Register Now for CFAES Homecoming Weekend 2015!

Oct 10, 2015, 12:00am

Register now for CFAES Homecoming 2015, Oct. 9-10 at The Ohio State University.

Reconnect with fellow alumni and friends of the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences during this weekend, which gets bigger and better every year.

The college offers two days of activities leading up to the Ohio State Buckeyes’ game against the University of Maryland Terrapins, who are making their first visit to Ohio Stadium as members of the Big Ten Conference. Events will take place at Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center, 2201 Fred Taylor Drive, a short walk to Ohio Stadium.

Programming on Friday, October 9 will include the Dean’s State of the College address, alumni tours, breakfast, lunch, and the Department of Food Science and Technology Hall of Distinction induction ceremony and reception.

Saturday, October 10 will see the return of the CFAES Homecoming Fallfest Tailgate. Enjoy catered tailgate, cash bar, live music and fond memories from 8:30 to 11 a.m., with the football game kickoff scheduled at noon.

Please update your Ohio State University Alumni Association contact information at the alumni portal  and return regularly to stay on top of updates regarding the weekend events.

Just click on go.osu.edu/cfaeslogin then select “Update Your Info.” Hotel information can be found here.

Questions can be directed to the CFAES Development Office at 614-292-0473 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. weekdays. Hope to see you there!

SCHEDULE FOR HOMECOMING WEEKEND 2015

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2015

CFAES PROGRAMMING DAY - 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center

8 to 9 a.m. – Continental Breakfast

9 to 10:15 a.m. – Dean’s State of the College Address

10:15 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. – Alumni Morning Activities

1.    10:15 to 11:45  a.m. – Golf Cart & Walking Tour (originating from the 4-H Center) of the new Student Success Center, enCORE (Ohio State’s solar-powered, student-designed and -built house) & Chadwick Arboretum

2.    11:50 a.m.to 12:40 p.m. – Tour of Parker Food Science & Technology including discussion of current projects and research.   

12:45 p.m. – Buffet Lunch

Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center

2 to 4 p.m. – Alumni Bus Tour/Activities

1.    2:10 to 2:55 p.m. – Waterman Agricultural and Natural Resources Laboratory

2.    3:05 to 3:55 p.m. – The Wilma H. Schiermeier Olentangy River Wetland Research Park

Alumni Programming Day Fee - $35 for all day activities 

DEPARTMENT OF FOOD SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
HALL OF DISTINCTION INDUCTION CEREMONY & RECEPTION

4:15 to 5:30 p.m. - Dessert & Beverage Reception Following Ceremony

EVENING ON YOUR OWN*

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2015

CFAES FALLFEST TAILGATE

8:30 to 11 a.m.

Ohio 4-H Center

Brunch catered by Bob Evans Restaurants

Cash Bar – All Drinks are $4.00 Each*

Bloody Marys

Mimosas

Columbus Land Grant Brewing Company – 1862 American Kölsch Ale, Stiff Arm I.P.A., Greenskeeper Session I.P.A., and Glory American Wheat

Cincinnati Madtree Brewing Company – The Great Pumpcan Beer

Wine – Chardonnay and Riesling

*Cash only. Largest denomination we can accept is $20 bill; No credit cards or checks accepted.

9:30 a.m. – Fallfest Program

Vice President for Agricultural Administration and Dean – Dr. Bruce A. McPheron

Young Alumni Emcee – John Torres

Future Alumni Student Emcee – Joel Penhorwood

Anniversary Recognition: 5, 10, 15, 25, 35, 45 & a special gift for 50 Years

UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND AT OHIO STATE

Noon

Ohio Stadium

Fees for football game ticket and Fallfest Tailgate - $115 for alumni, $105 for young alumni, $85 for Class of 1965

Fees for Fallfest Tailgate only - $30 for alumni, $20 for young alumni, free for Class of 1965

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2015

CELEBRATION OF THE 50-YEAR CLASS (UNIVERSITY WIDE)

12:30 to 2:30 p.m.

Ohio Union Archie M. Griffin Ballroom

By invitation only to 50-year Alumni from the University


HOTEL INFORMATION

We reserved a block of rooms at two nearby hotels.  Please call the hotel of your choice directly for special rates, Homecoming Weekend offers and policies.  Ask either hotel for the CFAES Homecoming Rate.

1576 West Lane Avenue

Columbus, OH 43221

614-488-1500

CFAES Homecoming rate available until September 8, 2015.

 

3045 Olentangy River Road

Columbus, OH 43202

614-447-1212

CFAES Homecoming rate available until September 1, 2015