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  • 2021 Scholarship Winner Announced

    Chaska student wins the annual Jack Carlson Memorial Twin Cities Illini Club Scholarship. Named after the club’s founder, the scholarship recognizes excellence in academics and extracurricular achievement.

  • 2020 Scholarship Winner Named

    A Woodbury student wins the annual Jack Carlson Memorial Twin Cities Illini Club Scholarship. First awarded in 2008, the award recognizes outstanding achievements in academics and extracurricular activities.

  • 2019 Scholarship Winner Named

    An East Ridge High School graduate receives the 11th-annual Jack Carlson Memorial Twin Cities Illini Club Scholarship.

  • Area Illini Help in Produce Rescue

    Twin Cities Illini Club members collected donated fresh produce for use in area food bank initiatives, helping gather over two tons of fruits and vegetables at the Minneapolis Farmers Market.

  • 2018 Scholarship Winner Named

    The Twin Cities Illini Club awards an Eagan High School graduate with its annual scholarship recognizing outstanding academic and extracurricular achievements.

  • U of I Leadership at Pregame Event Oct. 21

    University of Illinois Alumni Association hosted a special Oct. 21 Minneapolis pregame event featuring the alumni association president, U. of I. chancellor, and athletic director.

  • 2017 Scholarship Winner Named

    The Twin Cities Illini Club awards an Edina High School graduate with its annual scholarship recognizing outstanding academic and extracurricular achievements.

  • Scholarship Named in Honor of Club Co-Founder

    The Twin Cities Illini Club renames its student scholarship in memory of club co-founder and loyal Illini Jack Carlson.

  • Club Assists Hunger Relief Group

    Twin Cities Illini Club volunteers helped pack produce and canned goods for area food-distribution network the Food Group.