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.
Jennifer L. Fluri, professor and chair of the Department of Geography at the University of Colorado, Boulder and a Penn State alumnus, will examine efforts in Afghanistan focused on increasing women's rights during a talk at 4 p.m. on Friday, March 18.
Frank and Janet Glasgow Dudek, longtime supporters of Penn State's colleges of Agricultural Sciences and Earth and Mineral Sciences, have expanded their prior support for graduate and undergraduate students.
When Sue Powell walks across the University Park campus, from the landmark "The Pennsylvania State University" sign outside of Beaver Stadium to the named John and Willie Leone Family Department of Energy and Mineral Engineering in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences (EMS), she passes countless efforts that are the result, at least in small part, of her 38-year career of raising funds for the University.
Cyrus Klingsberg says he is serious about birds. At 97 years old, he is as determined as ever to visit Shaver's Creek Environmental Center, and he wants to make sure others do as well.
Penn State alumni of the national professional chemistry fraternity Alpha Chi Sigma have committed $1.5 million to endow scholarships in the three colleges where most of their members earned their degrees: the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences, the College of Engineering, and the Eberly College of Science.
Earl "Skip" Lenker is passionate about lifelong learning. After graduating from Dartmouth College in 1956 and earning his doctorate in geosciences from Penn State in 1964, the lifelong educational journey continued.
In the third year of investing in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences (EMS) Millennium Scholars program, Tony Hutchinson is beginning to see his efforts paying off.
The College of Earth and Mineral Sciences (EMS) will be raising money to support the Millennium Scholars Program on GivingTuesday, slated to begin at 6:55 p.m. Monday, Nov. 29, and lasting through 11:59 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 30. Early fundraising is already underway.
When Baylee Sexton had the chance to return as a lead mentor for the unique pre-semester experience in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences (EMS) known as Total Engagement with EMS (TEEMS), it was a no-brainer.
Peter Rigby, a 1979 Penn State graduate in petroleum and natural gas engineering, was awarded the 2021 Graduates of the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences (GEMS) Alumni Achievement Award and accepted the award in September at the college's Obelisk Society dinner.