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Namibia Study Abroad 2015

Africa is more than thundering herds of wildlife and safari trucks. The continent boasts more than one billion people over 50 diverse countries. This summer 14 students were immersed in the culture of Namibia. Situated on the southwest coast of the continent, Namibia has a surface area similar to Texas and an environment just as diverse. The ALEC department offers the Namibia Study Abroad to any student, regardless of major, interested in the program. While traveling thousands of kilometers across the country, the students take two courses; Agriculture… Read More →

New Assistant Professor, Tobin Redwine, Ph.D.

By: Emily Foreman When a compelling story about agriculture is being told you can almost be certain Tobin Redwine, Ph.D., will be nearby. As the ALEC department’s new agricultural communications and journalism assistant professor, Redwine will teach and research about how the agriculture industry can tell captivating stories and extend that knowledge through service. Redwine graduated with a Bachelor of Science in agricultural leadership and development from Texas A&M University in 2008. He continued his education at Texas Tech University. After graduating with a Master of Science in… Read More →

ALEC Students Win Big in AGLS Study Abroad Photo Contest

Congratulations to the 2014 AGLS Study Abroad Photo Contest Winners: senior agricultural communications and journalism majors Ashley Quindel and Sarah Hope Nail and former ALEC student Hannah Boyer. All of the photos from these three individuals were taken on this past summer’s ALEC study abroad trip in Namibia. “I took these pictures because they captured a preciously, brief moment in the lives of the subjects within them,” Nail said. “It’s affirming to know that, on some level, people were able grasp the story I was trying to tell.”… Read More →

Mixing Culture and Photojournalism in Namibia 2014

  By: Patricia Ward Located in southwest Africa is the country of Namibia, about the size of Texas, home to rich culture, beautiful scenery and exotic animals. This summer Namibia was the learning ground for 16 students and four instructors. The ALEC department partnered with two universities on this study abroad: Prairie View A&M and the University of Namibia. Prairie View A&M University brought three students and one faculty member on the trip. Led by Professor Gary Wingenbach, Ph.D, Professor Tracy Rutherford, Ph.D, Academic Advisor Tobin Redwine, and… Read More →

Rising to the Top

By Caitlin Powers Rising to the top, agricultural communications and journalism majors Laura Sumrall and Mollie Lastovica are named winners of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Study Abroad Photo Contest. Cathryn Clement, coordinator for international academic programs, said they started the photo contest to make people, especially students, more aware of the study abroad programs open to them and the places they could go. The contest is open to all students in the College who have studied abroad. The entries are uploaded to the College’s study… Read More →

Namibia Public Showcase

  Come learn about the adventures of our ALEC study abroad to Namibia. Students will be showcasing their photography projects from the experience on Friday, September 6th, from 2:00 – 4:00 pm in AGLS 200.

Study Away

Texas Natural Resource Photography For application and information contact Tobin Redwine at tredwine@tamu.edu credits earned: AGCJ 380 (3)   California Advocacy, Outreach and Engagement: For application and information contact Dr. Billy McKim at brmckim@tamu.edu Credits earned: AGCJ 491 (3), AGCJ 481 (3), ALEC 404, (3)  

ALEC Graduate Students Recognized in Borlaug Photography Contest

    By: Mollie Lastovica Orry Pratt and Kevin Fath, graduate students in the Department of Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communications have been recognized as winners of the 2012 Norman Borlaug Institute for International Agriculture’s International Experience Photo Contest. The annual contest is intended to promote international experiences to students across campus and is judged by attendants of the Brazos Valley Worldfest. “The contest was started to promote study abroad to students so that they could not just see pictures of other countries, but see pictures of where… Read More →

Gonzales, Rogers Recognized as Winners of Facebook Photo Contest

By: Mollie Lastovica After accumulating 25 likes on her album of five photos, Hannah Rogers, senior agricultural communications and journalism major, was named as the winner of the 2012 AGCJ 308 Facebook Photography Contest. “Winning the photo contest was very exciting,” Rogers said. “It means that my peers also enjoyed my photos as much as I had hoped them to. It personally gave me the confidence I needed to pursue photography.” A total of 16 students participated in the social media contest as a culmination of their semester… Read More →

Agricultural Communications and Journalism Students Submit Photos for Facebook Contest

Sixteen agricultural communications and journalism students who were enrolled in AGCJ 308, Agricultural Photography, during the fall semester are now displaying their work via social media as part of the 2012 AGCJ 308 Photography contest. The contest, which is taking place on the ALEC Department’s Facebook page, features an album of five photos from each student’s collection. The student whose album receives the most likes will be recognized as a winner and the student whose individual photo receives the most likes will also be awarded. Students who participated… Read More →