EMS plans to raise $10,000 for Millennium Scholars program on Giving Tuesday
11/19/2018

To support the Millennium Scholars program, the college aims to raise $10,000 on Giving Tuesday, which will help fund one Millennium Scholar in the 2019-20 academic year. 


Mentoring, career achievements help Abegg earn alumni honor
09/27/2018

In accepting the GEMS (Graduates of Earth and Mineral Sciences) Alumni Achievement Award, Rick Abegg thanked his parents -- both educators -- for instilling in him the drive to work hard while elevating those around him.


Tom and Mary Ellen Litzinger create $1.2 million endowment for Shaver's Creek
09/04/2018

Mary Ellen and Tom Litzinger have established the $1.2 million Mary Ellen and Thomas A. Litzinger Endowment at Shaver's Creek through a bequest to ensure educational opportunities and a sustainable future for Shaver's Creek Environmental Center at Penn State.


Climate science symposium to honor African-American meteorology pioneer
09/04/2018

Warren Washington became the second African-American nationwide to earn a doctoral degree in meteorology when he received his degree from Penn State in 1964, but his ties to the University extend beyond that.


Graduate student pursues research passions with help of scholarships
07/23/2018

Jason Munro, a doctoral student in materials science and engineering, credits two recent scholarships with allowing him to pursue research that's both his passion and relevant to advancing the needs of society.


George Middlemas, alumnus and philanthropist, dies
06/25/2018

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.


EMS academic and alumni leaders create Open Doors Scholarships
06/07/2018

The Kump, Bryja and Schlosser families have stepped up for Penn State students through philanthropy.


Driven to advance polymer industry, alumnus gives through time, scholarships
05/24/2018

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.


Dinner honors Joel Myers, raises more than $350,000 for Renaissance Scholarships
11/30/2017

Penn State's 41st annual Renaissance Fund dinner on Nov. 29 at The Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel honored Joel Myers, three-time Penn State alumnus; State College resident; and the founder, president and chairman of AccuWeather Inc.


Penn State names Schlumberger 2017 Corporate Partner of the Year
11/28/2017

Penn State honored oilfield services leader Schlumberger as its 2017 Corporate Partner of the Year.