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News article: Whittington selected as president-elect of NACTA professional society

Dr. M. Susie Whittington, professor of agriscience education in the Department of Agricultural Communication, Education, and Leadership (ACEL), has been selected as president-elect of the North American Colleges and Teachers of Agricultural (NACTA). NACTA, which was formed in 1955 as a professional society, focuses on the scholarship of teaching and learning in agriculture and related disciplines at the postsecondary level. Members of NACTA are from two-year and four-year colleges, both public and private. 

News article: Faculty and graduate students represent ACEL at virtual NACTA conference

Congratulations to our ACEL faculty and graduate students who represented our department so well at the annual NACTA (North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture) virtual conference held last week.

Dr. Susie Whittington, professor of agriscience education, was announced as the 2020 President-Elect.

Dr. Mary Rodriguez, assistant professor of community leadership, was recognized with a 2020 Educator Award.

Media mention: Cool At School: Learning to live off the land

Agriscience education students were featured on WBNS's feature "Cool at School"

News article: ACEL students participate in CFAES Undergraduate Research Forum

Students from the Department of Agricultural Communication, Education, and Leadership (ACEL) competed in the annual CFAES Undergraduate Student Research Forum on Tuesday, February 28, 2017. 

Shelby Balint, a senior in agriscience education from Huron, Ohio, presented her research titled "Perception of Preservice Teachers' Toward Preparation to Teach the Science of Agriculture."

Megan Besancon, a senior in agricultural communication from Sterling, Ohio, presented her research titled "A Comparative Analysis of Agricultural Hashtags on Twitter."