The Department of Agricultural, Leadership, and Community Education is a social science unit in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Virginia Tech dedicated to advancing the priorities of the university and the college through applied social sciences, emphasizing teaching and learning in agriculture, leadership and social change, and community education and development Learn more about what ALCE can do for you.


Donna Moore, Ag & Extension Education


Kim Niewolny and graduate student Roberto Franco collaborate with mechanical engineers on NSF grant with AgrAbility to bring robotics to aid farmers with mobility impairments.  Read more>

Arogeanae Brown

Arogeanae Brown received the 2018 CALS Outstanding Masters Student Award on March 29, 2018.