New Mexico State University College of Agricultural,
Consumer and Environmental Sciences Dean Rolando A.
Flores. (Courtesy photo)
NMSU’s College of ACES Dean Flores receives KSU’s Outstanding Alumni Award
by Darrell J. Pehr, NMSU Marketing and Communications
As an engineer and scientist in grain processing, New Mexico State University’s Rolando A. Flores, dean of the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences, has been selected to receive the Kansas State University Department of Grain Science and Industry’s Outstanding Alumni Award.
“This award recognizes Grain Science alumni who have made a significant positive impact on or contribution to the field of grain science,” said Gordon Smith, professor and head of Grain Science and Industry at KSU. Smith said the award “represents the values and mission of the department on behalf of our alumni, faculty, staff and students.”
“The faculty, staff and students of the Grain Science and Industry department take great pride in the accomplishments and contributions of our alumni,” Smith said. “Dean Flores’ impact on our industry not only positively reflects, but also extends and enhances the visibility and reputation of our department.”
Flores has been invited to receive the award at the Grain Science and Industry Student and Industry Awards Banquet on April 20 at KSU. The event also will highlight the awards and scholarships received by the department’s students, faculty and staff at the banquet.