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New "Calfology" Website Looking for Student Contributors

A new, educational website, Calfology.com, is looking for students (especially dairy science students) to help build content for their website or become contributors. Calfology is the first ever effort to bring all players in the industry to one place to interact in hopes of strengthening and advancing the entire community. This is an opportunity for students to get some experience doing something educational/fun and get an online presence.Ways you could help Calfology.com build their ...
Wednesday, September 14, 2011/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (810)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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2011 Keith Scholarship Recipients

Alpha Zeta recently honored two Montana members with the Keith Scholarship. The two $6,000 scholarships are awarded annually, one to an undergraduate and one to a Pre-Vet or Vet student. This year's scholarship recipients were Rob Newton and Megan LynchCongratulations!Megan Lynch (Montana, '08)Megan is a senior at Montana State University majoring in Animal Science-science option. Megan was born and raised in Kalispell, Montana. Growing up she was active with school, local and state 4H, and ...
Tuesday, August 16, 2011/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (780)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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R. Alan Williams

R. Alan Williams, son of R.E. and Mary Williams, was born March 19, 1918 in Iowa City, IA. He graduated from Iowa City High School in 1935, attended the University of Iowa and transferred to Iowa State University graduating in Dec. 1945. He was a member of the Iowa State Livestock and Dairy judging team which set a record of all team members placing in the top 2 in the American Royal Livestock Show. He was a member of Alpha Zeta, a National Honorary Fraternity and Frisbie House, a ...
Tuesday, August 16, 2011/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (834)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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David Headley, North Carolina Alumni

David Headley knows how much the decisions made in college can impact your future. Headley, currently the High Censor on the Alpha Zeta High Council and a North Carolina chapter alumnus, acknowledges that his college involvement with AZ led him to where he is today. For more than 10 years, Headley has been actively involved with AZ. During his time at North Carolina he grew interested in the fraternity and became very engaged with the events they would hold including: Ag ...
Thursday, July 28, 2011/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (787)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Cornell Chapter at Cornell University

The Alpha Zeta Chapter at Cornell has nearly perfected the art of making members feel right at home. Consisting of 40 active members before fall rush, a Corporation Board of alumni that own the chapter house and around 20 active alumni, the Cornell chapter has developed from a fraternity into a family. Many things set the AZ Chapter at Cornell apart from other chapters across the country. For starters, Cornell has a chapter house, which can house up to 33 members. Emmaline Long, ...
Wednesday, July 20, 2011/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (1025)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Roger Walters Pond

Roger Walters Pond died suddenly May 29th, 2011. He was born February 9, 1944 to Roberta and Paul Pond of St. Paris, Ohio. One of seven children, Roger was raised on a dairy farm. He and his brothers had hair-raising stories of tractors (and their drivers) running amok and of early morning squirrel hunts. Roger graduated from A.B. Graham High School in 1962 and got his B.S. in Agriculture Education in 1966 and M.S. in Wildlife Management from The Ohio State University. He and Connie Carter, ...
Wednesday, July 13, 2011/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (734)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Ronald A. Meier

Ronald A. Meier, 65, passed away Monday, July 11, 2011 at St. Luke's Hospital with his family at his side.Born in Toledo to John and Doris Meier on February 21, 1946, he graduated from Perrysburg High School in 1964, and the Ohio State University in 1969 with a master's degree in Agricultural Economics. While at Ohio State he was Chancellor of Alpha Zeta fraternity.Meier worked as the Manager of the Lawn Fertilizer Division at the Andersons prior to becoming the originating Director of the ...
Wednesday, July 13, 2011/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (808)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Maryland Cousins Seek Future in Agriculture

Two cousins, Charlotte Thompson and Alpha Zeta member Hannah Thompson, (Townshend, ’09) were recently recognized by the Frederick News Post for their interest in pursuing a career in agriculture. Charlotte, who will graduate in December, has been interning for a year with the Office of the Chief Economist, World Agriculture Outlook Board at the U.S. Department of Agriculture. She plans on earning a graduate degree in agriculture economics and wants to work for the federal government ...
Wednesday, July 13, 2011/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (1220)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Morrow Member Lands Coveted Internship with O&B

Congratulations to Amy Schaufelberger for landing a position in the sought-after summer internship program with St. Louis based, agri-marketing agency, Osborn & Barr.Osborn & Barr (O&B) is a leading marketing communications firm dedicated to agriculture and rural America. Through their summer internship program, O&B helps to foster the next generation of talent in agri-business. The 2011 internship class includes 14 individuals, many of whom are either recent graduates or seniors in ...
Thursday, June 23, 2011/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (878)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Texas Alpha Alumni to be Honored

CHS selects recipients for Alumni Hall of HonorTwo former students of Columbus High School will be honored next week for their accomplishments during and after their time in school. Distinguished alumnus awards are given to honor former students of any high school in Columbus whose achievements, character and citizenship are said to serve as models to today’s youth.The CHS Distinguished Alumni Hall of Honor Committee recently announced the selection of William Frank Braden as one of the ...
Tuesday, May 17, 2011/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (1144)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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