Established in 1972, the Program Development and Evaluation Center’s (PDEC) mission is to add value to UF/IFAS Extension through improved program development and evaluation processes and the enhancement of professional competencies based on ... READ MORE
In 2018, the Coalition of Florida Extension for Latino Communities (CAFÉ Latino) was built and designed by UF/IFAS Extension faculty to assist Extension Agents in Florida in better serving the needs of the state’s growing Latinx population. ... READ MORE
Being raised in Plant City, Florida, Alicia Price always knew being a teacher was her goal. When she joined her first agriculture class in middle school, her agriculture teacher became her role model, leading her to pursue a career in agricultural ... READ MORE
Attending National FFA Convention his freshman year of high school with six friends hooked Jason Dossett into the FFA, but it was the continued impact of his agriculture teachers, Jon Waters and Mark Dowlen at Heritage FFA in Maryville, Tennessee ... READ MORE
Angie Rivera-Benavides was raised in Miami, Florida surrounded by the urban south-Florida city. When she entered high school and joined an agriculture class and the FFA, Angie’s interest in agricultural education was sparked. She’s always ... READ MORE
In the spring, faculty from across UF/IFAS CALS gather for the CALS Mentor Academy after being nominated and selected. Through this program, faculty from CALS focus on their ability to improve their graduate student mentoring skills. This past ... READ MORE
Gainesville, Fla. --- Several College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) students were recognized for their accomplishments and successes of their collegiate program during the annual banquet held on April 12.
CALS students have shown ... READ MORE
Gainesville, Fla. --- During the annual College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) awards banquet, held April 12, faculty and staff were recognized for their outstanding teacher and advising accomplishments.
“The college has a tradition ... READ MORE
UF/IFAS College of Agricultural and Life Sciences senior Nathalie Yoder is studying agricultural education and communication with a specialization in communication and leadership development. This past fall semester, Yoder completed a joint ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- UF/IFAS College of Agricultural and Life Sciences assistant professor Jamie Loizzo was selected as one of two winners of the National Early Career Teaching Award by the USDA.
The National Awards for Excellence in College ... READ MORE