Centennial Events

Centennial Tailgate at the New Agriculture and Life Sciences Complex

Centennial Tailgate invite including time and location informationOctober 29, 2011, 3 hours before kickoff of the Texas A&M vs. Missouri game. Agriculture and Life Sciences buildings on west campus

R.S.V.P. here    

Game Day Parking     “Get to the Grid” Shuttle

Ready to watch the Aggies take on Mizzou? Join us at the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences tailgate tent as we celebrate the centennial anniversary of the College.

We’ll have delicious breakfast tacos and cinnamon rolls from Fuddrucker’s, plenty of juices and coffe and an impressive Aggie market where you’ll find mementos of the College’s first 100 years.

While you’re at the tailgate, be sure to check out the Benjamin Knox “Texas Landscapes” exhibit, and pick up a print of the custom centennial painting by Mr. Knox. Prints can be purchased individually, or to be framed along with your Texas A&M diploma.

Countdown to Game Time

8:00 a.m.

  • Grab some grub from Fuddruckers.
  • Catch some ESPN GameDay on the AgriLife Center TV wall.
  • Score great deals at our Aggie market.

10:00 a.m.

  • Time-out for a special centennial presentation from Dr. Mark Hussey, Vice Chancellor and Dean for Agriculture and Life Sciences.

11:00 a.m.

  • Game time!

All current and former students, friends, faculty, and staff are welcome. Stop by the big tent, say hello to your fellow Aggies, and join us for a party that’s been 100 years in the making. See you there! Gig ’em, Ags! R.S.V.P. here.

Download the invitation here.

A Big Thanks to Our Sponsors:

Fuddruckers                    Pepsi

Upcoming Centennial Lecture Series Events

Celebrating our strong scholarship and research, the Centennial Lecture Series features speakers from around the world nominated by our College faculty. Each speaker will engage our faculty, staff, students and the university community to highlight agriculture, life sciences and natural resources’ issues that impact society.

November 4, 2011
Re-Engaging the Nation’s Youth with Nature and Our National Parks
Speaker: Mickey Fearn

Past Events

Centennial Kick-Off Reception: The celebration kicked-off our Centennial Celebration on Wednesday, February 9, 2011 at the Association of Former Students Clayton W. Williams, Jr. Alumni Center Zachry Room. A large crowd of students, faculty, staff, and administrators gathered for refreshments, limited edition centennial posters and the debut of our centennial video!

Centennial Lecture Series Events:

September 14, 2011
Different Kinds of Minds Need to Work Together
Speaker: Dr. Temple Grandin

September 15, 2011
Animal Welfare: A Practical Approach
Speaker: Dr. Temple Grandin

September 20, 2011
Friends in Low Places and How to Help Them: Gut Microbiota in Health and Disease
Speaker: Dr. Glenn Gibson

September 23, 2011
Checkoffs – An Overview of the Federally Overseen Commodity Research and Promotion Programs
Speaker: Dr. Craig Morris

October 5, 2011
Society’s Demands on Agriculture
Speaker: Dr. Kitty Smith

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