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Kudos & Awards

Animal Science Kudos & Awards

2019 Maynard Award winners and Advisors - Mike Van Amburgh, Rodrigo Molano, Ananda Fontoura and Joe McFadden

Awards given at Annual Cornell Nutrition Conference

Four graduate students received awards at the 81st Annual Cornell Nutrition Conference. Ananda Fontoura and Rodrigo Molano received the Leonard A. Maynard Graduate Award and Michael Dineen and Michael Miller (Miner Institute/UVM) received the Charlie Sniffen Graduate Student Award. Learn more about the awards.

Ewa BachminskaEwa Bachminska, Graduate Student

received a grant from Cornell Institute for European Studies to research conservation education in Poland in the summer 2019. It will help her include more wildlife conservation in the classes that she teaches at Cornell.

Tom Overton and Karl Czymmek Tom Overton and Karl Czymmek

were awarded the title of "AGR Faculty Member of the year", by Alpha Gamma Rho - Zeta Chapter.  Read more about the award from AGR.

Debbie Grusenmeyer posing with Junior Dairy Leader program participants Debbie Grusenmeyer awarded for inspiring youth

The Sav-A-Caf® Youth Impact Award annually recognizes mentors who inspire youth to be passionate about animal agriculture. Grusenmeyer leads the way for New York dairy youth by developing, coordinating and implementing programs. She serves as the PRO-DAIRY youth specialist and statewide 4-H dairy programmer. The cornerstone of her program is Junior DAIRY LEADER, founded in 2000 for youth, ages 16-19, with an interest in exploring dairy careers.  Read more about the award from Sav-A-Caf.


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