Skinner receives advising award

Amber SkinnerAnimal Science academic advisor Amber Skinner received the 2014 New Advisor Award from the Texas A&M University Advisors and Counselors in May.

Skinner joined the Department of Animal Science in August 2012. In addition to advising undergraduate students, Skinner coordinates New Student Conferences, participates in recruiting events, and processes transfer/readmit applications, change of curriculum requests, student registration, force requests, and departmental statistics and data reporting. Skinner also serves on the University Counselors and Advisors executive board.

She graduated from Oklahoma State University in 2008 with a bachelor’s in animal science and minor in agriculture economics. Skinner is currently pursuing a master of agriculture in animal science from Texas A&M and will graduate in December 2014.

 The awards recognizes and rewards novice professional advising staff who embody the spirit of caring, compassionate, skillful advisement and genuine concern for the welfare of individual students.


 For more information regarding news from the Department of Animal Science, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Texas A&M University, please contact Courtney Coufal at or (979) 845-1542.

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