2019 recipients of the John Roe Sustainability Awards, pictured above, each received a piece of handmade ceramic pottery by artist and Penn State graduate student John Domenico, who also spoke during the event.
Christopher Guay, a senior engineering major at Penn State Brandywine, quickly understood the value of real-world experience and wasted no time pursuing part-time job opportunities in his field through employment search engines and networking. His search paid off.
A passion for creativity and communicating with others is what drew Penn State Brandywine senior business major Lauren Burke to her internship at PrimePay, where she gained valuable workplace experience as the marketing and brand awareness intern.
Based upon early successes, “The Art and Science of Human Flourishing” will be offered as a three-credit course at seven Penn State campuses — Altoona, Brandywine, Fayette, Greater Allegheny, Mont Alto, University Park and York — and is the focus of a research study evaluating possible outcomes in increased student health and well-being.
Penn State Behrend graduate Olivia Dubin could not attend the college's May 3 commencement ceremony because she is completing an internship in Germany. Dubin, who earned a degree in plastics engineering technology, used one of the college's robots to participate in the program remotely.