Cohort 8 Project Summaries


Teresa Balser, "Meeting the 2050 Challenge: Building an International Partnership to Transform Undergraduate Agricultural Education."

Jeffrey Boff, “Creating a Culture of Continuous Improvement”

Sylvie Brouder, “Open Access Data and Opportunities for Smarter Agriculture”

Paul Brown, “Alabama 4-H: Centennial Youth Initiative”

Steve Damron, “General Education Reform at Oklahoma State University”

Paul Ellinger, “How to do a departmental review” Develop strategic document for the department.

Bernard Engel, “New Facility Strategic Planning”

Cassel Gardner, “Improving CAFS Participation in Agriculture Development and Education in the Caribbean Region”

Tracy Hoover, “AgriLeader Internship Program”

Schuyler Korban, “Campus Internationalization Initiative”

Steve Lommel, "The new NC State Plant Sciences Initiative".

Nina Lyon-Bennett, "Preschoolers Jump-Start on a Healthy Lifestyle in the Tri-County Area of Maryland’s Lower Eastern Shore"

Ken Martin, “Expanding Extension’s Urban Programming and Impact” Report

Jan Peter Nyrop, "Creating the School of Integrative Plant Science in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Cornell University”

Harriett Paul, “Building sustainable rural communities in Haiti”

Paula Peters, “Development of a System to Capture the External Funding Contributions by Extension Faculty at Kansas State University”

Lona Robertson, “Razorback Academic Success Program (RASP)”

Rick Rudd, “ Establishing a Residential College for Global Leadership”

Juan Silva, “Development of a Model Joint PhD program for Development of Future Food Science/Technology Systems Professionals”

Janice Swanson, “Trends, Gaps and Opportunities: Patching the Holes in Curricular Needs for Undergraduate and Graduate Student Education in U.S. Departments of Animal Science”

Thomas Thompson, "Department mergers within Land-grant Colleges of Agriculture: Four Case Studies"Report

Christine Wilson, “Developing a Student Peer Mentoring Program for Incoming College of Agriculture Freshmen”