College of the Liberal Arts Staff Newsletter – June

Coffee hour on Wednesday

All staff are invited to attend a coffee hour from 10 to 11 a.m. on Wednesday, June 21, in 127 Moore Building. Light refreshments will be served. Please RSVP by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, June 20, here.

Nominate someone for a You Rock award

If you know someone who goes above and beyond, makes exceptional contributions toward the efficiency of operations, provides outstanding service to other employees or visitors, and/or promotes diversity, fill out the short You Rock nomination form here.

Liberal Arts apparel for sale

Show your Penn State Liberal Arts pride by ordering apparel before June 30. Comfort Colors pocket T-shirts, V-neck T-shirts, crew neck T-shirts, 1/4-zip sweatshirts, and polos are on sale and will be available for pick up later this summer. Payment is due at the time of pick up. Visit to see the full selection.

United Way fundraiser with the State College Spikes

Liberal Arts is partnering with the State College Spikes for a fundraiser on Friday, Aug. 11. Tickets are $10 each and all of the proceeds benefit the Liberal Arts United Way. There will also be fireworks and free Kid Zone admittance. Contact Jessica Fatica at for tickets.

New staff

We welcome all new staff members, including Marianne Fuentes-Carpentier and Pamela Dutko, and invite you to visit our website for resources that may help you navigate the College of the Liberal Arts and Penn State.

Submit your news

We are asking staff to submit their own content, such as information about upcoming college or department events, development opportunities for staff, and networking events. We’re also looking for information about each department, so feel free to submit interesting things about your department that makes it unique within the University. You can submit your information on the Staff Advisory Committee’s website at

The mission of the Staff Advisory Committee is to represent the interests of the staff to the dean of the college, in addition to fostering a sense of community among staff. If you’re interested in becoming a member, please email Aimée Grugan at

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Last Updated June 19, 2017