The Harrisburg Area Volkswagen Owners Club has established a scholarship at Pennsylvania College of Technology for students enrolled in a unique major that features the restoration of classic and antique automobiles.
William Bahnfleth, professor of architectural engineering at Penn State, and alumnus Joseph Firrantello are investigating the use of ultraviolet germicidal irradiation as a long-term maintenance solution for cooling coils in heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems in buildings.
Penn State’s Exercise is Medicine on Campus program has received gold level status from the American College of Sports Medicine. Penn State is among 60 colleges and universities that will be recognized for their EIMOC programs. The awards will be given as part of the 2017 Exercise is Medicine World Congress on May 31.
Penn State alumnus Jason Walker is an invited artist in "Story Telling: About Life" at the ninth Gyeonggi International Ceramic Biennale (GICB) 2017 in Korea, presented by the Korea Ceramic Foundation. The exhibition began April 22 and runs through May 28 at the Icheon World Ceramics Center in Icheon Cerapia, Gyeonggi province.
Twenty-two students will complete six weeks of fieldwork in either Senegal, South Africa or Tanzania this summer as part of their 21-credit Global Health minor capstone project. To help prepare them for the trip, health care coordinators from each of the countries visited campus last month.
Penn State Lehigh Valley is adding soccer to its list of athletic programs. A club team is forming this fall. After a year of club status, Penn State Lehigh Valley will add a men's and women's intercollegiate program.
As a business insight and analytics manager at a pharmaceutical company, Jackie Markle examines what products drive sales. A recent data mining course changed her sales strategy at work to help her company increase distribution and profit in a cost-effective manner.
The Ronald K. De Long Gallery and the Community Gallery at Penn State Lehigh Valley will present the work of nearly 100 local students who studied studio art during the fall 2016 and spring 2017 semesters in its Student Art Exhibition, set for June 26 to Aug. 10. The annual exhibition highlights excellent student work created in visual studies courses at Penn State Lehigh Valley.
Several faculty and students within the Harold and Inge Marcus Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering were honored for excellence at the Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference in Pittsburgh.
Six graduating seniors in the Penn State Smeal College of Business class of 2017 each passed five of the necessary exams toward their actuarial science accreditation -- a rare distinction, according to Ron Gebhardtsbauer, clinical associate professor of actuarial science and head of Smeal’s Actuarial Science Program.