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December 7 - 9, 2014
Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center
Tuskegee, AL  36088 

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Tuesday, December 9
 

2:00pm

Tour 1: A Tour of the Tuskegee University Legacy Museum
Limited Capacity seats available

PLEASE MEET AT THE PAWC REGISTRATION DESK!

The Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute Museum started in the agricultural department in 1892. Undoubtedly, this is Tuskegee University's first museum. For the Professional Agricultural Workers (PAWC) 72nd Annual Conference, Tuskegee University's Legacy Museum will present a walking tour in the museum for conference participants.  This walking tour has as its core the theme Uncommon Ways. It will highlight the partnership forged between the College of Agriculture, Environmental and Nutrition Sciences and the Legacy Museum. It will consider Dr. George Washington Carver; Dr. Halle Tanner Dillon, Thomas Monroe Campbell and P. H. Polk, unique, unflinching, united, unflagging and uncommon individuals ALL!  The tour will include antique agricultural tools and implements. It will embrace the farmers who were included in The United States Public Health Service Untreated Syphilis Study in the Negro Male in Macon County, 1932-1972. Finally, there will be a review of HeLa cell research done by Carver Foundation scientists Drs. Russell Brown and James Henderson. The tour will, additionally, celebrate the 100 anniversary of Booker T. Washington's death and the 125th Anniversary of the Second Morrill Act out of which PAWC arose.



Tuesday December 9, 2014 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Tuskegee University Legacy Museum

3:30pm

Tour 2: Gardening with Vets: The Ins and Outs of Community Gardening with the Central Alabama Veterans Administration (VA)
Limited Capacity seats available

PLEASE MEET AT THE PAWC CONFERENCE REGISTRATION DESK.

Tuskegee University Cooperative Extension Program (TUCEP) established the first community garden at the CAVHCS campus managed entirely by veterans. The garden has created many new opportunities for veterans to learn new skills, including vegetable production, pest management, soil fertility, and harvesting. Participants will hear about the establishment of the garden, challenges and opportunities encountered along the way, and the impact it has had on the CAVHCS community. Following this discussion, participants will visit the veterans’ community garden at the Tuskegee campus of the CAVHCS and enjoy a tour led by veterans.

 

Speakers
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Janelle Babers

Central Alabama Veterans Health Care Service - East Campus
Central Alabama Veterans Health Care Service - East Campus
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Anne Randle

Extension Specialist, Tuskegee University
Anne Randle is an Extension Specialist at Tuskegee University with an emphasis on community gardening.
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Decetti Taylor

Tuskegee University
Tuskegee University


Tuesday December 9, 2014 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Central Alabama VA - Tuskegee Campus