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Steve McShane Runs for City Council

AZ Alumni Steve McShane from the California Zeta Chapter at California Polytechnic University in San Luis Obispo, CA is running for Salinas City Council in District 3. Mr. McShane graduated from Cal Poly with a degree in soil science and earned a MBA from Santa Clara University. He is the founder of the Leadership Salinas Valley Alumni Association and the Central Coast Young Farmers and Ranchers. Mr. McShane has held numerous positions in his community over the years. He was a ...
Monday, August 9, 2010/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (838)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Townshend Summer Gathering

Greetings Townshend Alumni! You are invited to join the Alpha Zeta Alumni for a summer social gathering on Sunday, August 15th. Mitch Bambauer will be hosting it at his house, and they will be grilling out, playing corn hole and pitching horseshoes, meeting up with old friends, and talking about the fun they had in college. Your families are invited to come. Please let Mitch know by August 8th if you are coming and how many so he can plan for meat and table service. The ...
Friday, July 9, 2010/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (869)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Oklahoma honors their 2010 AZ Outstanding Teacher

STILLWATER – The Oklahoma chapter presented Professor Udaya DeSilva with their local 2010 Alpha Zeta Outstanding Teaching Award in Oklahoma State University’s Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. An associate professor in the OSU department of animal science, DeSilva teaches courses in animal genetics, applied biotechnology in animal science and an honors curriculum that looks at the effect of science as it is portrayed in the movies.For the full story ...
Monday, June 21, 2010/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (940)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Green Mountain Student-Athletes Receive Top Honors

At the University of Vermont, five Alpha Zeta members were recognized for earning high GPAs during the 2010 spring semester. Students Jared Alvord, Phil Cohen, Sam Hoadley, Michele Langone and Vanessa Patten were among the campus’ student-athletes who, for the 16th straight semester, have posted a combined GPA of 3.0 or higher. Senior, Jared Alvord, a member of the UVM track and field team, was named the winner of the F.T. Kidder Medal at the commencement ceremony held on ...
Monday, June 14, 2010/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (1143)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Lindsay Pitts Interns with PGA

This summer, Lindsay Pitts (North Carolina, ‘09) will be spending her vacation working as one of four interns with The PGA of America at their headquarters in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. She is working in the business development department, specifically with broadcasting and new media. The other three interns work in different departments including membership, section administration and communications & PR. Lindsay has had a passion for golf for many years. "From ...
Tuesday, June 1, 2010/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (864)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Jason Ferreira Recognized on the Collegian Online

Jason Ferreira of the California Epsilon Chapter at California State University, Fresno, was recognized by his University’s news publication, the Collegian Online. This featured article highlights Ferreira’s exceptional dedication and service to his local chapter and the award he received from Alpha Zeta Nationals earlier this year. At the 2010 NALC held this April in New Jersey, Ferreira received the National Outstanding Officer of the Year award for his work as his Chapter’s ...
Wednesday, May 12, 2010/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (1288)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Ag Day at Cornell

Dressed head to toe as a corn ear, Marlene van Es ’11, welcomed the Cornell community to "Ag Day” on Friday, April 30. A tractor, combine, cow and a couple of sheep graced the Ag Quad in honor of the bi-annual event, which showcases university agricultural programs and raises money for charities, like 4-H and local farmers in need.Hosted by Alpha Zeta, an honorary, professional society for students and industry professionals in the agriculture and life sciences, the event ...
Wednesday, May 5, 2010/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (814)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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TX Alpha member to receive DVM this May

Scott Stevens will be receiving his DVM (Doctor of Veterinary Medicine) from Texas A&M University's College of Veterinary Medicine this May. Stevens received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Poultry Science from Texas A&M in May 2004. Stevens' involvement as an undergraduate student at A&M was impressive. His team of four won second place at the National Academic Quaddratholon held in Montgomery, Alabama in late January 2004. Stevens served as the junior and senior Poultry ...
Wednesday, April 28, 2010/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (838)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Wilson Senior Nominated for Student Marshal

Daniel Murray of the Wilson Chapter at Iowa State University was recently among the nominees for student marshal to lead the engineering graduating class into the commencement ceremony on May 8. Each department in the College of Engineering selected a nominee to submit. Murray was selected by the Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering Department. Murray, who is earning his degree in agricultural engineering, has been a member of the Iowa State cross country and track and ...
Tuesday, April 27, 2010/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (854)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Recruiting Season at Alpha Zeta Partners

On January 13, Alpha Zeta Partners Townshend Chapter kicked off its recruiting season with an ice cream social and informational session. Eligible students across the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences were invited to come to this event to learn more about Alpha Zeta Partners and why they should consider applying. This event was beneficial to both potential applicants by providing them with information and the Townshend Chapter of Alpha Zeta Partners by helping ...
Wednesday, April 21, 2010/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (771)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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