ACE Academic Programs Learning Community

The Academic Programs Learning Community focuses on undergraduate and graduate degree programs in agricultural communications or agricultural journalism. The mission of the Academic Programs LC is to provide professional development and guidance on topics related to teaching, curriculum development, and tenure and promotion among ACE members.

Utah State Unniversity

Small Farm Program logo

A university-wide program meets bi-annually to address the needs of small-acreage farmers and ranchers in Utah through training, resources and research

CAAS Utah Agricultural Products BBQ

I work as a server during the college's Utah Agricultural Products BBQ each year. The proceeds from the BBQ support CAAS student scholarships.

University Service

Communications Subcommittee of the General Education Committee, June 2014–Present

Panelist, Connections Course, August 2012–Present

Chair, Small Farms Program, April 2012 – April 2016

College Service

Volunteer, Utah Ag Products BBQ, 2011–Present

Department Service

Committee Member, Assistant or Associate Professor in Family and Consumer Sciences Education Search Committee, Fall 2015 semester

Committee Member, Lecturer in Agricultural Communication & Journalism Search Committee, Spring 2014 semester

Co-Faculty Supervisor, Mountain West Communications Conference, JCOM Department, September 2012–July 2013

Committee Member, Assistant Professor/AITC Search Committee, February 2013–June 2013 semesters

Committee Member, JCOM Generalist Search Committee, January 2013–April 2013

Committee Member, JCOM PR Search Committee, Spring 2012 semester, Fall 2012 semester, & Spring 2013 semester

Committee Member, JCOM Broadcast Search Committee, Spring 2012 semester

President, Human and Community Resource Development Graduate Student Association, The Ohio State University, June 2007–June 2008

Editorial Board Service/Review of Manuscripts

Reviewer, Journal of Applied Communications, 2013-Present

Research Poster Reviewer, Association for Communication Excellence, March 2014

Conference Paper Reviewer, Association for Communication Excellence, March 2012-2015

Conference Paper Reviewer, American Association for Agricultural Education National Research Conference, February 2013-2016

Editorial Review Board Member, Journal of Mass Communication and Journalism, December 2011–Present

Room Moderator, AAAE National Research Conference, May 2010

Conference Paper Reviewer, North Central Region Conference of the American Association for Agricultural Education, June 2013

Conference Paper Reviewer, North Central Region Conference of the American Association for Agricultural Education, June 2012

Conference Paper Reviewer, Southern Association of Agricultural Scientists Agricultural Communications Section, November 2011

Service on Grant Review Panel

Grant Proposal Reviewer, Western Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education, January 2012

Professional Organization Offices and Committee Assignment

Vice-Chair, Academic Programs Special Interest Group, Association for Communication Excellence, June 2014–Present

Vice-Chair Elect, Academic Programs Special Interest Group, Association for Communication Excellence, June 2014–June 2015

Member, Communication Committee/Member Services, Western Region of the American Association for Agricultural Education, 2012–2014

Member, Research Special Interest Group, Association for Communication Excellence, 2011 –Present

Other Professional Service

State Supervisor, Utah FFA Ag Communications CDE State Contest, 2014-Present

Volunteer and Judge, Utah FFA Ag Communications CDE State Contest, 2013

Volunteer, Texas FFA Ag Communications CDE State Contest, 2010

Co-Supervisor, Texas FFA Ag Communications CDE State Contest, 2009

Volunteer, Texas FFA Agricultural Mechanics CDE Region Contest, 2009

Co-Supervisor, Texas FFA Ag Communications CDE Practice, 2009

Volunteer, Texas FFA Regional Leadership Development Event, Public Relations, 2008

Judge, Ohio FFA Ag Communications CDE State Contest, 2007

Volunteer, Ohio FFA Ag Communications CDE Bootcamp, 2007

Get in Touch

  • Phone:
    (435) 797-3289
  • Email:
    kelsey.hall@usu.edu
  • Address:
    ASTE Building
    2300 Old Main Hill
    Logan, UT 84322-2300