Ag Ed Enthusiast - Spring 2016

Welcome to the latest edition of The Ag Ed enthusiast!

From National Teach Ag Day to FFA events, it's a busy year ahead for Ag Ed.

Congratulations and best wishes to our 2015-2016 graduating students from the Agricultural Education division at the University of Minnesota!

Dr. Rebecca Swenson and Ag Ed graduate student Emily Wilmes presented research at a recent NORA Symposium.

Agricultural Education Teacher Licensure students gather before venturing to the high schools where they completed their student teaching this spring.

The third annual Agricultural Education Celebration of Students was held Sunday, May 1 at the Cargill Building, St. Paul Campus. 

The Agricultural Education Club hosted the seventh annual Ag Awareness Day on April 19, 2016.  

Jessica, a senior in Agricultural Education from Dassel, will be following her dreams this fall as she begins teaching.

Maria ultimately would like to be in a role where she can tell the story of her family farm and others like her, in addition to writing.

Kirby’s top three tips for present and future U of M Students are: Be Curious, Be Serious and Be You.

Each year, the CFANS Mentor Program connects professionals and students to help them develop professional skills, learn how to network, and explore career opportunities

The University of Minnesota St. Paul Campus certainly has been busy with FFA activities this spring!

For the first time, CFANS students were invited to LeaderShape's week-long leadership institute this year.

Ag Ed Students and Faculty were the recipients of several awards and honors this Spring!

Twenty-nine students have been awarded a scholarship from the Minnesota Agricultural Education Leadership Council (MAELC) for the 2016-2017 school year.

Agricultural Education student assistant and U of M Sophomore Ellyn Swanson wrote and edited this semester’s e-newsletter. 

The Agricultural Education Division at the University of Minnesota awards scholarships to deserving students studying Agricultural Education and Agricultural Communication & Marketing.