AAHHEE Conference

National Best Thesis Award: Alumna addresses food security with honeybees

Agroecology graduate alumna Stephany Alvarez-Ventura ’11 has earned a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Fellows recognition after winning first place in the Outstanding Thesis in Food and Agricultural Sciences Competition 2013.

As the first place winner, Alvarez-Ventura was invited to the 2013 AAHHE National Conference where she will present her thesis and participate in discussions regarding food security, as well as Hispanics in Higher Education. In addition, Ms. Alvarez-Ventura will also receive a $3,000 cash prize