February 1, 2017
MAELC Scholarship Deadline
MAELC scholarships are for incoming freshmen majoring in Agricultural Education and current students pursuing teacher licensure through the Agricultural Education major. Scholarships are also available for M.Ed.-Initial Licensure students at the University of Minnesota (the deadline was November 1, 2016). For more information, go to: http://mn.gov/maelc/scholarships.html.
February 18-25, 2017
National FFA Week
FFA Week is an opportunity for FFA members, alumni and sponsors to advocate for agricultural education and FFA. It’s a time to share with local, state and national audiences what FFA is and the impact it has on members every day. For more information, go to: https://www.ffa.org/participate/events/ffa-week.
March 1, 2017
CFANS, Ag Ed, and ACM Undergraduate Scholarship Deadline
Undergraduate students in the Agricultural Education and ACM majors will use the CFANS application to apply for all scholarships awarded by CFANS and the Agricultural Education Program. A streamlined process, using the same due date and application, should result in more student applications. One application, two scholarship programs! For more information, go to: http://www.cfans.umn.edu/academics/undergrad-resources/cfans-scholarships.
April 23-25, 2017
State FFA Convention
The 88th Minnesota FFA Convention is poised to draw 3,000-plus FFA members, advisors and guests from across the state to our University of Minnesota campuses. Plan now to attend, judge, or participate. For more information, go to: http://www.mnffa.org/.
May 12, 2017
Celebration of Students
The fourth annual Agricultural Education, Communication and Marketing Celebration of Students will be held on Friday, May 12 at the Cargill Building, St. Paul Campus prior to the CFANS graduation ceremony. Agricultural Education, Communication and Marketing and MAELC scholarship winners, ACE Ambassadors, graduating seniors and graduate students, and Ag Ed Club members will be recognized at this event. Additional information will be available closer to the celebration.