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Category: D-January 2015

The Story Behind the Story- Agriculturist 2015

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Story by Kaitlin Morgan, senior (ACJ)

Many of you will soon open your mailboxes to find the spring 2015 edition of the Kansas State Agriculturist. I hope you enjoy reading every single page because I know all the blood, sweat and tears that went into making this edition the best it can be for you, our readers. Continue reading “The Story Behind the Story- Agriculturist 2015”

2015 Student Teacher Send Off

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Back L to R: Mack Witzel, Jacob Stroda, Sara Schifferdecker, Sarah Lewis, Hannah Anderson, Kinzie Selke, Kailtyn Harlow, Jon Meyer. Front L to R: Amanda Strickler, Tara Lohse, Katelyn Vincent, Sara Wendt, Theresa Jardine, Alicia Hampton and Kayla Klahr

Story by Hannah Anderson, senior (AGED) and Jennifer Ray (master’s student)

This month, the communications and agricultural education department sent 15 student teaching interns to high school programs across the state. The interns will spend 19 weeks living, interacting and teaching in their respective communities. Continue reading “2015 Student Teacher Send Off”

New Year, New Resolutions

Story by Jackie Newland, sophomore (ACJ)

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Students across Kansas State University’ Manhattan campus have made New Year’s resolutions. From academic goals to personal ambitions, agricultural communication and journalism students have set their sights high for 2015.

Dana Schulz, a senior plans to make her last year one to remember. “My New Year’s resolution for 2015 is to finish my last year strong,” says Schulz. “This time next year, I will be graduated and ready for a career. I want to learn as much as I can and get the most out of my K-State experience.”

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Thank you, alumni, for helping me along the way

Story by Maggie Seiler, senior (ACJ)

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The communications world is a small place, and it sparkles with K-Staters. I realized this when I stepped off the plane for my first assignment as a traveling communications intern for ZimmComm New Media, LLC. At the time, I had just finished my sophomore year studying agricultural communications and journalism at Kansas State University, and I was still incredibly intimidated by the world of communications. Continue reading “Thank you, alumni, for helping me along the way”

Back in the Land of Kansas

Story by Jordan Pieschl, senior (ACJ)

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Stacy Mayo, agricultural communications and journalism (’07), has used her talents in advertising and public relations to help agribusinesses around the nation to grow. After spending a few years in Chicago and Milwaukee, her career brought her back to Kansas to serve as the state’s agricultural trademark program director at the Kansas Department of Agriculture.

As director of the program, From the Land of Kansas, Mayo works to brand Kansas agricultural products as safe and wholesome. In addition, her efforts support Kansas farmers, ranchers and agribusinesses to achieve their business goals.

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