Division of Agriculture professor receives distinguished service award
LITTLE ROCK -- A University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture professor was recently awarded a distinguished service award for achievements spanning a career in animal science spanning more than three decades.
Tom Troxel, a professor and Associate Department Head of Animal Science in Little Rock, received the Southern Section Distinguished Service Award from the American Society of Animal Science during the society’s annual meeting, held Jan. 31 - Feb. 3 ceremony in Atlanta.
Troxel’s career began in 1983 at Texas A&M University. In 1992, he began teaching
at the University of Arkansas. Troxel has served in several positions with the society,
including President in 2001. He has also served on committees including the Extension,
Advisory, Necrology and Officer Nomination committees.
“I’ve been a part of the society throughout my entire career,” Troxel said Friday. “I’m very proud of the work I’ve been a part of there. It’s an organization dedicated to the advancement of students, and to producing solid science throughout the southern region of the United States.”
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By Ryan McGeeney
The Cooperative Extension Service
U of A System Division of Agriculture
Media Contact: Mary Hightower
Dir. of Communication Services
U of A Division of Agriculture
Cooperative Extension Service