Patricia Silveyra, assistant professor of pediatrics and a research associate in the Penn State College of Medicine, was recognized today (April 18) with the University’s “All In at Penn State” achievement award. Silveyra is one of two recipients of the honor, designed to recognize a student, faculty or staff member for embodying the University’s commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion.
Penn State Alumnus, Shane McGee, and his wife, Katelyn Powers, have provided the gift to create the Penn State Lehigh Valley McGee Scholarship, a scholarship in support of Penn State Lehigh Valley students.
On March 22, 2017, IT leaders from across the University came together to discuss a shared vision for Penn State IT. In addition to participating in numerous activities, attendees heard from Ann Clements, associate professor of music education, and Adri van Duin, professor of mechanical and nuclear engineering, on the many ways faculty use and rely on services provided by Penn State IT.
The Penn State Board of Trustees will hold an off-cycle meeting to consider a gift recognition. The meeting will be held via conference call at 11:30 a.m. on April 21.
After a national search for an associate vice provost for Global Programs, Robert G. Crane, director of Strategic Initiatives within Global Programs at Penn State, has been named to the post.
The winds of change have swept through the Office of the Associate Dean of Undergraduate Studies in the College of the Liberal Arts during the last year. Long-time director of undergraduate studies, Holly Beaver, moved on to a position as executive assistant to the executive vice president and provost, and several other staff advanced their careers with new opportunities inside and outside of Penn State.
Penn State's Class Gift of 2014, the HUB Green Roof Terrace, is completed and will be officially dedicated at 2 p.m. on April 21, at the HUB-Robeson Center. All are invited to attend.
The Excellence in Management program, a joint offering of Penn State Human Resources and Penn State Executive Programs, is now accepting applications. The registration deadline is May 19.
The deadline to place a spring 2017 end-of-semester transcript order is 11:59 p.m. (EST) on May 7. Any transcript order with a processing time of “Hold for Grades” or “Hold for Degree” received after the May 7 deadline will be held until the end of the 2017 summer sessions, which begin May 8.
Penn State Beaver Chancellor Jenifer Cushman has been selected to participate in the Fulbright International Education Administrators Program in France.
The April 5, 2017, University Town Hall, which focused on human resources and related issues, is now available to watch online. We would also like to hear from faculty and staff. After viewing the Town Hall, tell us what you think by taking a short survey.
The A.J. and Sigismunda Palumbo Charitable Trust has donated an additional $30,000 to a scholarship fund that will help students attain an education at Penn State DuBois. The fund, The Palumbo Scholarship at Penn State DuBois, was established in 2008 with a $25,000 gift from the Palumbo Charitable Trust. To date, the trust has gifted more than $300,000 to campus scholarship funds. In 2016-17 alone the fund provided scholarships for 22 individual students.
The last in a series of public forums focused on the University’s long-range Strategic Plan took place at Penn State Harrisburg. Faculty, staff and students from across the University participated in the forum, "Enhancing Health," both in person and via livestream.
Despite years of efforts to address the problems plaguing Greek-letter organizations, including excessive drinking, hazing and sexual assaults, Penn State President Eric Barron writes in his latest blog post how troubling behavior persists.
University leaders are always looking for new ways to effectively communicate with faculty and staff. In a new video feature, Penn State leaders are answering your questions. This week, Senior Vice President for Finance and Business David Gray discusses the impact of WorkLion on Penn State faculty and staff.