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ALEC Student, Alex Stocker, is in the IANR News Spotlight

Agricultural Education Student Alex Stocker

Alex Stocker talks about his experience at UNL.

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Julie Kreikemeier, 4H and Rural Family Mental Health

Julie Kreikemeier shows students in Clarkson, Nebraska, how to measure force in newtons. (Photo by Christina Stella)

4-H Extension Educator and ALEC graduate Julie Kreikemeier, talks about the floods across Colfax County and how she tries to make 4-H a space of stability for students and their families.

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AESC Student, Jessica Rudolph, is in the Spotlight

Jessica Rudolph, AESC Student

AESC student, Jessica Rudolph, talks about her story in the IANR News Now.

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LJ McElravy and Nathan Conner won “Most Innovative” award from Study Abroad

Education Abroad staff announce the winners of the 2018-19 academic year faculty-led programs at their reception in August.

The Education Abroad Office hosted a reception honoring faculty and staff who supported faculty-led programs in the 2018-19 academic year. Dr.'s L.J. McElravy and Nathan Conner were presented the “Most Innovative” award.

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Correction--25 ALEC students received the American FFA Degree

Photo by New Horizons

Correction--25 ALEC students were awarded the 2019 America FFA Degree – the highest achievable degree in the National FFA Organization.

The American FFA Degree shows a member’s dedication to his or her chapter and state FFA association. It demonstrates the effort FFA members apply toward their supervised agricultural experience, outstanding leadership abilities, and community involvement. Students who are awarded the degree show promise for the future and have gone above and beyond to achieve excellence.

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ALEC Twitter Post Featured on KLKN News

Incoming UNL Freshman and FFA Officers

On Tuesday morning an ALEC Twitter post highlighting two outstanding ALEC students was featured on the KLKN News "You Post, We Report" segment. Incoming students, Faith Santana and Megan Fehr, committed a year of service to Nebraska FFA, its members and the agriculture industry as State Officers. Santana and Fehr, along with five other team members, were responsible for facilitating FFA conferences, meeting with business and industry representatives, traveling statewide to FFA chapters, serving as delegates at the National FFA Convention, and more.

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Dr. Helen Fagan named Rotary Paul Harris Fellow

Dr. Helen Fagan

Dr. Helen Fagan, ALEC Assistant Professor of Practice and Director of Leadership Engagement for the Rural Futures Institute, joins the ranks of UN Ambassadors, an astronaut, a Nobel Prize Laureate and more as a Rotary International Paul Harris Fellow.

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Natalie Jones, a senior AESC student, writes for IANR's Growing magazine

AESC student Natalie Jones

IANR's Growing magazine features a story about Prairie Pines written by Natalie Jones, a senior Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Communication student.

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48 ALEC Students Named to CASNR Dean’s List

student desks

48 ALEC students were named to the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Dean’s List for Spring 2019.  Qualification for the CASNR Dean’s List is a minimum 3.75 grade-point average based on a four-point scale and minimum of 12 graded semester hours.

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