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Congratulations Susan Brown!

Associate Chair Susan Brown has been named a 2013 winner for the SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Faculty Service. The Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence are conferred by the State University of New York to acknowledge and provide system-wide recognition for consistently superior professional achievement and to encourage the ongoing pursuit of excellence.  These programs […]

Goffinet, Cornell Cooperative Extension Recognized by New York Wine & Grape Foundation

Goffinet, Cornell Cooperative Extension Recognized by New York Wine & Grape Foundation From February 6 news release from the New York Wine & Grape Foundation: The New York Wine & Grape Foundation said a big “Thank You” to several individuals and businesses at its annual “Unity Banquet” on Wednesday, February 6 at the Hyatt Regency […]

CALS honors faculty, staff members’ achievements

Two accomplished geneticists whose work benefits farmers in New York and around the world, a skilled entomologist whose results are applicable to insects and human immune systems, and a respected adviser on nutrition and school lunch policy were among those honored Nov. 5 for outstanding achievements in their fields. Kathryn Boor, the Ronald P. Lynch […]

Marc Smith promoted to Sr. Extension Associate

Assistant Director of NYSAES Marc Smith, who has also served as an extension associate in the Department of Applied Economics and Management since 2008, was promoted to Senior Extension Associate on November 1st. As Extension Associate, Smith has brought the various strands of his education in economics and experience in public and private sectors to […]

Susan Brown receives Outstanding Faculty Award

Susan Brown, the Herman M. Cohn Professor of Agriculture and Life Sciences and associate chair of the Department of Horticulture, was one of two recipients of this year’s CALS Outstanding Faculty Awards. These awards recognize individuals for “outstanding contribution to the college in one or more of the following areas: teaching, research, extension or administration.” […]

Amy Anderson receives Staff Core Values Award

Amy Anderson, administrative assistant in plant pathology and plant-microbe biology, was one of three recipients of this year’s Core Value Staff Awards. This award was created in 2010 to honor those who show exceptional respect, honor and integrity; who promote a collegial and supportive work environment; who positively influence others and show true commitment to […]

Kevin Maloney receives NYSAES Outstanding Employee Award

Kevin Maloney, research support specialist in the Department of Horticulture, was named the NYSAES outstanding employee for 2012 at the annual Station Banquet. Maloney is the 30th station employee to receive this recognition. He has worked at the station in the grape program, the small fruits program, the apple breeding program and, along with Jim […]

Perrine, Shaulis Award Winners Announced

Yang Bai, Ph.D. candidate in the Graduate Field of Horticulture, is the recipient of the 2012 Perrine Award.  David Perrine (Pomology ’22), a prominent orchardist from Centralia, Ill., established the award in memory of his wife, Fanny French Perrine.  The award supports research by an undergraduate or graduate student in pomology.  Bai is investigating apple […]

News from ASEV

News from last week’s American Society for Enology and Viticulture (ASEV) meeting in Portland, Ore., via Alan Lakso: Cornell had five ASEV scholarship winners, the most of any university: Lindsay Jordan (Horticulture, Vanden Heuvel Lab), Amanda Sims (Horticulture, Lakso Lab), Paola Leonor Barba Burgos (Plant Breeding, Reisch Lab), Charles Frohman (Food Science and Technology, Mira […]

Malcolm Bourne Receives 2011 Appert Award

by Kelly Hensel Malcolm Bourne, Emeritus Professor of Food Science, Cornell University, was honored as the recipient of the 2011 Nicholas Appert Award on Saturday, June 11, at the Awards Celebration. Robert Gravani, IFT President, presented Bourne with the award, which is IFT’s highest honor and is given annually to an IFT member for preeminence […]

2011 Perrine Award

David Perrine, a prominent orchardist from Centralia, Illinois established the Perrine Gift in memory of his wife, Fanny French Perrine. Each year a Cornell student is awarded the Perrine Award because of their work not only in the classroom, but also in the fields. This year’s recipient is Judson Ward, a PhD student in Plant […]

Honorary Degrees for Experiment Station Leaders

New York State Agricultural Experiment Station (NYSAES) Director Thomas Burr and his predecessor, James Hunter, were awarded honorary degrees at Hobart and William Smith Colleges during commencement ceremonies in Geneva on May 15.

2010 NYSAES Awards

The Perrine Award Goes to Cornell Student at Geneva Leo Dominguez, a graduate student in horticulture who is pursuing a master’s degree in the employee degree program at Cornell University, has been named the recipient of the 2010 Perrine Scholarship. David Perrine, a prominent orchardist from Centralia, Illinois, established the gift in memory of his […]

CALS Alumni Association Supports $4,000 Internship at Geneva Experiment Station

At their spring meeting held in Geneva in May, the board of directors of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences’ (CALS) Alumni Association voted to allocate $4,000 to the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station (NYSAES) to fund promising research by a Cornell student at the Geneva campus this summer. The grant is being […]

2010 Michael G. Villani Award

The Department of Entomology staff awarded the 2010 Michael G. Villani Award to Masanori Seto on May 28, 2010. This award is for graduate research and may be used for laboratory and field research, travel, special thesis publication costs or other items. The policy of having the awardee chosen by the permanent technical and academic […]

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