Gary Stacey, Curator’s Distinguished Professor of Plant Sciences and investigator at the Bond Life Sciences Center, has received the 2019 President’s Award for Sustained Career Excellence. Each year, the UM System President’s Awards are presented on behalf of President Mun Choi to faculty members across the four campuses of the UM System. These highly competitive awards recognize faculty who have made exceptional contributions in advancing the mission of the University. From April to November, President’s Award recipients will be recognized at the Board of Curators meeting on their university campus, as well as at a faculty awards event hosted at each campus. The Sustained Excellence Award recognizes faculty for distinguished career-long, sustained excellence in scholarship, research or creativity, for a period of 15 or more years. According to the award site, Stacey’s impact is felt throughout the UM System, as well as on national and international stages. Learn more about his contributions at the university, state, national and international level on the awards site.