Alumni Updates

Information about College of Education alumni
College doctoral alumni among those honored during reunion weekend
Penn State doctoral alumni, including five from the College of Education, celebrated the 10th, 25th and 50th anniversary of receiving their doctorate on March 25 at the Graduate School’s annual Doctoral Alumni Recognition Luncheon.
Alumni Achievement Award honorees boast early returns
The Penn State Alumni Association will honor nine outstanding graduates, including two from the College of Education, with the Alumni Achievement Award during an official ceremony in late March.
College of Education honors outstanding alumni
Penn State’s College of Education recognized nine alumni for their career achievements at a banquet held this fall at The Nittany Lion Inn.
Alumna brings ‘Education and Hope’ to children of Guatemala
Alumna Shelby Jones will spend the next three months volunteering for Education and Hope, an international, nonprofit organization that provides education to impoverished children in the western highlands of Guatemala.
Dooris recognized for distinguished service
Mike Dooris, former executive director of the Office of Planning and Institutional Assessment (OPIA) at Penn State and retired affiliate faculty in Education Policy Studies, is the 2016 recipient of the North East Association for Institutional Research’s (NEAIR) Distinguished Service Award.
School official in Maryland praises Penn State mathematics education graduates
Kellie Rizzo, Lauren Pace and Elizabeth Tumpa commended after first year of teaching in Caroline County Public Schools.
SCOPE helps alumna overcome poverty, achieve dreams
After participating in the College's SCOPE program in 2007, Loretta Lowman knew she could achieve anything, including her dreams of becoming a special education teacher.
Alumni Society Board announces new president, membership
The College of Education Alumni Society Board has announced its new membership.
Education alumna - and her students - adapt to new language in Beijing
As Chelsea Peak develops curriculum for an English language school in Beijing, China, she is simultaneously developing her path of life.
2 College of Education alumni earn Achievement Award
Penn State graduates make an immediate impact in their careers, and this year’s recipients of the Alumni Association’s Alumni Achievement Award - including two alumni from the College of Education - show how.
Eight selected to receive Distinguished Alumni Awards in 2016
Eight Penn State alumni, including a College of Education alumnus, have been selected to receive the Distinguished Alumni Award, the University's highest award for an individual.
Penn State PDS program graduates eager to assist College of Education interns
State College Area School District teachers draw on past experience to aid prospective educators.
College of Education alumna's teaching role in Alaska anything but traditional
College of Education alumna Stephanie Gursky teaches in Napakiak, Alaska, which is accessible in the winter only by boat, plane or driving on a frozen river.
College of Education alumna making a difference in Akron city schools
Jacqueline Rohrbeck Ridley also offers advice to prospective education graduates.

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