College Celebration

Aug 09, 2013 admin

On Friday, October 6, 2017 the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences will bestow the Awards of Distinction at its 29th annual College Celebration. The event is held each year at harvest time to celebrate the advancement and accomplishments of our college and its impact on agriculture and the environment.

The Award of Distinction is the highest recognition presented by the college to individuals whose contributions and achievements enrich the image and reputation of the college and enhance its ability to provide public service.

Treat yourself to a delightful outing with delicious hors d'oeuvres and excellent wines. The evening culminates with a farmers market where attendees dismantle the "welcome display" and take home a bag packed full of California's freshest produce and grains. 

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Award of Distinction Recipients

Alumni: Jack De Wit
Alumni: Donald Norene
Alumni: Max Rothschild
Young Alumni: Jennifer Pierre
Friend: Katherine Mawdsley
Friend: Gabe Patin
Faculty: Ed DePeters
Staff: Chik Brenneman

Past Recipients

Past Award of Distinction Recipients


Registration is now closed. You can register onsite with cash or a check made payable to UC Regents. Onsite registration opens at 4:00pm on Friday, October 6.

Student Registration

Registration is now closed. Current students with proper UC Davis Student I.D. can register onsite for a discounted ticket for $10.00 with cash or check made payable to UC Regents. Onsite registration opens at 4:00pm on Friday, October 6.


5:30pm — Award of Distinction Ceremony

6:30-8:00pm — Reception and farmers market


ARC Pavilion, UC Davis

Attendee Information

Information on hotels, shuttles, airports, etc. can be found here.


Carrie Cloud
(530) 204-7500 cell
[email protected]

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