Awards

2011

Soil Science Education Award, American Society of Agronomy

2009

George Washington Carver Endowed Chair of Agronomy, ISU

2009

James H. Ellis Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Introductory Teaching, ISU

2008

Faculty Diversity Enhancement Award, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, ISU

2004

Best paper presentation at the 5th African Association for Remote Sensing of the Environment Conference, Nairobi, Kenya, October 18 – 22, 2004

2002

Outstanding Faculty Member Award from the Greek Community of ISU

2000

Special Award from USDA in appreciation for coordinating the 2000 national  Soil Science Institute

2000

Meritorious Service Award to programs in the School of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Alabama A&M University

1997

Outstanding teaching award from School of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Alabama A&M University

1993

Special Service Award from USAID/Niger Mission for significant contribution towards the improvement of the Sahelian  environment and the lives of rural farmers through the successful management and implementation  of the Integrated Management of Agricultural Watersheds (IMAW) Project

1982

Frank F. Riecken Soil Science Award, Department of Agronomy, ISU

 

Honors and Recognition

2010

Advisory Board member for the Center for Sustainable Rural Livelihoods (Ugandan Initiative), College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

2009

Vice President of the Association of African Agricultural Professionals in the Diaspora (AAAPD)

2006

Faculty Escort of Jun Myoung for summer commencement at ISU

2005

Chair of International Agronomy (Division A-6), American Society of Agronomy

2005

Gamma Sigma Delta Honor Society of Agriculture

2005

Phi Beta Delta Honor Society for International Agriculture

2004

Successful completion of Associate Editorship for the Journal of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Education

2004

Chair-elect  International Agronomy Division (A-6), American Society of Agronomy