MTI: College of Agriculture

MTI Coordinator: Andrew Norton
Professor: Dept. of Bioagriculture Sciences and Pest Management
Office: C030 Plant Sciences

Upcoming Workshops

Working with differing Agrarian Ideologies in your Classroom
Presenter: Mike Martin
Event Contact: Andrew Norton
Date: March 28, 2017
Location: Plant Sciences E005
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description: Tuesday, March 28 in E005 Plant Science Mike Martin from DARE will present a MTI lunch on "Working with differing Agrarian Ideologies in your Classroom”. RSVP to to reserve lunch before 12:00 non Monday March 27.

Previous Workshops

Supporting First Generation and Historically Underrepresented Students
Presenter: Lucia Delgado
Event Contact: Andrew Norton
Date: November 17, 2016
Location: The Access Center
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description: Lucia Delgado will present "Supporting First Generation and Historically Underrepresented Students" at the Access Center. Please RSVP to by 5:00 pm Friday to reserve lunch.

What I learned at NCORE: College of Agricultural Science participants at the National Conference for Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education
Presenter: Arathi Seshadri, Tim Jedra, Andrew Norton, Shannon Archibeque-Engle, and Mike Martin
Event Contact: Debora Colbert
Date: September 30, 2016
Location: Plant Sciences W9
Time: 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
Description: This panel discussion will present the experiences of and knowledge gained by CAS faculty’s participation at the NCORE conference last June. NCORE is the largest conference specifically devoted to issues of race, ethnicity, gender, orientation and inclusion in higher education. Topics covered at the conference range from theory to practice with an emphasis on helping higher education institutions create inclusive educational environments. The goal of this panel presentation is to share our experiences and discuss ways that we can use them to further our College’s and University’s goals of inclusive excellence.

College of Agricultural Sciences MTI Luncheon
Presenter: Neyda Gilman and Jimena Sagas
Event Contact: Andrew Norton
Date: April 11, 2016
Location: Shepardson 102
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description: Nurturing student research skills: Reflections of a growing library partnership Neyda Gilman and Jimena Sagas, CSU Libraries. Neyda and Jimena are College Liaison Librarians, and will present on ways to include research skill development as a part of your course. Please RSVP to Andrew Norton by noon Friday April 8 to reserve lunch.

Teaching Academic Integrity
Presenter: Dr. Elaine Green, Dr. Harold Gamble
Event Contact: Elaine Green
Date: August 13, 2015
Location: Eddy 100
Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description: This session, co-lead by Dr. Harold Gamble of the CSU Jann Benson Center for Ethics, will offer suggestions for leading a class session on academic integrity during the upcoming Academic integrity Month; October, 2015.

Ag-Sci MTI Lunch: Data Management 101-Part IV
Presenter: Shea Swauger
Event Contact: Ken Barbarick
Date: April 17, 2015
Location: Plant Sciences W212
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Shea Swauger, Data Management Librarian, Digital Collection Services, will give the last of four classes on digital data management. He will guide you in a hands-on session as you use the data management plan template with sample data.

Faculty, staff and graduate students welcome. Even if you missed any of the other 3 sessions, you may still participate in this workshop and learn valuable tools for data management.

RSVP to Ken Barbarick ( is required (PLEASE! If there is significant interest, we may need to find a different room)