Ag Ed Welcomes New Leadership Professor

Marianne Lorensen is our new Ag Ed faculty member who will be teaching AFEE 2221 and AFEE 4221 this spring. She will also have the task of developing other leadership courses. Currently, Marianne is completing her Ph.D. in Human Sciences and Leadership Studies at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She has her B.S. in Family and […]

Ag Ed Profiles: Sara Jensen

Sara Jensen Executive Office and Administrative Specialist Office:  146 Ruttan Hall Email:  sjensen@umn.edu Education: B.A. in Public Relations with Minors in Speech Communication and Writing from Mount Mercy University in Cedar Rapids, Iowa Background: I’m originally from Hastings, Minnesota.  I went to college in Cedar Rapids and lived there for seven years before moving back […]

Ag Ed Profiles: Cassandra Peterson

Cassandra Peterson Recruiter and Academic Advisor Office:  146G Ruttan Hall Email:  clpeters@umn.edu Education 2009 – B.A.  in English with an emphasis in Writing and British Literature from the University of Minnesota Background I received my B.A. in English from the University of Minnesota in 2009, and while I had every intention of initially becoming a […]

Ag Ed Profiles: Roland Peterson

Roland Peterson Emeritus Professor Office:  146F Ruttan Hall Email:  peter015@umn.edu Education: East Chain High School, East Chain, Minnesota 1951 Trinity College, Chicago, Illinois 1951-1952 University of Nebraska-Lincoln, B.S. Vocational Education in Agriculture Feb. 1960 University of Nebraska-Lincoln, M.S. Vocational Education in Agriculture Feb. 1966 University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Ed.D Secondary Education Jan. 1969 Background: I was […]

Ag Ed Profiles: Jim Swiggum

Jim Swiggum Instructor Office:  146F Ruttan Hall Email:  swig0005@umn.edu Education 1971-1975  University of Minnesota – Bachelor of Science, Agriculture Education 1989             University of Minnesota, College of Education – Master of Education Degree Background 1975-2009  Agriculture Education Instructor at Central High School, Norwood – Young America Fall of 2009  Started teaching […]