Celebrating the Legacy of Outstanding Alumni & Friends

The College of Agricultural Sciences celebrates the legacy of our most outstanding alumni and friends. Individuals who have been consummate ambassadors for the College and for Oregon State University. These are people who have had a meaningful impact on Oregon and its agriculture, food and environmental landscapes.


You can see the impact our students and faculty make wherever you look - from the food on your plate, to the water you drink, to groundbreaking advances in human health that save lives. The College of Agricultural Sciences community is dedicated to creating a safer, more abundant future for people in Oregon and beyond. Feel free to take a look at our collection of proud accomplishments.


Dates to Know

  • March 7, 2022 - Diamond Pioneer nominations due

  • April 15, 2022 - Faculty & Staff Awards nominations due

  • April 19, 2022 - Diamond Pioneer event

  • June 2, 2022 - Faculty & Staff Awards event
    12:00 pm, in the MU Ballroom, RSVP

  • October 7, 2022 - Dean's Dinner

2021 Distinguished Alumni Legacy Award

Bill and Karla Chambers from Stahlbush Island Farms

2021 Distinguished Alumni Leader Award

Larry Sidor from Crux Fermentation Project

2021 Distinguished Alumni Luminary Award

Sierra Hartney, Plant Pathologist with Sakata America.

2021 Distinguished Alumni Legacy Award

Julianne Wood-Rethwill