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Office of Student Activities, Conferences and Special Events
University of Minnesota, Morris
600 E 4th St
Morris, MN 56267
UMM Student Center
Lower Level, Room 15
8:30 AM to 4 PM, M - F
Student Activities: 320-589-6080
Understanding Rural Migration: Myths, Trends, and Opportunities Exposed
June 4 & 5, 2014
The Center for Small Towns is excited to present the 2014 Symposium on Small Towns! This year on June 4–5 CST will present Understanding Rural Migration: Myths, Trends, and Opportunities Exposed. Hosted at the beautiful University of Minnesota, Morris campus the symposium will address the changing truths of small towns and debunk the current myths surrounding migration to and from small towns. Spanning two days there will be a series of breakout sessions, discussions, and keynotes.
$125 Early bird (ends May 20)
$175 Regular registration (begins May 21)
Registration fee includes the two day symposium activities and meals, and the optional Welcome Reception on June 3. Lodging is an additional cost.
Campus housing is available, but space is limited. Rooms will be distributed on a first-come-first-served basis! There are two types of campus lodging options -- Green Prairie Living Community or Campus Apartments
Green Prairie Living Community:
Newly completed in August 2013, this new residence hall complements Morris' focus on environmental sustainability and is our first fully accessible residence hall.
*Common living areas and bath will be shared with up to three other people.
Rooms all come with an AC unit. Each renter will receive two keys - one for the building and one for the individual bedroom(s). There will be a $60 charge for lost keys.
**Common living areas and bath will be shared with one other person.
Some rooms come with an AC unit, but not all. Each renter will receive one key for their apartment. There will be a $60 charge for lost keys.
Off-campus lodging options are available; reservations are the responsibility of individual attendees.