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New Graduate Student Orientation
New Graduate Student Orientation

On Wednesday, August 15, 2018, the Graduate School will sponsor a half-day orientation session for all new graduate students, including new international graduate students.

Graduate student excellence celebrated at awards luncheon
Graduate student excellence celebrated at awards 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 25 at the Nittany Lion Inn.

Graduate student Xi Liu leverages geography, coding skills to land Google internship
Graduate student Xi Liu leverages geography, coding skills to land Google internship

Liu, a doctoral student in geography, was accepted into a highly competitive software engineering internship program in Google's Seattle office during the summer of 2017.

Image: Xi Liu

Alumni Profile: Roy Schuyler, III
Alumni Profile: Roy Schuyler, III

Before concluding his keynote presentation at the Graduate School’s Career Exploration Workshop at Penn State’s University Park campus in October, Roy Schuyler, III shared a piece of advice that is in keeping with the way he has led his own life: “Leave a legacy.”

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, 2018
First Smeal management and organizational leadership grads finding success
For many graduates, turning the tassel at graduation means pivoting from the certainty of classroom success to the uncertainty of the job market. For many in the first Penn State Smeal Master of Professional Studies in Management and Organizational Leadership graduating class, commencement marked success in the transition from the classroom to the work force.
May 23, 2018
IST doctoral student presented with Alumni Association Dissertation Award
College of Information Sciences and Technology doctoral student Jun Xu recently was named a recipient of the 2018 Penn State Alumni Association Dissertation Award and Distinguished Doctoral Scholar Medal. He is one of 14 University Park graduate students to receive the award, which is considered one of the most prestigious awards that a Penn State graduate student can receive.
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