Texas State to spearhead effort to bring diversity to agriculture
Posted by Jayme Blaschke
University News Service
October 4, 2007
The Texas State University-San Marcos Department of Agriculture, along with
The $440,000 grant is from the United States Department of Agriculture. It will create a solid path for Hispanic and other underrepresented students to complete degrees in agriculture science and business to qualify for jobs with USDA.
The objectives include creating and implementing a joint admissions plan so that students interested in agriculture science degrees at LCC and SWTJC can be admitted dually receiving services and information. The grant will enable LCC and SWTJC students to enroll in teleconferenced courses offered by the department of agriculture at