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Maryland Cousins Seek Future in Agriculture

Two cousins, Charlotte Thompson and Alpha Zeta member Hannah Thompson, (Townshend, ’09) were recently recognized by the Frederick News Post for their interest in pursuing a career in agriculture. Charlotte, who will graduate in December, has been interning for a year with the Office of the Chief Economist, World Agriculture Outlook Board at the U.S. Department of Agriculture. She plans on earning a graduate degree in agriculture economics and wants to work for the federal government ...
Wednesday, July 13, 2011/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (1118)/Comments (0)/
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Texas Alpha Alumni to be Honored

CHS selects recipients for Alumni Hall of HonorTwo former students of Columbus High School will be honored next week for their accomplishments during and after their time in school. Distinguished alumnus awards are given to honor former students of any high school in Columbus whose achievements, character and citizenship are said to serve as models to today’s youth.The CHS Distinguished Alumni Hall of Honor Committee recently announced the selection of William Frank Braden as one of the ...
Tuesday, May 17, 2011/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (1042)/Comments (0)/
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Andrew Bowman Selected as Keynote Speaker for Salute to Ag Day

Andrew Bowman (Morrow, '05) of Oneida, Ill. will be the keynote speaker for a joint meeting of the Kewanee Kiwanis and Rotary clubs’ Salute to Ag Day.The meeting will begin at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 15, in the First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall.Bowman is a fifth-generation farmer. For excellence in his farming operation, he was honored as the 2006 American Star Farmer — the premier honor for young agriculturalists and a capstone on his FFA experience. Bowman is only the third ...
Tuesday, March 8, 2011/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (888)/Comments (0)/
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Morrill Chapter Receives Honor From Penn State IFC

The brothers and sisters at Morrill continue to do great things this year. They have just been honored with a 1st place in their Division (Division 1 being the smallest chapter size) with the Penn State IFC's CORE (Commitment to Outreach and Responsible Education) Program.  The overall mission of this program is to bring fraternities back to the values upon which its Chapters were founded. This was started last spring. Chapters are divided into three divisions based on their total ...
Monday, January 24, 2011/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (903)/Comments (0)/
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Penn State's Patricia Comerford Wins Outstanding Service Award

Alpha Zeta Alumna, Patricia M. Comerford, extension equine specialist in Penn State's Department of Dairy and Animal Science (DAS), received the 2010 Outstanding Service Award at the Eastern National 4-H Horse Roundup last week in Louisville, Ky.Honored for her 19 years of service to the event, Comerford has served as a judge, co-superintendent of the Team Presentation Contest, and most recently as co-superintendent of the Individual Presentation Contest. As a member of the Eastern National ...
Monday, December 13, 2010/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (833)/Comments (0)/
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Robert Baker Invented Chicken Nuggets, Turkey Burgers, and Cornell BBQ

Cornell Corporation Board Member, Robert Baker, Remembered for Inventing Chicken Nuggets, Turkey Burgers, and Cornell BBQ Cornell Barbeque Sauce wasn’t the first formulation made by the late Dr. Robert C. Baker. Baker is most famously accredited with the development of the chicken nugget. He is also behind the development of other poultry products, such as chicken and turkey hot dogs, and turkey ham. Prior to 1980, chicken was packed on ice and shipped to grossers ...
Wednesday, October 20, 2010/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (838)/Comments (0)/
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Texas Alpha Alumna Honored

Lise A. Sieber celebrates three years with the Defense Health Information Management SystemALEXANDRIA, VA, Lise A. Sieber, SharePoint Administrator for the Defense Health Information Management System, has been recognized by Cambridge Who's Who for demonstrating dedication, leadership and excellence in information management and technology. Just a year after her commencement from the University of Arizona in 1981, Lise A. Sieber enlisted in the United States Navy. She currently ...
Monday, October 11, 2010/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (873)/Comments (0)/
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Steve McShane Runs for City Council

AZ Alumni Steve McShane from the California Zeta Chapter at California Polytechnic University in San Luis Obispo, CA is running for Salinas City Council in District 3. Mr. McShane graduated from Cal Poly with a degree in soil science and earned a MBA from Santa Clara University. He is the founder of the Leadership Salinas Valley Alumni Association and the Central Coast Young Farmers and Ranchers. Mr. McShane has held numerous positions in his community over the years. He was a ...
Monday, August 9, 2010/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (750)/Comments (0)/
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Townshend Summer Gathering

Greetings Townshend Alumni! You are invited to join the Alpha Zeta Alumni for a summer social gathering on Sunday, August 15th. Mitch Bambauer will be hosting it at his house, and they will be grilling out, playing corn hole and pitching horseshoes, meeting up with old friends, and talking about the fun they had in college. Your families are invited to come. Please let Mitch know by August 8th if you are coming and how many so he can plan for meat and table service. The ...
Friday, July 9, 2010/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (790)/Comments (0)/
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Oklahoma honors their 2010 AZ Outstanding Teacher

STILLWATER – The Oklahoma chapter presented Professor Udaya DeSilva with their local 2010 Alpha Zeta Outstanding Teaching Award in Oklahoma State University’s Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. An associate professor in the OSU department of animal science, DeSilva teaches courses in animal genetics, applied biotechnology in animal science and an honors curriculum that looks at the effect of science as it is portrayed in the movies.For the full story ...
Monday, June 21, 2010/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (859)/Comments (0)/
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