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Category: Q-February 2016

Second Annual Farm to Fork 5K Scheduled for April 16. Sign up now!

The Kansas State University Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow Club (ACT) is excited to announce the 2nd annual Farm to Fork 5K April 16. The race will kick off the K-State Open House and honor this year’s theme “Rooted in Purple” through highlighting agriculture in the State.

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Students, Faculty, and Alumni 2016 SAAS Conference: A Reflection on Graduate Student Experience

Story by Cassie Wandersee, (master’s student)

When I accepted a position as a graduate teaching and research assistant nearly two years ago, I did not fully understand what communications research in the agricultural industry would look like. After being assigned my first literature review for a research project it seemed I was in over my head.

 

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K-State students, faculty, and alumni attended the SAAS 2016 conference. Pictured left to right: (back) Jeremy D’Angelo, Katie Rohling, Gina Nixon, Dr. Lauri Baker, Cassie Wandersee, Audrey King. (front) MCKayla Brubaker, Lindsay Graber, Courtney Meyers

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Kansas State University Students Attend National ACT Professional Development Conference

Story by Audrey Schmitz, junior (ACJ)

“Your knowledge is nothing if you do not share it” – John Romo, AgriCorps Speaker

On January 14, three KSU students traveled to Oklahoma State University for the annual National ACT Professional Development Conference. There students listened to educational and motivational speakers, attended workshops and interacted with ACT members from different universities.

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King Successfully Defends Thesis Research

Story by Eryn Carter, junior (ACJ)

When it comes to pasture management, Audrey King is now the expert. Graduating in May with her master’s degree in agricultural communications, King is on the last leg of her graduate thesis research project.

Audrey King discusses the theoretical basis for her thesis research.
Audrey King discusses the theoretical basis for her thesis research.

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Moyer to Investigate AGED Teacher Impact on Students

Story by Eryn Carter, junior (ACJ)

Cheyenne Moyer, an agricultural education graduate student, is starting her thesis with excitement and high hopes. Her research will focus on secondary education students in Kansas agriculture programs decision to pursue a future career in agricultural education.

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