Rogelio Sáenz (MS sociology ’84, PhD sociology ’86), arrived in Ames, Iowa from the Rio Grande Valley to attend graduate school at Iowa State University on Saturday, August 15, 1981. An acquaintance on his way back to the University of Iowa dropped Sáenz off at the Memorial Union. Sáenz, with only the clothes on his … Continue reading Sociology alumnus makes big impact in Latino community
Lexi Marek (’17 public service and administration in agriculture, now agriculture and society) is an executive assistant for the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship. Read more about what she’s been doing since graduation!
Hometown: Fort Dodge, IA Current city: Ankeny, IA ‘05 sociology and environmental studies, ‘07 MS sociology and sustainable agriculture Current position: Program Coordinator for the Office on the Status of Women at the Iowa Department of Human Rights What she does: I serve as the point of contact for the Office on the Status of … Continue reading Alumni Spotlight: Kristen Corey
No person should have to go hungry. That’s what Lakeisha Perkins (’18 agriculture and society) believes—and she has now dedicated her career to fighting against hunger and poverty. Perkins always knew Iowa State University was the college for her, but when she first arrived on campus, she believed she wanted to be a veterinarian rather … Continue reading One Cyclone’s fight to end hunger