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LCC grads move on to prestigious internships
May 01, 2014
As recipients of the Texas State University and LCC’s USDA Food Safety and Agroterrorism Training: Educating our Future Workforce (FATE) grant, these LCC graduates transferred to Texas State University to complete a degree in agriculture or related sciences in order to gain the necessary training for employment with a USDA agency upon graduation.
Support for the grant is provided by a Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSI) grant funded by the USDA-National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA).
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Grad students travel to Costa Rica to learn sustainable farming practices
Posted by Jayme Blaschke, University News Service
Six graduate students in the Department of Agriculture at Texas State University will travel to Costa Rica May 14-28. The trip, funded by U.S. Department of Agriculture grants, will provide an opportunity for Adriana Aleman, Erica Molina, Elise Valdes, Jessica Espinoza, David Vela and Shawntel Lopez to learn about sustainable farming practices in a country where those farming practices are prevalent.
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Dr. Tina Marie (Waliczek) Cade, delivered the keynote address at the Interior Plantscape Symposium.
Apri 10, 2014
The event was held at Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, PA. Dr. Cade was a nationally selected keynote speaker for the annual event. Her address was entitled "Sustaining the Human Spirit: The Effect of Interior and Outdoor Greening on Urban Inhabitants."
Dr. Ryan Saucier to Receive Faculty Excellence Award in Scholarly/Creative Activity.
Every year individuals across the university are selected to receive Faculty Excellence Awards in Teaching, Scholarship, and Service. This year one of our very own faculty members from the Department of Agriculture was chosen. Assistant Professor, Dr. Ryan Saucier, received the Excellence in Teaching Award for the College of Applied Arts for Scholarly and Creative Activities. He will now go onto to compete against other college-level winners for recognition at the university level.
2014 Outstanding Student Awards
Outstanding Graduate Student in Academics - Dag Osorio
Outstanding Graduate Student in Research - Juan Garcia
Outstanding Graduate Student in Service - Megan Holmes
Outstanding Freshman Student - Dorothy Bell
Outstanding Sophomore Student - Valerie Inman
Outstanding Junior Student - Michael Simer
Outstanding Senior Student - Sarah Moreman
Undergraduate Student Service Award - Abigail Hampton