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The fully online, non-thesis Master of Food Technology degree provides working professionals the opportunity to learn from food industry experts and top food science and technology researchers. Learn more at the program website:

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Congratulations to Dr. Casimir Akoh for recent awards recognizing his service and accomplishments.

Dr. Akoh received the 2021 WSU Black Alumni Faculty Excellence Award. This award was given November 20th, 2021, and serves to honor truly exceptional accomplishments of those who demonstrate the highest levels of leadership, performance, and excellence in their respective fields.

Dr. Akoh received the 2022  American Oil Chemists' Society (AOCS) A.R. Baldwin Distinguished Service Award for distinguished service to the AOCS. This award was presented by the AOCS Governing Board, sponsored by Cargill, Inc. Dr. Akoh served as president of AOCS from 2008-2009 and will accept this award at the 2022 AOCS Annual Meeting & Expo in Atlanta, Georgia.

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