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Gary Straquadine Retires After Career That Shaped Agricultural, Technical Education in Utah

Gary Straquadine Retires After Career That Shaped Agricultural, Technical Education in Utah

05/02/2022

On the path to retirement you collect mental sound bites, numbers and snapshots of your life. Some of them you keep, others end up in the landfill of nostalgia. There are all the places you have lived, awards, the number of students you’ve taught and sign...

Teacher Educator Gary Straquadine Receives Utah FFA's Distinguished Service Award

Teacher Educator Gary Straquadine Receives Utah FFA's Distinguished Service Award

04/07/2022

American historian Henry B. Adams said, "A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops." In that context, Professor Gary Straquadine’s work has and will continue to influence people for generations.

USU Agricultural Education Faculty Honored for Efforts in Career and Technical Education

USU Agricultural Education Faculty Honored for Efforts in Career and Technical Education

03/02/2022

At its Mid-Winter Conference, the Utah Association for Career and Technical Education acknowledged Utah State University’s excellence in preparing outstanding teachers who provide their students with tools and opportunities to develop important technical ...

No Such Thing as Accidents: Rebecca Lawver's Inaugural Professor Lecture

No Such Thing as Accidents: Rebecca Lawver's Inaugural Professor Lecture

02/03/2022

Though she didn’t know it as she grew up playing in those fields of corn, one day she would be teaching the children of those farmers about how to be effective leaders, teammates and business leaders.

Improving Your Chili Game

Improving Your Chili Game

01/31/2022

“So, you are here to get all the secrets?” Michael Pate, an associate professor of agricultural systems technology, sits at his desk, a guarded smile on his face.

Utah State Agricultural Communication Students Earn Awards at Ag Media Summit

Utah State Agricultural Communication Students Earn Awards at Ag Media Summit

11/09/2021

Three students from the Utah State Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow (Utah State ACT) chapter attended the Ag Media Summit in Kansas City, Mo., where the chapter and some individual members received awards from the National Agricultural Communicators...

Michael Pate Leads International Society for Agricultural Safety and Health

Michael Pate Leads International Society for Agricultural Safety and Health

10/29/2021

The word “agriculture” usually brings to mind crops and animals, but it’s the people working in agriculture who feed the world.

National Graduate Student Teaching Award Presented to ASTE's Michelle Burrows

National Graduate Student Teaching Award Presented to ASTE's Michelle Burrows

08/26/2021

The Department of Applied Sciences, Technology and Education (ASTE) is pleased to announce that lecturer Michelle Burrows has been named a recipient of the NACTA Graduate Student Teaching Award.

First Graduates from ASTE Department’s Doctoral Program

First Graduates from ASTE Department’s Doctoral Program

07/20/2021

The Department of Applied Sciences, Technology, and Education is marked a milestone this spring with the first three graduates – Paul Hill, Michelle Burrows, and Julie Lamarra — from the career and technical education (CTE) doctoral program.

The Best Loungewear for Cozying Up at Home

The Best Loungewear for Cozying Up at Home

03/24/2021

Amber Williams, a textile science lecturer at Utah State University, says fit, elasticity, color, and aesthetics are important, as these factors can really make an impact on how you feel wearing clothes, but you also want to make sure you're wearing fabri...

The National Center for Agricultural Literacy is Creating a Certificate Program for Teachers

The National Center for Agricultural Literacy is Creating a Certificate Program for Teachers

02/10/2021

Though agriculture is central to life, puts science and other STEM subjects into practice, and is tied to economics, business and social sciences, Americans get little formal education about it...

USUE Welding Program

USUE Welding Program

02/03/2021

As their website states, Utah State University Eastern is Utah’s “best kept secret”. With low tuition rates, one-on-one instruction, and exciting student athletic events, USUE is a great place to start your secondary education.

Tyson Sorensen Honored with USDA Early-Career Teaching Award

Tyson Sorensen Honored with USDA Early-Career Teaching Award

12/16/2020

Tyson Sorensen, an assistant professor of agricultural education, was one of just three educators in the country recently recognized with an early-career teaching award from United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).

Teens, preteens copilot planes as Girls Aviation Program wraps up

Teens, preteens copilot planes as Girls Aviation Program wraps up

10/13/2020

4-H Cache Makers and the Utah State University Women in Aviation Society are teaching science, technology, engineering and math in aviation to young girls as part of a program to spark their interest in flying aircraft.

Abby L. Marlatt First Faculty for Domestic Sciences

Abby L. Marlatt First Faculty for Domestic Sciences

04/30/2020

Abby L. Marlatt was on the first faculty of the Utah Agricultural College (UAC) and fostered study of the Domestic Sciences in a single, barely equipped room in the basement of the Main Building.

