The College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR) fosters a culture where every member of the community feels values, supported and inspired to achieve individual and common goals with an uncommon will.
The You Belong Here initiative is supported by the CANR and the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (ODEI).
Supporting a sense of belonging
You Belong Here ways to connect include:
- Take a photo by the You Belong Here door.
- Nominate faculty and staff members for You Belong Here Champion Award.
- Participate in Intercultural CANR events and learn about the initiative.
- You Belong Here Champion Award.
Celebrating Women in Science at Our Table
MSU AgBioResearch and the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources celebrated women in STEM fields at the February Our Table event. The panelists and attendees discussed ways to grow and advocate for women and underrepresented groups moving forward.
MSU BLACK HISTORY
Talesha Dokes, Ph.D., reflects on Myrtle Craig Mowbray
Talesha Dokes, Ph.D., was the first African American woman to earn a doctorate degree in fisheries and wildlife from Michigan State University. Dokes reflects on Myrtle Craig Mowbray's contributions as the first African American woman to graduate from Michigan Agricultural College in 1907.Find out more
MENTORING THE FUTURE
Leading the Way
The College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, through several different programs, works to mentor beginning faculty, young alumni and students. In this video, you’ll meet a student, Ty’Carria, who is studying fisheries and wildlife; and Alexis Horton, who works with the Department of Natural Resources. Both women are benefitting from mentorship opportunities provided through the college’s Multicultural Apprenticeship Program, a summer program for high school students in Michigan.LEARN MORE
March 5, 2021 – March 26, 2021 Virtual
March 9, 2021 4:30PM – 5:30PM Online
Socioeconomic Equity in Higher Education During the Time of COVID-19: A Conversation with Dr. Anthony Jack
March 17, 2021 3:00PM – 4:00PM Zoom
March 19, 2021 11:00AM – 12:00PM Online
Published on February 24, 2021
MSU Entomology graduate students describe the value of recognizing socioeconomic barriers in higher education and their desire for change in the system.
Published on February 10, 2021
In our first-ever at a glance update, we are sharing highlights of how we and our partners are changing to work more equitably and inclusively.
Agricultural professionals in extension services worldwide build new relationships between culturally diverse systems
Published on February 9, 2021
Michigan State University and India’s National Institute of Agricultural Extension Management collaborate on a new book, “Innovations in Agricultural Extension.”
MSU alum Dr. Jennifer Brown is now the Vice Provost and Dean for Undergraduate Education at U.C.-Riverside
Published on February 5, 2021
After earning her Ph.D. in Horticulture at MSU, Jennifer Brown has had a full and thriving career in higher education.
Published on February 3, 2021
Belizean, Costa Rican and Brazilian panelists share more about their warm and welcoming cultures.