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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 23, 2017
Industrial engineering faculty, students honored at annual industry conference
Several faculty and students within the Harold and Inge Marcus Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering were honored for excellence at the Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference in Pittsburgh.
May 22, 2017
Think tank supports augmentative and alternative communication research
Penn State recently hosted the Doctoral Student Research Think Tank in Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) in order to support the research community that strives to improve outcomes for people with complex disabilities and their families.
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