Corvallis - Golden Jubilee 2012

Date: 6/7/2012 to 6/9/2012


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Schedule of Events



Wine Tour: 2:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Join us for this exclusive tour of local wineries, each offering their own unique perspective of Oregon’s blossoming wine industry.  OSU faculty will discuss the wine industry and the agricultural impact it has on Oregon.  We will visit local wineries and then cap off the day with a barbecue.  *** Meet at the CH2M HILL Alumni Center



Check-in:   9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
CH2M HILL Alumni Center

Coffee with Campus: 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

CH2M HILL Alumni Center
See what exciting things are happening at your alma mater.  Visit with faculty and students from your college and other departments.  Coffee and pastries will be available.

Classes w/o Quizzes
CH2M HILL Alumni Center
Discover an interactive and educational way to reconnect with OSU. With thought provoking seminars and fun tours.

Class Session #1:   10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
A.  The OSU cheese:  Return of the future -
36 years ago OSU operated a small dairy plant which supplied dairy products to campus while providing students with excellent training.  Now OSU is back in the game and will be launching the new OSU cheese.
Presented by Lisbeth Goddik, associate professor in food science and technology

B.  Healthy Aging - The Center for Healthy Aging has a mission to advance the study of aging and to promote healthy aging for older adults.  We are in the midst of a  "silver tsunami" -  people from all walks of life will be living into their 80s, 90s, and even 100s.  Learn how to maximize your mental, physical and cognitive health!
Presented by Dr. Carolyn Aldwin, a professor in the Department of Human Development and Family Sciences

Luncheon: 11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
CH2M HILL Alumni Center
Beavers without Borders is an organization developed by former student athletes aimed to provide a platform for student-athletes to experience the world outside of Corvallis and the United States.  Hear about their latest spring break trip to Honduras installing solar panels and coaching youth.

Class Session #2:  1:15 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.
A.  Heritage Textile and Apparel Preservation - You just can't throw Betsy Ross' flag in the washing machine!  What causes deterioration?  Learn how to care and preserve those precious textiles and clothing items.
Presented by Elaine Pedersen, associate professor in design and human environment

B.  Pack it up and let's go travel! - What is the best way to pack for the upcoming trip?  Learn form author and world traveler Anne McAlpin '83 as she demonstrates new, innovative travel and packing tips from her best-selling book & DVD series, Pack it Up!  Where to Next?  Bonus:  See where the OSU Alumni Association is headed next!
Presented by Anne McAlpin '83, author of Pack It Up!

Campus Highlights Tour: 2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
We will be spending the afternoon touring the newly completed state-of-the-art Linus Pauling Science Center, and recently renovated Joyce Collins Furman Hall, formerly known as Education Hall.  We will also be stopping by a unique campus addition, the International Living and Learning Center to see the latest in residence hall living.

President’s Social:  5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
CH2M HILL Alumni Center 
President Ray and his wife Beth would like to welcome you back to campus for a hosted social and light hors’ d’oeuvres. 



Check-in:   9:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
CH2M HILL Alumni Center
Coffee and pastries will be available.

Class Meeting & Photo:   10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
CH2M HILL Alumni Center & LaSells Stewart Center
Call to order!  Reminisce with your fellow classmates about your Oregon State days.  Find out from current students how life on campus is today! Spouses are welcome to attend.  Photos will be taken during the meeting.   Class meetings will be held for 1962, 1957, 1952, 1947/1942.

Golden Jubilee Luncheon & Ceremony:   12:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.
CH2M HILL Alumni Center 
Celebrate your reunion with other Oregon Staters. The Class of 1962 will be inducted into the Golden Jubilee Association during a special ceremony.

Campus Tours:   2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Enjoy guided bus or walking tours.  Has the campus changed much in 50 plus years?  You will see some familiar buildings and some new additions.

Banquet Dinner:   6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
CH2M HILL Alumni Center
Take a stroll down memory lane with your friends, old and new.  Start the evening with a hosted social including beverages and appetizers, followed by a memorable dinner. Following dinner, enjoy fabulous entertainment for your dancing and listening pleasure. Social will include all the classes, separate dinners for 1962, 1957, 1952 and 1947/1942.

Contact Information
OSU Alumni Association
204 CH2M HILL Alumni Center
Corvallis, OR 97331
(541) 737-2351
Toll free: (877) OSTATER
Date & Location
Date: 6/7/2012 to 6/9/2012
Location: OSU Campus