Upcoming Events

Friday, May 12, 2017
Celebration of Students in the Agricultural Education and Agricultural Communication and Marketing Majors
The fourth annual Celebration of Students will be on Friday, May 12 at 10:00 a.m. in the Cargill Building, St. Paul Campus. Agricultural Education, Agricultural Communication and Marketing, and MAELC scholarship winners will be recognized at this event, as well as Peer-to-Peer participants, graduating seniors, graduate students, and CFANS Student Award Winners. This celebration will bring together our students, parents, scholarship donors, stakeholders, faculty and staff for a morning full of fun and reflection. Read more about the event here.

Friday, May 12, 2017
CFANS Commencement
The commencement ceremony for undergraduate students in the College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences will take place at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, May 12 at Mariucci Arena, University of Minnesota, East Bank. For more information about commencement, please follow this link.

Monday, August 14, 2017
CFANS Summer Sneak Preview for high school students
Please join us for the CFANS Summer Sneak Preview at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities on Monday, August 14. During this special event, high school students and their families can discover all that CFANS has to offer by participating in specialized information sessions; meeting our friendly students, faculty, and staff; seeing our state-of-the-art facilities while touring our beautiful campus, and much more. More information will be posted on the CFANS website this summer.

Thursday, September 21, 2017
National Teach Ag Day
National Teach Ag Day is a day to celebrate school-based agricultural education and to encourage advocates to share the great career opportunities in ag ed. This day is for anyone who wants to celebrate agricultural education, share the story of agricultural education’s importance and effectiveness in the United States, and encourage students to consider careers as agricultural educators. Click here for more details.

Tuesday, October 3, 2017
FFA Fall Invitational
The invitational is held at the University of Minnesota’s St. Paul Campus, and will bring together FFA members from across the state, as well as U of M students, faculty and staff for a day of Career Development Events and education. More details will be posted on the Minnesota FFA website in the upcoming months!

For a list of even more events happening in the College of Food, Agriculture, and Natural Resource Sciences, click here.