Upcoming Events

CAES Alumni Volunteer Training Day
Friday, September 14, 2018

UGA State Botanical Garden; Athens, GA
11:00 a.m. registration
11:30 a.m. lunch
No charge

The CAES Alumni Board invites you to get involved and volunteer. Please join us to hear a college update and points of pride from Dean Sam Pardue, participate in committee breakout sessions, and leave feeling "Ag Dawg Proud."

RSVP requested for catering and meeting planning purposes

CAES East GA Chapter Game Watching Party
Saturday, September 22, 2018

Gnat's Landing
470 South Main Street
Statesboro, GA 30458
Time TBA (will start 30 minutes prior to kickoff)
No charge

Join the UGA CAES Alumni Association East Georgia Chapter to cheer on the Dawgs during the UGA vs Missouri game! The event is free for graduates, families and friends. Appetizers will be provided by the UGA CAES Alumni Association. Food and beverage specials available from Gnat's Landing. Your RSVP by September 17 is appreciated to help us reserve enough space for cheering!

Ag Dawg Day at Jaemor Farms
Sunday, September 30, 2018

Jaemor Farms
5340 Cornelia Hwy
Alto, GA 30510
1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Plan for a fun outing to family-friendly Jaemor Farms with fellow Ag Dawgs! Jaemor Farms is providing a $4 per person discount for UGA CAES alumni and their families on the all-access pass which includes corn maze, mini maze, hayrides, petting zoo, farm slide, skeeball, duck races and pumpkin train plus five shots per person at the apple cannons. The u-pick pumpkin patch will also be open (pumpkin prices vary depending on size). To receive the discount, alumni should use the discount code emailed to them or contact the UGA CAES Office of Development and Alumni Relations (706-542-3390).

Ag Dawgs After Hours: Athens
Thursday, October 4, 2018

Akademia Brewing Company
150 Crane Drive
Athens, GA
5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. for social and networking
5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. for percentage night

It's Ag-tober at Akademia Brewing Company! We'll be hosting an Ag Dawgs After Hours networking and social event. Appetizers provided and Akademia will have their full menu available. Akademia is making the entire evening a percentage night to benefit the association. Proceeds will benefit our Eterna fund to provide CAES student scholarships and fund enrichment opportunities for CAES students, alumni and friends. Invite your family, friends, neighbors and coworkers to support the Ag-tober percentage night!

RSVP is requested, but not required for Ag Dawgs After Hours.

Poultry Science Alumni Homecoming Tailgate
Friday, October 5, 2018

UGA Poultry Research Farm
2416 South Milledge Ave
Athens, GA
6:30 p.m.

The Poultry Science department is hosting a tailgate for their alumni and students on October 5. Join in the homecoming weekend fun for an evening of games, music and BBQ chicken. RSVP by September 26.

Ag Dawg Days at Sunbelt Ag Expo
Tuesday, October 16 to Thursday, October 18, 2018

Sunbelt Ag Expo
Moultrie, GA

If you are attending Sunbelt October 16-18 or working an exhibit, we want to visit with you! Let us know if you'll be there!

CAES Alumni Association Awards Banquet & Georgia Agricultural Hall of Fame Inductions
November 9, 2018

UGA Tate Center Grand Hall; Athens, GA
5:30 p.m. reception
7:00 p.m. dinner and awards
UGA Tate Center Grand Hall; Athens, GA
Registration will open soon.
Cost: $60 per person
Tables and sponsorships available.

Alumni Award of Excellence: Donya C. Lester (BSA ’81); Krishna Prasad Paudel (PHD ’99;, Calvin Perry (BSAE ’86, MS ’88); Jody Tyson Strickland (BSAE ’86)

Young Alumni Achievement Award: Linda Brothers Purvis (BSA ’02); Sara Webb Hughes (BSA ’02, MED ’03); Nick Chammoun (BSA ’07, MS ’09)

Georgia Agricultural Hall of Fame: President Jimmy Carter

Sponsored in part by: UGA CAES Alumni Association, UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Farm Credit Associations of Georgia

J.W. Fanning Lecture & Awards Lunch
November 12, 2018

Athens, GA
More details coming soon.


Annual Alumni Events


For more information, please contact Director of Alumni Engagement Suzanne Griffeth at or by phone at 706-542-5264 about all upcoming events.