BROOKINGS, S.D. — The South Dakota State University College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences and the College of Education and Human Sciences announce that the 2021 Eminent Leaders in Agriculture, Family and Community award celebration is rescheduled for January 28, 2022 at McCrory Gardens in Brookings.
“We are very excited about this opportunity to recognize leaders across our state,” said John Killefer, South Dakota Corn Endowed Dean of the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences. “We encourage people to nominate deserving individuals. We look forward to seeing you in the spring.”
In light of the decision to reschedule, the nomination deadline for this year is extended through November 1, 2021
“There were a number of factors that contributed to the decision to postpone festivities,” said Angela Loftesness, Assistant to the Dean of the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Science, who coordinates the program on behalf of the university. “We want all of our honorees and guests to have the best experience possible.”
How to nominate
Official Eminent Leaders in Agriculture, Family and Community nomination forms with instructions are available online at sdstate.edu/eminent-leaders. Paper copies are available by request. All nominations must be received by November 1, 2021 to be considered for this year. The regular annual deadline is May 1. Completed nominations are accepted year round, and should be emailed to email@example.com or mailed to ELAFC Nominations; ATTN: Angela Loftesness, SDSU CAFES, Box 2207, Brookings, SD 57007.
In 2022, the event will return to the traditional date in September.
If you have questions, please contact Angela Loftesness at firstname.lastname@example.org or 605-688-6732.
About South Dakota State University
Founded in 1881, South Dakota State University is the state’s Morrill Act land-grant institution as well as its largest, most comprehensive school of higher education. SDSU confers degrees from seven different colleges representing more than 200 majors, minors and specializations. The institution also offers 36 master’s degree programs, 15 Ph.D. programs and two professional programs.
The work of the university is carried out on a residential campus in Brookings and at sites in Sioux Falls, Pierre and Rapid City, and through SDSU Extension offices and South Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station research sites across the state.
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