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Marc Cubeta elected MSA Fellow

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Marc Cubeta was recently elected as a Fellow of the Mycological Society of America (MSA). MSA Fellows are members who are outstanding mycologists on the basis of a solid record of mycological research, successful teaching and development of teaching materials for mycology, and significant service to the Society. This award is meant to recognize a core group of mid-career mycological achievers and outstanding MSA volunteers.

Kestrel McCorkle named a 2014 CALS Outstanding Teaching Assistant

Kestrel McCorkle named a 2014 CALS Outstanding Teaching Assistant
Kestrel McCorkle named a 2014 CALS Outstanding Teaching Assistant

Kestrel McCorkle, a NCSU Plant Pathology PhD student, was awarded a CALS Outstanding Teaching Award for 2014. As a recipient of this award, Kestrel was awarded a plaque and a check for $1000 for her contributions to teaching with the Department of Plant Pathology. Kestrel was also honored at the Celebration of Teaching Banquet in Riddick Hall Hearth on April 24th.

Congratulations, Kestrel!

Emma Lookabaugh awarded 2014 Paul Ecke Jr. Scholarship

Emma Lookabaugh awarded 2014 Paul Ecke Jr. Scholarship
Emma Lookabaugh awarded 2014 Paul Ecke Jr. Scholarship

Not one, but two promising students have been awarded a 2014 Paul Ecke Jr. Scholarship. The merit-based scholarship honors the late floriculture pioneer and is awarded to M.S. or Ph.D. students who are on track to become exceptional researchers or educators.

Ecke recipient Emma Lookabaugh, a doctoral student at NCSU, has extensive experience in floriculture extension work and outreach activities, including more than five years experience at a diagnostic clinic. Her doctoral research focuses on Pythium and aims to combine sound floriculture research with disease management strategies.

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