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Important Tax-Exempt Info for ALL Chapters

This year, for the first time, Alpha Zeta Chapters must file the 990 series return with the IRS. Each chapter should have received a postcard that they are required to send back to the IRS. If your chapter did not receive a postcard or you have any questions, please visit the IRS Exempt Organizations website at www.IRS.gov/EO. You can find information about which 990-series form to file and a set of FAQs. For individual chapters who are tax-exempt, if you do not file ...
Tuesday, May 11, 2010/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (6921)/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 (3168)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Grand President Award Winners

1994 Ole Meland Cal Poly-SLO, BS, Fund Raising Chairman, Alumni President, National Board of Directors Vice President, Chapter House Loan Fund Board Trustee, Grand President, Vice President, Accelerated Genetics Tri-State Breeder 1998 David L. Bracht Nebraska, BS, Agriculture, 1982, Agriculture Honors Major, Member of Innocents Society, Alpha Zeta, and a law degree in 1995 from Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C., Lawyer, Kutak Rock , Corporate ...
Wednesday, April 28, 2010/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (3451)/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 (3246)/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 (2990)/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 (2884)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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AZP Participates in Professional Development NIght

On April 5, members of Alpha Zeta Partners were invited to attend the annual Professional Development Night, sponsored by the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences Student Council.  The goal of the evening was to develop students’ professional skills, with emphasis on etiquette and professionalism. Dinner was provided and dress was business professional. This year, the evening was taken back to an instructional etiquette dinner. Jennifer Pelletierre from the ...
Wednesday, April 21, 2010/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (2818)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Fundraising Ideas from the Islands

The Puerto Rico chapter has been busy all semester hosting various fundraising events for their chapter.  Here is a sampling of some of their most recent events:Haiti Fundraiser February 21-22 As a way to help out the victims of the February 12 earthquake in Haiti, members put a table in front of a local supermarket in the Mayagüez Town Center to collect money and items to send to the Haiti.  Items collected included canned goods, water and first-aid supplies.  Breakfast SellMarch ...
Friday, April 16, 2010/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (3001)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Arizona volunteers at Earth Day 2010 Festival

This year, The University of Arizona's Student Sustainability Initiative is partnering with two world-renowned environmental research institutes to bring Earth Day to the world like it has never been before, at Biosphere 2.  On April 17, members of the Arizona Chapter of Alpha Zeta will volunteer and take part in the Second Annual Earth Day 2010 Festival being held at Biosphere 2 near the University of Arizona.Of the 100 student volunteers, around 15  are members of Alpha Zeta, and view ...
Friday, April 16, 2010/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (2863)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Fun-Raiser at Local Restaurant

On March 24, the Cal Epsilon Chapter held a "Fun-Raiser" event at a local Sweet Tomatoes restaurant.  The event was held to benefit the chapter. People would bring in the flier that was created and 15% of sales that was generated went to the chapter. The event was a success and helped bring members as well as their family and friends out to enjoy a nice meal while also helping raise money for the chapter.The chapter's secretary had to make arrangements with Sweet Tomatoes prior to the event.
Friday, April 16, 2010/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (2839)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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