2021 Homecoming Committee

Homecoming is planned by UMN’s biggest Gopher fans, the Student Events and Entertainment Coordinators! Meet the Homecoming Committee below.


Sophie Bassat

Sophie is from Saint Paul and is majoring in Strat Comm. Sophie is one of the Student Events Coordinators and her absolute favorite Student Unions & Activities event was the Q&A with Jaboukie Young-White. She hopes to go into event planning as a career, so she's super excited for the in-person events this fall semester.


Samantha Howell

Samantha is a junior majoring in Mass Communications, Management, and Digital Media Studies. Her hometown is Scandia, Minnesota, and her current role is Student Event Program Coordinator. Samantha's favorite SUA event is the weekly bingo that she participated in with her roommates all last year!


Gennie Krause

Gennie is this year’s Coordinator in charge of the Homecoming Blood Drives and Royalty Court. She is originally from Mobridge, South Dakota, and is a junior studying Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature. Gennie is excited to celebrate Homecoming in-person this year with her fellow Gophers!