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Faculty & Staff Newsletter

May 2017

Pat VittumVittum Honored with National Award

Longtime turfgrass entomologist Pat Vittum, recently-retired professor in the Stockbridge School of Agriculture and associate director of CAFE, was selected to receive a 2017 Col. John Morley Distinguished Service Award from the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA). Along with two others, she was recognized during the Opening Session, presented in partnership with Syngenta, Feb. 7 at the 2017 Golf Industry Show in Orlando, Florida. She is the first woman to receive it in the organization’s history. It recognizes an individual who has made an outstanding and significant contribution in both substance and duration to the advancement of the golf course superintendent’s profession. GCSAA story.