Monthly Archives: October 2012

Dunsford, Williams Recognized by College for Advising and Teaching

By: Mollie Lastovica Two members of the ALEC family were recognized by the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences on September 12 as recipients of the inaugural Dean’s Outstanding Achievement Awards. Created in an effort to recognized outstanding faculty, staff and students across the college by Mark Hussey, Ph.D., Vice Chancellor and Dean for Agriculture and Life Sciences, the Dean’s Outstanding Achievement Awards span over sixteen different categories ranging from undergraduate teaching to international impact. Senior Lecturer Deborah Dunsford, Ph.D. received the award for Advising and Student Relations…. Read More →

2005 Agricultural Development Graduate Soars

  Captain Aaron Cavazos, Chief of Weapons and Tactics in the 358th Squadron of the U.S. Air Force graduated in 2005 with a Bachelor’s of Science in Agricultural Development. Cavazos was part of the flyover crew during the Sept. 8 Aggie football game. Click here to read more about how his degree has helped him become who he is today.

Collaborative Project Featured in University News

The “Educational Effectiveness of Utilizing Second Life in Teaching Graduate-Level Agricultural Crisis Communications” research project headed by Tracy Rutherford, Ph.D., was recently featured in the TAMU Times. Click here to learn about the collaborative project between Texas A&M University, Texas Tech University and the University of Arkansas.

Mobeen Recognized by Division of Student Affairs

Mobeen Recognized by Division of Student Affairs By: Mollie Lastovica Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communications graduate student Noor Mobeen was recognized in May as a recipient of the Division of Student Affairs’ Graduate Student Award of Distinction. Mobeen works as a tour coordinator and in Residence Life. His duties have included managing 30,000 prospective students for Residence Life, working with those and current students and giving VIP campus tours. Given to one graduate student per year within the Division of Student Affairs, this award recognizes his commitment to… Read More →

Red, White, Blue and Maroon: Aggies on Capitol Hill

ALEC Current, Former Students Intern on Capitol Hill By: Mollie Lastovica Four current students and one recent graduate of the ALEC department are making their mark on Capitol Hill this semester while serving as interns through the Agricultural and Natural Resources Policy Internship Program. Senior agricultural communications and journalism student Brook Brock is interning with the U.S. Department of Agriculture. At Texas A&M, Brock has been involved in ACT, Farmers fight, the Collegiate Chapter of NAACP and the African American Student Leadership Institute. “Everyone in my office is… Read More →