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Celebrate "Doc" McNeal's career with us!

We are excited to welcome family, friends, colleagues, past students, and others impacted by Dr. Lyle McNeal to Logan for a celebration of his career. Dr. McNeal has spent 40 years as a professor here at Utah State University. He has had a profound influence on our campus and those who he has associated with here. It's easy to see the type of person he is in his commitment to his students and profession.

Join us in celebrating Dr. McNeal's wonderful career as we near his retirement. Open house details are as follows:

Date: April 8, 2019
Time: 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. (Short program beginning at 5:00)
Location: Riverwoods Conference Center
615 Riverwood Pkwy, Logan, UT 84321

The event will be casual dress. Light hors d’oeuvres will be served.

Share a Memory

We are also creating a memory book for Dr. McNeal. If you would like to share a memory or a picture, please do so here.

Share a memory or photo

RSVP to Attend

To help with preparations, RSVP by April 1, 2019 if possible.

Even if you are unable to RSVP by this date, we would still love to have you in attendance.



Find Lodging

Event attendees can receive a special group rate at the SpringHill Suites, which is connected to the Riverwoods Conference Center, for their stay. Follow the link below to book your room as part of our group.

The last day to book your room at this rate with our group is March 20, 2019. All arrangements are the attendees responsibility.

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Featured Story: "Doc" McNeal Going Out Strong

Many ADVS alumni and students alike will recall fond memories of Dr. Lyle McNeal, who will be retiring with the completion of spring semester after 40 years of teaching at Utah State University. McNeal is an Aggie through and through. He received his PhD in animal science reproductive physiology with a range science minor from Utah State University in 1978, and began teaching here in 1979.

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If you have any questions, please contact Cara Allen at or (435) 797-2162.