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Center for Global Studies presents faculty, students with awards

The Center for Global Studies recently presented $73,800 in awards to faculty members and students whose work advances research and projects in global studies.
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Penn State announces 2018 University-wide faculty and staff awards

Each year, Penn State recognizes outstanding faculty and staff with annual awards in teaching and excellence. The invitation-only ceremony for the 2018 awards was Tuesday, April 3, at University Park.

Six faculty members receive 2018 Atherton Award for Excellence in Teaching

Six Penn State faculty members have received the 2018 George W. Atherton Award for Excellence in Teaching — Fred Aebli, information sciences and technology program co-coordinator and lecturer at Penn State Worthington Scranton; Elaine S. Barry, associate professor of human development and family studies at Penn State Fayette; Mary Connerty, senior lecturer in English at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College; Dennis Decoteau, professor of horticulture and plant system health in the College of Agricultural Sciences; Fred Fonseca, associate professor of information sciences and technology in the College of Information Sciences and Technology; and Michael Janik, professor of chemical engineering in the College of Engineering.
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Penn State Fayette professor awarded for contributions to utopian studies

Gib Prettyman, associate professor of English at Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus, has been awarded the 2017 Larry E. Hough Distinguished Service Award by the Society for Utopian Studies (SUS) for substantial contributions to the organization.
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Penn State Fayette instructor commissioned for historic painting

The Fayette County Courthouse commissioned Penn State Fayette art instructor and area artist Patrick Daugherty for a recreation of Charles Willson Peale’s 1772 portrait of George Washington in uniform as colonel of the First Virginia Regiment. The original, on display at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia, is the earliest authenticated portrait of Washington.
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Penn State promotions in academic rank, effective July 1, 2017

The following is a list of academic promotions for tenured and tenure-line faculty members at Penn State, effective July 1.
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Penn State announces fixed-term faculty promotions, effective July 1, 2017

The following is a list of Penn State fixed-term faculty promotions, effective July 1.
Gib Prettyman with Alumni/Student Award for Excellence in Teaching plaque

Dr. Gib Prettyman with Alumni/Student Award for Excellence in Teaching plaque

Gib Prettyman of Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus displays a plaque that commemorates his being selected to receive the 2017 Alumni/Student Award for Excellence in Teaching. The associate professor of English was one of only three faculty members statewide to receive this honor, which also came with a cash award, in addition to a grant for the English department at the Fayette campus.  

Gib Prettyman with Alumni/Student Award for Excellence in Teaching plaque

Fayette professor recognized for teaching excellence

The Penn State Alumni Association has selected Dr. Gib Prettyman, an associate professor of English at Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus, to receive an Alumni/Student Award for Excellence in Teaching. In conjunction with this award, he will serve as a Penn State Teaching Fellow for 2017.
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Office for General Education announces Integrative Studies Seed Grant awards

The Integrative Studies Seed Grant Program, offered through the Penn State Office for General Education, will support 71 different course development projects this summer. In response to the large volume of highly qualified proposals, the budget was generously increased by more than 50 percent by the Office of the Provost and the Office of Undergraduate Education.

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