September 21, 2018

*This is a new series presented by At the ApEc, which will chronicle the life of an incoming freshman at the University of Minnesota. Writing is portrayed through the eyes of the student, including tips, frustrations, trials and tribulations.*

When adjusting to college...

February 28, 2018

Sierra Williamson graduated from Martin County West High School in Sherburn, MN last May, and quickly found a home for herself in Saint Paul. Majoring in Agricultural and Food Business Management and minoring in Agronomy and Marketing, Sierra tells us, “I was raised in...

February 14, 2018

Metin Cakir taught the best class I had during my undergraduate education at the University of Minnesota. I had him for my capstone course, APEC 4821W Business Economics and Strategy, in the spring of 2015. I was a part of the AFBM B.S. program, which combines business...

December 8, 2017

Hearty congratulations are in order for ApEc student McKenzie Cisar, who accepted a supply chain position with Chipotle! He tells us, ""I have always been interested in the food industry. I appreciate how the ApEc major explored critical business areas like finance and...

December 4, 2017

As undergrads, we often wonder how people got to be where they are, but for Vic Adamowicz the answer is simple, “Researching in Panama is a nice winter activity when you live in Canada”. In all actuality though, he was intrigued when he learned that the water levels in...

November 21, 2017

  1. Mall of America

    1. There are bus routes that will bring you there and back! 20-minute drive or 1-hour bus ride from Coffman Memorial Union. Enjoy rides at Nickelodeon Universe, various species of fish and sting ray at Sea Life MN Aquarium, and all the shopping...

November 21, 2017

“Relocating is basically a necessity.” – Nicole Peter

Nicole Peter graduated college in 2004 with a degree in Milling Science Management. Over the years, she has moved from Freemont, Nebraska to Decatur, Alabama to Loudonville, Ohio to Lakeland, Florida, and now lives i...

May 24, 2017

Now, this is from awhile ago, but as we head into summer break the point is still important to remember. Be your own advocate. Start now.

This event was put on by the CFANS Student Board and facilitated important conversations between students, faculty, and staff. Raisi...

May 18, 2017

Crystal Siemers-Peterman, who literally JUST graduated last week with a degree in Agricultural and Food Business Marketing last week, was named Wisconsin's 70th Alice in Dairyland. 

Wisconsin has a new agricultural ambassador. Following an exhaustive selection process t...

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Find ways to network with alumni informally - utilize LinkedIn and the Office of Alumni Relations to find contacts

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