The AKC Humane Fund, Inc. announced the 2022 recipients of the Sir John D. Spurling Scholarship, celebrating the human-canine bond. Each year, the AKC Humane Fund awards five full-time students enrolled in courses of study that contribute to the well-being of dogs and the advancement of responsible pet ownership. Desire Walker (SEBS’24) is one of […]
Jennifer Robertson (CC’97): Cat Woman!
Jennifer Robertson is the keeper of the Big Cat Falls exhibit at the Philadelphia Zoo. She is among the alumni acting as stewards and interpreters of nature, serving in New York City, South Dakota, and Camden. For alumna Jennifer Robertson, working at the Philadelphia Zoo isn’t like herding cats; it is herding cats. Big ones. As keeper of the Big Cat Falls […]
Celebrating First Generation Student Day: Jinayah Lighty (SEBS’25), Animal Science Major
in 2017, November 8 was selected as the date for the annual National First-Generation College Celebration to honor the anniversary of the signing of the Higher Education Act of 1965. The Higher Education Act (“HEA”) emerged out of President Lyndon B. Johnson’s War on Poverty. Being a first-generation college student is a rewarding feeling overall, […]