Abby L. Marlatt First Faculty Domestic Sciences

Abby L. Marlatt First Faculty Domestic Sciences

04/30/2020

Abby L. Marlatt was on the first faculty of the Utah Agricultural College (UAC) and fostered study of the Domestic Sciences in a single, barely equipped room in the basement of the Main Building

Honors for USU Agricultural Education at Regional Conference

Honors for USU Agricultural Education at Regional Conference

10/14/2019

A corps of USU agricultural education students and faculty recently attended the Western Region Conference of AAAE in Anchorage, Alaska, and brought home top honors for their research.

Honors for USU Agricultural Education at Regional Conference

Honors for USU Agricultural Education at Regional Conference

10/14/2019

A corps of USU agricultural education students and faculty recently attended the Western Region Conference of AAAE in Anchorage, Alaska, and brought home top honors for their research.

USU's School of Applied Sciences, Technology and Education is Divided and Growing

USU's School of Applied Sciences, Technology and Education is Divided and Growing

10/09/2019

Under the new administrative structure, Lawver will oversee programs that train future secondary school teachers of family and consumer sciences, technology and engineering, agriculture, and business education.

USU’S School of Applied Sciences, Technology and Education is Divided and Growing

USU’S School of Applied Sciences, Technology and Education is Divided and Growing

10/09/2019

Under the new administrative structure, Lawver will oversee programs that train future secondary school teachers of family and consumer sciences, technology and engineering, agriculture, and business education.

Cache Air Fest '19 Will Celebrate 80 Years of Aviation at USU

Cache Air Fest '19 Will Celebrate 80 Years of Aviation at USU

06/12/2019

To celebrate the 80th anniversary of the aviation technology program at Utah State University, the newly formed Cache County Aviation Association is hosting Cache Air Fest ’19, June 28-29.

Cache Air Fest '19 Will Celebrate 80 Years of Aviation at USU

Cache Air Fest '19 Will Celebrate 80 Years of Aviation at USU

06/12/2019

To celebrate the 80th anniversary of the aviation technology program at Utah State University, the newly formed Cache County Aviation Association is hosting Cache Air Fest ’19, June 28-29.

USU Aviation Coming to Price Campus

USU Aviation Coming to Price Campus

06/04/2019

The aviation program at Utah State University has extended to the Price campus of USU Eastern, allowing for more students at the new location. Classes begin fall of 2019.

USU Aviation Coming to Price Campus

USU Aviation Coming to Price Campus

06/04/2019

The aviation program at Utah State University has extended to the Price campus of USU Eastern, allowing for more students at the new location. Classes begin fall of 2019.

Hauling Your Food and Building Your Roads: USU Eastern Training Helps Fill Jobs that Keep the Country Running

Hauling Your Food and Building Your Roads: USU Eastern Training Helps Fill Jobs that Keep the Country Running

05/29/2019

Companies often train their own drivers, but students in the Heavy Equipment and Trucking program at Utah State University Eastern are qualified operators right out of the starting gate and are able to rapidly advance their careers.

Hauling Your Food and Building Your Roads: USU Eastern Training Helps Fill Jobs that Keep the Country Running

Hauling Your Food and Building Your Roads: USU Eastern Training Helps Fill Jobs that Keep the Country Running

05/29/2019

Companies often train their own drivers, but students in the Heavy Equipment and Trucking program at Utah State University Eastern are qualified operators right out of the starting gate and are able to rapidly advance their careers.

Teens, preteens copilot planes as Girls Aviation Program wraps up

Teens, preteens copilot planes as Girls Aviation Program wraps up

05/06/2019

Sixteen girls from Cache Valley between the ages of 10 and 17 flew an airplane at the completion of the 4-H Cache Makers Girls Aviation Program on Friday afternoon and Saturday morning.

World’s Smallest Shoe Factory Visits USU

World’s Smallest Shoe Factory Visits USU

04/30/2019

Portland-based footwear and outdoor brand, KEEN, visited Utah State University’s campus with their revolutionary, shoe weaving robot, the UNEEKBOT. The visit was a part of KEEN’s larger tour to promote the Uneek shoe and showcase opportunities for new tec...

Cache County Aviation Association to throw a 80th birthday bash

Cache County Aviation Association to throw a 80th birthday bash

04/18/2019

To celebrate the 80th anniversary of the aviation technology program at Utah State University, the newly formed Cache County Aviation Association is holding a celebration called the “Cache Air Fest ’19” June 28-29.

OPDD First Graduating Class Presents Senior Projects to Industry

OPDD First Graduating Class Presents Senior Projects to Industry

04/12/2019

OPDD students display their Senior Exhibits for Advisory Board, industry, and the general public prior to their upcoming graduation as the inaugural class from OPDD.

OPDD Teams Up With Real Salt Lake

OPDD Teams Up With Real Salt Lake

04/08/2019

OPDD student, Makell Garrett, worked with players from the Real Monarchs to better understand cleat design in order to build a better performing product for athletes.

