Professor Receives Award

July 31, 2014 in Articles, Awards

image_normalPenn State Professor Emeritus of Turfgrass Management Al Turgeon was recently awarded the Dubin Pioneer Award.

The Dubin Pioneer Award recognizes current or former University faculty, staff, and technical service employees who have distinguished themselves through extraordinary service to advance the Outreach and Online Education vision at Penn State. The recipients have made significant contributions through their work, either within Outreach and Online Education or in their respective University units.

The Award honors the memory of Dr. Samuel Dubin and his family.  Dr. Dubin was an international expert in the field of retraining.  He retired as professor emeritus of psychology and established the Lydia and Samuel Dubin lectureship series at Penn State.

Dr. Turgeon is being recognized as the first tenured faculty member to accept the challenge of teaching online at Penn State. He continues to teach online courses in the Turfgrass Management Programs offered through the Penn State World Campus.