Monthly Archives: July 2013

ALEC Study Abroad in Namibia

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Whitaker’s Heart for Service

By: Mollie Lastovica For Cory Whitaker, graduation puts him one step closer to his dream of serving others. The May 2013 agricultural leadership and development graduate has been revered as a selfless servant with a heart of gold. And while he plans to pursue a career in agricultural sales, he has long-term goals of doing what he does best, helping others. “I want to build a good financial backing and then want to open my own horsemanship therapeutic practice specializing in special needs children,” Whitaker said. “I have… Read More →

TALL Program travels to New York and Washington D.C.

By: Caitlin Powers Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s Texas Agricultural Lifetime Leadership program traveled to Washington D.C., Maryland and New York with its 26 participants to gain a broader perspective of agricultural issues April 20-27, 2013. “This seminar provides an insight on how agricultural issues are viewed from the national level and on the East Coast,” Jim Mazurkiewicz, Ph.D., leadership program director and professor said. The TALL program enhances the leadership skills of men and women in agriculture. Each class consists of at least 24 people from every… Read More →

Students with Livestock Background Receive Prestigious Scholarship

By: Mollie Lastovica Distinguished as the best in North America by the top livestock show supply company, two students in the Department of Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communications were recognized as recipients of the 2013 Sullivan Supply/Stock Show University Scholarship. With over 1,121 applicants from 45 states and Canada, Stephanie Lastovica, sophomore agricultural leadership and development major and Bethany Nolan, junior agricultural communications and journalism major, were among the 20 recipients of the $1,000 Sullivan Supply scholarships. Both girls grew up exhibiting livestock on a state and national… Read More →

Summer 2013 ANRP Interns take on Washington DC

  By: Katie Heinrich Current Agriculture Leadership, Education and Communications department students are interning this summer in Washington D.C. through the Agricultural and Natural Resources Policy Internship program. The Agriculture Natural Resources Policy internship program is continuing into its 23rd year of providing substantial experiences for students in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences by exposing them to policy issues through a congressional internship experience. The 2013 summer internship group consists of 11 students, said Arlene Kent, Assistant Director of the Policy Internship Programs. Students will remain… Read More →