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Penn State Commencement, Agricultural Sciences, Dec. 2016

Penn State announces spring 2017 commencement events and speakers

This spring Penn State expects to award 13,894 diplomas to students University-wide who are completing 226 associate, 11,435 baccalaureate, 1,590 master’s, 262 law, 244 doctoral and 137 medical degrees. Following is a compilation of commencement ceremonies and speaker information for Penn State’s 24 locations.

Beaver campus hires new biology faculty member

Sarah Nilson, a botanist who received her doctorate in plant biology from Penn State University, will join the Beaver faculty as an assistant professor of biology in the fall.
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‘Financing College: Where’s the Money?’: The campus connection

It’s no secret that Penn State includes a network of campuses throughout the state of Pennsylvania, but incoming students may not be fully aware of all the financial benefits attending a campus other than University Park may afford.
Beaver Chancellor Jenifer Cushman stands in front of the campus Lion Shrine.

Penn State Beaver chancellor receives Fulbright award

Penn State Beaver Chancellor Jenifer Cushman has been selected to participate in the Fulbright International Education Administrators Program in France.

Students, faculty and staff honored at Beaver campus awards ceremony

Penn State Beaver honored more than 60 students, faculty and staff at its annual awards ceremony on Friday, April 7. The top awards went to business major Allison Crouse and communications student Alexa DiPietrantonio.

Start Smart workshop to teach Penn State Beaver students how to negotiate salary

The AAUW Start Smart Workshop on April 5 will teach Penn State Beaver students how to negotiate a starting salary, articulate their value, improve lifelong earning potential, and sharpen budgeting skills.
Goalie Katie work watches as the puck careens off her glove.

You're gonna hear them roar

Penn State Beaver sophomores Katie Work and Peri Coleman are the first, and only, women skating for the Fightin' Beavs inline hockey team, proving that, in college as in life, you can be anything you want to be.
Two of Marissa Mendoza's Psych 439 students pose in front of a screen.

Classic meets contemporary in Beaver psychology students’ study presentations

Students in Psychology 439 at Penn State Beaver were charged with taking classic psychological studies and applying them to contemporary trends. They'll present their findings to the campus on March 23 in SUB 16.
The brick-and-glass Michael Baker Building on a summer day.

Michael Baker Building finalist for construction industry award

The Beaver campus' Michael Baker Building was named a finalist in the Master Builders' Association of Western Pennsylvania Building Excellence awards.
Former DAA and interim chancellor Donna Kuga speaks at a podium.

Penn State Beaver’s former interim chancellor has died

Donna Kuga died March 8 following a long illness. During her nearly 40 years at Penn State Beaver, Kuga served as a professor, coach, athletic director, director of academic affairs, and interim chancellor.

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