Robinson, Dr. Frank - 2006 Hall of Fame inductee

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Throughout his career, Dr. Frank Robinson has used his leadership and teaching abilities to bring agriculture to the community and the community to agriculture. He is an avid advocate of innovation in teaching and learning. With each progression in his teaching style, Frank has attracted more interest and involvement from students, industry partners and community members. His peers across Canada have followed his lead and adopted similar teaching philosophies. He has also helped develop the agriculture industry in Alberta. His broiler breeder research program is internationally recognized. His leadership has led to the creation of the highly successful Alberta Poultry Research Centre and his innovation fuels its expansion. But above all else, he has a gift for connecting with everyone, from fellow PhDs to students, from elementary teachers to seniors groups, and from junior high jazz bands to poultry producers around the world. Like the Pied Piper, Frank has led scores of people; from students to seniors to a greater appreciation of the impact agriculture has on everyday lives.

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This information published to the web on September 27, 2006.
Last Reviewed/Revised on October 14, 2014.