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Comings and Goings

Posted: December 2, 2007

New and departing faculty and staff

  • Dr. Burt Staniar joined the department in August as an assistant professor of equine science.
  • Dr. Ron Kensinger has accepted the position as Head of the Department of Animal Science at Oklahoma State University in Stillwater.  He leaves Penn State after 25 years of service.  The Department hosted a reception for Ron on December 7.
  •  Rich Stup will be leaving the Department of Dairy and Animal Science to start a new position on January 2, 2008 as branch manager of the Susquehanna Valley office of AgChoice Farm Credit.
  • Melissa Oatley is a new support staff member, working with Jon Oatley.
  • Paula Morgan filled the staff assistant position vacated by Carol Ertley in July.
  • Yang Yang is a new post-doc in Wansheng Liu’s lab.  She received her Ph. D. from China Agricultural University last summer.
  • Suzie Reding is a new graduate student working with Jon Oatley.