• Robert Roberts, Fellow of the Food Systems Leadership Institute.
  • Laura Rolon and Naomi Niyah, College of Agricultural Science International Programs Tag-Along Fund.
  • Dr. John Coupland, 2019 Community of Teaching Excellence Award.
  • Dr. Josephine Wee, 2019 NACTA Teaching Award of Merit.
  • Sharon Nieves-Miranda and Paola Loperena-González (undergrad at the University of Puerto Rico-Aguadilla), first place poster presented at the 2019 Allegheny Branch Meeting of the American Society of Microbiology
  • Lisa Caprera, Food Industry Group Graduate Leadership Award
  • David Nguyen, Food Industry Group Undergraduate Leadership Award.
  • Jacob Ginn, Food Science Undergraduate Research Scholarship, FA19.
  • Jeremy Purwo, Food Science Undergraduate Research Scholarship, FA19.
  • Jingzhang Feng, Food Science Undergraduate Research Scholarship FA19.
  • Gabriella Pinto, Food Science Undergraduate Research Scholarship, FA19.
  • Madeline Detwiler, Food Science Undergraduate Research Scholarship, FA19.
  • Jennifer Goza, James H. Arbuckle and Pamela Reese Arbuckle Scholarship in International Agriculture.
  • Laura Rolon, Northeast SARE 2019 Graduate Student Grant Award for her proposal "Using Protective Cultures to Control Listeria monocytogenes in Microbiomes from Small-Scale Dairy Production Facilities."
  • Dr. Kerry Kaylegian, recipient of the 2019 Arthur W. Nesbitt Faculty Program Development Award.
  • Allison Brown, 1st Place Poster Award on the topic of Cocoa at the Fifth International Congress on Cocoa Coffee and Tea at Jacobs University in Bremen, Germany.
  • Allison Brown, Dr. Richard L. Hall Scholarship in Flavor Science, 2019 IFT Feeding Tomorrow Scholarship.
  • Jasun Hsu, General Undergraduate Scholarship, 2019 IFT Feeding Tomorrow Scholarship.
  • Dr. John Coupland, named 2019 IFT Fellow of the Institute of Food Technologists.
  • Dr. Ryan Elias promoted to Professor of Food Science.
  • Dr. Edward Dudley promoted to Professor of Food Science.
  • Dr. Federico Harte promoted to Professor of Food Science.
  • Connor McCaney, ASEV - Eastern Section Scholarship, 2019/2020 academic year.
  • Stephanie Keller, ASEV - Eastern Section Scholarship, 2019/2020 academic year.
  • Connor McCaney, American Wine Society Educational Foundation (AWSEF) scholarship.
  • Dr. Jasna Kovac, Institut Merieux Young Investigator Award in Antimicrobial Resistance from the International Association for Food Protection.
  • Kira Rigg, College of Agricultural Sciences, Staff Laureate Customer Service Award, 2019.
  • Dr. Kerry Kaylegian promoted to Associate Research Professor of Food Science.
  • Dr. Kerry Kaylegian, Gamma Sigma Delta Extension Award.
  • Abigail Lynch, Jason Hsu, and Nora Tietjens, Keystone IFT Scholarships.
  • Xiaoquing Tan,1st Place, Graduate Biological Sciences Division, Gamma Sigma Delta Research Expo. Diversity of built environment microbiomes and their association with the occurrence of Listeria monocytogenes in three fruit packing houses.
  • Jose Urena, 2nd Place, Graduate Biological Sciences Division, Gamma Sigma Delta Research Expo. Electronic cigarette vapor induces oxidative stress and cell death in human oral cell lines.
  • Ashley Weaver, Cassidy Prince, Anjali Sapre - 1st Place, Undergraduate Human-related Systems Division, Gamma Sigma Delta Research Expo. Antimicrobial susceptibility of E. coli and S. enterica isolates used as model microorganisms in development of a rapid antimicrobial susceptibility testing method.
  • Rachel Wittmer, 2nd Place, Animal-Related Sciences Division, Gamma Sigma Delta Research Expo. Optimization of DNA extraction method from fecal pellets for gut microbiome analysis in an animal model of lupus.
  • Xiauxuan Shi, 3rd Place, Undergraduate Plant- & Environmental-Related Sciences, Gamma Sigma Delta Research Expo. Effect of sigma B factor on the frequency of Listeria monocytogenes persister cell formation in the long-term survival phase.
  • Jacob Ginn, Food Science Undergraduate Research Scholarship, SP19.
  • Jingzhang Feng, Food Science Undergraduate Research Scholarship, SP19.
  • Samuel Ziegler, Food Science Undergraduate Research Scholarship, SP19.
  • Maya Alcala, Food Science Undergraduate Research Scholarship, SP 19
  • Ben Chrisfield, College of Agricultural Sciences Graduate Student Competitive Grant.
  • Jose Urena, College of Agricultural Sciences Graduate Student Competitive Grant.
  • Susan Valimont, 25-year Service Award from CoAS

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