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NMSU Professor Tom Dormody receives agricultural Senior Fellow Award

Tom Dormody, Regents Professor in the Department of Agricultural and Extension Education at New Mexico State University’s College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences was honored by the American Association for Agricultural Education as a Senior Fellow. The award was presented in May of 2017 at AAAE’s annual conference in San Luis Obispo, California. The award recognizes members of the association who have made exceptional contributions to their profession and who have more than 20 years of active service at the collegiate level.


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Tom Dormody, Regents Professor in New Mexico State University’s Department of Agricultural and Extension Education, poses with his wife, Joan Dormody, after being honored by the American Association for Agricultural Education as a Senior Fellow. He received the award in May of 2017 at AAAE's annual conference in San Luis Obispo, California. (Courtesy photo)

“I think being named an AAAE Senior Fellow demonstrates to my profession and colleagues that NMSU provides faculty with sustained support to realize sustained success in a higher education career like mine in Agricultural and Extension Education,” Dormody said. “For future junior faculty considering a position in our department, they will know that they will receive excellent support and mentoring, and achieve great things if they come to NMSU.”

Dormody is the first faculty member in AXED to receive this recognition.