People Updates

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  • Rick LeGault – Senior Construction Coordinator, Physical Resources, DEC – Retiring September 1 after 37 years of service with U of G.


  • New Communications and Outreach Coordinator at Guelph Turfgrass Institute
    The Guelph Turfgrass Institute (GTI) welcomes Sara Stricker as its new Communications and Outreach Coordinator. Sara conducted her MSc research at the GTI in 2015–2017 and recently completed her PhD in plant pathology. Her background in turfgrass research and plant diagnostics, in combination with her experience hosting events throughout her graduate studies, will be an asset to the GTI. Sara has previously taught high school science and is passionate about science communication and outreach.