Award Winners Make Our Division Proud!

Lizie Abraham

Elizabeth Abraham, a Ph.D. student in Agricultural Education, recently participated in the Grand Challenge Curriculum class which is an University initiative that addresses important global issues through a solution driven interdisciplinary approach to learning. With her team, she developed a business model to help migrant farmers grow crops in a hydroponic system within urban cities. The team was selected to be a part of the Lift Prototyping Lab at Geneva, Switzerland the first week of March 2017 which is meant for a selected number of urban entrepreneurs around the world to develop a prototype from their project ideas.

Ethan Dado

Ethan Dado, a junior studying Agricultural Education and Animal Science, was crowned the 2016 University of Minnesota Homecoming King. His passion for the university and agriculture is truly inspiring. Way to represent CFANS and Agricultural Education, Ethan!

Amy Smith

Dr. Amy Smith, Assistant Professor of Agricultural Education, co-authored a poster that won Outstanding Innovative Poster at the 2016 NC Region AAAE Conference. The poster was titled "Using Service Learning to Engage First-Year Undergraduate Students in Agricultural Education, Communication, and Leadership" and was co-authored with Scott Smalley, Iowa State University faculty in Ag Ed.

Congratulations on these well-deserved honors!