Dear Food Science Alumni, Families, and Friends,

Please join us for our annual Food Science Tailgate on Saturday, September 30th. 

Our tailgate is one of the highlights of the academic year and is sponsored by the Food Science Club, our alumni and friends in the Food Industry Group (FIG), and the Department’s faculty and staff.  A fun event before the game and an opportunity to reconnect with alumni, friends, faculty, staff and students while learning what’s new on campus and in the department.  All tailgate proceeds support the activities of our Food Science Club.  We hope to see you here! 

This year our tailgate will be held prior to the game against the Indiana Hoosiers. Come Celebrate Agriculture with Penn State Athletics and The College of Agricultural Sciences at the football game on September 30, 2017.

Our day will start with the FIG Fall Update Meeting that will include FIG and departmental updates and the presentation of the FIG Student Leadership Awards.  Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend the FIG Meeting and afterwards mix and mingle with our students, faculty and staff.  The tailgate will feature FIG’s Silent Auction, and a student prepared menu that’s the envy of our college.  We will offer good food, friends, and conversation until it’s time to head to Beaver Stadium to cheer our Nittany Lions on to victory. 

The cost for tailgate tickets is $32 per person and $10 for children ages 6 to 12.  Children under 5 are free.  New this year, discounted football tickets are available on a first-served basis from Penn State Athletics on Ticketmaster using promo code FOOD17.  The department will no longer be handling football ticket sales, all tickets must be purchased through Penn State Athletics. If you already have tickets for the game, please still join us for the FIG meeting and tailgate.

We look forward to reconnecting with you on campus.  See you at the tailgate! 

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