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Dr. Herschel Elliott receives 2013 Community of Teaching Excellence Award
November 22, 2013Herschel Elliott P.E., Ph.D. - Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering has been awarded the Community of Teaching Excellence Award by the Faculty Awards Committee and standing members of the Academy of Teaching Excellence in the College of Agricultural Sciences at Penn State.
Dr. Robert Shannon receives 2013 Community of Advising Excellence Award
November 21, 2013Dr. Robert Shannon has been selected by the Faculty Awards Committee, and standing members of the Academy of Advising Excellence, as a recipient of the 2013 Community of Advising Excellence Award. The Community of Advising Excellence recognizes outstanding academic advisers in the College of Agricultural Sciences.
ERM Students and Faculty Volunteer to Protect the Headwaters of Spring Creek
August 8, 2013ERM students and faculty, working with ClearWater Conservancy, have adopted two riparian buffer sites in Centre County. "The goal of ClearWater's Riparian Conservation Program is to improve stream quality in the Spring Creek watershed through the program’s four areas of focus: stream assessment, stewardship, restoration, and protection. The program educates streamside landowners on the role of vegetated buffers, restores streamside buffers in the watershed, and permanently protects riparian areas through conservation easements."-Clearwater Conservancy Students are involved in maintaining plantings, and ensuring the long-term success of these buffers.