Monthly Archives: August 2012

Gifted and Talented Students Become Licensed to Lead

By: Mollie Lastovica Assistant Professor Lori Moore, Ph.D., conducted a workshop in leadership with 16 Gifted and Talented students from across the state July 16-20 as a part of Texas A&M’s Youth Adventure Program, sponsored by the Department of Educational Psychology. Last year, Moore was asked if she would be interested in coordinating a course for the 2012 Youth Adventure Program by the program’s coordinator after she took one of Moore’s graduate level classes, ALEC 616. Moore agreed to facilitate the five-day course. “On the first day, we… Read More →

ALEC Student recognized as faculty and students attend Association of Leadership Educators conference

By: Taylor Demski Seventeen Texas A&M faculty members attended the Association of Leadership Educators conference in Key West, Florida July 8, 2012 through July 11, 2012, where ALEC Graduate Assistant Sarah Ho was recognized for leadership and student involvement. Those in attendance benefitted from listening to keynote speakers and networking with professionals in departments across the nation. The conference enables leadership educators to build relationships with others in the field thus allowing the possibility for further collaboration with other universities. Ho was awarded the ALE Founding Mothers’ Award…. Read More →

Garden Beds Take AGLS Complex Back to Agricultural Roots

By: Mollie Lastovica Just north of the Agriculture and Life Sciences Building, passersby will notice two raised garden beds, adequately adorned with vegetables and herbs. What looks like a small project has hopes of becoming the foundation for a community of agriculturalists on West campus. The gardens were installed in spring 2012 by Professor Gary Briers, Ph.D., in conjunction with his Clinical Professional Experience in Agricultural Science class, AGSC 384. “So much of what we do is the process part of leadership, education and communications,” Briers says. “Sometimes… Read More →