More than 200 college of Agricultural Sciences alumni returned to their alma mater to celebrate homecoming 2013. ER Jackman Friends and Alumni welcomed them to Corvallis with a pre-game tailgater, which included current students, former classmates and professors, and an abundance of food.
Members of the student clubs within the College of Agricultural Sciences developed interactive booths to showcase their club’s events, activities, and contributions to hands-on learning. Young Cattlemen’s Association had a roping cow for people to practice their roping skills, which was a big hit among the kids who attended with their families. Voted the most interactive booth, the Dairy club brought a replica cow that allowed guests to practice their hand milking skills along with a newborn calf.
It was exciting to see so many agricultural graduates back at Oregon State to join in on the excitement of homecoming. The tailgater grew from last year’s inaugural event and plans are underway to improve the event further for next year. The Agricultural Executive council would like to thank the clubs who helped make the event possible, along with the College’s Director of External Relations and Marketing, Betsy Hartley.