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Graduate School Alumni Society Early Career Award
Penn State Graduate School alumna recognized for early career achievements

Penn State Graduate School alumnus Matthew S. Hall received the Graduate School Alumni Society (GSAS) Early Career Award on March 25 at the annual GSAS recognition dinner. This award was established to recognize alumni who have demonstrated exceptional success in their chosen field within the first 10 years after obtaining their graduate degree. 

Graduate student excellence celebrated at awards luncheon
Graduate student excellence celebrated at awards luncheon

Penn State Executive Vice President and Provost Nicholas P. Jones presented 10 awards to more than 30 graduate students in recognition of outstanding achievement during the annual Graduate Student Awards Luncheon held on April 18 at the Nittany Lion Inn.

Doctoral Alumni Recognition Ceremony
Doctoral Alumni Recognition Ceremony

The Wall of Honor Ceremony recognizes the professional achievements of alumni who received their doctorate 10, 25 and 50 years ago. The Wall of Honor, located in the lobby of Kern Graduate Building, is updated annually with the names of alumni who received their doctorate 50 years ago. At present, the Wall of Honor displays the names of more than 3,000 alumni.

Graduate Exhibition Award Winners
Graduate Exhibition Awards

More than 200 graduate students participated in the 2017 Graduate Exhibition which included 220 graduate student participants in the research poster presentation option, 10 in the visual arts option, 10 in the performance option, and five in the video option. More than 170 individuals also volunteered to serve as judges. 

Penn State continues to perform well in U.S. News graduate school rankings
Penn State continues to perform well in U.S. News graduate school rankings

Penn State’s graduate school programs continue to perform well in the annual U.S. News & World Report “Best Graduate Schools” rankings, the latest of which were announced March 14.

The Graduate School in the News
May 18, 2017
Penn Staters' voices heard at science march in Washington, D.C.
More than 130 members of the Penn State and State College communities traveled to Washington, D.C., last month to take part in the March for Science, a nonpartisan event organized to rally support for science.
May 15, 2017
New Penn State Smeal online certificate begins with financial accounting
For Barbara Yener, director of the new Penn State Smeal College of Business online Graduate Certificate in Corporate Accounting, the first class in the program is akin to a course on language. Financial Accounting (MBADM 811), which begins in August, teaches students the language of business, Yener said.
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