College of Arts and Architecture names student marshal

University Park, Pa. -- MinSoo Kim, daughter of Sung Tae Kim and Sun Hee Bae of Changwon, South Korea, has been named the summer 2010 student marshal for the Penn State College of Arts and Architecture. The title of marshal is awarded to the student who has earned the highest overall grade-point average in the college. Kim will earn a bachelor of arts in art history with minors in French and International Art and interdisciplinary honors in art education, and a master's art education. Her master's thesis is titled, “Personal and Cultural Intricacy in Art History Classrooms.”

A Schreyer Honors College scholar, Kim has received several awards, including the 2009 College of Arts and Architecture Alumni Society Award, a 2008 Ardeth and Norman Frisbey International Student Award and a 2008 William E. and Julia Nelo Clark Excellence Scholarship. She studied abroad at the University of Nantes, France, and has been on the dean’s list every semester. She has served as an art instructor for the college’s Saturday Art Class for young children and the Center for Arts and Crafts, and she exhibited at the Penn State School of Visual Arts’ undergraduate juried art exhibition. Kim was the president and member of the Penn State Swing Dance Club, treasurer for International Christian Fellowship and co-coordinator and publicity chair for Asha for Education, which is an organization that focuses on basic education in India.

Last Updated August 17, 2010