The University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences alumni bring honor to themselves and their alma mater through many ways. The ACES Alumni Association celebrates alumni who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievement, or through outstanding leadership or service have significantly enhanced or improved the lives of others.
ACES Award of Merit recognizes the outstanding accomplishments of living University of Illinois College of ACES alumni who have excelled in their careers, leadership or service upon graduation from college.
The College of ACES Alumni Association invites you to join us for an ACES in Places event.
Share your Illini Spirit in Belleville, IL at Eckert's Belleville Country Store & Farms. You will have an opportunity for a hayrack ride (weather permitting) of the farm, enjoy wine and food pairings from some of our ACES alumni, network, meet Dean Kim Kidwell and enjoy a short program from the College of ACES.
Special guests include: Dean Kim Kidwell, College of ACES Dean
We hope you will join us for an evening to network and celebrate agriculture with the College of ACES.
We look forward to an evening to share Illini Spirit!
Date: Monday, May 1, 2017
Location: Eckerts Belleville Country Store & Farms
951 S. Green Mount Road, Belleville, IL
Time: Registration 6:00 p.m.
Program will begin at 6:30 p.m.
Cost: $15.00/per person
Special thanks to Eckerts for offsetting the cost of the event.
Register online by Friday, April 21, 2017 - https://acesalumni.illinois.edu/events
ACES Commencement ceremonies will be held on Sunday, May 14, 2017, 9:00 a.m. at the State Farm Center.
Line-up starts at 8:00 am.
More information: http://graduation.aces.illinois.edu/ceremony
All families are invited to join ACES graduates at the ACES Tassel Turn event, a cake and punch reception,following the ACES ceremony from 11:30 – 2:30 p.m at the Colonnades Club in Memorial Stadium. Registration will open in Spring 2017. This event is sponsored by the College of ACES Alumni Association and all graduates will all receive a green screen photo with the alma mater and an ACES Alumni t-shirt.
Do you know an ACES outstanding young alumni under age 40?
Nominate them for the ACES Oustanding Young Alumni Award. Nominations are due May 15, 2017.
The College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences Family Spirit Award recognizes a family in which members have demonstrated their support of the College as alumni and/or current students. Nominate an ACES family for the ACES Family Spirit Award today!
ACES Alumni Board of Directors will meet on campus on May 15, 2017.
Watch for more information to come!
The College of ACES Alumni Association is hosting ACES Family Academies program on July 13-14, 2017. Alumni are invited to bring youth ages 8-13 years old to campus for a 1.5 day educational experience while spending time together on the University of Illinois and College of ACES campus. Participants will enjoy the college experience living in a new residence hall, eating in the dining facilities and participating in educational classes on the College of ACES campus.