Student Success

University Libraries honors employees with annual awards

Penn State University Libraries recently recognized five outstanding faculty and staff from among its more than 500 employees, this year representing the Penn State Harrisburg and University Park campuses, and continuing a tradition spanning at least 46 years.

My road to commencement: Oscar Cartagena, Jr.

Oscar Cartagena Jr. recently received his bachelor’s degree in humanities and communications as a member of Penn State Harrisburg’s Class of 2020. He said that as a member of the college’s men’s soccer team, he had to maintain a challenging balance between academics and athletics.

My road to commencement: Patricia Marie Luna

Patricia Marie Luna received her bachelor of science degree in criminal justice as a member of Penn State Harrisburg’s Class of 2020. The 53 year-old said she was so proud to share her story, adding, “If I can do it, anyone can.”