Our CAFNR Summer Welcome Peer Counselors are (left to right): Tara O’Brien, hospitality management junior from Elsberry, Mo.; Ashlee Waddell, ag education senior from Curryville, Mo.; and Austin DeHaven, ag education junior from Columbia, Mo. Thanks for all you do to welcome our new students!
CAFNR's 2017 Animal Sciences Youth Leadership Academy kicked off May 31. Twenty high school students from across the state toured Foremost Dairy Research Center in Columbia. Students were led by David Hoffman, a livestock specialist with MU Extension, Dana Miller, CAFNR senior, and Kaitlyn Adams, a recent CAFNR graduate.
Pat Jones, CAFNR alumna (B.S. Soil Science ’50), conservationist (“Prairie Godmother”) and conceiver of the Katy Trail, received an honorary doctorate at the University of Missouri spring Honors Convocation Saturday, May 13. Photo by Rob Hill, Mizzou photographer.
Abrea Mizer, who received degrees in both biochemistry and agricultural education, received the CAFNR Outstanding Senior Award at the 2017 spring commencement ceremony.
Four-hundred and fifty students received diplomas at the spring 2017 commencement ceremonies for the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, held May 12 in the Hearnes Center.
Check out more photos from these events on our Flickr site.
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