Jennifer Jewell, board certified specialist in geriatric physical therapy, was awarded the 2019 Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Association’s (PPTA) Geriatric Special Interest Group Award of Excellence. She received the award in October at the PPTA conference at Seven Springs Mountain Resort in Champion, Pennsylvania.
While most faculty spend their summer completing research, teaching summer classes, or preparing for the fall semester, Penn State Shenango Assistant Teaching Professor of Nursing Maureen Dunn spent part of her summer abroad, networking with faculty from Lille Catholic University in France and at The Hague University of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands. Dunn’s trip was in collaboration with Penn State’s Experiential Digital Global Engagement (EDGE) program.
The commitment to the ingenious power of partnership was on full display at the convening of the 2019 Invent Penn State Venture & IP Conference, Oct. 3 and 4, at the Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center. The event featured 85 startup companies, 90 investors and advisers and 30 sponsors, which all collaborated over the two-day event to propel entrepreneurship and innovation.
Lora G. Weiss, Senior Vice President for Research at Penn State University presents the Inventor of the Year Award to Dr. Bill Higgins at the Invent Penn State Venture & IP Conference on Friday, October 4, 2019.
Students of Penn State Shenango were honored at the campus’ 2019 Honors Convocation and Recognition Banquet for their outstanding academic and student leadership achievements and services. The recipients of this year’s Eric and Josephine Walker Award, Dennis W. Bartholomew Outstanding Adult Student Award, the Ann Wansack Award, as well as the Campus Director’s Teaching Excellence Award and the Margaret Cunningham Foley Memorial Teaching Award, were also part of the program.