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Category: M-October 2015

Ashley Leer attends the Future Agriculture Teacher Symposium

Ashley Leer  was one of 21 agricultural education majors, representing 17 institutions, selected to attend the Future Agriculture Teacher Symposium in Washington, D.C. on September 22-24 in conjunction with the National Teach Ag Day celebration.

Ashley Leer, third from left, pictured with other future agriculture teachers in Washington, D.C.
Ashley Leer, third from left, pictured with other future agriculture teachers in Washington, D.C.

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Agricultural Education Club Participates in Safari Edventure Day 2015

Story by Eryn Carter, sophomore (ACJ)

The Agricultural Education Club spent a day at the zoo advocating for agriculture to children in the Manhattan area. The Sunset Zoo hosted Safari Edventure Day 2015 on Friday, October 2. The day was to help educate students on various types of animals through fun hands-on activities and presentations.

Members of the Agricultural Education Club at the  Safari Edventure Day 2015 from left to right: Meghan Strassburg, Elizabeth Rogers, Melissa Strassburg and Baylee Siemens.
Members of the Agricultural Education Club at the Safari Edventure Day 2015 from left to right: Meghan Strassburg, Elizabeth Rogers, Melissa Strassburg and Baylee Siemens.

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Share your family holiday photos with us!

We love to hear from our alumni and will share family holiday cards again this year!3651_seasonsgreetings_holiday_greeting_card

Please send us a digital copy of your family holiday card by December 12, so we can share it in the December newsletter. Please include your name, program and graduation year, and a short update on where you are currently at in life. You can email your photo and holiday message to graduate teaching assistant, Cassie Wandersee at wande@ksu.edu. We can’t wait to hear from you!  Continue reading “Share your family holiday photos with us!”

Inauguaral Teach Ag Students of Kansas (TASK) Group

Exciting things are happening in Agricultural Education. We are pleased to introduce the inaugural Teach Ag Students of Kansas (TASK Force). These four students will be traveling across the state to all seven FFA districts along with hosting two on-campus events encouraging students to consider a future in Agricultural Education.

The members of the TASK Force are (back row, from left) Jake Rutledge, senior; Baylee Siemens, sophomore; Courtney Schamberger, junior; Cheyenne Moyer, graduate student.
The members of the TASK Force are (back row, from left) Jake Rutledge, senior; Baylee Siemens, sophomore; Courtney Schamberger, junior; Cheyenne Moyer, graduate student.

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Where are they now? Catch up with master’s graduates

Story by Jackie Newland, senior (ACJ)

Being a graduate student at Kansas State University can be hard work, but what about life after? Graduates of the Master of Science in Agricultural Education and Communication graduate program have found themselves busier than ever in their new careers.

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