This spring Penn State expects to award 13,894 diplomas to students University-wide who are completing 226 associate, 11,435 baccalaureate, 1,590 master’s, 262 law, 244 doctoral and 137 medical degrees. Following is a compilation of commencement ceremonies and speaker information for Penn State’s 24 locations.
The Integrative Studies Seed Grant Program, offered through the Penn State Office for General Education, will support 71 different course development projects this summer. In response to the large volume of highly qualified proposals, the budget was generously increased by more than 50 percent by the Office of the Provost and the Office of Undergraduate Education.
Sherry Robinson, associate professor of business at Penn State Hazleton, was selected as a recipient of a 2016-17 Fulbright scholarship to Iceland and spent the fall 2016 semester at Bifrost University in Bifrost, Iceland.
It’s no secret that Penn State includes a network of campuses throughout the state of Pennsylvania, but incoming students may not be fully aware of all the financial benefits attending a campus other than University Park may afford.
Participating in the induction ceremony of Penn State Hazleton's chapter of Alpha Sigma Lambda were, front row, from left, students Raiana Nichols, Erin Sweetra, Shelby Jolliff and David Quinn. Back row, from left, Chancellor Gary Lawler, students Richard Facyson, Albert Kauker, Nathan Johnson and Alexander Carpenter; Lorie Kramer, program coordinator and instructor in rehabilitation and human services; and Director of Academic Affairs Elizabeth Wright.
Penn State Hazleton announced the winners of its 2017 Undergraduate Research Fair.
Students created projects in the arts and humanities (including behavioral sciences, business studies and economics) and STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) disciplines under the guidance of faculty members at Penn State Hazleton.
Administrators from Penn State and Northampton Community College (NCC) signed an articulation agreement to facilitate the transfer of NCC students into 11 baccalaureate degree programs at 14 Penn State campuses at an event on Jan. 18 at the Lehigh Valley campus.
From left to right: Tina Q. Richardson, chancellor at Penn State Lehigh Valley; Madlyn L. Hanes, vice president for Commonwealth Campuses and executive chancellor at Penn State; Mark H. Erickson, president of Northampton Community College; and Gary M. Lawler, chancellor at Penn State Hazleton, exchanged gifts of campus-branded baseball caps and mugs to celebrate the articulation agreement at an event on Wednesday, Jan. 18, at the Lehigh Valley campus.
Madlyn L. Hanes, vice president for Commonwealth Campuses and executive chancellor at Penn State (second from left); Tina Q. Richardson, chancellor at Penn State Lehigh Valley (far left); Gary M. Lawler, chancellor at Penn State Hazleton (far right); and Mark H. Erickson, president of Northampton Community College (second from right), signed an articulation agreement while chief academic officers and other administrators looked on at an event held Wednesday, Jan. 18, at the Lehigh Valley campus.
The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of English Language Acquisition awarded Penn State a five-year, $2.1 million grant that is intended, among other things, to foster ambitious science and language teaching practices in Hazleton elementary classrooms that contribute to English learners’ academic success.