Alumni and friends of the MTSU School of Agribusiness and Agriscience will hold their eighth annual reception at The Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration starting at 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 30, in Shelbyville, Tennessee.
The gathering will be held in the Calsonic Arena’s Hall of Fame Room on World Grand Championship night at The Celebration.
The $10 admission includes food, beverages and a free ticket to the 2014 Tennessee walking horse grand finale.
Open to all alumni and friends of the university, attendees are asked to RSVP by calling 615-898-2523.
Recent graduate Sarah Newton-Cromwell will be introduced to the audience, as well as David Whitaker, director of the MTSU Horse Science program.
Newton-Cromwell, who earned her master’s degree from MTSU and graduated Aug. 9, will be a faculty instructor and handle the equine-assisted activities and therapies aspect of the program.
Whitaker, a member of the faculty since 1982, will be retiring in September.
— Randy Weiler (Randy.Weiler@mtsu.edu)