The College of Earth and Mineral Sciences alumni do great things. Below are the most current stories showcasing our alumni. Also, please read the announcements for current updates.
George M. Middlemas Jr., a Penn State alumnus and generous University donor, particularly to the University Libraries, passed away June 14 in Bachelor Gulch, Colorado, two days after his 72nd birthday.
The Kump, Bryja and Schlosser families have stepped up for Penn State students through philanthropy.
Michael Starsinic approached his college years with an interest in chemistry and a newfound passion for the polymer industry, borne from promotional materials sent from Penn State in the late 1970s.
Penn State President Eric Barron and his wife, Molly Barron, are advancing the University's current fundraising campaign, "A Greater Penn State for 21st Century Excellence," not only through their vision for Penn State's future, but also as donors themselves.
Penn Staters are encouraged to return to University Park for a summer celebration. We Are Weekend is your opportunity to create lasting memories with family, friends and classmates during a Penn State comeback weekend June 1-3.
Steidle Building added another honor to its arsenal after the Master Builders' Association (MBA) of Western Pennsylvania awarded it a 2017 Building Excellence Award in the category of Renovation Construction over $10 million.
The Penn State Alumni Association will honor 10 prominent young alumni at the Alumni Achievement Awards on March 23. Alumni Achievement Award recipients are nominated by an academic college or campus and invited by the president of the University to return to Penn State to share their expertise with students and the University community. Honorees demonstrate to students that Penn State alumni succeed in exceptional fashion at an early age.
A Penn State graduate, who earned his degree online, is leading an FBI team that is charged with overseeing the safety of athletes, spectators and visitors during the Winter Olympics.
Before concluding his keynote presentation at the Graduate School's Career Exploration Workshop at Penn State's University Park campus in October, Roy Schuyler III shared a piece of advice that reflects the way he has led his own life: "Leave a legacy."
Edward C. Dowling Jr., a graduate of the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences, was awarded the lifelong title of Alumni Fellow by the Penn State Alumni Association earlier this fall. The Alumni Fellow Award is the most prestigious award given by the Penn State Alumni Association.