Dr. Ebby Luvaga In the News

April 27, 2022

2022 Cardinal Key inducteesTwo department students were inducted into Cardinal Key April 24, along with honorary member Professor Betsy Hoffman.

March 01, 2022

Kenyan soccer team Just as the losing Super Bowl teams gift their "championship" merchandise after the big game, Iowa State's Agricultural Business Club donated their T-shirts to a soccer team nearly halfway around the world.

February 04, 2022

Learning communityMembers of the Ag Business program made two presentations Feb. 4 at the ISU Learning Communities Mid-Year Institute in the Memorial Union.

December 20, 2021

UAE study abroad 2021With passports in hand and suitcases in tow, two groups of students from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences boarded planes to study abroad during Iowa State University’s fall break. The faculty-led program to the United Arab Emirates provided students opportunities to witness international agriculture and develop a global perspective of the industry.

March 02, 2021

Dr. Ebby LuvagaEbby Luvaga, teaching professor, gave a lecture, "One Woman's Journey: From a Kenyan Village School to an American University," at 7 p.m., Thurs., March 11, as part of Women's Week at Iowa State.

January 07, 2021

2020 CyThanks honoreesTo celebrate effective teaching, advising, and mentoring, the Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT) partners with ISU Learning Communities, Multicultural Student Affairs, Student Government, and Graduate and Professional Student Senate for the annual recognition project #CyThx at Iowa State University.

December 02, 2020

Ebby LuvagaEbby Luvaga, teaching professor, has been selected as one of the twelve 2021 Women Impacting ISU. Each year, a committee of students, faculty and staff – including past calendar honorees – evaluates the nomination packets to select the final honorees. The committee chooses the 12 honorees based on their achievements in service, teaching, research, administration and involvement in campus activities, depending on each nominee’s role on campus.

May 08, 2020

Ebby Luvaga, Amy Brandau In a statement released April 10, President Wendy Wintersteen announced that all of the university’s spring 2020 commencement ceremonies were switching to an online format, including ones held by student organizations.

April 20, 2020

The Iowa Chapter of Gamma Sigma Delta, the Honor Society of Agriculture, has announced the winners of annual awards presented to Iowa State University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences faculty, students and alumni.

April 15, 2020

Dr. Amani Elobeid, Dr. Ebby Luvaga, Kevin KimleThe Iowa State University Provost's Office has announced the approval of advancements for Amani Elobeid, Ebby Luvaga, and Kevin Kimle.

February 13, 2020

Dr. Ebby LuvagaEbby Luvaga, associate teaching professor, has assumed the role of coordinator for the International Agriculture Secondary Major for all CALS majors.

January 31, 2020

Seven members of the department were recently thanked through #CyThx recognition. The #CyThx initiative was formed to help support the ISU Strategic Goal #4: "to enhance and cultivate the ISU experience where faculty, staff, students, and visitors are safe and feel welcomed, supported, included, and valued by the university and each other.” The initiative invites Cyclones to share “Who makes you feel like a valued member of the ISU community?”

March 05, 2019

Ebb LuvagaEbby Luvaga, senior lecturer, was a featured speaker at the Foreign Agricultural Service Junior Professional Advisory Committee (FAS JPAC) & Women in Agriculture Event at the USDA in Washington D.C. March 1, 2019.

January 08, 2019

Panama study abroad groupEbby Luvaga, senior lecturer, left Iowa Dec. 28, 2018 to lead a group of 17 CALS students on a study abroad trip to Panama, a trip she's been conducting since 1999. 

November 19, 2018

Ebby LuvagaEbby Luvaga, senior lecturer, was featured in the the CALS "Spirit of Thanksgiving" video.

July 17, 2018

Dr. Ebby Luvaga at Zoe School, NigeriaEbby Luvaga, senior lecturer, has been in Nigeria since July 11, participating in a faculty exchange visit in Nigeria through the Mandela Washington Fellowship, the flagship program of the Young African Leadership Initiative (YALI). YALI empowers young African leaders through academic coursework, leadership training, mentoring, networking, professional opportunities, and local community engagement.

March 27, 2018

2018 Cardinal Key inducteesTen students from the Department of Economics were inducted into the Cardinal Key Honor Society at the induction ceremony held Sunday, March 25, 2018 at the Iowa State University Alumni Center. Of the inductees, seven were ag business majors, two economics, and one business economics.

November 28, 2017

Ebby LuvagaEbby Luvaga, senior lecturer, accompanied by Dr. Theressa Cooper, Assistant Dean for Diversity in CALS, traveled to Nigeria during Thanksgiving break where they reunited with the Cochran Fellows that they hosted this past September. They were invited to participate in the 4th Annual Agra Innovate conference in Lagos, Nigeria.

September 21, 2017

Cochran Fellowship Program visit to Iowa StateEight agricultural professional women from Nigeria are visiting Iowa State’s Global Programs and Economics Departments this week as part of the USDA’s Cochran Fellowship program.

September 18, 2017

Keri JacobsKeri Jacobs, assistant professor, gave a presentation Sept. 15 on the cooperative business model in the U.S. and agricultural cooperatives in Iowa to a group of Nigerian women visiting Iowa.

August 28, 2017

Olaniyi Akinkunmi EluwoleOlaniyi Akinkunmi Eluwole, of Keffi, Nigeria, was named to the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders, taking part in a six-week Academic and Leadership Institute, followed by a trip to the Mandela Washington Fellowship Summit in Washington, DC. In addition, Olaniyi earned a place in a select group remaining in the United States and participating in a six-week professional development experience here at Iowa State. He is meeting with organizations and people who are willing to build relationships, offer grants, and other opportunities to aid his work in Nigeria.

June 21, 2017

Undergrad orientation All through June, academic advisers Amy Brandau, Ron Deiter, and Ebby Luvaga are conducting several undergraduate two-day orientation sessions for new students.

April 13, 2016

Ebby Luvaga, Celina Young, Trey Forsyth, Joni ErwinThree ag business students, Celina Young, Trey Forsyth, and Joni Erwin, were inducted into Cardinal Key on Sunday, April 10, 2016. Dr. Ebby Luvaga, a member of Cardinal Key, currently serves as one of honorary advisers.