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 …

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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 …

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