This week, we recognize three people who go above and beyond what's asked of them in their work at the University. We're sending a "We Are!" to Penn Staters with the College of the Liberal Arts, Penn State Beaver and Human Resources.
Anthropologist Heather Garvin was part of a team of scientists that, in 2013, discovered 1,500 fossils from a new species deep in an elaborate South African cave system. It's been called "one of the greatest fossil discoveries of the past half century." Garvin will speak at Penn State Beaver on Nov. 9.
Penn State Beaver's Lion's Den is a 'Shark Tank' style idea competition where students of all majors can pitch their business proposals — whether newly sprouted or fully formed, high tech or low tech — and compete for cash prizes and mentorship.
Beaver alumna Jamie Silicki has been elected board president of a Pittsburgh-based domestic violence nonprofit, and during her yearlong appointment, she plans to make increased awareness of domestic violence "everybody's problem."
Penn State Beaver students celebrated the kickoff of "All In at Penn State" on Thursday (Oct. 6) with a viewing party in the Brodhead Bistro. All In is a University-wide diversity and inclusivity initiative.
Students living in Sproul Hall at University Park campus and Oak Hall at Penn State Altoona no longer wait to hear the spin cycle complete or dryer buzz. WashAlert sends email or text notifications to students when their load of laundry has finished washing or drying. The online tool reduces the number of times spent visiting the laundry facility to check for available machines or to see if a load is complete.
On Oct. 6 the Penn State Beaver community will come together to help kick off an ongoing University-wide initiative that brings students, faculty and staff together to show their commitment to cultivating a diverse and inclusive environment — respectful of everyone regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, age, sexual orientation, abilities, background, veteran’s status, political beliefs, and all the ways we differ.
Penn State grad and former Penn State Beaver communications student Mia Aquino is the director of audience growth and social media at Made to Measure, an Apple TV network that focuses on the fashion industry.