April 12, 2001
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
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.
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.
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.
Erie sky into sharper focus
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.
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.