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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign College of ACES
Alumni Association
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Mission Statement

Why do we exist?

The University of Illinois College of ACES Alumni Association inspires meaningful engagement and advocacy amongst the ACES family to advance the College of ACES.

ACES Alumni Association Engagement

Fellowship/Alumni Engagement
The College of ACES Alumni Association will provide meaningful activities, events, and opportunities to develop and strengthen relationships among alumni and between alumni and the College through annual district events, engaging young alumni and our international alumni presence.  The ACES Alumni Association seeks to improve communition with the ACES departments in the College of ACES and increase alumni involvement across the college.  Continue to serve as advocates for the College of ACES and University of Illinois.

Awards & Recognition
The College of ACES Alumni Association strives to recognize and publicize/promote excellence and inspire alumni and students.  The ACES Alumni Association continues to seek and recognize oustanding alumni through the ACES Alumni Award of Merit, ACES Family Spirit and ACES Outstanding Young Alumni Award programs annually.  The board will investigate new awards to enhance the current awards program including a Friend of ACES award, a professional career alumni award, and a student award. The ACES Round Barn Society program will continue to be built upon the foundation and grow opportunities to engage alumni.

Student Engagement
The College of ACES Alumni Association continues to want to increase awareness of the ACES Alumni Association among the ACES student body and facilitate engagement throughout a student’s academic experience.  The ACES Alumni Board hosts ACES Family Acadamies every summer, allowing alumni and children to explore campus while learning about all things agriculture.  The board also plans to continue engagement with the ACES Student Advancement Committee and other students to increase the awareness of the Alumni Association.