Tag Archives: Staff

RMC goes off without a hitch

Last month, the American Meat Science Association held the 70th annual Reciprocal Meat Conference on the Texas A&M Campus. The Department of Animal Science hosted over 850 meat science students and professionals who participated in a number of activities from June 16th to 21st. Pre-conference activities at the Rosenthal and Kleberg Centers included a processed meats contest, iron chef competition, meat judging coaches’ clinic, and Jimmy T. Keeton Processed Meats Workshop. The Memorial Student Center housed the student poster and quiz bowl competitions along with the bulk of… Read More →

Lukeman, Eastwood receive Dean’s Outstanding Achievement Awards.

The Department of Animal Science was well represented at the Dean’s Outstanding Achievement Awards on September 29, 2016 where several faculty, staff and students were recognized for their achievements. “The faculty and staff honored this year are part of the reason that our students, our research and our service mission is strong and vibrant,” said Dr. Mark Hussey, vice chancellor and dean of agriculture and life sciences. Robbie Lukeman received the Dean’s Outstanding Achievement Award for Staff. This award recognizes staff members who have made a significant impact on their department…. Read More →

Ashworth joins department as academic advisor

Lacy Ashworth has joined the department as an academic advisor I. A product of our department, Ashworth is excited to be back. We are happy to welcome her and look forward to the impact she will have on our students. Where did you grow up? Did that have any effect on what you studied or your career choice? I grew up in Crosby, Texas. Growing up in Crosby, I was heavily involved with my family raising cattle and horses. I would spend 90% of my days outside with any… Read More →

Glenn receives Vice Chancellor’s Award in Excellence

Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Grace Glenn, senior administrative coordinator in the department of animal science at Texas A&M University, has received a Vice Chancellor’s Award in Excellence in the office and administrative staff category. The Vice Chancellor’s Award in Excellence recognizes the commitment and outstanding contributions of faculty and staff across Texas A&M AgriLife. The award was presented Jan. 14 at the AgriLife Center on the Texas A&M campus in College Station. Glenn, who has worked in the animal science department since 1998 and… Read More →

Riley receives Vice Chancellor’s Award for technical, programmatic staff

Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Ray Riley, manager of the Rosenthal Meat Science and Technology Center at Texas A&M University in College Station, has received the Vice Chancellor’s Award for technical and programmatic staff. The Vice Chancellor’s Award in Excellence recognizes the commitment and outstanding contributions of faculty and staff across Texas A&M AgriLife. The award was presented Jan. 14 at the AgriLife Center on the Texas A&M campus in College Station. Riley, a 36-year veteran of Texas A&M AgriLife Research, has managed the Rosenthal… Read More →

Crooks is named state AgriLife Extension sheep and goat assistant

Crooks is named state AgriLife Extension sheep and goat assistant Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Reid Redden, 325-653-4576, reid.redden@ag.tamu.edu SAN ANGELO – Sterling “Ty” Crooks became the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service state sheep and goat assistant effective Oct. 12. Crooks is headquartered at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center at San Angelo. His primary duties will involve working with the state’s 4-H sheep and goat youth programs, said Dr. Reid Redden, AgriLife Extension state sheep and goat specialist at San Angelo and Crooks’… Read More →

Riley, Skinner receive departmental staff award

By Olivia Norton ’16 COLLEGE STATION – The Department of Animal Science held its annual Christmas Luncheon and Awards Ceremony on Dec. 4 at the Thomas G. Hildebrand, DVM ’56 Equine Complex. Faculty, staff, retirees, graduate students and student workers gathered for a prime rib and pork tenderloin meal, gift basket giveaways and departmental awards. The 2014 Outstanding Support Staff Award was presented to Ray Riley and Amber Skinner. Riley is the manager of the Rosenthal Meat Science and Technology Center. In this position, he is responsible for… Read More →

Faculty, staff receive Dean’s achievement award, recognized at College awards ceremony

Several faculty and staff in the Department of Animal Science were recognized during the College of Agriculture and Life Science’s 2014 Awards Ceremony. Dr. Tom Welsh, Dr. Clare Gill and Grace Glenn each were recognized as recipients of the Dean’s Outstanding Achievement Award. Welsh received the Dean’s Outstanding Achievement Award in the Faculty Mentoring category. As a professor of physiology of reproduction and an AgriLife Research Faculty Fellow in the Department of Animal Science for 31 years, Welsh has not only conducted meaningful research and excelled as a… Read More →

Faculty, staff fill key positions

Paulk hired as swine nutritionist Dr. Chad Paulk joined the Department of Animal Science faculty in August as an assistant professor of animal nutrition. In this position he will teach swine production and hopes to develop and teach a swine nutrition class and data management in animal production systems. Paulk will direct research in determining nutrient digestibility coefficients for new ingredients, nutrient requirements for late finishing pigs, and improving marketing strategies. His previous research has focused on nutritional effects of feed processing, determining the optimal sampling method to… Read More →

Skinner receives advising award

Animal 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… Read More →