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An All-Campus Barbecue Celebrating UMD's Land-Grant Heritage Event will take place on Wednesday, July 18 from
11:30 am - 1 pm on UMD's Kirby Terrace. The event will include games, prizes and food.
UMD Chancellor Lendley C. Black will give brief remarks about UMD's heritage and future as a Land-Grant University.
For $2 (cash only) enjoy brats, polish, hot dogs, salad, chips, and beverage. A vegetarian option will be available.
Join Abraham Lincoln for a piece of cake commemorating the 150th Anniversary of the Morrill Land Grant Act.
This event is made possible by Dining Services, Facilities Management and Recreational Sports Outdoor Program. TCF bank is the barbecue sponsor. Questions? Contact RSOP at 218-726-7128.
KUMD: Chris Harwood interviewed Cheryl Reitan of UMD and President Abraham Lincoln (played respectfully by Lawrance Bernabo) about the Morrill Act of 1862 that provided for the creation of land grant universities in the United States.
A UMD Celebration 150 Years In The Making: Story about UMD's celebration of the Morrill Act of 1862 that provided for the creation of land grant universities in the United States. http://www.wdio.com/article/stories/S2694405.shtml?cat=11802
By Cheryl Reitan, July 2012
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