Plant pathology grad student Garrett Beier '08 '13 offered assistant professor position

A current Ph.D. student in the Department of Plant Pathology, Garrett Beier (B.S. Environmental Horticulture '08, M.S. Applied Plant Sciences '13) was recently offered an Assistant Professor position in the Department of Urban Horticulture and Design at Farmingdale State College, which is located on Long Island, New York. The position involves a 50% teaching assignment in horticultural science and 50% management of the Robert F. Ench Teaching Gardens. Beier will be developing a research program focused on woody plant diseases and managing diseases in the urban landscape.