Tuesday, September 20

Mentoring College Students is Premier in the new Land-Grant Campus

Dr. Janana Snowden, left, and Dr. Christopher Chappell, team up and mentor Urban Forestry senior student Khadijah Neal, right, as she plans for her future
Baton Rouge, La. – Southern University Ag Center and College of Agriculture faculty and staff are aligned with the land-grant mission, consistent with the university's tripartite mission of teaching, research, and public service. Faculty and staff are committed to recruiting, teaching and mentoring students in the agricultural and food sciences. The academic arm of the new Land-grant Campus prepares students for professional careers in food, fiber, natural resources, family and consumer sciences, and agricultural sciences using innovative strategies, state-of-the-art technologies, and current information. The overarching mission of the Land-grant Campus is to improve the well-being of individuals, families, and communities through quality teaching and research; scholarly activity that is relevant to the needs of the state's citizenry; and pre-eminent outreach techniques locally, nationally, and globally. The new Land-Grant Campus encompasses the Southern University Ag Center and College of Agriculture at Southern University and A&M College.


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