Penn State Professor Selected for the Tombros Early Career Professorship

January 16, 2015 in Awards

In February 2014, Peter Tombros ’64 AGSCI, ’68g AG EC established the Tombros Early Career Professorship in the College of Agricultural Sciences. John Kaminski, associate professor of turfgrass management, was selected as the first holder of the $500,000 professorship.

“I am very appreciative of the contributions from Peter and Ann, which will allow me to focus on expanding my research program,” says Kaminski. “These funds will be used directly to support a graduate student project. As funding becomes more competitive and difficult to obtain, the continued annual support from this professorship will serve as a primary resource to expand turfgrass research at Penn State.”

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