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Workshops on Grant Writing
Workshops on Grant Writing

The Graduate School is hosting a series of professional development workshops on grant writing for Humphrey Fellows, graduate students, and postdoctoral scholars currently enrolled at Penn State throughout the fall semester. The workshops are guided by successful principal investigators who will explain how to write an effective grant.

Graduate School Alumni Society Receives Alumni Association Award
Graduate School Alumni Society Receives Alumni Association Award

The Graduate School Alumni Society was recognized by the Penn State Alumni Association for outreach to graduate students with selection for the Volunteer Group Award in the Professional Development Category. Alumni Association CEO Paul Clifford presented the award to Alumni Society President Cynthia Mable during the annual Volunteer Awards Ceremony last fall.

Graduate student awardees celebrated at annual luncheon
Graduate student awardees celebrated at annual luncheon

Penn State President Eric Barron presented 11 awards to more than 30 graduate students in recognition of outstanding achievement during the annual Graduate Student Awards Luncheon held April 11 at the Nittany Lion Inn.

Preston promoted to associate dean for graduate educational equity
Preston promoted to associate dean for graduate educational equity

Stephanie Danette Preston has been promoted to associate dean for graduate educational equity in the Graduate School at Penn State.

Retired Brigadier General Dana H. Born Receives Distinguished Alumni Award
Retired Brigadier General Dana H. Born Receives Distinguished Alumni Award

Penn State Graduate School alumna Dana H. Born received the 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award from the Board of Trustees. This award is the University's highest honor presented to its alumni, and Born was one of eight alumni to receive the award this year. 

The Graduate School in the News
August 22, 2019
Air Force captain sees Penn State degree as pathway to working in GIS
Katie Meckler, a captain in the U.S. Air Force, helps pilots navigate the skies. She’s completed six deployments around the world and has moved across the country for a new assignment. And she still manages to carry a 4.0 GPA in her online master’s degree program at Penn State.
August 21, 2019
Geosciences doctoral student awarded 2019 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
Andrew Shaughnessy, a doctoral student studying geosciences in Penn State’s College of Earth and Mineral Sciences, was awarded a 2019 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship to investigate the effects of agriculture on bedrock weathering.
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