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December 2012


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Centennial Christmas tactor

A Centennial Tractor

Thanks to Joe Schimml '62 we located the perfect tractor for the centerpiece for our Centennial Courtyard space, and a generous donation from another alumnus helped us pay for it.  It is a 1931 McCormick-Deering Farmall Regular, and it's in amazing condition for its age.  This tractor will have ties to two Centennials, as 1931 was the Centennial Year for the McCormick Reaper and records indicate they had quite the celebration too.  Plans are being made to dedicate the courtyard in April.


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***************Looking Back***************

November Events

A small crowd joined us for our first alumni reception in conjunction with the Midwest Dairy Expo in St. Cloud, MN.  It was good to see some alumni we had not reconnected with before.  Thanks to Andy Carlson '83, on our Alumni Association Board, who helped us organize this gathering.

*************Looking Ahead*************

January Events

Norhtern Green Expo
January 9-11, 2013




Alumni Reception at the Northern Green Expo (Thursday, January 10)

Join us in the Seasons Rotunda on level 2 of the Minneapolis Convention Center from 4:30-6:30pm.

WI Crop Management Conference

Alumni reception at the Wisconsin Crop Management Conference (Tuesday, January 15).  Join us from 3:30-5:30pm in the Superior Room at the Clarion Suites Hotel on the grounds of the Alliant Energy Center.

Wisconsin Crop Management Conference


March Events



Falcons Returning to the Nest (Tuesday, March 12)
Amanda (Denisen) Tank '01 will return to campus to share her experiences with students and staff.  After earning her veterinary degree, Amanda worked in private practice, taught in a veterinary technology program, and is now the Corporate Assistant Manager of Animal Welfare and Handling for Hormel Foods in Austin, MN.  Watch for more information on the schedule for the day.  We hope to make this an annual event and invite an alum back every year. 

Happy Holidays and all the best to each of you in 2013!



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