Penn State University Libraries recognized seven outstanding faculty and staff on Tuesday, May 24, from among its more than 500 employees. Faculty and staff based at the Penn State Berks, Harrisburg, Mont Alto and University Park campuses were recognized.
The Big Ten Academic Alliance's Department Executive Officers program has gained five additional fellows from the Penn State ranks. Penn State’s participants for the 2022 program were selected based on their significant contributions and potential to achieve even more as University leaders.
Pride at Penn State Harrisburg, the college’s student organization for LGBTQ+ students and allies, has relaunched with new student leaders who said they are looking forward to being a visible presence on campus and providing a “brave space” where students can be themselves.
A Penn State World Campus student who is an officer with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has received this year’s Lt. Michael P. Murphy Award, which recognizes outstanding contributions to the geospatial intelligence community.
A new look and feel will greet visitors to Penn State’s Commonwealth Campus websites beginning June 21. The refreshed websites, which apply to each of the University’s Commonwealth Campuses, are the result of in-depth research on user needs and best practices, resulting in modern, mobile-friendly and engaging sites that highlight the power of Penn State’s campus communities.
Tyler S. Love, assistant professor of elementary/middle grades STEM education and director of the Capital Area Institute for Mathematics and Science, and Reuben Selase Asempapa, assistant professor of mathematics education, recently won the Outstanding Research Award from The Council on Technology and Engineering Teacher Education for their article “Teaching Math Modeling through 3D-Printing: Examining the Influence of an Integrative Professional Development.”
Penn State Harrisburg will offer a new doctoral program in engineering systems beginning in fall 2022. The program aims to prepare students to pursue careers in research and development, industry, government, and academia by providing them with interdisciplinary engineering education, critical thinking skills, and research experience.
Fifteen Penn State faculty have received Fulbright Scholar Awards for the 2022-23 academic year, according to the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program, the U.S. government's flagship international educational exchange program. The awards provide unique opportunities for scholars to teach and conduct research abroad; applications are now being accepted for 2023-24.