Alumni News

Posted: June 8, 2010

News from and about our graduates and recognition of our alumni


  • The Animal Science Distinguished Alumnus for 2010 is Dr. Bob Mowrey, Professor and Extension Horse Commodity Coordinator at North Carolina State University.  Bob was honored on April 16 and 17 during Little I/Dairy Expo weekend.  
  • The 2010 Dairy Science Distinguished Alumnus is Mr. Alan Bair, Director of Dairy Industry Relations in the Department.  Alan will be recognized this Fall during the Nittany Lion Fall Classic.
  • Mick Colvin has been selected as a recipient of the College Outstanding Alumni Award.
  • Kevin Harvatine has been selected as a recipient of the College Outstanding Recent Alumni Award.

Dairymen's and Stockmen’s Club 

DAS Tailgate III - The Dairymen’s Club and Stockmen’s Club hosted the third annual football tailgate on September 26 at the Snider Ag Arena prior to the PSU vs. Iowa game.  The tailgate attracted more than 300 people and was a great success, even though the weather and the game outcome were less positive! The tentative date for next year’s tailgate is November 6, 2010 (PSU vs. Northwestern).

Equine Science Alumni

Thanks to those who attended the Equine Science Alumni reunion which was held on April 23.  Attendees received an update on the program and heard from students in the equine clubs and the sales management class about their activities.  The group discussed the possibility of forming an Equine Alumni group to include students who were actively involved in equine activities at Penn State. Those interested in being involved in this endeavor should send an email message to Karen Vines ( with their contact information.