We asked several CAHNRS Ambassadors, excellent students who love WSU and their college, to name their favorite or most influential professors. And now we’re featuring those nominated educators in this weekly series, which runs through the summer.
Today we’re showcasing Angela Reitmeier, instructor in the Department of Animal Sciences. Here are her answers to a few questions:
Where are you from?
I grew up in North Dakota, which REALLY makes you appreciate the weather and scenery of the Palouse!
Where did you go to school?
I went to school right here at WSU in the Animal Science department! Do I have to say the year???
How did you become interested in your field?
I got on a horse for the first time when I was 8 and announced: “I’m going to do this for the rest of my life.”
Why did you want to become a teacher?
It was the perfect opportunity at the perfect time. I love my job.
What is your favorite thing about working with college students?
My favorite part about working with college students is the ability to pass down decades of knowledge into their young, energetic hands.
What advice would you pass along to students?
Take delight in learning something new EVERY day, for the rest of your life.