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Mar
Monday
04
Big Ten Ag Alumni Reception
Start Time: 6:00 PM
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National Press Club

Join us in Washington DC on March 4, 2019

When: Monday, March 4, 2019 

Time: 
5-6 p.m. - College of ACES Alumni Pre-Reception with Dean Kim Kidwell, College of ACES Dean
6 - 8 p.m. - Big Ten Ag Alumni Reception 

Where:
National Press Club
529 14th St. NW
Washington, D.C. 20045 
(Metro Center Stop, 13th St. Exit) 

In the spirit of institutional cooperation, the Big Ten schools with agricultural programs are again gathering our alumni and friends in the Washington, D.C. area for a special event at the National Press Club. Now in its ninth year, the reception has been a great success with alumni and friends networking across institutions and enjoying one another’s company. We look forward to seeing everyone again (and some new faces)!

The College of ACES Alumni Association will also host a reception prior to the Big Ten event to meet with Dean Kim Kidwell for a College of ACES update and an opportunity to network.  We hope you will join us to visit with administration from the College of ACES.  

Following the ACES Alumni reception join the Big Ten Ag alumni event to enjoy the fellowship of alumni and friends from the colleges of agricultural sciences and natural resources representing the Big Ten. Reconnect with college deans, administrators, faculty and staff from your alma mater. Learn how our colleges are working cooperatively on behalf of land-grant institutions.

Cost is $25 per person and includes and open bar and a buffet of favorite savories. Register by Monday, February 25. 

Directions, visit www.press.org/about/visit-us

Register Online for Big Ten Ag Alumni Event by February 25, 2019

Register Online for ACES Alumni Pre-Reception by February 25, 2019.

Apr
Monday
08
Funk Awards Banquet
All Day Event
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2150 County Road 1000E

Funk Awards Banquet. More details to come!

Apr
Monday
08
2019 Award of Merit
Start Time: 11:30 AM
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I-Hotel and Conference Center

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 2019 ACES Award of Merit Luncheon.

The 2019 ACES Award of Merit Winners include:

Carl Burkybile
B.S. ’69 Ag Education, M.S. ’75 Vocational Education of Urbana, IL
Director of Agriculture, Healing Hands International

Doyle Karr
B.S. 86 Agricultural Communications of Des Moines, IA
Director of Consumer Insights and Social License, Corteva AgriScience

Becky Ropp
B.S. ’95 Agricultural Communications of Normal, IL
Director, Communications Division, Growmark

Rida Shibli
Ph.D. ‘90 Horticulture of Irbid, Jordan
Professor of Plant Biotechnology and Biodiversity,
University of Amman, Department of Horticulture and Crop Sciences
 

The ACES Award of Merit Luncheon will be held:

Date:  Monday, April 8, 2019 

Location:  I-Hotel & Conference Center, Chancellors Ballroom 

Time:  11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Cost:  $30.00

Charter Members of the Round Barn Society will also be pinned if they have not been recognized yet.

Deadline: Friday, March 29, 2019

Apr
Monday
15
ACES Alumni Board of Directors Meeting
All Day Event
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1101 S. Goodwin Ave

ACES Alumni Board of Directors Meeting

May
Sunday
12
ACES Tassel Turn
Start Time: 10:30 AM
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Memorial Stadium, Colonnades Club

It's time to celebrate! We are pleased to invite graduates and their families to a complimentary reception at Memorial Stadium's Colonnades Club. The ACES Alumni Association along with the ACES administrators, faculty and staff will be on hand to congratulate the College of ACES graduates and their families as well as welcome them to the ACES Alumni Association!

Graduates, please wear your cap and gown. Great photo opportunities await you at Memorial Stadium! Premiere access to the columns and field view will be moments you won't want to miss!

May
Monday
13
ACES Alumni Board of Directors Meeting
All Day Event
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1101 S. Goodwin Ave

ACES Alumni Board of Directors Meeting

May
Wednesday
15
Young Alumni, Family Spirit, ACES Career Achievement Award Nominations Due
All Day Event
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1101 S. Goodwin Ave.

Click here to Nominate your Alumni for these three outstanding awards! 

Jul
Thursday
11
ACES Family Academies
All Day Event
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1101 S. Goodwin Ave

Join us for AFA! More details to come!