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Rep. Rodney Davis to introduce bill to award Congressional Gold Medal to Tim Nugent

Rep. Rodney Davis to introduce bill to award Congressional Gold Medal to Tim Nugent

By Maggie Sullivan

September 13, 2015

Tim Nugent founded Disability Resources and Educational Services at the University in 1948. Nearly 70 years later Rep. Rodney Davis, R-13, wants the government to recognize Nugent’s leadership.During a visit to Nugent Hall and the University‘s DRES facility, 1207 W. Oak St., Saturday Davis, announc...

ACES project receives $7 million grant to empower women farmers

ACES project receives $7 million grant to empower women farmers

By Estefania Florez

November 18, 2014

For women in many developing countries around the world, farming is a means of empowerment that can help them receive higher incomes and nutritional outcomes for their families. The College of ACES was awarded $7 million by the United States Agency for International Development to continue a project ...