Penn State York will honor the academic achievements and service of its outstanding students, faculty and staff for the 2016-17 year at 2 p.m. April 23 during the 46th annual Academic Awards Ceremony.
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2016–17 IT Impact Awards. IT staff members from all colleges and campus locations are eligible to be nominated. The deadline to submit nominations is April 7.
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2016-17 Penn State York Advising Award. Students may submit nominations for the award, which is presented at the Academic Awards Program in April of each year.
Seven Penn Staters are among the nominees for the annual Audience Development Committee Inc. (AUDELCO) “Viv” Awards, which honor excellence in New York City African-American theatre. The awards were named for Vivian Robinson, who established AUDELCO in 1973, and will be presented at a ceremony on Nov. 21.
The Graduate School at Penn State is accepting nominations for 12 graduate student and three faculty recognition awards for the 2016-17 academic year. The awards acknowledge the significant contributions that graduate students and faculty members make to the teaching, research and outreach missions of the University.
Now through Nov. 4, students may nominate advisers for the 2017 Penn State Excellence in Academic Advising Award. All current full-time University employees with advising responsibilities and two years of experience at Penn State are eligible for the award, which is sponsored by the University Advising Council and the Office of Undergraduate Education.
Advising students is something that Jane Emery does very well, so well in fact that she was recently named the recipient of the National Academic Advising Association (NACADA) Region 2 Certificate of Merit for Advising Administrator Award. Emery, director of advising and career development and coordinator of the Division of Undergraduate Studies at Penn State York, received her award during NACADA’s spring conference in Hyattsville, Maryland.
College of Arts and Architecture staff members Catherine Adams and Wanda Hockenberry and faculty members Tony Costa and Jennifer Trost were honored for outstanding service at the college’s annual spring awards ceremony on Friday, April 15.
Penn State York honored its student-athletes and coaches at the 45th annual Athletic Awards Banquet April 7 at Heritage Hills Golf Resort in York, Pennsylvania.
The Penn State College of the Liberal Arts honored several alumni and one of its faculty members during its annual Alumni Awards ceremony, which took place April 15 at the Nittany Lion Inn.
Penn State York will honor the academic achievements and service of its outstanding students, faculty and staff for the 2015-16 academic year during the 45th annual Academic Awards Ceremony, set for 2 p.m. April 17 at Heritage Hills Golf Resort in York. More than 80 academic and service awards will be presented during the program.
Suresh Canagarajah, Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of Applied Linguistics, English, and Asian Studies and director of the Migration Studies Project at Penn State, has been awarded the American Association of Applied Linguistics’ (AAAL’s) inaugural Best Book Award for his book, "Translingual Practice: Global Englishes and Cosmopolitan Relations" (Routledge, 2013) - this on the heels of a Best Article of the Year for 2015 award from the Journal of Second Language Writing and being named one of the top 50 scholars who have helped shape the field of Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) in the past 50 years by TESOL International Association.
Katie McNamara, a junior at Penn state York, and Tessa Miller, a sophomore at the campus, have received United States Collegiate Athletic Association and Penn State University Athletic Conference honors as members of the York women’s basketball team for the 2015-16 season.
Susan Trolier-McKinstry, professor of ceramic science and engineering and professor of electrical engineering, will serve as vice president of the Materials Research Society beginning Jan. 1, 2016, and president in 2017. Her three-year term will continue in 2018 as immediate past president.