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CALS faculty members recognized by Alumni Association, Office of Outreach and Extension

Five College of Agriculture and Life Sciences faculty members are winners of 2012 North Carolina State University Alumni Association faculty awards.

Award winners were recognized at a May 3 ceremony at the Dorothy and Roy Park Alumni Center on the Centennial Campus.

Dr. Barry Croom, professor of Agricultural and Extension Education, and Dr. John Meyer, professor of Entomology, were named 2012 Alumni Association Distinguished Undergraduate Professors, while Dr. Jennifer Campbell, assistant professor of Biology, and Dr. David W.W. Jones, assistant professor of Agricultural and Extension Education, received Alumni Association Outstanding Teacher Awards.

In addition, Dr. Grady Miller, professor of Crop Science and N.C. Cooperative Extension specialist, received an Alumni Association Outstanding Extension and Outreach Award.

Miller was eligible for the Alumni Association award by virtue of his receipt of an Outstanding Extension Service Award given by the N.C. State University Office of Outreach and Engagement and his inclusion in the Academy of Outstanding Faculty Engaged in Extension.

Three CALS faculty members were selected to receive Outstanding Extension Awards. In addition to Miller, Dr. Ben Chapman, assistant professor of 4-H Youth Development and Family and Consumer Sciences, and Dr. Lisa Guion Jones, assistant dean for diversity, outreach and engagement, received Outstanding Extension Awards.

Outstanding Extension Award winners are eligible for inclusion in the Academy of Outstanding Faculty Engaged in Extension, and both Miller and Chapman were selected for the academy.

Written by: Dave Caldwell, 919.513.3127 or

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