Mary O'Neill Marsh, a 1969 Penn State alumna with a distinguished career in the U.S. federal court system has created the Dr. John Kramer Professorship in Criminology in the College of the Liberal Arts.
In keeping with the campus vision to always care for and advance the success of our communities, the Penn State Greater Allegheny student-athletes are always finding ways to give of their time and volunteer efforts. The women's volleyball team is collecting shoes for the Soles4Souls nonprofit organization.
Recently graduated Penn State field hockey player Laura Gebhart (Mount Joy, Pa.) was elected to the 2015 Capital One Academic All-America Division I Women’s At-Large First Team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA), it was announced Thursday morning.
The Penn State Nittany Lion wrestling team continues to haul in the post-season academic honors, this time with the announcement of the National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) National All-Academic first team. Four members of head coach Cael Sanderson's squad have been named to the prestigious team, including two All-Americans.
The Penn State football team produced a record-setting academic performance during the 2015 spring semester with 51 squad members earning at least a 3.0 grade-point average. This marks the first time in program history that the Nittany Lions have had more than 50 student-athletes with a 3.0 or better in the spring semester.
The Penn State Nittany Lion wrestling team's Matt Brown (West Valley City, Utah) has been named the 2015 CoSIDA Men's At-Large Academic All-American of the Year. Also a first team CoSIDA Academic All-American for the second time, the honor is the latest for the Lion senior, who continues to dominate the nation's post-season academic awards.
Penn State Nittany Lion wrestler Matt Brown (West Valley City, Utah) has added two more prestigious honors to his already lengthy list of accolades. The Utah-native has been awarded an NCAA Post-Graduate Scholarship as well as a Big Ten Post-Graduate Scholarship.
More than 100 Penn State student-athletes are scheduled to graduate during Commencement exercises this weekend on the University Park campus. Nittany Lion student-athletes from 26 of 27 programs (track and field/cross country are combined) have been approved to receive their diplomas.
Senior Craig Hernandez (Libertyville, Ill.) has been named a finalist for the 2015 Nissen-Emery Award, as announced by the College Gymnastics Association (CGA) Wednesday afternoon. Hernandez is one of six finalists for the prestigious Nissen-Emery Award.
The Penn State women's swimming and diving team was named a College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) Scholar All-America team for posting a 3.43 team grade point average for the 2014 fall semester, the CSCAA announced Tuesday.
Penn State Lehigh Valley student athletes that participated in the fall 2014 season demonstrated success not just in their sport, but also in the classroom. Eighteen out of the campus’ total of 26 fall athletes received Penn State University Athletic Conference (PSUAC) Academic All-Conference status. Additionally, Golf Head Coach Brian Exton, a geology instructor at the campus, was named PSUAC Golf Coach of the Year.
Adding to her impressive list of accolades from the 2014 campaign, Raquel Rodriguez (San Jose, Costa Rica) was named to the NSCAA Scholar All-America second team. Rodriguez is the only Big Ten student-athlete to be named a Scholar All-American.
Junior midfielder and architectural engineering major Kyle MacDonald (Yardley, Pa.) was named to the Capital One CoSIDA Academic All-District 2 Team Thursday (Oct. 30) afternoon. MacDonald is now eligible for Academic All-America honors this year.