Penn State Shenango will hold its 2017 Spring Commencement Ceremony at 11:30 a.m. on May 6, in the Shenango campus auditorium with a reception immediately following. This year's commencement address speaker is Kathy Mastrian, associate professor and program coordinator in nursing at Penn State Shenango.
“Give Me Your Portrait,” an exhibition of Stephanie Swindle’s photography, curated by Nicole Cingolani, will be on view in the Borland Project Space, from Monday, May 8, through Wednesday, May 24. In this exhibition, the process of making a portrait addresses the interactive dialogue between the photographer and the sitter.
Audra Stafursky, a senior majoring in information sciences and technology, is using the programming skills she's learned in the classroom to develop a cost-saving inventory solution for student computer labs across University Park.
Each year, Penn State Worthington Scranton hosts an Etiquette Dinner for graduating students to teach them the finer points of dining etiquette, so that they can properly conduct themselves on interview luncheons, dinners, and at formal, professional events that they attend as young professionals.
EMS Ambassadors are seasoned students in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences who offer prospective students and their families detailed tours of the college, student living and dining areas, and research and educational facilities. Most importantly, prospective students can hear from their peers what college life at Penn State is like from the newly formed group.
Penn State’s Air Force ROTC, Detachment 720, hosted the sixth annual Air Force Alumni Career Fair on April 21 on the first floor of Wagner Building. The event gave cadets exposure to diverse career fields in the Air Force.
The Penn State Smeal College of Business recently awarded a combined $10,000 to Jason Acimovic, assistant professor of supply chain management, and Razvan Lungeanu, assistant professor of management and organization, as the 2017 Smeal Sustainability Research Grant recipients.
Patricia Stevens, chief technologist for Boeing Phantom Works Rotary Wing Programs, will deliver the commencement address at the Penn State College of Engineering baccalaureate degrees program ceremony at 8 p.m. on Friday, May 5, 2017, at the Bryce Jordan Center.
Thomas J. Gentzel, the executive director and CEO of the National School Boards Association (NSBA), is the speaker for the College of Education's spring commencement ceremony, scheduled for 12:30 p.m. Sunday, May 7, in the Bryce Jordan Center on Penn State's University Park campus.
The pinwheel garden recently planted at Penn State Worthington Scranton's Nittany Lion Shrine symbolizes the campus’ commemoration of April as Child Abuse Awareness Month, and is a symbol of hope for victims of child abuse.
Fifty-eight years ago, Terry Engelder wasn’t yet a world-renowned geoscientist. He was a kid with a keen interest in science, a passion ignited by the space race and fueled by the funds that flowed into schools as the nation sought the next generation of discovery. Using a posterboard and markers, Engelder sketched “Faulting in Western New York” for the junior high science fair. Among the layers Engelder shaped below his hometown was the Marcellus Shale, which decades later Engelder would make famous after successfully projecting it as the second-largest extractable natural gas field in the world.
The Offices of the Bursar and University Registrar at University Park will have new hours effective May 8. Walk-in, or customer service lobby hours, as well as telephone hours, will be from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
In keeping with its mission to integrate civic engagement into campus life, Penn State Brandywine’s Civic and Community Engagement Office sponsored its second annual Social Justice Fair this April.
Late-night Breakfast attendees will be dressing-up as their favorite musical artist or favorite musical genre at this popular end-of-semester event to be held from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. May 1 at Penn State York. This free event will be held at Rosie’s in the Joe and Rosie Ruhl Student Community Center.
The Thomas D. Larson Pennsylvania Transportation Institute (LTI) will partner with the Penn State Sustainability Institute this weekend to host the 11th annual 21st Century Automotive Challenge. Open to the public from 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, April 29, at the MorningStar Solar Home at University Park, the challenge will showcase a variety of alternative energy vehicles, set against a backdrop of Penn State’s 100-percent renewable energy-powered home.