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LEAD New York founder James Preston ’50 dies

LEAD New York founder James Preston ’50 dies

James Clarence Preston ’50, Ed.D. ’68, a former Cornell Cooperative Extension agent who served as a professor of rural sociology at Cornell from 1968-88 and developed the Empire State Food and Agriculture Leadership Institute (LEAD New York), died Sept. 2 at his home in Hector, New York. He was 92.

Thursday, September 12, 2019/Author: Whitney Wilgus/Number of views (44)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Senator Richard G. Lugar (1932-2019)

Senator Richard G. Lugar (1932-2019)

Alpha Zeta members eager to learn about a great fraternity member, a great statesman, and a global leader for U.S. agriculture and U.S. Foreign Policy, should consider the long, distinguished, and productive life of Indiana’s U.S. Senator Richard G. Lugar, who died aged 87 in April 2019. Lugar was an Honorary member of Alpha Zeta.

Tuesday, August 13, 2019/Author: Whitney Wilgus/Number of views (171)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Merwyn Davidson, 1933- 2019

Merwyn Davidson, 1933- 2019

Merwyn Davidson, age 85, of Aurora, passed away on Friday, Jan. 18, 2019, at Lincoln.  A Memorial Service will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 26 at the United Methodist Church in Aurora. Revs. Greg Reed, Michelle Reed and Lonnie Ott will officiate. Inurnment will be prior to the church service at 10 a.m. at the Aurora Cemetery.  No Visitation.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Love Justice International for the support of Kevin and Sally Bolis missionary work.  

Tuesday, January 22, 2019/Author: Whitney Wilgus/Number of views (427)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Arnold Pierce Appleby, 1935 - 2018

Arnold Pierce Appleby, 1935 - 2018

Arnold Pierce Appleby of Corvallis died peacefully at home on December 6, 2018. He was 83 years old.

Monday, December 17, 2018/Author: Whitney Wilgus/Number of views (410)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Agriculture students meet their scholarship donor Luke Bryan

By Lyndsie Schlink

Instead of heading back to their farms for the night, four Illinois State Department of Agriculture students were waiting in line together in Pesotum to meet their scholarship donor, country megastar Luke Bryan.  This year Illinois State University’s Department of Agriculture was a beneficiary, awarding the Luke Bryan Farm Tour Scholarship to graduate student Joshua McWilliams of Fairbury, senior Zachary Rippel of Roanoke, junior Benjamin Temple of Serena, and senior Susie Thompson of Maple Park.

 

Wednesday, October 3, 2018/Author: Whitney Wilgus/Number of views (639)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Registration for the October Foreign Service Exam opens August 29 - Alumnus Offers Assistance

If you’re thinking about applying and want a career as an agricultural diplomat, AZ alumnus offers help.

Tuesday, August 28, 2018/Author: Whitney Wilgus/Number of views (1141)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Puerto Rico Chapter: Initiation

Puerto Rico Chapter: Initiation

and Board Pass 2018

Alpha Zeta Chapter of Puerto Rico carried out during the same day the initiation for new members and the pass for the new Officer Team.

Saturday, May 19, 2018/Author: Yesenia Velez Negron/Number of views (1146)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
Puerto Rico Chapter: Election Day

Puerto Rico Chapter: Election Day

The P.R. Chapter elected their new officials on May 8, 2018.

Tuesday, May 8, 2018/Author: Yesenia Velez Negron/Number of views (1098)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
End-Of-The-Semster Newsletter for Cal Epsilon

End-Of-The-Semster Newsletter for Cal Epsilon

It was a busy semester but also a successful one here at California State University, Fresno

Friday, May 4, 2018/Author: Alexis Ford/Number of views (1019)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Recognition to Honor Students

Recognition to Honor Students

The Faculty of Agricultural Sciences celebrates academic excellence.

Thursday, May 3, 2018/Author: Yesenia Velez Negron/Number of views (866)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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