USU and SkyWest announce New Career Pathway Program

USU and SkyWest announce New Career Pathway Program

04/02/2019

The Utah State University aviation program is partnering with SkyWest Airlines to open new pathways into the aviation industry. Students will have access to mentorships and a $15,000 tuition reimbursement after the initial operating training.

USU and SkyWest announce New Career Pathway Program

USU and SkyWest announce New Career Pathway Program

04/02/2019

The Utah State University aviation program is partnering with SkyWest Airlines to open new pathways into the aviation industry. Students will have access to mentorships and a $15,000 tuition reimbursement after the initial operating training.

Shoe 101

Shoe 101

04/01/2019

Dave Dolph of Oboz Footwear returned to USU’s Logan campus to share his experience and knowledge about footwear with the OPDD program, this time hosting a smaller workshop called “Shoe 101”. The workshop of about 10 students spent close to 4 hours discus...

USU Students Practice Skills and Philanthropy with Donated Tractor

USU Students Practice Skills and Philanthropy with Donated Tractor

02/20/2018

Members of the Ag Tech Club, routinely gain first-hand knowledge and experience with agricultural machinery in their classes. But they are currently working on restoring a donated tractor that is giving them technical experience and will support more lear...

USU CAAS Introduces Unique Degree in Partnership with BTC

USU CAAS Introduces Unique Degree in Partnership with BTC

07/26/2017

USU’s College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences partnered with Bridgerland Technical College and all the technical colleges in the state to develop this unique “stackable” degree designed for nontraditional students.

Aviation Maintenance Program Partners with Delta Airlines

Aviation Maintenance Program Partners with Delta Airlines

06/20/2017

The aviation maintenance program at Utah State University has been selected for a partnership with Delta Airlines providing students with more training to become an aircraft maintenance technician as well as increased job placement within the aviation ind...

Aviation Students Successful at Aerospace Maintenance Competition

Aviation Students Successful at Aerospace Maintenance Competition

05/23/2017

Five students from Utah State University’s Aviation Maintenance Management program took third place in the school division at the International Aerospace Maintenance Competition in Orlando, Florida.

Agricultural Educator Receives International Award

Agricultural Educator Receives International Award

11/05/2016

Rebecca Lawver, assistant professor of agricultural education in Utah State University’s School of Applied Science, Technology and Education, recently received the Educator Award at the North American Colleges & Teachers of Agriculture Conference.

New Leadership for Utah State's Outdoor Product Design and Development

New Leadership for Utah State's Outdoor Product Design and Development

08/01/2016

Utah State University’s unique, multi-disciplinary Outdoor Products Design and Development bachelor’s degree program has experienced remarkable success in its first year. A newly appointed interim director, will now oversee the growing program that has al...

USU Aviation Maintenance Team Takes First Place at National Competition

USU Aviation Maintenance Team Takes First Place at National Competition

04/21/2016

Five students from Utah State University’s Aviation Maintenance Management program recently took first place in the School Division of the 2016 Aerospace Maintenance Competition (AMC).

USU PROFESSOR ELECTED PRESIDENT OF INTERNATIONAL TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING EDUCATORS ASSOCIATION

USU PROFESSOR ELECTED PRESIDENT OF INTERNATIONAL TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING EDUCATORS ASSOCIATION

01/14/2016

Edward Reeve, a professor in Utah State University's School of Applied Sciences, Technology and Education, was recently elected president of the International Technology and Engineering Educators Association (ITEEA).

Professor Recognized for Career Achievements

Professor Recognized for Career Achievements

10/28/2015

Lindsey Shirley, an associate professor in Utah State University’s School of Applied Sciences, Technology and Education, recently received the Outstanding Young Professional Award from the College of Human Sciences at Iowa State University.

USU Aviation Advisor Receives National Award

USU Aviation Advisor Receives National Award

10/26/2015

Kaylee Roholt, an advisor in the College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences, received the 2015 Outstanding New Advisor Award from the National Academic Advising Association. The award is presented for her qualities associated with outstanding academic ad...

Exploring Space: It Takes More Than Rocket Science

Exploring Space: It Takes More Than Rocket Science

When Ray Wheeler arrived in Utah to do graduate work in plant ecology, he had a fascination with plants, a love of science and discovery, and no aspirations to be part of the U.S. space program. But that changed when he was introduced the NASA space resea...

USU and SkyWest announce new career pathway program
FAA-designated Nevada UAS Test Site Selected for 2019 NASA Unmanned Traffic Management Capstone Operation

FAA-designated Nevada UAS Test Site Selected for 2019 NASA Unmanned Traffic Management Capstone Operation

On 15 February 2019, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) publicly announced the State of Nevada as an award recipient for the Unmanned Aircraft Systems Traffic Management (UTM) Technical Capability Level (TCL) 4 operation.