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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 (951)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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College Aggies Online - Ag Advocate Competition

Animal Agriculture Alliance, a national non-profit organization working to educate the public about the important role that animal agriculture plays in feeding a hungry world, and the American National CattleWomen, Inc. are excited to invite you to participate in the second annual College Aggies Online (CA0) competition. As you know, it is important that stakeholders involved in production agriculture take proactive steps to tell the industry’s true story. Today’s farmers and ...
Thursday, August 12, 2010/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (798)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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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 (838)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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G. Harris Wilcox

From: Westside News Inc.http://www.westsidenewsonline.com/ThisWeek/deaths.html Harris Wilcox, 91, of Churchville, NY, a lifelong devotee to American Agriculture, died on July 17, 2010, with his loving wife, Fern, by his side. Mr. Wilcox was a prominent area businessman, internationally renowned auctioneer and Realtor, Chairman of the Board of Harris Wilcox, Inc., generous benefactor of charitable, civic and youth organizations. Mr. Wilcox studied agricultural sciences at ...
Thursday, August 5, 2010/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (798)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Dr. Norman R. Schneider

From: Ellworth Independent Reporter Onlinehttp://www.ellsworthinderep.com/web/isite.dll?1278616300986 CERESCO, NEB. — Dr. Norman R. Schneider, 67, of rural Ceresco, Neb., died on July 5, 2010 after a three-year battle with Myeloid Leukemia. After graduating from K-State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Schneider served in the United States Air Force for 11 years. He held various positions while a member of the Air Force including a Base Veterinarian, ...
Friday, July 9, 2010/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (712)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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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 (869)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Local Charity Competing for $250K grant

Alpha Zeta's management company, DrakeCo, also manages several other associations and non-profits including the Christmas SPIRIT Foundation.  Recently, the Christmas SPIRIT Foundation and its signature program, Trees for Troops, entered the Chase Community Giving contest running on Facebook for a chance to win $20,000-$250,000.  Anyone can go on Facebook, search for the Chase Community Giving application and vote for a charity.  Trees for Troops makes the holidays a little brighter for ...
Tuesday, June 22, 2010/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (745)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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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 (940)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Leon Bush

From: Kypost.com http://www.kypost.com/dpp/news/obits/Leon-bush BROOKINGS, S.D.- Scovell Chapter Alumni Leon Bush, passed away on Thursday, June 10 at the age of 86. Mr. Bush attended the University of Kentucky where he was not only an active member in Alpha Zeta but also a member of Phi Kappa Phi and the American society of Animal Science. During his career, Mr. Bush served in the Army Corps of Engineers and as an associate professor in the Animal Science ...
Tuesday, June 15, 2010/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (996)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Green Mountain Student-Athletes Receive Top Honors

At the University of Vermont, five Alpha Zeta members were recognized for earning high GPAs during the 2010 spring semester. Students Jared Alvord, Phil Cohen, Sam Hoadley, Michele Langone and Vanessa Patten were among the campus’ student-athletes who, for the 16th straight semester, have posted a combined GPA of 3.0 or higher. Senior, Jared Alvord, a member of the UVM track and field team, was named the winner of the F.T. Kidder Medal at the commencement ceremony held on ...
Monday, June 14, 2010/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (1143)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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