Torch & Shield Award Banquet

The Torch & Shield Award recognizes individuals who have provided leadership and who have aided in the development of the University of Minnesota Crookston, NWROC and Extension. It is the highest award an individual can receive from the campus.

Evening information:

5:30 p.m. Program | Kiehle Auditorium 

6:30 p.m. Social | Kiehle Rotunda

7:30 p.m. Dinner | Brown Dining Room

The purpose of honoring someone with a Torch & Shield Award is to

  • Honor contributions of significance to higher education, the Crookston campus, and the region
  • Recognize champions of UMN Crookston, NWROC and Extension for their impact on the region through teaching, research, and outreach.
  • Distinguish both high profile individuals and those who have been "quiet" contributors to the success of UMN Crookston.

Cost to attend is $60. RSVP by Monday, November 1 @ noon by contacting Angelika Huglen by email at or phone 218-281-8401.  Cocktail or black tie attire is preferred.

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Wednesday, November 3, 2021 at 5:30pm to 10:00pm

UMN Crookston , Kiehle Building

Event Type

Concerts & Performances

Target Audience

Faculty & Staff, Alumni & Donors, General Public


$60.00 per person

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