New coordinator for student retention named in CASNR Dean's office
CassiDe Street has been named the new coordinator for student retention for Texas Tech's College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. She officially stepped into her new post on July 1.
"I am excited to have the opportunity to be at Texas Tech and give back to the university that has done so much for me," Street said. The Kress native indicated that she will be focused on the advancement, satisfaction and overall success of CASNR current students to meet personal, professional and academic goals during their time at Tech.
Street will coordinate all student retention activities, such as Ag Fest, Ag Pals Program, CASNR Government Internship Program, Red Raider Extravaganza, CASNR Learning Community stakeholder, Early Alert Program, Who's Who, Red Raider Orientation, Popcorn Pop-Ins, Winter Welcome, as well as CASNR's monthly student and faculty newsletters.
In addition, Street will be the contact for assisting students in finding university resources, internships, and career opportunities. She will also serve as the advisor for the Ambassadors for Agriculture, an agricultural advocacy student organization.
Prior to joining the CASNR's staff as coordinator for student retention, Street served as teaching assistant and recruitment coordinator with Tech's Department of Agricultural Education and Communications. Prior to that she worked as coordinator of prospective student services at Oklahoma State University's College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, and earlier served as campaign director for Former State Rep. Joe Heflin (TX House D-85, 2007-2010).
Street received her bachelor's and master's degree in agricultural communications from Texas Tech. Her doctorate in agricultural education and communications from Texas Tech is expected to be completed in December. She is a member of the American Association for Agricultural Education, and the Agricultural Education and Communications Graduate Organization.
Written by Norman Martin
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