Don Sedlacek, the Hopewell Township police chief and a criminal justice instructor at Penn State Beaver, has a history of hard work and dedication that led to him being nominated by state officials and appointed to the Municipal Police Officers Education and Training Commission by then-Gov. Tom Wolf.
Penn State Beaver’s Student Success Committee — led by Registrar Rachel Zughaib, Admissions Counselor Debra Seidenstricker and Programs Manager Gretchen Samchuck — was awarded the Student Success Team Building Award by Academic Services in the Office of the Vice President for Commonwealth Campuses.
Alyssa Lucas, who will graduate from Penn State Beaver in December with a biology major, went to Stockholm to take a summer class in a research-based biomedical lab. The study abroad program was the first time she had ever traveled internationally.
Alumni, students and the local community are invited to an October 15 homecoming and tailgate party at Penn State Beaver. The family-friendly event will feature live music, food trucks, children’s activities and a cornhole tournament.
Dr. Seth Powless, an assistant teaching professor of business at Penn State Beaver, has been awarded a grant from the Schreyer Institute for Teaching Excellence through their Teaching Transformation and Innovation grant program. Powless is using the grant to give students equitable access to technology into his classroom.
Cindy Chen, a spring 2022 graduate of the Smeal College of Business, started her university years at Penn State Beaver with the 2+2 plan, which allows students to complete the first two years at a Commonwealth Campus like Beaver and then transfer to another campus to complete their degree.