Penn State Brandywine has been selected as a 2007 Education Milestone Award recipient by the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce. The award is presented annually to outstanding academic institutions that are celebrating educational milestones. Penn State Brandywine, celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, will be formally presented with the award on Thursday, November 15, at Drexelbrook Catering and Corporate Center.Jeffrey G.
Penn State Brandywine, formerly Penn State Delaware County, has been awarded a 2007 Green Star Honor Award by the Professional Grounds Management Society. This award brings national recognition to the campus for grounds maintained with a high degree of excellence.
Penn State Brandywine received this award in the University and College Grounds category, and only four other colleges and universities were selected in this category: The College of Wooster, University of Virginia, Texas Tech University, and Texas Woman's University.
Arnold Markley, associate professor of English, has earned Penn State Brandywine's prestigious 2007 Distinguished Teacher of the Year award, given at the conclusion of the Fall Honors Convocation held October 10. This recognition, voted on exclusively by the students, is given to a faculty member for excellence in teaching.
Charles Helou, professor of mathematics and recipient of the 2006 honor, presented Markley with the award.
The Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) is expanding its annual, national-level Institutionalizing Undergraduate Research workshop using a regional approach, and Penn State Brandywine will host the launch of these regional workshops on Sept. 28-30.
These workshops are designed for institutions that would like to create a culture of campuswide engagement in undergraduate research.
Paul Greene, associate professor of ethnomusicology and integrative arts at Penn State Brandywine, has been named the fourth Jane E. Cooper Memorial Faculty Fellow, for three years effective July 1. The Cooper Fellowship provides supplementary funds to an outstanding member of the Penn State Brandywine faculty to assist the holder in continuing and furthering his or her contributions in teaching, research, and public service.