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The Century Club is a specially designated group of OPSU supporters who give $100 or more annually. This year, all proceeds will be designated to the Milton England Activity Center restoration project to make necessary upgrades to the building.

The Milton England Activity Center has long been in need of refurbishment and updating. As the 2022 Century Club project, it is the hope to help make the England Center a more welcoming and modern facility for agricultural activities, not only for OPSU, but for the Panhandle region.

As part of the Century Club, donors will receive a Century Club decal and special recognition as a donor to the project.

Dean's Letter

For many years, the Milton England Activity Center has been the hub of our well-respected agricultural programs at Oklahoma Panhandle State University. We believe the current facility has vast potential to positively impact student learning and support community involvement by updating the classroom, restrooms, and arena. To maximize this important facility’s potential, we are seeking help from our Aggie Family.

Recently, many improvements have been made at the OPSU Farm, and it is time for the England Center to be refurbished. Upon completing the project, Panhandle State students and members of the greater OPSU community will enjoy increased benefits. Following the current plan, we will be able to hold an increased number of OPSU and continuing education classes in the renovated classroom space, host more livestock show clinics, host indoor archery practices and competitions, and support the legacy of the OPSU Bull Test Sale each February. This year marks the 70th year of the longest-running Bull Test in the United States, and your contribution can help keep it going for another seventy!

I cordially invite you to join OPSU’s Century Club and honor the legacy that comes with renovating the Milton England Activity Center.

Sincerely,

Shawna Tucker Signature Shawna Tucker,
Dean, College of Agriculture, Science, and Nursing

The Milton England Activity Center serves as a center for the Agricultural Department at Panhandle State. This building, a multipurpose facility that includes an arena and classroom space, holds the State FFA Interscholastic Contest, showmanship clinics, the annual OPSU Bull Test Sale, and a number of other events for Panhandle State and the community to utilize.

The facility, built in the 1980s, was named after Mr. Milton England, who taught at Panhandle A&M, later Panhandle State, for over forty years as the Director of Animal Husbandry. He established the first performance bull test in 1952 which became an annual event for the department, making it the oldest running bull test in the United States. February 21st, 2022 marks the 70th Annual Bull Test Sale to be held in the Milton England Activity Center, and will be an opportunity to see the need for renovation.

For additional questions please contact the alumni office at 580.349.1390 or email chyanna.black@opsu.edu