September 26, 2015
Lincoln, Neb. — There is growing demand for college graduates with a degree in an agricultural field. High school and transfer students can take their first step towards a career in food, water and the natural resources that sustain them by attending the Experience the Power of Red Visit Day on Nov. 5. The event is an opportunity to learn more about the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources (CASNR) at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.
During Experience the Power of Red Visit Day, attendees will explore UNL’s East Campus, and meet current CASNR faculty, staff and students. Students can learn about the college’s 30 academic programs and one pre-professional programs in areas such as animals, plants, soil, climate, golf, business, mechanization, leadership, food and forensic science.
“CASNR students are preparing to create solutions, develop innovations and make discoveries that will change the world,” said CASNR College Relations Director, Sue Ellen Pegg. “Those who attend Experience the Power of Red Visit Day will get a true sense of the CASNR experience.”
The visit will begin at 9 a.m. with refreshments and a browsing session, where students get a brief introduction to each department in the college. Following a welcome at 10 a.m., students and parents will attend academic sessions that offer more in-depth information about each academic program. The event concludes with lunch and a scholarship drawing at 12:45 p.m.. Optional tours of UNL’s City Campus and East Campus will begin at 2 p.m.
Advance registration is required by Oct. 28. To register, visit http://go.unl.edu/novembervisitday.
Sue Ellen Pegg
College Relations Director
College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources