In the News
April 12, 2001

Kellogg Mini-Grants awarded
for campus, community initiatives

Fifteen diverse teams of campus and community members have been recognized for their work on projects that engage the community and community concerns.

52 students awarded
Mitte Scholarships

Roy F. and Joann Cole Mitte have a vision to help colleges and universities build future leaders, not just academically, but in the community as well. That was the primary motivation behind the couple's establishment of the Mitte Foundation in 1997 and their recent gift of $8.2 million to The Smeal College of Business Administration.

Students benefit from
electronic resources

Compustat, ExecuComp, TableBase, Proquest Direct, Multex. Doesn't read much like a best-seller list, but that's exactly what it is in today's digital library. As more and more information becomes available in electronic format, the University Libraries are increasing the emphasis on electronic resources.

University names 5
distinguished professors

In recognition of their outstanding contributions to the University, five faculty members have been given the title of distinguished professor. This special academic title is intended to recognize a limited number of outstanding professors.

New observatory brings
Erie sky into sharper focus

Students, faculty and visitors to the Open House Nights in Astronomy at Penn State Erie will be observing the skies more clearly thanks to an advanced telescope and observatory to be dedicated later this month.

Annual bus tour to
head southeast in May

New faculty who choose to participate in this year's Road Scholars tour will be in for several treats, as the sixth annual bus tour winds its way through the southeastern part of Pennsylvania May 6-8.