Iowa State University Alumni Association
Strike up the band!

The 2nd annual Iowa State Homecoming Parade, sponsored by Executive Express, steps off from Ames City Hall on Sunday, Oct. 22 at 2 p.m.! We're kicking off Homecoming 2017: Sound the CYren with community-wide cheer!

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For your next vacation, picture the most exotic location possible -- then add in some unprecedented luxury and wonderful company and you've got the Traveling Cyclones' 2018 Expedition to Antarctica. This spectacular 14-day austral summer journey features a nine-night chartered cruise aboard the intimate M.S. LE SOLÉAL and two nights in Buenos Aires -- all with your fellow Cyclones and the expert service of Thomas P. Gohagan & Co. For more information about this adventure, visit our website or call Traveling Cyclones director Shellie Andersen (L)('88 marketing) or assistant director Heather Botine (L) toll-free at (877) 478-2586.


See you under the Big Top Feb. 9 in Des Moines! The Cardinal & Gold Gala is quickly becoming a can’t-miss event for Cyclones in Greater Des Moines, and we can’t wait to see you there. Participate in fun games of chance and bid on some of the area’s most unique auction items as we raise funds for student and alumni outreach programming and Cardinal & Gold Scholarships for first-generation college students. Enjoy food, fun with your fellow Cyclones, and live entertainment on a festive February evening at the Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center.

Now through Oct. 31, our regular price of $1,000 per table of 10 for alumni and friends and $750 per table for young alumni (34 or younger) will be discounted by $100 as our way of thanking you for booking early.

Register early (now-Oct. 31) and save!


Cyclones are everywhere! Connect online with Cyclone Stories -- including features about Iowa State alumni who are using their Iowa State education in unique ways. You can also browse the latest class notes and obituaries, listen to our "Living a Life" podcast series featuring ISU alumni, and find links to Alumni Association news and notes that will keep you in communication.

Latest stories:

  • Landon Streit '09
  • DeRionne Pollard '93 '95
  • Eloísa Pérez-Lozano '11


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