Navigation Links
Louisiana Tech University professor earns national honor from Society of American Foresters
Date:11/5/2012

RUSTON, La. -- The Society of American Foresters has named Louisiana Tech University School of Forestry Associate Professor and Associate Director A. Gordon Holley as its 2012 Carl Alwin Schenck Award winner.

Holley received the award at the 2012 Society of Foresters National Convention held Oct. 24-28 in Spokane, Wash. The Schenck Award recognizes outstanding performance in the field of forestry education. This award recognizes individuals whose educational efforts exemplify those of Schenck, founder of the Biltmore Forestry School.

Holley, who holds the Bobby J. and Laura B. Neill Professorship in Louisiana Tech's School of Forestry, started his career as a teaching assistant at Stephen F. Austin State University (SFA), where he taught 12 sections of an Introduction to Forestry laboratory while working toward his master's degree. Later Holley assisted with a graduate-level biometrics course and a forest resource management planning course.

In 1998, upon completing his Ph.D., Holley became an instructor at SFA from 1999 to 2005, he served as assistant professor at Oklahoma State University (OSU) where he taught Forest Measurements I&II, Forest Economics and Finance and Timber Management.

Holley joined the Louisiana Tech staff in 2005 and has served as Forestry Club advisor at both OSU and Louisiana Tech. He has also served on committees for effective teaching and undergraduate education, as well as on subcommittees related to undergraduate advisement and student profiles while at OSU.

Soon after arriving at Tech, Holley helped redesign the forestry school's summer camp in response to student's expressed need to have a greater proportion of instruction in the field and created an annual, two-week spring trip to Honduras for Tech forestry students.

Holley has been honored numerous times for his dedication to instruction and been the recipient of several awards, including Louisiana Tech's College of Applied and Natural Science's 2007 Outstanding Instructor of Upper Level Courses Award and the 2008 Scholarly Activity Award, Oklahoma State University's 2002 Outstanding Advisor Award (OSU) and OSU's Department of Forestry's Outstanding Professor for 1999-2000, 2001-2002, and 2002-2003.


'/>"/>

Contact: Dave Guerin
dguerin@latech.edu
318-257-4854
Louisiana Tech University
Source:Eurekalert  

Related biology news :

1. BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill exacerbated existing environmental problems in Louisiana marshes
2. High-strength material advancements at Wayne State University may lead to new, life-saving steel
3. Baylor University scientist receives major grants for health research on 1991 Gulf War veterans
4. University of Toronto study demonstrates impact of adversity on early life development
5. The George Washington University Researcher received $1.7 million to study solar cement
6. The 2013 HFSP Nakasone Award goes to Stephen Quake of Stanford University
7. University of Tennessee, ORNL lead national team to study nuclear fusion reactors
8. Rockefeller Universitys Pearl Meister Greengard Prize to be awarded to RNA researcher Joan Steitz
9. Yale Universitys Joan Steitz awarded 2012 Vanderbilt Prize
10. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign awarded 5-year grant from NASA
11. University of Alberta medical scientists first in the world to look at structure of vital molecule
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Louisiana Tech University professor earns national honor from Society of American Foresters
(Date:4/5/2017)... -- Today HYPR Corp. , leading innovator in ... the HYPR platform is officially FIDO® Certified . ... that empowers biometric authentication across Fortune 500 enterprises and ... 15 million users across the financial services industry, however ... suites and physical access represent a growing portion of ...
(Date:4/4/2017)...   EyeLock LLC , a leader of iris-based ... Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has issued U.S. Patent ... an iris image with a face image acquired in ... 45 th issued patent. "The ... the multi-modal biometric capabilities that have recently come to ...
(Date:3/30/2017)...  On April 6-7, 2017, Sequencing.com will host the ... hackathon at Microsoft,s headquarters in Redmond, Washington ... developing health and wellness apps that provide a unique, ... is the first hackathon for personal genomics and ... in the genomics, tech and health industries are sending ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:4/21/2017)... ... April 21, 2017 , ... ... nourishing a range of emerging bio and technology start-ups, is hosting “Celebration Friday” ... This double event will start with libations and networking at 3:30 p.m. at ...
(Date:4/20/2017)... ... April 20, 2017 , ... As part of the ... challenging patient cases when screening for direct oral anticoagulant. When patients taking direct ... for bridging parental anticoagulation especially for those at high risk of thrombosis recurrence. ...
(Date:4/20/2017)... Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY ) will ... of migraine at the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) ... in Boston . ... and patient outcomes data for galcanezumab in patients with ... migraine headache days among patients with episodic migraine. Lilly ...
(Date:4/20/2017)... ... April 20, 2017 , ... Husson University will ... community’s growing body of knowledge during its Eighth Annual Research and Scholarship ... adjacent Darling Atrium. During the event, undergraduates, graduate students, and faculty members from ...
Breaking Biology Technology: