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Wilson Senior Nominated for Student Marshal

Daniel Murray of the Wilson Chapter at Iowa State University was recently among the nominees for student marshal to lead the engineering graduating class into the commencement ceremony on May 8. Each department in the College of Engineering selected a nominee to submit. Murray was selected by the Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering Department. Murray, who is earning his degree in agricultural engineering, has been a member of the Iowa State cross country and track and ...
Tuesday, April 27, 2010/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (1324)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Recruiting Season at Alpha Zeta Partners

On January 13, Alpha Zeta Partners Townshend Chapter kicked off its recruiting season with an ice cream social and informational session. Eligible students across the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences were invited to come to this event to learn more about Alpha Zeta Partners and why they should consider applying. This event was beneficial to both potential applicants by providing them with information and the Townshend Chapter of Alpha Zeta Partners by helping ...
Wednesday, April 21, 2010/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (1215)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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AZP Participates in Professional Development NIght

On April 5, members of Alpha Zeta Partners were invited to attend the annual Professional Development Night, sponsored by the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences Student Council.  The goal of the evening was to develop students’ professional skills, with emphasis on etiquette and professionalism. Dinner was provided and dress was business professional. This year, the evening was taken back to an instructional etiquette dinner. Jennifer Pelletierre from the ...
Wednesday, April 21, 2010/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (1251)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Fundraising Ideas from the Islands

The Puerto Rico chapter has been busy all semester hosting various fundraising events for their chapter.  Here is a sampling of some of their most recent events:Haiti Fundraiser February 21-22 As a way to help out the victims of the February 12 earthquake in Haiti, members put a table in front of a local supermarket in the Mayagüez Town Center to collect money and items to send to the Haiti.  Items collected included canned goods, water and first-aid supplies.  Breakfast SellMarch ...
Friday, April 16, 2010/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (1418)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Arizona volunteers at Earth Day 2010 Festival

This year, The University of Arizona's Student Sustainability Initiative is partnering with two world-renowned environmental research institutes to bring Earth Day to the world like it has never been before, at Biosphere 2.  On April 17, members of the Arizona Chapter of Alpha Zeta will volunteer and take part in the Second Annual Earth Day 2010 Festival being held at Biosphere 2 near the University of Arizona.Of the 100 student volunteers, around 15  are members of Alpha Zeta, and view ...
Friday, April 16, 2010/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (1237)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Fun-Raiser at Local Restaurant

On March 24, the Cal Epsilon Chapter held a "Fun-Raiser" event at a local Sweet Tomatoes restaurant.  The event was held to benefit the chapter. People would bring in the flier that was created and 15% of sales that was generated went to the chapter. The event was a success and helped bring members as well as their family and friends out to enjoy a nice meal while also helping raise money for the chapter.The chapter's secretary had to make arrangements with Sweet Tomatoes prior to the event.
Friday, April 16, 2010/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (1287)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Pearl and Diamond Badge from 1930's Member

Jack Benson Clinch, '31Jack Benson Clinch was a member of the Morrill Chapter of Alpha Zeta at Penn State University from 1931-1935.  He is pictured above in the front row, third from the left.Recently, the National Office received a special package from a member's daughter.  Barbara Doughty was the son of Morrill member, Jack Benson Clinch.  The picture above is of the AZ students in front of the Agriculture building at Penn State University, where Jack attended.  He went on to become an Ag ...
Wednesday, April 14, 2010/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (989)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Cal Epsilon Wins Top National Honors

Fresno State Alpha Zeta chapter wins top national honorsThe California State University, Fresno chapter of the Alpha Zeta honorary agriculture fraternity won the 2010 Founders Cup and the National Outstanding Officer of the Year at National Agriculture Leadership Conference.Ten Fresno State students represented the Cal Epsilon chapter of Alpha Zeta at the conference April 8-10 in Brunswick, N.J.View the full article on Fresno State ...
Wednesday, April 14, 2010/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (1263)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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NALC Awards and Scholarships

Many awards and scholarships were awarded at the 2010 National Agricultural Leadership Conference in New Brunswick, NJ, on Saturday, April 10.Congratulations to the following winners: OFFICER AWARDS Treasurer of the Year           Sara Molloy     Florida   Chancellor of the Year         Marlene Van Es          Cornell              Chronicler of the Year         Brian Crandall Cornell             Censor of the Year    Kelin Maciejewski      ...
Monday, April 12, 2010/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (1061)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Ginner of the Year

Kevin Watts of McGehee Producers Gin in McGehee, AR, was honored as Ginner of the Year at the annual honors banquet of the Southern Cotton Ginners Association, feld during the Mid-South Farm and Gin Show.  Watts was cited for his outstanding gin management program, including safety, and for his contributions to the association and the cotton industry.Kevin Watts started working with his father in a cotton gin in the tenth grade. By the time he graduated from high school he knew what he ...
Monday, March 22, 2010/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (1080)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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