Mission

Support the learning, discovery, and engagement/Extension missions of the Virginia Tech College of Agriculture and Life Sciences to alumni, industry, and the general public.

Purpose

The six purposes of the College Alumni Organization are:

  1. To maintain an effective college alumni organization in concert with constituent organization of the Virginia Tech Alumni Association.
  2. To promote the general welfare of the college in concert with students, administrators, and faculty of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
  3. To encourage cooperation, support, communication, and networking among students, administrators, and faculty of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
  4. To participate actively in appropriate programs and activities of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
  5. To participate actively in appropriate programs and activities of the Virginia Tech Alumni Association.
  6. To serve as a parent organization for all alumni groups within the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

All graduates of any degree program offered by the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Virginia Tech are automatically members of the College Alumni Organization.

The CALS Alumni Organization collaborates with the college to host pre-game tailgates for alumni, faculty, staff, students, and friends, holds regional dinners around the state, and organizes the Scramble for Scholars Golf Tournament annually to raise money for scholarships.

If you're ready to be involved, please contact any of our board members or the college's alumni relations director, Jamie Lucero, at (540) 231-9666 or jlucero@vt.edu.

Strategic Plan

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CALSAO-strategic-plan.pdf CALSAO Strategic Plan