Student Organizations

Student Organizations

Student Leadership Apprentices and the C5E

Current and former leaders from all sectors of the agriculture industry were invited for a gathering on Saturday, February 4th to meet, mentor, and give their vision to advisors and students studying under the CAHS’ Student Leadership Apprentice Program (SLAP). They re-emphasized the importance of the C5E – a concept developed by CEP Program Specialist [...]

Leaders Encourage Students to ‘Go Beyond Their Imagination’

Advisors for the College of Agriculture and Human Sciences Student Leadership Apprentice Program (S.L.A.P) have received excellent feedback from the apprentices regarding what they are learning and ways they intend to use this knowledge in their academic experience and in preparation for their careers. October’s workshops began with a presentation facilitated by co-advisors LaRachelle Smith [...]

Mentorship and Accountability presented at National Conference in New Mexico

The 9th Annual Mentoring Conference was held at the University of New Mexico last week featuring proposals that critically and innovatively analyzed different types of developmental relationships and how networking through various disciplines may contribute to the long-term success and prosperity of an individual. Each year the conference hosts networkers and speakers from institutions nationwide [...]

CAHS Apprentices are Encouraged to Take Calculated Risks

The Student Leadership Apprentice Program (SLAP) had an exciting September with excellent speakers and networking opportunities. Ali Fares, SLAP Executive Mentor, and Associate Director for Research in the Cooperative Agricultural Research Center, engaged the students in a meaningful discussion focused on the importance of setting a professional agenda and the impact that creativity has on [...]

CAHS Apprentices Pinpoint Core Values and Effective Communication

The College of Agriculture and Human Sciences (CAHS) Student Leadership Apprentice Program had an excellent start this month. The advisors and co-creators, LaRachelle Smith and Danielle Y. Hairston Green received thirty applications from students who were either enrolled or employed in CAHS to participate in the eight-month long intense program. Ten emerging leaders completed all [...]

Want Them to Follow, Show Them the Map; The SLAP Returns

As the field of agriculture and human sciences continues to grow, so does the need for experienced professionals with skills that could enhance the industry and its relationship with the consumer. According to Dr. Sonny Ramaswamy, Director of the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), leadership development is one of the objectives necessary for [...]