FST Centennial Celebration

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Wiegand Hall circa 1951, lower right Wiegand Hall circa 2010Welcome to the
Food Science & Technology
Centennial Celebration (1918-2018)

October 19-20, 2018
During Homecoming Weekend

The Department of Food Science & Technology at Oregon State University has a genesis in Horticultural Products with the founding of the department by Professor Ernest Wiegand in 1918. Over the past 100 years, the department has evolved into dairy processing, seafood processing, enology, brewing science, and distilled spirits. Please join us for a fun-filled weekend during OSU Homecoming at Wiegand Hall!

Register Here
Attendees inside of OSU will be prompted to create an account or log into an existing account using their ONID log-in information. Attendees from outside of OSU will be prompted to set up an account for the registration system. Once an account has been established and you are logged in, you will be directed to the registration site for the FST Centennial Celebration where you may complete a registration. You will be able to view all  the options and make changes until you hit “Submit Registration. After your registration has been submitted, changes may only be made by contacting OSU Conference Services at conferences@oregonstate.edu or by calling 541-737-9300.  

Registration fee is $25 ($40 at midnight on Oct. 17). Additional costs are as noted for special events. Registration includes souvenir gifts that commemorate the Centennial.


We have MANY events planned for the weekend: (see registration link for details)

  • Taste of Food Science Tours
  • Campus Tours 
  • Science Pub – Hot topics  Flash talks of FST research 
  • FST Centennial Banquet and Keynote – FST pictorial history
  • College Bowl   FST Alumni vs. Students
  • Current Research at OSU Food Science
  • Oktoberfest in the Wiegand Pilot Plant!
  • Saturday Brunch

Purchasing Football Tickets
You may buy Homecoming football tickets for Saturday, October 20th, (OSU vs California), directly from OSU Athletics.
Game time will not be announced until three weeks before Homecoming

Consider a FST Centennial Gift Contribution

Double the impact of your gift!
FST alumnus Jeff Culbertson, (BS‘76, MS‘78) has generously invited alumni and friends to join him in supporting outstanding students, programs and facilities by matching cash contributions up to $100,000 ($1,000 for each year of the FST department). Please consider this unique opportunity to join Jeff Culbertson and make an impact on your alma mater!

Suggested Lodging
The room block at the Courtyard Marriott has expired.