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AEC chairman tapped to lead American Association for Agricultural Education

AEC chairman tapped to lead American Association for Agricultural Education

The chairman of Texas Tech’s Department of Agricultural Education and Communications has been selected for a top leadership post with the American Association for Agricultural Education. Steve Fraze will serve as organization’s president-elect this year and will be installed as president next May at the group’s national meeting in San Antonio.  more »

 

Spring Commencement; CASNR graduates challenged to reach higher

Spring Commencement; CASNR graduates challenged to reach higher

More than 2,300 students Texas Tech students, including 183 from the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, received diplomas at the university’s commencement ceremonies Saturday (May 17) at the United Supermarkets Arena in Lubbock.  more »

 

CASNR leadership set to revamp Dr. Bill Bennett Student Success Center programs

CASNR leadership set to revamp Dr. Bill Bennett Student Success Center programs

Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resource is in the process of completing an overhaul of its Student Success Center, a group of professionals in the Dean’s Office charged with recruiting and retaining the best students for the college. In addition, plans are underway to increase efficiency of the group’s services, following a thorough review led by Cindy Akers, CASNR’s Associate Dean for Academic and Student Programs.  more »

 

Texas Tech set to host Curriculum for Agricultural Science Education event

Texas Tech set to host Curriculum for Agricultural Science Education event

During June more than 35 high school instructors from across the nation will be on the Texas Tech campus for a special agricultural science education course. The focus is on providing a high-level educational experience to enhance the rigor and relevance of agriculture, food, and natural resources subject matter, say officials of Tech’s Department of Agricultural Education and Communications, who are hosting the academic event from June 16-26.  more »

 

New grants administrator on deck in CASNR administration headquarters

New grants administrator on deck in CASNR administration headquarters

An expert in grants administration with Texas Tech’s International Center for Food Industry Excellence has been selected to lead this critical area within Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. Ann Ulmer officially stepped into her new post on June 1.  more »

 

AEC’s Michael Kanyi tapped for new doctoral dissertation fellowship program

AEC’s Michael Kanyi tapped for new doctoral dissertation fellowship program

A graduate student with Texas Tech’s Department of Agricultural Education and Communications is among the first inaugural recipients of the Doctoral Dissertation Completion Fellowship Program in the Texas Tech University Graduate School. The selection of Michael Kanyi, a doctoral student from Kenya, was announced today (June 3).  more »

 

Feature-length Film; AEC graduate Brad Bellah stars in agricultural documentary

Feature-length Film; AEC graduate Brad Bellah stars in agricultural documentary

A 2009 graduate of Texas Tech University’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources is featured this summer is a new documentary film that focuses on current agriculture issues. Brad Bellah, an agricultural communications major and sixth generation cattle rancher, runs beef cattle operations in Texas and Colorado, including a natural beef herd. The 26-year-old from Throckmorton is also a husband and father of twins.  more »