The Penn State alumni family grew by more than 15,000 this past weekend as the University recognized its spring 2020 graduates in a livestreamed commencement ceremony, which took place on Saturday, May 9.
Penn State Beaver students, from left, Spencer Naleppa, Nick Mitaras and Ryan Nolan present their idea for a biometric chip to a panel of judges during the fourth annual Lion's Den competition. The event was held Nov. 14.
The Sustainability Institute hosted the first of three forums at Penn State Beaver on May 7. Faculty, staff, students, and other leaders gathered to learn about the variety of activities, events, research and other programs taking place throughout the Commonwealth Campuses to advance the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals and the University's strategic plan.
Penn State Behrend graduate Olivia Dubin could not attend the college's May 3 commencement ceremony because she is completing an internship in Germany. Dubin, who earned a degree in plastics engineering technology, used one of the college's robots to participate in the program remotely.
Daniel Allen of Mercersburg, Pa., carries his 1-year-old daughter, Nora, across the Commencement platform to receive his Bachelor of Science in human development and family studies diploma at Penn State Mont Alto.
Emily McQuigg, left, Madison Sedilko, second from left and Holly Pringle, far right, pose with the Nittany Lion before spring commencement at Penn State New Kensington. The three graduates will earn their associate degree in radiological sciences from the campus, which is one of only two campuses at the University offering the specialized and accredited degree program focusing on x-ray. A full gallery from Penn State New Kensington's spring commencement activities can be found on the campus Facebook page.