UF Students to Host First Annual ‘ExtravaCANza’ Event Benefitting the Alan and Cathy Hitchcock Field & Fork Pantry

Who: UF Alpha Gamma Rho fraternity, UF Sigma Alpha professional sorority, and UF/IFAS College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS)

What: The University of Florida Alpha Gamma Rho and Sigma Alpha organizations have partnered to invite fellow CALS-affiliated student groups and UF/IFAS faculty and staff to participate in a competition to build art sculptures out of canned goods. These nonperishable items will then be donated to the Alan and Cathy Hitchcock Field & Fork Pantry on UF’s campus.

When: March 14, 2019

  • 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. can sculptures will be made by participating “CANstructors”
  • 1:30 p.m. judging takes place
  • 2:15 – 2:45 p.m. awards ceremony

Where: UF Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) McCarty Hall D, 1604 McCarty Drive – Building 498, Gainesville, Florida, 32607

Contact: Dana Edwards, 352-392-1963, dana.edwards@ufl.edu

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The College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) administers the degree programs of the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS). The mission of the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences is to deliver unsurpassed educational programs that prepare students to address the world’s critical challenges related to agriculture, food systems, human wellbeing, natural resources and sustainable communities. The college has received more total (national and regional combined) USDA teaching awards than any other institution. Visit the CALS website at cals.ufl.edu, and follow CALS on social media platforms at @ufcals.

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