Tag Archives: High Impact Experiences

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 →

High-Impact Experience in Agriculture

We are now accepting applications to enroll in ALEC 380-510 (3 hours), A high-impact field experience in agriculture, history, people, global society, diversity, culture, American resilience, and youth development. Students enrolled in this semester-long course will meet 13 times during the semester (Friday 10 a.m. – 11:20 a.m.) and participate in a 10-day field experience, including Community recovery from tornado damage in Joplin, MO Missouri Amish and Mennonite communities near Columbia, MO University of Missouri Caterpillar track-type tractor factory in Peoria, IL University of Illinois The National FFA… Read More →