The Ratcliffe Hicks School of Agriculture emphasizes “hands-on learning” and is a gem hidden among the larger schools at the University of Connecticut. The School was established in 1941 with trust money from the Ratcliffe Hicks estate. Mr. Hicks (1843-1906) left instructions in his will to start an agricultural school to encourage and support farming in New England. The School offers an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree in a wide variety of disciplines within the plant and animal science majors.
College Ambassador Blog
In this week's Ambassador blog, senior Katie reflects on how to get the most out of the college experience by doing it your own way.
"I'm a senior now and am finally realizing what true satisfaction looks like in my life. Here are three things I have learned along the way and wish someone had told me before starting college."