Dr. Ebby Luvaga In the News
Ebby Luvaga, associate teaching professor, has assumed the role of coordinator for the International Agriculture Secondary Major for all CALS majors.
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?”
Ebby 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.
Ebby 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.
Ebby 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.
Ten 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.
Ebby 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.
Keri 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.
Olaniyi 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.
Three 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.