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Nominations sought for Graduate School Alumni Society awards

The Graduate School Alumni Society is accepting nominations at this time for three recognition awards—the Early Career Award, Lifetime Achievement Award, and Humanitarian Award.
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Community-engaged research day fosters collaborative partnerships

Community leaders and scientists shared breakfast and sought solutions to problems like opioids, obesity and depression June 6 at the Community-Engaged Research Day.
Heather Hamilton

English faculty member awarded Poetry Society of America Chapbook Fellowship

Heather Hamilton, assistant teaching professor of English composition in the School of Humanities at Penn State Harrisburg, was awarded the Poetry Society of America Chapbook Fellowship in 2018 for her manuscript "Here is a Clearing." The Poetry Society of America will publish her book in June 2019.
Young Alumni Ambassador Program

Meet the 2019-20 Young Alumni Ambassadors

Nine recent Penn State graduates have been selected as 2019-20 Young Alumni Ambassadors. These outstanding young alumni will share a yearlong experience aimed at developing their skills to become Penn State’s future volunteer leaders.
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University Staff Advisory Council honors outstanding staff

Penn State University President Eric Barron recently welcomed members of the University Staff Advisory Council (USAC) and the recipients of the 2019 USAC Awards to his home at the Schreyer House for a celebration of the recipients’ outstanding accomplishments and contributions to the University.