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Jill Rucker

Jill Rucker

Assistant Professor

Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences

(TAEC)-Agricultural Education, Communications and Technology

Phone: 479-575-2035

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  • Agricultural communications and leadership curriculum development
  • Industry perceptions of desired leadership and communications competencies
  • Personal leadership and communications developmen
  • AGME 2903 - Application of Microcomputers
  • AGED 3153 - Leadership Development in Agriculture - Spring
  • AGED 4243 - Graphic Design in Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences
  • AGED 4343 - Communication Campaigns
  • AGED 4443 - Principles of Tech Change
  • AGED 5033 - Developing Leadership in Agricultural Organizations
  • AGED 5563 - Thesis Proposal Development
  • AGED 4153 - Survey of Leadership Theory in Agriculture
  • AGED 4163 - Leadership Analysis Through Film
  • Ph.D., Agricultural Education w/Emphasis in Agricultural Leadership and Communications, Oklahoma State University, 2010
  • M.B.A., Oklahoma State University, 2003
  • B.S., Marketing, Oklahoma State University, 2000

Professional Experience

  • Assistant Professor of Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communications, University of Georgia, 2010 - 2012
  • Lecturer and Graduate Assistant, Agricultural Communications and Leadership, Oklahoma State University, 2008 - 2010
  • Assistant to the Vice President for Student Affairs, Oklahoma State University, 2004 - 2007
  • Financial Services Advisor and Business Development Officer, Stillwater National Bank, 2002 - 2004
  • Manuscript Reviewer, ACE, AIAEE, ALE, NACTA, 2010 - Present
  • Member, ACE Research and Academic SIG, 2012 - Present

Service

  • Sigma Alpha Agricultural Professional Development Sorority, faculty advisor, 2015 - present
  • AECT Scholarship Committee, chair, 2014 - present
  • Agricultural Communicator of Tomorrow, faculty advisor, 2013 - present
  • Association of Leaders Educators Conference Committee, hospitality chair, 2013 - present
  • Arkansas FFA Agricultural Communications Career Development Event, Judge, 2012 - present
  • Outstanding Manuscript, SAAS, 2016
  • University of Arkansas Outstanding Faculty Member, 2016
  • Distinguished Manuscript, SAAS, 2016
  • Distinguished Research Poster, SAAS, 2016
  • Outstanding Research Paper Presentation, Second Runner-UP, SAAS, 2015
  • UGA Teaching Academy Fellows, member, 2012
  • UGA Early Adopters eLearning Commons, member, 2012
  • Outstanding Research Paper, First Place, NAAE, 2010