Save the Date: Ag Ed Celebration of Students, May 4th

The Ag Ed Celebration of Students will be held Sunday, May 4, 2014 from 2-4 p.m. at the Cargill Building on the St. Paul Campus.

This event, emceed by Ag Ed majors Cassie Olson and Eric Seifert, will be held to celebrate our students’ amazing accomplishments.  Undergraduate and graduate agricultural education students are invited, as well as agricultural education scholarship donors and faculty/staff.  The event will recognize Ag Ed and MAELC scholarship winners, graduating seniors and Ag Ed Club members. 

For the first time ever, the Agricultural Education program will also be presenting its inaugural recipient of The Spirit Award.  This brand-new award serves to appreciate those who have made significant contributions to University of Minnesota Agricultural Education and/or distinguished career accomplishments of alumni.  The Agricultural Education Scholarship Committee served as the selection committee for this award.

Dr. Brad Greiman, Agricultural Education’s Academic Program Leader is anticipating the event; “This new event is being started because Ag Ed has amazing students and the celebration will provide time to recognize their accomplishments! The Ag Ed Celebration of Students is an opportunity to acknowledge student achievement. I am extremely proud of our Ag Ed students.”

Appetizers, desserts and beverages will be served from 2-3 p.m., and the program will be held from 3-4 p.m.  Please RSVP by April 15, 2014 at or 612-624-3010

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Dr. Swenson & Dr. Greiman & Student

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