2014 Administrative/Professional Support Award of Excellence
Department: Office of Academic Affairs
Brice Nelson graduated from the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences with a major in animal science.
After graduation, Nelson served as an agricultural specialist at the university's Wilkins Beef Cattle Research Unit in Rayle, where he oversaw the production and management for the university's purebred Angus herd.
He currently serves as the director of student and employer engagement for CAES. In this capacity, Nelson works to provide academic and campus information to potential students and parents. He is also involved in engaging and connecting employers with CAES students for career and internship opportunities.
In addition to overseeing the CAES Ambassador program for students serving the college in the areas of public relations and student recruitment, Nelson also acts as an advisor to AGHON and Ag Hill Council. Additionally, he helps maintain website information, promotional materials and social media messages, and interacts with alumni, potential students, parents and college stakeholders on a daily basis.
Nelson is a graduate of the Georgia Agri-Leaders Forum and has served as chairperson of the CAES Staff Representative Group and as troop committee chair for Boy Scout Troop 149. He is a member of Alpha Gamma Rho fraternity and, in 2010, was recognized by the National Agricultural Alumni Development and Alumni Association with the Professional Achievement Award.
Nelson, his wife, Andra, and son, Clark, live in Watkinsville.