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ACES College Connection

Join the College of ACES Alumni Association in recognition of outstanding ACES Alumni who have made a significant impact in their careers and their communities at the 2017 ACES College Connection.

Register by August 28, 2017

Outstanding ACES Young Alumni

  • Michael A. Gunderson, B.S. 2001 from Lafayette, IN
  • Melissa M. Jones, B.S. '06, M.S. '11 from Naperville, IL
  • Jacob D. Kuebler, B.S. '08 from Urbana, IL

ACES Family Spirit Award

  • The John and Kathryn Solon Family of Streator, IL

ACES Career Achievement

  • Temple Grandin, Ph.D. '89, Animal Sciences Professor Colorado State University & Owner/Consultant of Grandin Livestock Handling from Fort Collins, CO (unable to attend)
  • Stuart Levenick*, B.S. '76, Retired Group President, Caterpillar from Peoria, IL (unable to attend)
  • Alan York, Ph.D. '79, William Neal Reynolds Professor of Crop Science Emertius, North Carolina State University from Raleigh, NC.

Date: Saturday, September 9, 2017

Where: Hilton Hotel & Conference Center, Chief Illiniwek Ballroom
1501 S. Neil Street, Champaign, IL


11:30 a.m. - Welcome
11:45 a.m. - Brunch 
12:30 p.m. - Program

Date & Time:
September 9th 11:30am - 3:00pm
Hilton Garden Inn Chief Illinwek Ballroom
1501 S Neil St
Champaign, IL