Two Beaver students receive honors

Two Penn State Beaver students have received high honors in their respective academic disciplines.

Kyung Min Kim, a senior psychology major, has been invited to present his paper, “Problems of Market Values Placed in the U.S. Education,” at the 2013 State University of New York (SUNY) Oneonta Undergraduate Philosophy Conference to be held April 11 to 13.

The announcement was made by Michael Koch, chair and assistant professor of philosophy at SUNY Oneonta, and Irene Wolf, senior instructor in philosophy at Beaver campus.

Brittany Main, a senior majoring in administration of justice, is the winner of the 2013 Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Justice Educators Undergraduate (PACJE) Scholarship Award. She will receive the scholarship and present a paper at the PACJE Conference April 5 and 6 at Penn State Schuylkill. Main was selected as the winner from a wide pool of undergraduates across the state.

The announcement was made by Alida V. Merlo, professor, department of criminology, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, and Mari B. Pierce, assistant professor of administration of justice, Penn State Beaver.

For information about Kim, contact Wolf at or 724-773-3843. For information about Main, contact Pierce at or 724-773-3549.

Last Updated April 05, 2013