FAMU CAFS Students Receive $20,000 in Scholarships
College of Agriculture and Food Sciences (CAFS) students Kayla Braggs (Atlanta, Ga.), Gueye Papa (Tallahassee, Fla.), Meghan Campbell (Orlando, Fla.), Raymond Hernandez (Palm Beach, Fla.), and Amonra Garrett-Mills (Denver, Colo.) are recipients of the Bayer Fund for the 1890s Scholarships. The students were awarded a total of $20,000.
The Bayer Fund 1890s Student Scholarship is part of the company’s broader focus on innovation and investment in agriculture. To meet the challenges the world faces in feeding 9 billion people by 2050, investing in future leaders pursuing STEM careers in food and agriculture is key. The next generation of innovators will be the ones to ascend and meet the challenges of global food security.
The Florida Public Health Training Center Provides the Community Free Training
The Florida Public Health Training Center invites the community to the following training in July.
Date: Wednesday, July 31, 2019
Time: 2 p.m.- 4 p.m.
Title: “Secret Sauce” Applying Cultural Humility with Effective Community Engagement to Resolve Environmental Health Issues: A Blue-Ribbon Recipe
Speaker: Dr. Alan Becker
Register at: http://flphtc.org/upcoming-trainings/.
The Florida Public Health Training Center is housed in the Institute of Public Health, College of Pharmacy, at FAMU. It provides continuing professional education for the public health workforce in Florida. Their areas of expertise include health disparities, cultural competency, community-based participatory research, and inter-professional collaboration.
Alumnus Named Sales Representative at Syngenta Crop Protection
College of Agriculture and Food Sciences 2016 graduate Nicholas Miller from Madison, Ala. has been named as a Developmental Sales Representative with Syngenta Crop Protection. Syngenta is a leading agriculture company helping to improve global food security by enabling millions of farmers to make better use of available resources.
CAFS is a premier, multifaceted center for teaching, learning, and the acquisition of research-based knowledge disseminated through extension networks that begin in Florida and reach beyond to a global public.