Student News

Meet Emma Saathoff, an Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Communication major from Hastings, Nebraska.

Emma Saathoff

Meet Emma Saathoff, an Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Communication major from Hastings, Nebraska.

Why did you decide to come to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln?  

I chose the University of Nebraska-Lincoln because of the impressive agriculture programs they have to offer. As soon as I stepped on campus during my high school visit, it felt like home. Both of my parents attended UNL as well, so it just felt right.   IANR News Now | February 8, 2024

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AESC major, Elijah Riley, is making an impact in the community

AESC student, Elijah Riley

Through hard work and support from the Engler Agribusiness Entrepreneurship Program, Elijah Riley — an agricultural and environmental sciences communication major from Lincoln — is making an impact in the community. The University Communication and Marketing team sat down with Riley to discuss his passions, including his nonprofit Big Gumdrop Outdoors, which works to connect urban youth with hands-on education about the great outdoors. Nebraska Today | February 14, 2024

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Attend the ALEC Dissertation Final Oral Examination for Matt Kreifels

Matt Kreifels

The Department of Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communication

Presents

Matt Kreifels

ALEC Dissertation Final Oral Examination

Monday, November 13, 2023

3:00 PM

Zoom: unl.zoom.us/my/neaged

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Upbringing sparks passion for education in Tercero

Isela Tercero, agricultural education and applied science double major, is from Broken Bow, Nebraska.

Editor’s Note — This is part of a weekly student conversation series highlighted as part of Hispanic Heritage Month on the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Medium page. The series will feature students who are making impacts on campus and beyond.

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ALEC student, Brytany Gama Romo, is honored with the Student Luminary Award!

People at the Student Luminary Awards

Brytany Gama Romo, a senior agricultural education leadership (ALEC) major from Omaha, was honored as a Student Luminary for her resiliency and leadership as a New Student Enrollment Orientation Leader Spanish Language Specialist and National Minorities in Agriculture and Natural Resources and Related Sciences (MANRRS) ambassador.

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ALEC Ag Education and STS Preservice Teachers utilize backpacks in early field experience

ALEC Preservice Teachers

ALEC Agricultural Education and Skilled and Technical Science preservice teachers and faculty show off their new ALEC backpacks!  Each backpack is customized with their “teacher names” (Ms. or Mr.

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ALEC Graduate Students are the winning team in the international competition with Rural Poll data

The winning team in the International Leadership Association’s annual Student Case competition consisted of (from left) Brooke Wells, Haden Botkin, Justine Yeo and Jennifer Okoliko.

In October, graduate students Haden Botkin, Jennifer Okoliko, Brooke Wells and Justine Yeo, all in the Department of Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communication, competed in the International Leadership Association’s annual Student Case Competition, a first for University of Nebraska students. And they walked away with first place.  Nebraska Today | January 13, 2023

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ALEC graduate ready to start new job supporting coop work in Ord, NE

ALEC Student, Gracie Stout

“With the help of advisers and university staff, I was able to find my place within (the Department of Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communication),” Stout said. “It was a life-changing moment. This department has shaped me into the woman I am today.”

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ALEC's Danie Brandl from Humphrey, Nebraska was named the 2022 recipient of the Lloyd Bell scholarship

Danie Brandl, ALEC Student

Lincoln, Neb. —The Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communication Department announced the first inaugural recipient of the Lloyd Bell Scholarship for Teaching Excellence in Nebraska Agricultural Education. Agricultural Education student Danie Brandl from Humphrey, Nebraska was named the 2022 recipient of the scholarship.

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AESC Student, Karlie Gerlach, in the IANR Student Spotlight

Student Karlie Gerlach

Why did you decide to come to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln?

I decided to come to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln because of the agricultural opportunities it provides through CASNR and the small-town feel that East Campus holds.

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