Alumni News

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.

Wernstedt Fund continues legacy of helping students
01/23/2019

The Department of Geography is highlighting the career of Wernstedt and his continuing contributions to learning through the Frederick L. Wernstedt Geography Enhancement Fund.


Seven will receive Distinguished Alumni Awards in 2019
01/18/2019

Seven Penn State alumni selected by the Penn State Board of Trustees will receive the Distinguished Alumni Award, which is the University's highest honor presented to its alumni. 


Outgoing Vice Provost Adewumi granted emeritus status
01/09/2019

Michael Adewumi, a Penn Stater for over 30 years, has been granted "emeritus" status by University President Eric Barron.


Forum on Stewarding Our Planet's Resources to be held Jan. 21
01/09/2019

A forum focused on the University's Strategic Planand one of its thematic priorities, Stewarding Our Planet's Resources, will be held at 9 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 21.


Gallery: The Bearded Lady Project
01/08/2019

Middle and high school students recently toured the Bearded Lady Project exhibit in the Earth and Mineral Sciences Museum & Art Gallery. View gallery.


First World Campus degree in additive manufacturing and design awarded
12/14/2018

Joseph Sinclair always knew he wanted to set the trends, not follow them. As the first graduate of the master of engineering in additive manufacturing and design master's (AMD) program through Penn State World Campus, he's staying true to that mission.


Penn State alumna applied petroleum and natural gas degree to expansive career
12/12/2018

 When she approached college, Carol Bailey felt like her future could go anywhere. She was creative yet also had a mind of an engineer, an interest further piqued by the professions of her father and sister.


Professor honors legacy of renowned materials scientist by finishing textbook
12/11/2018

A college education presents an opportunity for students to build fulfilling relationships with educators. For some, the influence of these relationships can last a lifetime.


Alumni Fellow Award winner Forbes reflects on his time at Penn State
10/25/2018

Greg Forbes, a severe weather expert for The Weather Channel, found a familiar place when he returned to Penn State's University Park campus to accept one of 14 Alumni Fellow Awards, the highest honor given by the Penn State Alumni Association.


Senate confirms two trustee appointments
10/19/2018

The Pennsylvania State Senate confirmed two appointments by Gov. Tom Wolf to Penn State's Board of Trustees, including Terry Pegula.