- New Graduate Student Orientation
On Wednesday, August 17, the Graduate School will sponsor a half-day orientation session for all new graduate students, including new international graduate students. This half-day session will be held in the Bryce Jordan Center from 1 to 5 p.m. and will be followed by the annual Graduate School Reception at 5 p.m. in the South Annex of the Bryce Jordan Center.
- Graduate Education is a Pillar of Penn State
Penn State President Eric Barron turned over his blog, “Digging Deeper,” to Nick Jones, Penn State’s executive vice president and provost. In the blog, Provost Jones expands on the significance of studying at a research university and the value of graduate students who are part of Penn State’s teaching, research and outreach enterprise.
- Graduate School Alumni Society Early Career Award
Penn State Graduate School alumna Yiling Chen received the Graduate School Alumni Society (GSAS) Early Career Award on March 19 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 School Alumni Society Lifetime Achievement Award
Timothy B. Gage, who received three advanced degrees at Penn State, is the 2016 recipient of the Graduate School Alumni Society Lifetime Achievement Award. This award is presented to alumni who have achieved exceptional success throughout the course of their career, and have demonstrated loyalty to the University and the Alumni Association.
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