• Lisa Caprera, 2018 Evans Family Award for Graduate Student Extension Achievement (CoAS).
  • Allison Brown, 1st place finish in the Social and Behavioral Sciences Division of the 33nd Annual Graduate School Exhibition. ""I've got the golden ticket"-- consumer perception of premium chocolate".
  • Shannon Brady, 1st Place, 2018 Gamma Sigma Delta Research Expo, Undergraduate Human-related Division. "Satisfaction and Liking of Chocolate with Toffee in Relation to Dynamic Contrast and Mouth Behavior".
  • Christine Kosciewicz, 2nd Place, 2018 Gamma Sigma Delta Research Expo, Undergraduate Human-related Division. "Incorporation of a Crude Avocado Seed Extract (Acetogenin) into Pullulan Films to Improve the Safety of Processed American Cheese".
  • Allison Brown, 2018 Women in Flavor & Fragrance Commerce (WFFC) Flavor Scholarship.
  • Jacob Ginn, Feeding Tomorrow Undergraduate Scholarship.
  • Lisa Caprera, Feeding Tomorrow Education Division Scholarship.
  • Marielle Donohue, IFT Sensory Consumer Science Division Silver Celebration MS Scholarship.
  • Molly Higgins, Society of Flavor Chemists Scholarship.
  • Weslie Khoo, "Outstanding Service Award" from the IFT Product Development Division in recognition and gratitude of exemplary service to the IFT Product Development Division as their secretary.
  • Dr. John Coupland and Dr. Robert Chiles, Anna and Guy Bixler Memorial Award in Food Science.
  • 2nd place, Annual Ocean Spray Cranberries, Inc. Student Product Development Competition. Product name, Cran Jerky. Team consisted of Taylor Brown, Taylor Thomas, Abigail Peleschak, Michael Zaffuto, and , Kai Kai Ma.
  • Kaitlyn Frantz, 2018/2019 Keystone IFT Scholarship.
  • Jacob Ginn, 2018/2019 Keystone IFT Scholarship.
  • Molly Higgins, 2018 FIG Graduate Leadership Award.
  • Brianna Elicker, 2018 FIG Undergraduate Leadership Award.
  • Xiaoqing Tan, 1st place poster, Penn State Microbiome Research Center Networking Session.
  • Penn State Chapter of Phi Tau Sigma, 2018 Chapter of Merit Award.
  • Dr. Ryan Elias, 2018 Community of Teaching Excellence Award for the College of Agricultural Sciences.
  • Jason Klus, College of Agricultural Sciences Alumni Society 2018 Internship Award.
  • Elizabeth Tepsic, College of Agricultural Sciences, Staff Laureate Trailblazer Award, 2018.

Department of Food Science


202 Rodney A. Erickson Food Science Building
University Park, PA 16802