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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

Sara May
May Passes Doctoral Comprehensive Exam
January 18, 2019
Congratulations to doctoral candidate Sara May for passing her comprehensive examination.
Natali Ozber
Ozber Successfully Defends Dissertation
December 19, 2018
Natali Ozber successfully defended her dissertation on December 19.
Hanareia Ehau-Taumaunu
Ehau-Taumaunu Passes Oral Qualifying Exam
December 3, 2018
Congratulations to Hanareia Ehau-Taumaunu for passing her oral qualifying exam on Nov. 28.
Chauncy Hinshaw
Hinshaw Passes Oral Qualifying Exam
December 3, 2018
Congratulations to Chauncy Hinshaw for passing his oral qualifying exam on Nov. 28.
Graduate students Hanareia Ehau-Taumaunu (left) and Terry Torres Cruz were awarded SACNAS travel scholarships to present at the 2018 STEM diversity conference in San Antonio. IMAGE: PHOTO PROVIDED BY TERRY TORRES CRUZ
Graduate students receive SACNAS travel scholarships, present at STEM diversity conference
November 9, 2018
Students and faculty from the Department of Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology attended The National Diversity in STEM Conference on October 11, 2018, hosted by the Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS). The three-day conference was held in San Antonio this year and is scheduled to take place in Honolulu next year.