Please join me in congratulating the following CALS teaching, staff, and student awardees. (Note that Research and Extension awards are a separate process and are announced in the fall.) It’s awesome to see so many winning nominations this year from our department!
Carter Loftus, ALS ’14 (Natural Resources and Biology), and Devin McMahon, ALS ’14 (Biology, active in NTRES): Goldwater Scholarship
Michelle Baumflek: NTRES TA of the year
Nirav Patel: Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant in the Core Biology Program – BIOG 1440
Darrick Evensen: James Slevin Assignment Sequence Prize from the Knight Writing Institute, the Gertrude Spencer Portfolio Award from the Knight Writing Institute, and the Cornell best student sermon award (top chosen from 18 student entries) about Deuteronomy and fracking
Shorna Allred: Kaplan Service Learning Award (one of two awards chosen from 40 entries)
Sarah Gould: SUNY Award for Excellence in Professional Service
Karim-Aly Kassam: CALS Diversity Award
Joe Yavitt: NACTA (North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture) Teaching Award
Thanks to Carter, Devin, Michelle, Nirav, Darrick, Shorna, Sarah, Karim, and Joe for the commitment that has led to this recognition.