Sachs awarded lifetime award
May 19, 2015
Carolyn Sachs, Professor of Rural Sociology and Head of Women’s Studies Department, has been selected to receive the 2015 Richard P. Haynes Distinguished Lifetime Achievement in Agriculture, Food and Human Values Award. The presentation will be made in June at Chatham University in Pittsburgh, PA.
CED student chosen as a 2015 Stand Up Award honoree
April 27, 2015
Carolyn McDonald (CED major) have been chosen as a 2015 Stand Up Award honoree and will be officially announced as a recipient Friday, April 24 at the Nittany Lion Inn.
Monnat receives Roy C. Buck Faculty Award
April 27, 2015
Congratulations to Shannon Monnat, Assistant Professor of Rural Sociology, Demography, and Sociology, for being selected as the 2014 recipient of the Roy C. Buck Faculty Award in the College of Agricultural Sciences for the publication "Race/Ethnicity and the Socioeconomic Status Gradient in Women's Cancer Screening Utilization: A Case of Diminishing Returns?”
Dunn awarded Barash Award for Human Service
April 16, 2015
Dr. James Dunn, Professor of Agricultural Economics, was awarded the 2015 Barash Award for Human Service on April 15, 2015. This award is presented annually to a full time member of the University Park faculty, staff, or student body who has contributed most helpfully and significantly, apart from regular duties, to human causes, public service activities, organizations, and the welfare of fellow human.
AEE professor emeritus passes
April 6, 2015
It is with great sadness, we share that Dr. Dennis Scanlon, professor emeritus, passed away on April 2nd. Dr. Scanlon positively impacted many lives as a teacher educator, mentor, and friend. He will be greatly missed.