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Involvement

Involvement

Throughout the year, there are various events that are of interest to CASNR alumni. Relevant information about upcoming events will be posted as it becomes available.

Dinner with Five cowboys

“Dinner with Five Cowboys” events are opportunities for five current students to dine with alumni/industry professionals and learn about their career paths, life lessons, and OSU and CASNR experiences. “Dinner with Five Cowboys” events provide the ideal informal, small-group networking opportunity for students. Each event is promoted to all students enrolled in CASNR.

Students apply for the opportunity to join a specific alumnus for dinner, and five students are selected based upon that application process. Alumni interested in hosting and sponsoring students for a “Dinner with Five Cowboys” event, simply need to schedule a date, time and location with the CASNR Student Success Center, complete and submit a brief biographical questionnaire, and prepare to share their experiences, advice and a meal with current students. To schedule your “Dinner with Five Cowboys” call the CASNR Student Success Center at 405-744-9464

Early Career Achievement Award

CASNR prepares its graduates to succeed at the highest levels of their career path. The Early Career Achievement Award recognizes two CASNR alumni who have found early success in their careers.

CASNR Roundup

CASNR Roundup gives new students their first taste of the cowboy pride held by CASNR. During the event, students mingle with alumni, faculty and upper class members to discover how to become involved. All CASNR student organizations use this event as an opportunity to contact the future leaders of their favorite student association. The event is organized by the CASNR Student Council with a meal provided by the CASNR Alumni.

Outstanding Senior Awards

Each spring semester CASNR with the support of CASNR Alumni members acknowledges outstanding seniors within CASNR who have accomplished extraordinary achievements in the areas of academics, leadership, scholarly activity, community involvement and career development.

DASNR Alumni Barbecue

Call out the cook and bring on the barbecue! Once a year, during homecoming week CASNR Alumni meet to celebrate those who graduated 10, 25 and 50 years ago. During the event, distinguished alumni are also recognized for their past achievements and their post-graduation success.

Access Tour

The DASNR Access Tour is designed to give alumni, students and faculty the opportunity to explore the various facets of agricultural life throughout the state. The access tour is a two-day event scheduled during late spring. In the past the attendees have visited locations such as Braum’s Ice Cream and Dairy in Tuttle, Windmill Farms in Woodward, and the Noble Foundation in Ardmore. During other trips, alumni, faculty and students have visited Roman Nose Golf Course in Watonga and Head Country Barbecue in Ponca City.

 

For additional information regarding these events please contact:

Dr. Steve Damron
Executive Secretary, CASNR Alumni Board
Assistant Dean, College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources
136 Ag Hall
Stillwater, OK 74078-6017
405-744-5395
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