Professional & Academic Award of Excellence

The Professional and Academic Award has been established to promote and recognize excellence in job performance among P&A personnel in the Department of Plant Pathology.  

Kristen Cooper

2017 Recipient: Kristen Cooper

Cooper supports the information needs of the entire Department, including faculty, staff, visiting scholars, and students. She is essential to the departmental mission in teaching and research. In fact, Cooper is an active participant in student orientation, getting them set up with appropriate reference management tools right away. She has also become known for her dynamic and lively seminars on using library databases and best practices for creating scientific posters.

Past Recipients



2016 Benjamin Held
2015 Lori Buboltz
2014 None
2013 Rebecca Curland
2012 Lindsey Otto-Hanson
2011 None
2010 None
2009 Yanhong Dong
2008 Crystal Floyd
2007 None
2006 Jason Brantner
2005 Steven Cannon