Students and faculty members of the Rural Sociology Department in the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources presented and were honored at the Rural Sociology Society (RSS) 2012 annual meetings in Chicago.
Students and Faculty Earn Rural Sociology Society Recognition
CAFNR was well represented at the 2012 Chancellor’s Excellence Awards ceremony. Jillian Yoder and Scott Brown were honored with the Chancellor’s Award. William Folk and Sheila Grant were both presented the Outstanding Undergraduate Research Mentor Award at the Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievements Forum. The annual Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievements Forum showcases student research [...]
Simmons selected for Carver Graduate Fellowship
Langston Simmons was selected as the 2012-13 George Washington Carver Graduate Fellowship recipient at the University of Missouri. The fellowship is awarded through CAFNR’s Agriculture Experiment Station to a minority graduate student who most personifies the research and educational efforts Carver was so well-known for. George Washington Carver received acclaim for his accomplishments at Tuskegee [...]
The University of Missouri’s Alpha Chi chapter of Sigma Alpha sorority was honored with six 2011 national awards. Sigma Alpha is a national professional agriculture sorority with 53 chapters across the country. They have been on the MU campus since 2002 and have been growing steadily over the years. “The Alpha Chi chapter is honored [...]
The North Central Region Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program (NCR-SARE) awarded Kizzi Roberts, a graduate student in animal sciences, a $6,619.25 grant to pursue the project "A Survey of Relationships Among Rare Breeds of Pigs." This grant was awarded as part of NCR-SARE's Graduate Student grant program.
Frederick B. Mumford Awards Pictured above in feature image. From left, Vice Chancellor and Dean Tom Payne. 2009 Outstanding Faculty Award: David Baker 2009 Outstanding Staff Award: Evelyn Lindell 2009 Distinguished Service Award: Caleb Davis Outstanding Teaching and Advising Awards 2010 Outstanding Undergraduate Adviser: George Jesse 2010 Outstanding Senior Teacher: Donald Spiers 2010 Outstanding Early Career Teacher: Carla Barbieri 2010 Outstanding [...]