Stiner named college marshal for summer commencement

August 11, 2020

Adam Stiner has been selected as the College of Education's student marshal for Penn State's summer 2020 Commencement ceremony, which will be held virtually at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 15. The ceremony will be available for viewing at https://summer2020.commencement.psu.edu/ online.

Adam Stiner
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Stiner will be escorted by faculty marshal Soo-yong Byun, associate professor in education theory and policy. Suzanne Brokloff was his academic adviser.

Stiner is from Wallaceton, Pennsylvania, and is the son of Chuck and Melanie Stiner. He is graduating with a bachelor of science degree in education and public policy, earning a 4.0 GPA. His accomplishments include serving on the National Educational Association’s Advisory Committee on Aspiring Educators and fulfilling various duties for Pennsylvania State Education Association by serving as a president, a member of the Board of Directors, and as an advocate for children and education.

He earned the President’s Freshman Award and President’s Sparks Award, given to freshman and sophomores, respectively, who achieve a 4.0 GPA. Stiner also earned the Evan Pugh Scholar Junior Award, given to juniors and seniors who are in the upper 0.5 percent of their respective classes.

Stiner plans to obtain a master's degree in labor studies at UMass Amherst Labor Center to further pursue a career as an advocate for public education and working-class families.

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Last Updated August 27, 2020