Faculty and Staff Awards Banquet winners

The University’s Annual Faculty and Staff Awards Banquet was held on August 28th.  Among the award recipients were several individuals from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

Nada Tamim, director of undergraduate programs for the Department of Animal and Poultry Sciences, received the Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Academic Advising.

Retired programmer in the Department of Crop and Soil Environmental Sciences Ted Ellmore received the Staff Career Achievement Award.

Alex Niemiera, professor of horticulture, was the 2016 recipient of the William E. Wine Award for excellence in teaching.

Stephen Hopkins, Virginia Cooperative Extension Agriculture and Natural Resources agent in Central District, and David Close, a consumer horticulture Extension specialist and state Master Gardener coordinator received the Alumni Awards for Excellence in Extension in the agent and specialist category, respectively.

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