Department of Animal Sciences Reunites with Alumni, Friends During October Event

Colorado State University’s Department of Agricultural Sciences will celebrate its heritage during the university’s Homecoming and Family Weekend with several events. Homecoming and Family Weekend are slated for October 1-3.

On Friday, Oct. 1, the department invites alumni and friends to join them for a social, dinner and entertainment. This chance to reunite with friends will begin at 5 p.m. with a social and a 7 p.m. dinner at the Pickett Equine Center at Adams-Atkinson Arena on 701 South Overland Trail. These events will be followed by live entertainment. Tickets are $30 per adult and $20 per child 8 to 12 years old.

On Saturday, department alumni and friends can share their Ram spirit at the Homecoming tailgate party in the Ram Zone before the Colorado State University Rams take on Brigham Young University. The tailgate party will take place from 5-7:30 p.m. in the large tent on the southeast corner of the parking lot outside of Hughes Stadium. Game kickoff is 8 p.m. Tickets to the tailgate are $6, and game tickets per the department’s group rate are $25.

For more information or to register and purchase tickets, visit or call the university Alumni Association at 800-286-ALUM or 970-491-6533.