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ALEC 380 students receive experience of a lifetime

Fourteen students enrolled in ALEC 380 traveled nearly 4,000 miles in October representing Texas A&M University. The class traveled across 12 states and visited agricultural operations that represented various sectors in agricultural leadership, education and communications on the way to and from the 90th Annual National FFA Convention. Along the way, students toured and met with representatives from Buck Cattle Company, Geisert Farms, Anheuser-Busch, John Deere, Fair Oaks Farms, Grand Ole Opry, CNN and Growing Leaders. In addition to formal tours, students also had the chance to walk… Read More →

Undergraduate Research Reception Gives Students Insight on Research Opportunities

By: Mollie Lastovica In order to expose undergraduate students to the myriad research opportunities available in the Department of Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communications, Assistant Professor Theresa Murphrey, Ph.D., coordinated the ALEC Undergraduate Research Reception that took place March 19. “The reception aimed to foster an opportunity for students to learn more about the research process and to expand working relationships with faculty,” Murphrey said. Graduate Research Assistant Orry Pratt worked with Murphrey to promote the event. He believes that the reception was a great opportunity for undergraduate… Read More →

ALEC Undergraduate Research Reception

By: Mollie Lastovica In order to expose undergraduate students to the plethora of research opportunities available in the Department of Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communications, Assistant Professor Theresa Murphrey, Ph.D., has coordinated the ALEC Undergraduate Research Reception to take place March 19 from 1 – 2 p.m. in Room 129 of the Agriculture and Life Sciences Building. “This reception aims to foster an opportunity for students to learn more about the research process and to expand working relationships with faculty,” Murphrey said. Graduate Research Assistant Orry Pratt has… Read More →

Lastovica wins NAAJ Writing Contest

Click here to learn about another outstanding AGCJ student writer’s award.

Dr. Joe Townsend ’67 Leadership Fellows Visit With U.S. Rep. Bill Flores ‘76 to Expand Their Leadership Knowledge

By: Caitlin Powers Rep. Bill Flores kicked off the semester for the Dr. Joe Townsend ’67 Leadership Fellows program Friday, Jan. 25, by sharing his leadership experience and knowledge The Fellows program enhances selected students leadership knowledge and skills by providing opportunities for them to visit with successful leaders weekly. The theme for the program this year is ‘Becoming a game-changer.’ Flores shared with fellows the importance of strategy in leadership and what it takes to be a game-changer. “Almost all good leaders are game-changers,” Flores said. Flores… Read More →