Morningside College
A New Major for a New Era: Applied Agricultural & Food Studies
Overview video President Reynders' video Benson's video Kern's video
Morningside College’s Applied Agricultural and Food Studies (AAFS) major—from the people who created it. Morningside president John Reynders on why the College has launched the most distinctive new food and agriculture major in the Midwest. Program director Chris Benson, class of ’94 and former executive at Tyson Fresh Meats: “Paid externships distinguish AAFS majors among employers.” Anthony Kern, professor of biology and AAFS chair, describes classes and experiences that prepare students “for success in a new era of food and agriculture.”