Glen Oaks Community College welcomes Angela King as the new program coordinator for Glen Oaks partnership agricultural programs with Michigan State University Institute of Agricultural Technology.
In her new role, King will recruit and advise prospective students for the Associate of Applied Science in Agricultural Operations. Students will take courses from Glen Oaks and the MSU College of Agriculture and Natural Resources that emphasize fundamentals of crop management and business of agriculture. Students study such fields as soil science and water resource management, plant science, crop disease and pest management, natural resource and land management, emerging technologies, and regulations. These classes will meet the requirements for a MSU certificate.
King also works at the St. Joseph County Farm Bureau where she serves as the administrative manager. Prior work experience includes working as a field inspector for Monsanto and as a substitute teacher.
King has a master’s from Liberty University and a bachelor’s from Western Michigan University.
A 21-year 4-H leader in St. Joseph County, King has had an interest agriculture for over 25 years. She resides on and helps manage the family farm, and she has served as a volunteer in the FFA.