NTRES Faculty, Staff, and Student Awards

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.