O’Lakes employees to assemble backpacks full of free school supplies. The backpacks are distributed to families struggling with poverty in rural communities where Land O’Lakes co-workers live and work.

The... Read more

Topics: Sponsorships

Tuesday, November 8, 2016 - 9:00am

Categories: Engagement, Fellowships

CFANS Dean Brian Buhr and CSOM Dean Sri Zaheer joined deans from the agriculture and business schools at Iowa State and Purdue University as special guests at a Land O’Lakes Global Food Challenge panel in late August.

The Ag Deans panel addressed how the food and agriculture industry is adapting to meet the demands of global markets, ag-technology, and consumers. The deans explained... Read more

Topics: Global Food Challenge

Monday, September 26, 2016 - 2:45pm

Categories: Athletics, Engagement

U of M friends from Land O’Lakes donned maroon and gold gear to watch the Golden Gophers football team defeat Colorado State 31-24 on September 24 in the TCF Bank Stadium. Cheering from the Land O’Lakes suite were: front row, L-R: Catie Ludden (Recruitment), Kersten Dolgner (HR), Katie Enzenauer (2016 Intern), Megan Jacobsen (WinField), and Lydia Botham (VP-Community Relations). Second row, L-... Read more

Topics: Athletics

Monday, May 2, 2016 - 4:15pm

Categories: Engagement, Faculty

Drawing upon 30 years of career experience, Beth Ford, Group EVP and COO at Land O’Lakes, shared insights and inspiration in a keynote speech at the Women’s Leadership Conference on April 29. She was joined on the stage by Carlson School Dean Sri Zaheer.

More than 400 women attended the Ignite: Fuel Your Ambition conference which was hosted by the Carlson School of Management. Land O’... Read more

Topics: CSOM

Thursday, April 14, 2016 - 3:00pm

Categories: Engagement, Faculty

U of M Professor Theresa Glomb studies work—how it is good, how it is bad, and how to make it better. Land O’Lakes invited her to share her insights at a company-wide meeting of human resources staff on April 13. Her presentation, “Let’s Make Work Better: Evidence Based Strategies for Improving Your Work Life,” looks at mood and well-being at work, and she tries to help others create positive... Read more

Topics: CSOM

Thursday, January 21, 2016 - 11:30am

Categories: Engagement, Faculty

Carlson School of Management Dean Sri Zaheer was pleased to address the Women’s Leadership Network at a standing-room-only event at Land O’Lakes headquarters on January 21. Weaving wit with wisdom, Zaheer shared communications lessons gleaned through her “career lives” in business and education, both in India and the United States.

Land O’Lakes is a valued partner and sponsor of the... Read more

Topics: CSOM

Tuesday, September 8, 2015 - 2:30pm

Categories: Engagement, Recruitment

Land O’Lakes played a major role in Welcome Week last September, when the University of Minnesota Twin Cities campus welcomed more than 5,700 new students—one of the largest freshmen classes on record.

In a short video, Chris Policinski encouraged students to make the most of their undergraduate experience. And, thanks to funding from Land O’Lakes, each student received a bag, water... Read more

Topics: Welcome Week