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Elizabeth Byers-Doten

Animal Sciences 

  • Senior Academic & Career Advisor
Creighton Hall of Animal Sciences Room 1058 C
270 S Russell Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907

Staff Profile
Elizabeth Byers-Doten is the academic, scholarship, and career advisor for Agricultural Communication students, in which she teaches a first-year seminar course and serves as advisor for Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow (ACT) and co-advisor for the Purdue Dairy Club.  Additionally, Elizabeth collaborates with other individuals across the college and department on communication efforts.  A West Lafayette native, Elizabeth enjoys travelling with her husband Casey, reading, judging dairy shows, raising Brown Swiss show cattle with her parents, and all things outdoors.         

M.S.Ed., Student Affairs Administration, University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse, 2015
B.S., Marketing Communications emphasis in Agriculture, University of Wisconsin-River Falls, 2013

Department Responsibilities

Advisor for students majoring in Agricultural Communication
Advisor, Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow (ACT) student organization
Townsend Communication Programs
Alumni Relations and Engagement
Internal and External Communications

Courses Taught

AGR 12100 – Introduction to Youth Development and Agricultural Education Academic Programs
YDAE 49100 – Engagement Methods and International Food Insecurity in Haiti
YDAE 49100 – Agricultural Communication Internship  

Professional Service

Member, PACADA – Purdue Academic Advising Association, 2015 – Present
Member, PAGADA – Purdue Agriculture Advising Association, 2015 – Present    
Member, Alpha Sigma Alpha Sorority, 2009 – Present 

Agricultural Sciences Education and Communication, 915 West State Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907 USA, (765) 494-8423

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