FVSU entomology professor snags key professional award

April 16, 2014 - Fort Valley State University’s resident insect expert recently received top honors from one of the nation’s leading entomological societies. Fulbright Specialist Dr. George Mbata, an FVSU biology chair and entomology professor, received the Southeastern Branch of the Entomological Society of America’s Distinguished Achievement Award in Teaching during the organization’s 2014 annual meeting in Greenville, S.C. last month.

The Entomological Society of America is an organization that serves the professional and scientific needs for entomologists and researchers in related disciplines. The society’s southeastern branch includes Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

To qualify for the award, Mbata had to be nominated by one of his fellow peers.

For details, contact Mbata at (478) 825-6550.

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Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 14:00

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