Please join APLU and USDA for the Community of Scholars Celebrating Excellence: USDA Excellence in College and University Teaching in the Food and Agricultural Sciences, the Food Systems Leadership Graduation, and APLU Food Systems Leadership Award on Nov. 4, 2020 from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. Eastern. The awards listed below will be included as part of this ceremony.
USDA Excellence in College and University Teaching Awards
The USDA National Awards for Excellence in College and University Teaching in the Food and Agricultural Sciences is sponsored by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and APLU. The program generates nominations from a large spectrum of departments in agriculture, natural resources, veterinary science, and human sciences. Awards are comprised of two national recipients, six regional, two Early Career and two Teaching and Student Engagement awardees.
Food Systems Leadership Institute (FSLI) Graduation
Food Systems Leadership Institute (FSLI) is dedicated to developing individual and institutional leadership for a 21st Century food system. The program curriculum focuses on a series of core leadership competencies and three complementary threads: individual leadership; leading change within organizations; and understanding and influencing complex, diverse food systems.
APLU Food Systems Leadership Award
The Association for Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) Food Systems Leadership Award recognizes senior leaders who have made extraordinary impact on the food system through leadership and service and who exemplify the core principles established by the Food Systems Leadership Institute (FSLI), including personal leadership, organizational leadership and food systems leadership. The award also recognizes the leadership, innovation, engagement and service that APLU promotes through its programs.