Agriculture and Natural Resources Convocation | Class of 2024
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Order of Exercises


National Anthem

Opening Remarks

Dr. Brian E. Farkas, Dean

Keynote Address

Maci Carter, Member of the CANR Class of 2024

College and Departmental Awards of Distinction & Recognition of Degree Recipients

  • Dr. Brian E. Farkas, Dean
  • Ms. Karen Roth Aniunas, Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives and Planning
  • Dr. Jacob L. Bowman, Chair, Department of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology
  • Dr. Erin E. Connor, Chair, Department of Animal and Food Sciences
  • Dr. Erik H. Ervin, Chair, Department of Plant and Soil Sciences
  • Dr. Tanya F. Gressley, Associate Dean of Graduate Programs
  • Dr. Martin D. Heintzelman, Chair, Department of Applied Economics and Statistics
  • Dr. Angelia L. Seyfferth, Associate Dean of Research

William J. Benton Graduate Student Award

Franklin Linam

Deans Awards for Undergraduate Excellence

  • Maci Carter
  • Miranda Farnum
  • Kenneth Geisert
  • Hannah Kirby
  • Stefanie Severin

Animal and Food Sciences Faculty Awards

  • Francesca Holl
  • Grace Janvier
  • Sarah Slotnick
  • Jessica Yanosik

Applied Economics and Statistics Faculty Awards

  • Kathy Kochanowski
  • Ryan Moore
  • Julia Schappell

Dale F. Bray Award

  • Peyton Easton

Entomology and Wildlife Ecology Faculty Awards

  • Claire Bernard
  • Courtney Callagy
  • Hannah Slesinski

Plant and Soil Sciences Faculty Awards

  • Madeline Downer
  • Ian Kelley
  • Emilia Pierce

Recognition of Students

Dean and Chairs

Closing Remarks

Dr. Brian E. Farkas, Dean

Alma Mater


Degree Candidates

  • * Cum Laude candidate
  • † Magna Cum Laude candidate
  • ‡ Summa Cum Laude candidate
  • § Degree with Distinction candidate
  • ∞ Community Engagement Scholar
  • ⌂ U.S. Military – Active Duty, Reserve or Veteran

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