Youth Development & Agricultural Education News & Stories
An Officer and a Scholar
May 2nd, 2017
Growing up in Spencer, Indiana, Ryan Scully didnt expect to go to college. The Purdue sophomore had always planned to join the military following high school. But involvement in organizations like FFA and 4-H changed his perspective. While participating in activities through those agricultural groups, he was encouraged to take advantage of his natural leadership....
Never underestimate the value of mentoring. Just ask Quincy Clark. Clark has just completed her first year as a Ph.D. student at Purdue. In addition to concentrating on completing course work, juggling several research projects, lecturing to and mentoring LSAMP and SROP scholars, and honing her dissertation topic. Quincy is planning a research agenda that ...
For Senior Mikaela Wieland, part of the attraction of attending Purdue was the opportunity to tell her familys story. The Princeville, Illinois native got her first experience promoting agricultural communication in high school by providing marketing services for her familys beef business. When she found out she could continue down that path as a career ...
Gabrielle Reese does not go to classes every day. On some days, the sophomore agricultural education major from Lebanon, Indiana, finds herself at the Indiana Statehouse attending a committee hearing to learn about new bills that could affect Purdue University.
Program director awarded Indiana Social Worker of the Year
September 15, 2017
Purdue University alumnus Kimber J. Nicoletti-Martinez, program director and creator of Multicultural Efforts to end Sexual Assault (MESA) at Purdue's Department of Youth Development and Agricultural Education, has been awarded the Social Worker of the Year by the Indiana Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW).