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
February 2, 2021 4:30PM – 5:30PM Online
March 9, 2021 4:30PM – 5:30PM Online
Published on December 16, 2020
The $140K Growing Native American Student Pathways into Agriculture will expand opportunities and support systems for Indigenous students at MSU.
Published on December 11, 2020
Ph.D. Candidate, Chad Papa, studies savanna-forest transitions in West Africa and greenhouse gas emissions in the US forestry sector
Published on December 3, 2020
The Michigan State University (MSU) Department of Forestry is establishing relationships with Detroit learning institutions ECOTEK and University Prep Science & Math: High School (UPSM) to further education and diversity in natural resources.
Published on November 19, 2020
Nevaeh Marshall was awarded a CANR ODEI scholarship for her work in sharing Native traditions and creating welcoming environments for others.
Published on November 17, 2020
Gary Roloff, Ph.D., named chairperson for the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, effective Jan. 1, 2021.