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Events Calendar
Aug
Tuesday
31
Farm Progress Show, Decatur
Start Time: 8:00 AM
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4275 E Mound Rd

Each year, farmers attend the Farm Progress Show to see the latest innovations and meet with product experts. While there, they have the unmatched opportunity to participate in a number of exciting demonstrations of the latest farming implements and equipment. Click here to see what you can expect to see at this years show! 

Sep
Friday
17
Celebrate Food & Agriculture Day
Start Time: 5:00 PM
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1402 W Pennsylvania Ave

The University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences invites the public to attend the 2021 Celebrate Food & Agriculture Day on Friday, Sept. 17, at 5:00 pm. This event will again be held at the renovated Stock Pavilion.

Sep
Monday
27
College of ACES Faculty and Staff Paul A. Funk Awards Banquet
Start Time: 5:30 PM
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2150 County Rd 1000 E

Each spring we recognize contributions of our faculty, staff, and graduate students through the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences and Paul A. Funk Recognition Awards. These awards, presented at an evening banquet, honor individuals who have demonstrated outstanding achievements or exceptional service to the college. Click here to read about the 2021 award recipients. 

Sep
Thursday
30
Doris Kelley Christopher University of Illinois Extension Community Connection Center Groundbreaking and Reception
Start Time: 3:00 PM
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Presidents House

Doris Kelley Christopher graduated with a degree in Home Economics in 1967. She is best known as the founder and chairman of The Pampered Chef. She is a Director on the University of Illinois Foundation Board and an avid donor to the University. Her contributions made possible the Doris Kelley Christopher Hall, which has created a welcoming space that brings faculty together across campus, fosters programs focusing on food and family, and serves as the home to The Autism Program (TAP), a resource for families, teachers, and other professionals. Doris has been recognized with numerous awards, including the 2012 Torchbearer of the Year Award for her leadership and dedication to ethical business practices by the Better Business Bureau of Chicago and Northern Illinois, and “The Order of Lincoln Medallion” the highest honor for outstanding achievement the State of Illinois bestows.

Oct
Friday
01
Jesse Thompson Retirement Reception
Start Time: 6:00 PM
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ACES Library

Retirement celebration for ACES associate Dean, Jesse Thompson.

Oct
Monday
25
ACES Alumni Association Awards Gala
All Day Event
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2150 County Rd 1000 E

Recognition event for 2021 ACES Award of Merit, Career Achievement, Young Alumni and Family Spirit award recipients. The 2020 recipients of these awards will also be recognized at this event.

Nov
Tuesday
02
Levenick/Brawn Investiture
Start Time: 3:00 PM
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1101 S Goodwin Ave

Investiture for Dr. Jeff Brawn as the inaugural Sturart L. and Nancy J. Levenick Sustainability Chair.