Administrators at Penn State DuBois, in recent months, have worked to grow opportunities offered to students through career services, an area that helps to better prepare students to enter the workforce after graduation. To assist the campus in this effort, GKN Sinter Metals has sponsored a Career Services Center on campus, providing funding for these important needs.
The following is a list of academic promotions for tenured and tenure-line faculty members at Penn State, effective July 1.
United States Army veteran Kyle Bear sought out the Penn State DuBois engineering program in order to launch a second career after his service in the armed forces. He got more than he planned for already, however; while still a sophomore Bear co-authored an article on research he is conducting with a faculty member, and his work is getting international attention.
Four projects have been selected to receive funding through the Penn State College of Engineering's new Multi-campus Seed Grant program. The program aims to foster research collaborations between engineering faculty at the University Park campus and at the Commonwealth campuses.
Penn State is moving toward a University-wide health insurance requirement for the 2018-19 academic school year. In preparation for the new requirement, University Health Services (UHS) will begin collecting student health insurance information in May 2017.
Members of the public are invited to a reception, sponsored by Penn State DuBois and the DuBois Educational Foundation, to welcome new chancellor M. Scott McBride to the community. Held in conjunction with the Greater DuBois Chamber of Commerce, this After Hours Mixer is planned for 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 17, in the Hiller Building Student Union at Penn State DuBois.
Jessica Clontz, instructor in the Human Development and Family Studies Program at Penn State DuBois, has been named the DuBois Educational Foundation Educator (DEF) of the Year. She was presented with the award by past DEF president Carrie Wood during campus commencement ceremonies on Friday.
The Penn State DuBois baseball team has been selected, for the second year in a row, to play in the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) Small College World Series.
The annual Math Options Program at Penn State DuBois once again welcomed young girls from around the region for a first-hand look at some math- and science-intensive career fields on May 9. A total of 125 seventh-grade girls from nine school districts participated in the program. They were introduced to careers and everyday activities that require skills in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
This spring Penn State awarded almost 14,000 diplomas to students University-wide who are completing associate, baccalaureate, master’s, law, doctoral and medical degrees, bringing the University’s number of graduates to an estimated total of more than 800,000.
State Rep. Matt Gabler offered the commencement address at ceremonies held Friday evening, May 5, in the gymnasium at Penn State DuBois. Baccalaureate and associate degrees were conferred by Chancellor M. Scott McBride. Academic Awards for highest GPAs were presented to Brendan Keegan for associate degrees and Shalane Read for baccalaureate degrees.
Some faculty and staff members at Penn State DuBois were recognized on April 27 for their length of service to the campus. Penn State DuBois annually recognizes faculty and staff members for their years of employment when they reach personal, five-year milestones.
State Representative Matt Gabler is slated to speak at commencement ceremonies at Penn State DuBois, planned for 7 p.m. Friday, May 5, in the campus gymnasium.
This spring Penn State expects to award 13,894 diplomas to students University-wide who are completing 226 associate, 11,435 baccalaureate, 1,590 master’s, 262 law, 244 doctoral and 137 medical degrees. Following is a compilation of commencement ceremonies and speaker information for Penn State’s 24 locations.
The 78th annual Delta Mu Sigma Honors Convocation at Penn State DuBois recognized outstanding students, faculty and staff members on Friday night in the campus' Hiller Auditorium. Awards at the Honors Convocation recognize students for a wide range of accomplishments, from academic excellence, to overcoming hardships to succeed. Members of the staff and faculty were celebrated for their commitment to supporting students and for their service to the campus and community. The event is organized each year by members of the Delta Mu Sigma Honors Society.
Penn State DuBois students who received scholarships to help cover the costs of their education this year had the chance to personally thank many of the people who made those scholarships possible during a luncheon on April 20.