Ag Alumni Speaker Series

Spring 2021

  • Friday, January 29, 2021 at 11:30 a.m. - Dr. Parker Pennington, Research Fellow with the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute
  • Friday, February 26, 2021 at 11:30 a.m. - Ken West, COO for the Regional Medical Center of San Jose-HCA
  • Friday, March 19, 2021 at 11:30 a.m. - Dr. Deacue Fields, Dean and Senior Associate VP of Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences at the University of Arkansas

Speaker Series Registration

Parker Pennington's Ag Alumni Speaker Series was recorded on January 29, 2021, via Zoom.

Parker Pennington is a reproductive physiologist that has focused her research on non-domestic megafauna. Her research aims to adapt and implement assisted reproductive technologies to aid and improve endangered species populations.

Ken West's Ag Alumni Speaker Series was filmed on February 26, 2021, via Zoom.

Ken West is the Vice President/Chief Operating Officer for the Regional Medical Center of San Jose-HCA. In his role, he provides administrative oversight to the medical center, as well as overseeing multi-campus staffing and productivity. West is an LSU graduate in nutritional sciences.


Fall 2020

Our Ag Alumni Speaker Series will be held virtually this year. Connect with alumni and learn about how they entered their career paths.

George Robinson

George Robinson's Ag Alumni Speaker Series was filmed on September 25, 2020, via Zoom.

Dr. George Robinson is the President and CEO of Heartland Veterinary Partners. Dr. Robinson's resume is incredible! It includes holding public office, being a current LSU Foundation Board member, and past President of Southern University’s Foundation Board of Directors.

Anthony Ryan Auld

Anthony Ryan Auld's speaker series was recorded on October 23, 2020, via Zoom.

Anthony Ryan Auld is a 2010 graduate of the Textile, Apparel Design, and Merchandising program. Anthony Ryan has been recognized nationally for his award-winning designs in publications like Marie Claire, InStyle, USA Today, US Weekly, and OK Magazine. He was the 2015 Project Runway All Star's Winner.

Noble Guedon

Noble Guedon's Ag Alumni Speaker Series was filmed on November 6, 2020, via Zoom.

Noble Guedon is Corporate Integrated Solutions Department Manager for Goldman Equipment, the largest John Deere distributor in Louisiana. Noble is a fifth-generation farmer and an innovative thinker. He specializes in data management services and incorporating technology and machinery.


This series is hosted by the Agriculture Student Association and sponsored by Campus Federal.

Campus Federal