Horticulture Faculty Recognized at University Day 2014

The purpose of the Outstanding Faculty Research Assistant Award is to recognize scholarly achievement and a level of innovation and effort that far exceeds expectations. This year’s recipient is Carolyn Breece, faculty research assistant in the department of horticulture in the College of Agricultural Sciences. Breece is the coordinator of the Oregon Master Beekeeper Program, and researches honeybee health with Ramesh Sagili.

In addition, The OSU Alumni Association Distinguished Professor Award is given to the person who demonstrates outstanding professional achievement through teaching and scholarship, service to the university and the community, and professional leadership, nationally and internationally. This year, there are two winners, Joey Spatafora, professor of botany and plant pathology, and Bernadine Strik, professor of horticulture, both with the College of Agricultural Sciences.