Georgia College & State University has named Dr. Veronica L. Womack as the first executive director of its brand-new Rural Studies Institute (RSI). “The creation of RSI is timely as rural communities are challenged to successfully participate in the global economy,” said Womack. “Georgia College is launching this institute as a university-wide effort that will […]
By Cowgirl Candace What’s the most nutritious, low-cost feed farmers should use on today’s goat farms? Graduate student Victoria Fitchett, 27, has spent summer 2019 working on the answer. And in the most humid South Georgia conditions at Fort Valley State University’s (FVSU) Georgia Small Ruminant Research and Extension Center. “Through my research, I’m trying […]
By Cowgirl Candace | Images by Suhyoon Cho and Trarell Torrence The academic voice for the South’s rural voiceless: That’s who Dr. Veronica L. Womack is for thousands of residents of the United States’ Black Belt Region. The political scientist, rural researcher and black farmers advocate has studied the very region we were both raised […]
International organization Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) announced its 2017-18 winners in higher education marketing and public relations, and Cowgirl Candace lassoed in two significant career wins. Winning both Special Merit Awards for “Best Articles of the Year” and “Publications Writing” in the Southeast region of the United States, I actually made […]
Cowgirl Candace comes to win in the digital media game — every single time. A sweet treat to add to my equine editorial portfolio happened Feb. 7 in Nashville, Tennessee. I won a Special Merit Award during the 2016-17 Council for Advancement and Support of Education district conference for the Southeast region. My award-winning work: […]
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