The College of Earth and Mineral Sciences alumni do great things and we like to share their stories. Below are the most current stories showcasing our alumni.
The documentary film, “ESSC made EESI,” will have its premiere screening on Monday, Nov. 6. The documentary details the history of the Penn State Environmental Systems Science Institute (EESI), which began in 1986 as the Earth System Science Center (ESSC).
The student committee of the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences Sustainability Council will host an alumni panel discussion, “Be the Change,” from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 14, in 112 Walker Building on the University Park campus.
A career in sustainable agriculture was not what Luis Alejandro Vergara had originally envisioned for himself. When he came to Penn State, he started studying petroleum engineering, but he eventually switched and ended up graduating with a bachelor's degree in environmental systems engineering in 2017.
Jerry Berkebile, president of Augustin Exploration LLC, in Midland, Texas, is the 2023 recipient of the Colleen Swetland Alumni Achievement Award given by the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences (EMS) Graduates of EMS (GEMS) Board of Directors.
Tabbetha Dobbins, professor, dean of graduate studies and former vice president for research at Rowan University, is the recipient of the 2023 College of Earth and Mineral Sciences (EMS) Charles L. Hosler Alumni Scholar Medal for her efforts to elevate scientists and students.
"Weather World," the Penn State Department of Meteorology and Atmospheric Science’s weekday 15-minute weather broadcast, is celebrating its 40th anniversary.
A U.S. Navy platoon commander who is a Penn State World Campus student has received this year’s Lt. Michael P. Murphy Award, which recognizes outstanding contributions to the geospatial intelligence community.
The College of Earth and Mineral Sciences has announced the appointment of Shelley Corman-Frisby, a 1985 graduate in mineral economics, to the Graduates of Earth and Mineral Sciences (GEMS) board of directors. Corman-Frisby will commence her three-year term on July 1.
Penn State is hosting the annual Shale Network Workshop on May 18 and 19 at the Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center in State College.
Alumna Titilayo “Titi” Shodiya, deputy quality manager at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), will present the 2023 Richard E. Tressler Lecture at 3:05 p.m. Thursday, April 27, in 111 Wartik Laboratory on the Penn State University Park campus.