Alumni, friends of Penn State DuBois to be recognized for accomplishments

Three individuals will be honored for their professional accomplishments, as well as their support of the campus during the Penn State DuBois Alumni Society Awards Banquet on Oct. 17. 

This year's honorees include David Roush, a 2004 Penn State graduate, and recipient of this year's Dave Shaffer Outstanding Young Alumni Award. Roush is currently employed as an instructor of media communications at Harry S. Truman High School in the Bronx, N.Y.

Rawland Cogan, who earned degrees in 1979 and 1992, will receive the Outstanding Alumni Award. He is the current president of Keystone Elk Country Alliance in Benezette, Pa.

John Bean will receive the Distinguished Ambassador Award, which is given to individuals who may not be Penn State DuBois alumni but have offered steadfast support to the campus. Bean is the Chairman of Symmco Inc. in DuBois.

The Penn State DuBois Alumni Society Awards Banquet is slated for 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17, at the DuBois Country Club. Featuring dinner and the awards ceremony, the evening's activities are open to the public at a cost of $25 per person. 

To make reservations to attend, contact the Alumni Relations Office at 814-375-4775 or

Last Updated September 30, 2013