Here’s the Latest from the College of Ag: Ag News Now

In this edition:
Hoegemeyer Cares Scholarship Due April 1
The Hoegemeyer Cares Scholarship program has come out again this year! Hoegemeyer will award four $500 scholarships to students majoring in an agriculture-related field. To learn more check out the website!

Diversity Programs Office (DPO) Update
The DPO would like to share information about their events:
• On March 11th the MANRRS Chapters held a Beef Steak Tasting Panel fundraiser. Thank you to the 23 MANRRS Members and Faculty that participated in the panel and the fundraiser. It was a great success and helped to fund the MANRRS trip to the MANRRS National Conference.
• The Diversity Programs Office and the Kansas State MANRRS chapter partnered together to send 9 students to the 30th Annual MANRRS Career Fair and Training National Conference in Houston, TX this week, March 25th to March 29th. The 2015 K-State MANRRS Chapter delegation includes 9 student members that will compete in a number of contests. At last year’s conference senior Taneysha Howard, Agricultural Communications and Journalism major, placed 1st in the National conference theme contest where her entry “Thirty Years of Triumph: Branching Out and Excelling to Greater Heights” is being featured on all conference items this year.
• Nicodemus Educational Camp will be held this summer during the weeks of June 8-12, 15-19, and 22-26 and they are looking for Senior Camp Mentor/Counselors Position. As a Camp Mentor/ Counselor you would be responsible for planning, leading, and implanting core and non-core programs and experiences for youth in a small group setting. To fill out the job application and for more information about the camp please go to or contact Dr. John Ella Holmes at The application deadline is this Friday, March 27th.

Please continue to look for more diversity events as we continue to advertise. We appreciate your support. For more information about upcoming events or to collaborate with the DPO, please call 785-532-5793 or contact Dr. Zelia Wiley, Assistant Dean of Diversity, –Zelia Wiley​

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