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Ropp Agricultural Building

Location:
Ropp Agricultural Building 301 N. Main Street
Normal, IL

The Ropp Agricultural Building is home to the Department of Agriculture, and includes classrooms, several laboratories, and judging arena, and offices.

The Ropp Agricultural Building was completed in 1982 and was named for a long-time supporter of agricultural education in Illinois and at Illinois State, Clarence R. Ropp. Mr. Ropp served on the Teachers College Board from 1953–63.

Past Events

May 2016

Thesis Defense for: Lucy Loftus; AGR

Date:
Thursday, May 19th 2016
Time:
9:30 am - 11:30 am

Thesis title: DETERMINING BARRIERS TO USE OF EDIBLE GARDENS IN ILLINOIS SCHOOLS Thesis committee: Richard Steffen Nweze Nnakwe David Kopsell

June 2016

Thesis Defense for: Jason Perry; AGR

Date:
Wednesday, June 29th 2016
Time:
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Thesis title: DETERMINING THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN LEVELS OF ACHIEVEMENT IN SUPERVISED AGRICULTURAL EXPERIENCE AND CARRIER CHOICE Thesis committee: Richard Steffen Aslihan Spaulding Maria Boerngen

October 2016

Thesis Defense for: Ashley Kindred; AGR

Date:
Wednesday, October 19th 2016
Time:
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Thesis title: PERSONALITY TRAITS OF ILLINOIS AGRITOURISM ENTREPRENEURS Thesis committee: Aslihan Spaulding Richard Steffen Richard Ringer

March 2017

Thesis Defense for: Haile Townsend; AGR

Date:
Friday, March 17th 2017
Time:
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Haile Townsend to defend thesis.

Thesis Defense for: David James, AGR

Date:
Monday, March 20th 2017
Time:
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

David James will defend his thesis.

Thesis Defense for: Riley Parmenter; AGR

Date:
Thursday, March 23rd 2017
Time:
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Riley Parmenter to defend thesis.

Thesis Defense for: Richard Roth; AGR

Date:
Wednesday, March 29th 2017
Time:
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Richard Roth to defend thesis.

April 2017

Thesis Defense for: Theoneste Nzaranyimana; AGR

Date:
Thursday, April 27th 2017
Time:
9:00 am - 11:00 am

Theoneste Nzaranyimana will defend his thesis.

March 2018

Thesis Defense for: Caleb Wepprecht; AGR

Date:
Friday, March 23rd 2018
Time:
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Caleb Wepprecht to defend thesis.

April 2019

Thesis Defense for: Samuel Johnson; AGR

Date:
Friday, April 5th 2019
Time:
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Thesis defense by Samuel Johnson.

September 2019

Resume Clinic Hours

Date:
Friday, September 6th 2019
Time:
11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Ropp Agriculture Building - Conference Room 125C Bring a copy of your resume.  Career Center representative will be available to help. Friday - September 6th - 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Wednesday - September 11th - 4:oo p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Thursday - September 12th 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. For more information contact Dr. Spaulding (Spaulding@IllinoisState.edu)

November 2019

Thesis Defense for: Danielle Belon, AGR

Date:
Friday, November 8th 2019
Time:
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Thesis defense by Danielle Belon.