Alumni News

Posted: December 17, 2010

News from and about our graduates and recognition of our alumni


Mick Colvin was on campus November 4-7, visiting and being honored as a 2010 College of Agriculture Outstanding Alumnus.  Mick was recognized at a Departmental reception on November 5.

Alan Bair was on campus November 11-14 to be honored as the 2010 DAS Distinguished Dairy Science Alumnus.  Alan’s reception was held on November 12.

Stockmen’s Club

The club’s annual business meeting will be held January 8, 2011 at the Holiday Inn Harrisburg East, with social hour at 6 pm and dinner at 7 pm. Newsletters with information about the annual election have been mailed to members. Any alum of the department or former member of the Block & Bridle Club who wishes to become a member is encouraged to join by contacting Jana Peters (814-863-4198 or

DAS Tailgate IV

The Penn State Dairymen’s Club and the Stockmen’s Club hosted the fourth annual football tailgate on November 5, 2010 at the Snider Ag Arena prior to the PSU vs. Northwestern game. The tailgate attracted nearly 300 people and was a grand time. The Stockmen's Club raised nearly $1,600 for the freshmen scholarship fund through a silent auction. The date for next year’s tailgate has been tentatively set for October 29, 2011 (Penn State vs. Illinois).