MANRRS Hosting Social and Interest Meeting, All Majors Welcome

MANRRS is housed in Bumpers College, but the club is open to all students from any major.
Micayla Blair

MANRRS is housed in Bumpers College, but the club is open to all students from any major.

The U of A MANRRS chapter is hosting a social and interest meeting today for anyone on campus interested in learning more about the group.

The event is 4:40-6 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 14, on the Hawkins Family Terrace on the south side of the AFLS Building. All interested students, from any major, are encouraged to join the group for pizza, to learn more about membership and meet this year's officers and advisers.

MANRRS is Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Related Sciences. Its goal is to link student scholars and professionals from across all three areas, and students from any major are welcome. U of A's MANRRS chapter is housed in the Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences.

The social is a great opportunity to learn about MANRRS as well as a networking opportunity.

The president is Jimena Rodriquez (jr109@uark.edu) and the treasurer is Maricela Maqueda (mamaqued@uark.edu). They can be contacted for questions or more information.

About the Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences: Bumpers College provides life-changing opportunities to position and prepare graduates who will be leaders in the businesses associated with foods, family, the environment, agriculture, sustainability and human quality of life; and who will be first-choice candidates of employers looking for leaders, innovators, policy makers and entrepreneurs. The college is named for Dale Bumpers, former Arkansas governor and longtime U.S. senator who made the state prominent in national and international agriculture. For more information about Bumpers College, visit our website, and follow us on Twitter at @BumpersCollege and Instagram at BumpersCollege.

About the University of Arkansas: As Arkansas' flagship institution, the U of A provides an internationally competitive education in more than 200 academic programs. Founded in 1871, the U of A contributes more than $2.2 billion to Arkansas' economy through the teaching of new knowledge and skills, entrepreneurship and job development, discovery through research and creative activity while also providing training for professional disciplines. The Carnegie Foundation classifies the U of A among the top 3% of U.S. colleges and universities with the highest level of research activity. U.S. News & World Report ranks the U of A among the top public universities in the nation. See how the U of A works to build a better world at Arkansas Research News.

Contacts

Jacquelyn Wiersma-Mosley ,professor of human development and family sciences
School of Human Environmental Sciences
479-575-4688, jwiersma@uark.edu

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