Monthly Archives: May 2013

AGCJ 380- Natural Resource Photography

AGCJ 380, natural resource photography, is on a two-week adventure combining photography, social media, entrepreneurship, and more. See the images and join the adventure on instagram: #AgRoadPix

Sophomore Strives to End World Hunger

By: Mollie Lastovica Taylor Whittlesey, sophomore agricultural leadership and development student, is a member of a four-person team devoted to ending world hunger through education and youth development. Team Green Eggs and Ham, comprised of Texas A&M Students, is competing in the 2013 Thought for Food Challenge. Thought for Food is a movement focused on food security and feeding the world. Through innovation and collaboration, the group hopes to meet the global challenge of feeding a rising population while enhancing community and fostering creativity worldwide. To do that,… Read More →

ALEC Students Receive Senior Merit Awards

Four graduating seniors in the Department of Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communication were recipients of the 2013 Senior Merit Award. Awarded for over 50 years, the Senior Merit Award is the highest recognition that is bestowed upon students by the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Recipients of the 2013 award from the ALEC Department were Lockie Breeding, agricultural science major, Christine Cruz, agricultural leadership and development major, Jason Haas, agricultural leadership and development major and Ashley Hambleton, agricultural science major. Click here to read the biographies of… Read More →

ALEC Students Receive Awards of Merit from Gamma Sigma Delta

By: Mollie Lastovica Gamma Sigma Delta, the Honor Society of Agriculture, is an international professional group dedicated to recognizing and accomplishing success in improving agricultural pursuits. The Texas A&M Chapter of Gamma Sigma Delta annually recognizes students in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and College of Veterinary Medicine for their scholastic contributions to agriculture. Six students in the Department of Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communications received undergraduate and graduate awards at the Gamma Sigma Delta Annual Awards Reception April 17. Jana Kubecka, agricultural leadership and development… Read More →

Boggus Recognized as Recipient of Distinguished Achievement Award

By: Mollie Lastovica Charlene Boggus, Lead Office Associate for the Department of Agricultural Leadership Education and Communications, was formally recognized as a recipient of the Association of Former Students University-Level Distinguished Achievement Award for Staff on April 29. Boggus is one of only two staff members across the Texas A&M System recognized for 2013. “This award humbles me,” Boggus said. Boggus has worked in her current position for ALEC for six years, but has been working in different facets for the department since 1987. She has impacted the… Read More →

Students Recognized at Prestigious All-University Awards Ceremony

Each year, the top Texas A&M University students are recognized for their outstanding scholastic, extra-curricular and service activities at the Parents’ Weekend Committee’s All-University Awards Ceremony. The 2013 All-University Awards Ceremony was held April 14 in Rudder Auditorium and recognized recipients of the Buck Weirus Spirit Award, Gathright Scholar Award, Margaret Rudder Service Award and Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges. Among the elite students recognized at the event were nine undergraduate and graduate students in the Department of Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communications. The… Read More →

Lockett Attends Conference on COALS Neuhaus-Shepardson Faculty Development Grant

By: Caitlin Powers Senior Lecturer Landry Lockett, Ed.D., attended the 16th Annual Wakonse South College Teaching Conference at the Retreat at Balcones Springs, in Marble Falls, Texas, this April to grow as a professor and lecturer. Lockett was selected by the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences to attend the conference through the Neuhaus-Shepardson Faculty Development Grant. The purpose of the grant is to promote excellence in teaching and instruction. “Everybody was there to learn. The focus was on teaching and how to be a better and more… Read More →