How many of you and your family are ISU alums?

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  1. dahliaclone

    dahliaclone Well-Known Member

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    There is a wall at the Iowa State Fair that lists all ISU graduates. A cousin of mine found a hoard of us which got my great aunt thinking about how many family members went to Iowa State. So far we've confirmed that from 1986-2014 there has been a family member attending, many years with several of us in that timespan. Also a stretch from 1968-1984 where 10 or so family members were all there (my dad, mom, uncles). Go back further and my great great grandmother was one of the first females on campus. Just curious if your fam has a long ISU history. I am sure there are many others like my family. Kind of cool.
     
  2. 00clone

    00clone Well-Known Member

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    #2 00clone, Aug 11, 2014
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    My wife and I are the only ones in our immediate family, she has a cousin that went.

    *edit: Forgot about a couple cousins on my mom's side, but I have like 40 there, so I tend to forget them.
     
  3. ISU42

    ISU42 Well-Known Member

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  4. cmjh10

    cmjh10 Well-Known Member

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    Im the only one in my immediate family to go to ISU. Have a couple second cousins that went here.
     
  5. awd4cy

    awd4cy Well-Known Member

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    My grandpa, dad, and I are all Iowa State alums.
     
  6. Triggermv

    Triggermv Well-Known Member

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    Here is my list of alumni:
    Me
    Sister
    Father
    Mother
    Grandmother
    2 Uncles
    2 Aunts
    1 Great-Uncle
     
  7. Cydog

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    My dad, his two brothers, and me.
     
  8. Doc

    Doc Well-Known Member

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    I'm the only one that went to ISU. I think the closest would be a 3rd cousin.

    My sister went to PT school at Iowa and I had two cousins go to Med School there.
     
  9. ribsnwhiskey

    ribsnwhiskey Well-Known Member

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    Me & 3 siblings have undergrad degrees. My dad did post-grad work for several years in the 70s.
     
  10. Buster28

    Buster28 Well-Known Member

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    Myself, my uncle on my mom's side (1974) and my two 1st cousins on my dad's side (they're both in their 20s, but I don't remember what years). That's it for ISU grads. Only one Hawkeye that I'm aware and that's by marriage, so I can overlook it.
     
  11. ianoconnor

    ianoconnor Well-Known Member

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    I'm the only one. My family is not originally from Iowa.
     
  12. coolerifyoudid

    coolerifyoudid Well-Known Member

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    From 1976 to 1995, a member of my immediate family was at ISU. Myself, my three brothers and 2 of my sisters.

    My other two sisters went to UNI, but they cheer for the good guys. Of the two UNI sisters, one of them now has her two daughters there.

    I also have a number of cousins that are graduates.
     
  13. swarthmoreCY

    swarthmoreCY Well-Known Member

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    It would be easier to list who didn't.
     
  14. urb1

    urb1 Well-Known Member

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    Not to be picky, the wall lists all ISU graduates who still live in Iowa. I think they are celebrating ISU grads making a difference in Iowa. Four of my family are graduates - only the two of us who live here were listed. It is a pretty cool display.
     
  15. ISU42

    ISU42 Well-Known Member

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    I did find it interesting that someone that said they graduated from Iowa State was not listed on the board. Must have been a mistake. :skeptical:
     
  16. dahliaclone

    dahliaclone Well-Known Member

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    If that's true then they're wrong. Half of my family listed haven't lived in Iowa in years.
     
  17. Transient

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    Mom, me, brother, sister, 1 neice
     
  18. carvers4math

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    Three nieces, one with two degrees
    One niece still a student
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  19. CyCrazy

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    Just the wife and I.
     
  20. DFWClone

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