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Department of Communications and Agricultural Education

Category: March

ACT Hosts Farm to Fork 5K

Story by Brooke Harshaw, junior (ACJ)

The Farm to Fork 5k will be April 11, 2015, on K-State’s campus, starting and ending in front of Waters Hall. The run, which is hosted by the Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow (ACT), will take runners around campus and provide information at water stations about the process of turning a raw agricultural product into the finished food on their plate.


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Food and Nutrition Science Institute 2015

Story by Robert McKendree, (master’s student)

The Food and Nutrition Science Institute is part of a joint food science curriculum project involving Kansas State University, University of Nebraska-Lincoln and Nebraska Career Education. The institute brings agriculture, food and consumer science, and science teachers from Kansas and Nebraska together for a week-long training on how to deliver project-based curriculum materials in the classroom.

The 2014 FNS Institute participating teachers from Kansas and Nebraska.
The 2014 FNS Institute participating teachers from Kansas and Nebraska.

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Making Spring Break Memories

Story by Jackie Newland, sophomore (ACT)

Students view spring break as a time to relax and prepare for the remainder of the spring semester. For some, relaxation means travel and new experiences with lifetime friends made at K-State.

The Oregon mountains – photo courtesy of Brooke Harshaw


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Distinguished Young Alumni

Story by Cassie Wandersee, (master’s student)

For the third year in a row, a College of Agriculture graduate was recognized as a Distinguished Young Alumnus.

A native of Oberlin, Kansas, Corey Fortin is a commissioned member of the United States Foreign Service with the U. S. Agency for International Development in Uganda and one of two 2015 Distinguished Young Alumni. After one year in Washington, D.C., Fortin spent two years in Kenya and was then transferred to his current post in Uganda.

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