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Tailgate Highlights 2015

The annual Food Science Tailgate was held on October 3, 2015 with overcast skies, damp and chilly weather in Happy Valley. Alumni, friends, faculty, staff, students, and their families came together to enjoy one another's company and to support the Department of Food Science at the annual tailgate held in the Erickson Food Science Building.

 Approximately 255 guests attended this year's event, co-sponsored by the Food Science Department, the Penn State Food Industry Group, and the Food Science Club. The day's activities included the Food Industry Group Fall membership meeting and presentation of the Food Industry Group Student Leadership Awards, followed by a tailgate lunch in the Erickson Food Science Building Keeney Commons.  A silent auction with gifts donated by food companies was held to support Food Science student activities. Following the event, participants headed to Beaver Stadium to cheer on the Nittany Lions in a 20-14 win over the Army Black Knights