Academics

Penn State Beaver adds criminal justice major

Mari Pierce, associate professor of criminal justice, teaches a group of students at Penn State Beaver in this 2019 file photo. Penn State Beaver has replaced the Administration of Justice major with a Criminal Justice major. The campus also has added other majors and professional certificate programs.

Ecology Institute announces grant recipients

The Ecology Institute has awarded 11 proposals from across the University as part of its Flower Grant program, including five projects submitted by faculty at Commonwealth Campuses. The funds provided by the Flower Grant aim to support ecology research focused across the institute’s five core themes.

Dr. Mari Pierce teaching

Dr. Mari Pierce, Penn State Beaver associate teaching professor of Administration of Justice, has been accepted as a fellow in the Big Ten Academic Alliance for the 2020-21 academic year.

Penn State plans to resume on-campus work and learning in fall semester

Following a three-month comprehensive planning process, Penn State officials have determined that the University can meet or exceed the Pennsylvania Department of Education’s guidelines for colleges and universities, and look forward to welcoming back faculty, staff and students to resume on-campus, in-person classes and other activities this fall in a limited fashion.