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2014 Symposium on Small Towns
2014 Symposium on Small Towns

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.

Registration Overview - Online Registration is now closed.
 

$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.

Lodging Information

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.

Room options:
Single bedroom suite Shared bath & common living area* $30 per night
     
Single bedroom suite Private bath $40 per night

*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.

Campus Apartments:
Room options:
Single bedroom suite Shared bath & common living area** $24.50 per night
     
Full 2 bedroom apartment Private bath $49 per night

**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.

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Contact us:
Office of Student Activities, Conferences and Special Events
University of Minnesota, Morris
600 E 4th St
Morris, MN 56267

Location:
UMM Student Center
Lower Level, Room 15
Morris, MN
Walk-up hours:
8:30 AM to 4 PM, M - F

Tickets: 320-589-6077

Student Activities:  320-589-6080
Fax:  320-589-6084

Email:  ummstact@morris.umn.edu