Alumni events

FSHN Homecoming

The 2018 Homecoming activities hosted by the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition will take place Thursday, October 25, through Saturday, October 27.

Celebration Banquet

An event to celebrate accomplishments achieved by FSHN Department faculty, staff, students and alumni during the past year. Three FSHN alumni - Milagros Hojilla-Evangelista ('90, PhD food technology), Julie Miller Jones ('68, BS home economics - food science), Barb Struempler ('81, MS food and nutrition; '84, PhD food and nutrition) - will receive the FSHN Alumni Impact Award during the banquet.

Young Alumni Club meeting

  • Friday, Oct. 26, 2018
  • 12-5:30 p.m.
  • Iowa State University campus
  • RSVP by Friday, Oct. 12, at 5 p.m. by emailing

Club members will join the FSHN External Advisory Council for lunch at noon in the Joan Bice Underwood Tearoom, then will discuss department recruitment efforts, and make cheese. The meeting will conclude with a reception attended by FSHN faculty, staff and students.

Interested in joining the FSHN Young Alumni Club? The club is open to any FSHN alumni who are up to 15 years post-FSHN graduation. Send an email to if you'd like to join the club.

Homecoming Tailgate

  • Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018
  • Four hours prior to kick-off (yet to be announced)
  • Tent #13 in Tent Row, north of Jack Trice Stadium
  • FREE, family-friendly event
  • Food and drinks will be served
  • RSVP by using the button below

Want tickets to the Homecoming football game? The FSHN Department has a limited number of tickets available to purchase for $35 each. Click on the red registration button below to reserve your tickets for the Homecoming football game.

*Please take note of the Iowa State Athletic Department's new "clear bag policy," effective fall 2018 for football games at MidAmerican Energy Field at Jack Trice Stadium.