Award Winner Detail

Award: Distinguished Service Award
Univeristy: University of Connecticut
Year: 2017
Section Awarded: Northeast

Thomas Hoagland, Distinguished Service Award

Dr. Thomas Hoagland grew up South East of Boston and learned to enjoy animals at a young age. He earned his B.S. in 1973 and his M.S. in 1975 from the University of Connecticut. He completed his PhD in 1979 from Oklahoma State University. After completing a post doc at Purdue University, he returned to the University of Connecticut as an assistant professor in 1980. At the University of Connecticut, Dr. Hoagland has taught Livestock Production and livestock evaluation courses and has been advisor to the Block and Bridle Club and to AGR for many years. In addition, he has organized programs throughout New England that focus on Livestock Production. He has been the president of the Northeast Division of ASAS, the national director to the ASAS national board, and the treasurer of the ASAS. Dr. Hoagland has been active in companion animal activities throughout New England. 

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