Student Life at CAES
CAES Student Awards and Leadership Recognition
Each year we recognize the amazing accomplishments of students in the following programs:
- Outstanding Seniors
- E. Broadus Browne Award for Graduate Research
- Undergraduate Research
- University or National Recognition
- CAES Leadership and Internship Recognition
View the 2020 program:
Events at CAES
CAES Chats is a series of interactive online sessions between alumni, friends and UGA faculty members - present and past. Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions. How has CAES changed since you were a student? What does student enrollment look like? How has COVID affected student life? Learn the answers to these questions and ask your own during our next CAES Chats with current students and administrators! FeaturingJosef Broder (BSA - Agricultural Economics, ’71)CAES Associate Dean for Academic Affairs Doug Bailey (BSA - Horticulture, ’80)CAES Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs Alyssa Rauton (BSA - Avian Biology, ’21)CAES Alumni Association Board Undergraduate Student Rep, CAES Philanthropy Council member, Sigma Alpha First Vice President, National American Dairy Science Association – Student Affiliate Division President Jackson Wadsworth (BSA - Agriculture and Applied Economics, ’20;BSA - Agribusiness, ’20)CAES Ambassador, Alpha Gamma Rho President, AGHON member, Blue Key member
1:00PM - 2:00PM CAES Chats with Academic Affairs https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUocu6vqjojHNBPXxNzkLhWP0V7i1v3Gw6t
The University of Georgia Department of Horticulture, together with UGA's Institute on Human Development and Disabilities, Master Gardener Extension Volunteer Program, Office of Sustainability, Sustainable Food Systems Initiative, and UGArden, are excited to share the award-winning “Hearts of Glass” documentary to the university community. The film is about Vertical Harvest, an ambitious small business located in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, that combines high-tech local food production and meaningful employment for people with disabilities. Join a discussion with the filmmaker, Vertical Harvest employees, and Clarke County School District and UGA faculty. Stream the film between Friday, Oct. 23, and Friday, Oct. 30, at showandtell.film/watch/uga and join the panel discussion at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 27. Register for the free panel event here. Panelists:• Jennifer Tennican, Director and Producer of “Hearts of Glass"• Sean Stone, Senior Facilities Associate, Vertical Harvest• Kai Hoffman, Senior Grower of Vining Crops, Vertical Harvest • Jennifer Thomas, Special Education Teacher at Clarke County School District Moderator: • Jennifer Jo Thompson, Associate Research Scientist and Director, UGA Sustainable Food Systems Initiative Recently, Vertical Harvest and its CEO Nona Yehia have been named a CNN Champion for Change. This award profiles 10 innovators leading the charge to a better world with new ideas and groundbreaking solutions. Click here to view a promotional clip, or read the CNN article and view the three-minute segment specifically about Vertical Harvest.
10/23 9:00AM - 10/30 11:00PM Hearts of Glass: A Conversation About Growing Plants, Community and Inclusion https://watch.showandtell.film/watch/uga
Students are invited to join four panelists to learn about internship and career opportunities with Corteva.
12:00PM - 1:00PM Ag Dawgs at Work with Corteva https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMtduqurj4tEtJrhLn6mfyuRl8QVX6331nZ