14 Penn Staters honored with Alumni Fellow Award

John Patishnock
September 14, 2018

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The Penn State Alumni Association will recognize 14 graduates on Oct. 3 with the lifelong title of Alumni Fellow, the highest award given by the Alumni Association. 

The Alumni Fellow program is administered by the Penn State Alumni Association in cooperation with the University's academic colleges, campuses and the Office of the President. Alumni are nominated by a college or campus as leaders in their professional fields and accept an invitation from the president of the University to return to campus to share their expertise with students, faculty and administrators.

The 2018 Alumni Fellows are:

Mark Becker, 1985 graduate of the Eberly College of Science

Carl Berquist, 1974 graduate of the Smeal College of Business

Robert  A. Cutietta, 1982 graduate of the College of Arts and Architecture

Louis C. Danielson, 1976 graduate of the College of Education

Benjamin H. Feller, 1992 graduate of the Bellisario College of Communications

Greg Forbes, 1972 graduate of the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences

Jana G. Goodrich, 1995 graduate of Penn State Erie, The Behrend College

Dennis J. Jackman, 1976 graduate of the College of the Liberal Arts

Paul D. Kempinski, 1982 graduate of the College of Health and Human Development

Julie Harris McHugh, 1986 graduate of the Smeal College of Business

John R. McWhirter, 1961 and 1962 graduate of the College of Engineering

Robert B. Pippin, 1972 and 1974 graduate of the Graduate School

Patricia W. Stevens, 1988, 1990, and 2001 graduate of the College of Engineering

E. Philip Wenger, 1979 and 1987 graduate of Penn State Harrisburg

Visit the Alumni Association's website to learn more about the 2018 honorees, and for more information about the award

Each Alumni Fellow will receive a commemorative award, designed and hand-cast by 1972 Penn State graduate Jeanne Stevens-Sollman, an acclaimed sculptor and medalist, and a 2007 Alumni Fellow.

Complete Alumni Fellow bios and acceptance speeches will be posted on the Alumni Association’s website following the ceremony. For more information on the Alumni Fellow program, including criteria and past recipients, visit the Alumni Association’s website.

Last Updated September 14, 2018