Kansas State University


Department of Communications and Agricultural Education

Category: 2015

Graduate Students to Present at SAAS in February

Four graduate students will be traveling to San Antonio to present research at the 2016 Southern Association of Agricultural Scientists (SAAS) regional convention.

Students will present  a professional development session, research poster and research paper at the convention on February 5-9.



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ACJ Alumna Publishes Third Nonfiction Book

Story by Cassie Wandersee, (master’s student)

ACJ alumni are known for their ambition in sharing personal messages to inspire and motivate a variety of audiences. Heidi Bright’s (’83) shares her passion for living in her newest book Thriver Soup: A Feast for Living Consciously During the Cancer Journey.

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Heidi Bright (’83) published her third traditional book in 2015.


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Students Welcome Friends and Family to the Table this Thanksgiving

Story by Jackie Newland, junior (ACJ)

Thanksgiving is a time for food, fun and great company. Many students in the agricultural communications and journalism school are celebrating giving thanks and celebrating with both friends and family this year.download

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Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow – Making Today Count

Story by Brooke Harshaw, ACJ, president ACT (senior)

The Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow (ACT) officer team started this year with an afternoon of team-building exercises held at Manhattan Fire Department’s Headquarters Training Facility.

ACT members roast marshmallows for s'mores after a canoeing adventure.
ACT members roast marshmallows for s’mores after a canoeing adventure.

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Graduate Student Recognized for Academic Excellence

Story by Cassie Wandersee (master’s student)

Graduate students studying agricultural education and communication are known for their uncanny ability to balance teaching appointments, research projects, and thesis writing while maintaining excellent academics. Danielle Holladay, a third semester graduate student, was recently recognized for her outstanding dedication to academic excellence.

Danielle Holladay

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