Category: Student Spotlight

Melea Reicks Licht Quote

“Majoring in PSA gave me a solid foundation of knowledge in both social and agricultural sciences that I have drawn upon in every position I’ve held.Specifically,its curriculum has given me enough knowledge to ask informed questions when interviewing scientists, policy makers, farmers, and those in agribusiness.And my emphasis in agricultural communications allowed me to learn … Continue reading Melea Reicks Licht Quote

Arie True-Funk Quote

“Faculty in the department have taken significant interest in my academic journey by providing guidance and encouragement. They have high expectations of all students but are available to help when needed.” Arie True-Funk ’18 MS, Ph.D. student

Lakeisha Perkins Quote

“What was most special for me majoring in Agriculture & Society, was that it felt like my major was designed by me and for me. There was a lot of flexibility in choosing classes I would be interested in and that related to my career goals.” Lakeisha Perkins ’18 agriculture and society

Sha’Kurra Evans: Sociology is the world right outside your window

Sha’Kurra Evans (’18 sociology), Iowa State University student, Multicultural Vision Program scholar, McNair Scholar and first-generation college student was a twelve-year-old girl on a playground with her siblings the first time she was called by a racial slur. She remembers going home and telling her father about the incident, and her father sat Evans and … Continue reading Sha’Kurra Evans: Sociology is the world right outside your window