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Alumni Newsletter // Summer 2019
Connecting with CAFNR (click to read)
Connecting with CAFNR »

CAFNR alumni enjoy getting together for so many great reasons!

Featured Story
Alumni Honors (click to read)
Alumni Honors »

The CAFNR Alumni Association honored alumni and friends at Celebration of Excellence

Alumni Profiles
A ‘Responsibility to Respond’ (click to read)
A ‘Responsibility to Respond’ »

Mel West receives honorary degree for humanitarian efforts

A Life of Service and Innovation (click to read)
A Life of Service and Innovation »

CAFNR alumnus has made career of educational and scientific advances

Continuing to Learn (click to read)
Continuing to Learn »

President of Missouri Farm Bureau and CAFNR alumnus returns as Executive-in-Residence

CAFNR Alumnus Named MU Vice Provost for Student Affairs

University of Missouri Provost Latha Ramchand recently announced that William Stackman, associate vice president for student services at the University of Notre Dame, has been appointed as vice provost for student affairs at MU effective July 15. Stackman earned his master’s degree in parks and recreation administration from the University of Missouri.

“I’m thrilled to have Dr. Stackman join the University of Missouri,” Ramchand said. “He is a strong leader with a demonstrated track record in higher education. As an MU alumnus, he is familiar with our university, and he has the expertise to provide leadership and vision in administering a comprehensive portfolio of programs.”

In his current role at Notre Dame, Stackman oversees programs such as the McDonald Center for Student Well-Being, the University Counseling Center, Graduate Student Life and University Health Services. Additionally, he chairs the university’s Care team and serves as the deputy Title IX coordinator. Read More >>

Student Spotlight
Achieving Excellence (click to read)
Achieving Excellence »

CAFNR students selected for Mizzou '39 and Mizzou 18 awards

Kerning His Stripes (click to read)
Kerning His Stripes »

CAFNR student finds success as a sports graphic designer

Matching Cattle to Their Best Environments (click to read)
Matching Cattle to Their Best Environments »

Troy Rowan earns podium presentation at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Refer a Student!

We often say here at the University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources that what our students get is not just a degree – it’s the entire CAFNR experience. What do we mean by “The CAFNR Experience?” It’s everything that we offer our students here in CAFNR:

  • Award-winning advisors and teachers
  • Research opportunities with internationally renowned scientists
  • Study abroad options tailored to degree programs and in more than a dozen countries
  • Career expos bringing nearly 200 employers to campus each year
  • Student Development Plan app tailored to CAFNR students to ensure academic and career preparedness
  • Hands-on learning experiences, including

Do you know a student who wants to be part of The CAFNR Experience? Refer them today!

Faculty/Staff Spotlight
Spencer Elected to National Academy of Sciences (click to read)
Spencer Elected to National Academy of Sciences »

Curators Distinguished Professor of Animal Sciences is 10th MU faculty member elected to prestigious academy

Motavalli Honored with Kemper Teaching Fellowship (click to read)
Motavalli Honored with Kemper Teaching Fellowship »

The professor of soil fertility and plant nutrition one of five Mizzou faculty members honored this spring

CAFNR Briefs
A Learning Opportunity
A Learning Opportunity Future Farmers of Ukraine interact with Missouri FFA, Mizzou. Read more »
From Farm Kid to Executive
From Farm Kid to Executive Crop Science division COO of Bayer returns to campus. Read more »
CAFNR Programs of Distinction
CAFNR Programs of Distinction In line with CAFNR’s new strategic plan, the College has designated seven existing programs as Programs of Distinction. Read more »
Transitioning to a New Role
Transitioning to a New Role Donnie Hubble named Greenley Research Center superintendent. Read more »

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  • Tell a friend, a corporate recruiter or your local legislator about the great things CAFNR does for students and Missouri farmers!
  • Be a corporate contact to connect graduates to your company!
Mark Your Calendar!

August 10, 2019: CAFNR Alumni at the Missouri State Fair
September 13, 2019: CAFNR Tiger Classic golf tournament
October 4, 2019: CAFNR Columns Awards
October 22, 2019: CAFNR Scholarship Dinner