Former EMS department head Falkie inducted into Mining Hall of Fame

September 28, 2017

Thomas V. Falkie, a distinguished alumnus who served as head of the Department of Mineral Engineering (the predecessor to the John and Willie Leone Family Department of Energy and Mineral Engineering) from 1969 to 1973 at Penn State, was inducted into the National Mining Hall of Fame (NMHF) on Sept. 23 at the annual National Mining Hall of Fame Induction Banquet in Denver.

Falkie’s selection for induction into the NMHF is the culmination of a lifetime career across the minerals and mining industry, academia, government and professional societies, which have demonstrated a pattern of integrity and sustained excellence, according to the NMHF. <Read entire story on Penn State News>