Plant Pathology Association

The Plant Pathology Association (PPA) is an organization designed for graduate students in the Department of Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology.

PPA's mission is to present a platform to develop and discuss topics related to plant pathology and to explore and promote plant pathology within the Penn State community. Our goals are to promote academic discussion among graduate students and provide a network of support and encouragement.

PPEM Grad Student News

Michelle Paukett
Paukett Passes Qualifying Exam
September 12, 2019
Congratulations to Michelle for passing her qualifying exam on September 12.
Hanareia Ehau-Taumaunu
Graduate student awarded Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education grant
August 27, 2019
The Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) Program selected Hanareia Ehau-Taumaunu as a recipient for the 2019 Graduate Student Research Grant Award.
Melissa Mercado
AG Journeys: Melissa Mercado
August 26, 2019
At Penn State, step out of the classroom and into the greatest laboratory in the world—the Pennsylvania wilds, a hive of agricultural activity in every direction.
Terry Torres-Cruz
Torres-Cruz Passes Qualifying Exam
August 19, 2019
Congratulations to Terry for passing her qualifying exam on August 19.
Jeremy Held
Held Passes Qualifying Exam
July 25, 2019
Congratulations to Jeremy Held for passing his qualifying exam on July 25.