ODEI First Tuesday: Featuring Dr. Antomia "Mia" Farrell from the University of Kentucky
October 6, 2020 5:00PM - 6:00PM
Contact: Ayodele Daré
The Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion invites the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources community to attend the ODEI First Tuesday Event.
The October event features Dr. Antomia "Mia" Farrell who serves as as the assistant dean and director for diversity at the University of Kentucky in the College of Agriculture, Food and Environment. She also serves as the National MANRRS president.
These monthly discussions are open to all though are geared toward graduate student concerns.
First Tuesday events are an opportunity to hear from diverse scholars and professionals from the agriculture and natural resources industry, government and higher education disciplines speak about their own career and life paths, as well as their research, work or opportunities in a variety of fields.
Register to receive the online participation details. For questions, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Background on Dr. Antomia “Mia” Farrell
Dr. Antomia “Mia” Farrell, a native of Louisville, Kentucky, graduated from the University of Kentucky with a bachelor of science degree in agricultural economics. Farrell obtained her master of science degree in human development leadership with a concentration in college student personnel from Murray State University, and her Ed.D. from Murray State University in community and leadership with a concentration in agriculture.
Farrell currently serves as the assistant dean and director for diversity at the University of Kentucky in the College of Agriculture, Food and Environment (CAFE). She also serves as the National MANRRS president, is in Cohort 16 of the Food Systems Leadership Institute, is a committee member for the University of Kentucky Equality Feast, in additional to many other leadership roles.
The CANR Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion offers First Tuesdays events as an opportunity for MSU graduate students, faculty, visiting scholars, guest speakers and peers to interact outside of the classroom. Guest speakers include diverse scholars and professionals from the agriculture and natural resources industry, government and higher education disciplines.