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Glass of beer sitting next to Cabbie's Tap logo.

Ten-cent Taps, Lasting Romance & Ida's Special Sauce

…Also, an added bonus, I met my husband there. He was not a student at Northland. That was in 1955. We have now been married for fifty-seven years and when we come home for Northland reunions, we also spent time at Cabbie’s. Tom Chvala 1958 As a student from 1955…

The Penn family

My Northland Women

Three Generations of Penn Women

…advocate in my life— encouraging me to grow both academically and morally as a child. She taught music in public school for three years and has taught piano lessons to students through the years and continues to be active at Northland. As a Northland College student, I played music and…

Sigurd Olson Speeches

…same again. The world has changed from the early world we knew even 20 years ago, 10 years ago, and is changing very rapidly. Scientific advance has almost been beyond our comprehension. We are doing things today and contemplating things which would have seemed merest fiction a generation or two…

Northland College student in class

Scholarships

…– $76,000 over 4 years) Competitive scholarships awarded to applicants based on their existing academic record and test scores. These scholarships are awarded shortly after acceptance to Northland College. Sigurd Olson Eco-Visionary Scholarship $1,000 ($4,000 over 4 years) Competitive scholarships created in the spirit of Sigurd Olson’s legacy that are…

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COVID-19 Archive

…& Institutional Risk Management Posted: September 16, 2020 Public Health Alert Follow-up Dear students, On Thursday, September 10, 2020, I sent a message out regarding local public health alerts. We appreciate those who promptly contacted health services with questions or concerns. Northland College is abiding by current best practice recommendations…

Todd Rothe standing in kitchen

Northland Announces Food Systems Center

Todd Rothe of Marengo to Manage Center Three years ago, Northland College set a goal to have its cafeteria serve 80 percent local food by 2020. The College did not want to start a farm or to compete with farmers. “We wanted to work with growers to expand the regional…

Liz White in cap and gown

Liz White: Student Commencement Address

…before you today. So when I was trying to decide what to share in my talk, I thought back to when I first came to Northland as a freshman four years ago. And to be truthful, When I first came here I didn’t like it. I didn’t know anyone. It…

Northland College Ponzio Campus Center in Fall

CARES Act Notification Archive

…currently enrolled student who faced financial difficulties due to COVID-19 from the winter and spring 2020 terms and is enrolled in the 2020-21 academic year. It enables students and families to look to Northland for additional support. More information and the application form here. August 3, 2020 The total amount…

Collage of historical photos of the Bro Family at Northland College

The Bro Family

A Century at Northland College 

The Bro family at Northland College spans more than a century. The Bros have a rich history of adventure, lifelong friendships, love, connections, philanthropy, service, and finding one’s true calling. It is a story worthy of a book. Their Northland connection begins with Albin Carl Bro, the son of Swedish…

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Q&A with Helen Pent Jenkins, class of 2008

Northland, and the fall out of the 2008 financial crisis. TRAVIS: How did you decide to attend Northland College? What factors influenced your decision? HELEN: I chose Northland for a few different reasons. I really loved the small college population, the student-to-staff ratio, and the rural character of Ashland. I…