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Elise A Lofgren

Youth Development and Agricultural Education 

  • Bilsland Dissertation Asst-YDAE MR
  • Bilsland Dissertation Fellowship-YDAE MR
Agricultural Administration Building Room 221
615 W State Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2053

Graduate Student Profile
 Elise Lofgren is a PhD student in the Youth Development and Agricultural Education department. She is very passionate about horses and was very active on intercollegiate equestrian riding teams as well as student organizations during her undergraduate years at Murray State University. She founded and coached the Murray State University Dressage team, which was awarded as the "Most Improved Student Organization" for the 2013-2014 year for Murray State University. In the summer of 2014, she was invited as a speaker in an educational technology workshop at the NACTA conference in Bozeman, Montana. Her passion is in utilizing innovations in informational technologies to enhance the way people communicate and learn within the equine industry as well as in equestrian disciplines.  

M.S. Murray State University Field of Study: Animal Science
B.S. Murray State University  Field of Study: Animal Science 

Professional Activities
Purdue Graduate School Social Media Ambassador, 2014;
Graduate Teaching Assistant for ANSC 101 and ANSC 102 (Fall 2014) 

Research Interests
Using social media and new informational technologies to enhance learning and educational opportunities within the equine/equestrian industry, formal education, extension practices, equitation science, cultural impact in the equine industry.

Committee Members
Dr. Colleen Brady (Advisor)

Funding Sources
Departmental Assistantship

Youth Development and Agricultural Education, 615 West State Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907 USA, (765) 494-8423

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