September 2017

Online educator Cole lauded with lifetime achievement award for sustainability

Vera Cole, energy and sustainability policy program chair, was awarded the Epstein Lifetime Achievement Award for her roles with Penn State’s energy and sustainability policy online programs offered through Penn State’s World Campus and with the Mid-Atlantic Renewable Energy Association.

The Sustainable Energy Fund chose Cole based on her lifetime of work dedicated to moving society towards a sustainable energy future.

Research symposium honoring three EMS emeritus professors slated for Sept. 11

A research symposium honoring three earth and mineral sciences emeritus professors will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sept. 11, in the Atherton Hotel’s Vanderbilt Room in State College, Pennsylvania. The symposium will feature speakers discussing the impact of the careers of Michael Arthur, professor emeritus of geosciences; Terry Engelder, professor emeritus of geosciences; and Turgay Ertekin, professor emeritus of petroleum and natural gas engineering.

14 Penn Staters honored with Alumni Fellow Award

The Penn State Alumni Association will recognize 14 graduates on Oct. 4 with the lifelong title of Alumni Fellow, the highest award given by the Alumni Association. 

EME ranking for Mining Engineering

The John and Willie Leone Family Department of Energy and Mineral Engineering was ranked fourth in the world for it's mining engineering program, according to QS Top Universities.
 
The rankings are based on reputation, employer reputation and research impact.

EME ranking for Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering

The John and Willie Leone Family Department of Energy and Mineral Engineering was ranked fourth in the world for it's petroleum and natural gas engineering program, according to CEOWORLD Magazine university rankings.

The rankings are based on reputation, admissions, job placement, recruiter feedback, and specialization.