News

Opening doors for College of Engineering undergraduate students

Penn State College of Engineering's Tom Litzinger and his wife, Mary Ellen, have contributed $30,000 to fund and endow the Thomas A. and Mary Ellen Litzinger Open Doors Scholarship in the College of Engineering.

Trustees committee recommends design build team for West Campus parking garage

In an effort to prepare for and support future College of Engineering construction, a recommended appointment of Clayco, Inc., of St. Louis, Missouri, as the design build team for the West Campus Parking Garage and roadway connections project at University Park was given the nod today (July 19).

Peeples named College of Engineering's inaugural associate dean for equity and inclusion

Tonya Peeples has been appointed the Penn State College of Engineering's associate dean for equity and inclusion, effective August 15.

Events

Aug
20

Fall Semester Classes Begin

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Sep
11–14

Fall Career Days

Bryce Jordan Center

11:00 AM – 4:00 PM

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Sep
11

Fall Engineering Networking Reception

Nittany Lion Inn Ballroom

6:00 – 8:00 PM

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Sep
15

College of Engineering Alumni Tailgate

Founders Lounge, Bryce Jordan Center

8:30 – 11:00 AM

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Message from the Dean

It is my sincere pleasure to welcome you to the Penn State College of Engineering.

For over a century, our College has educated young men and women who have become professional leaders within industry, academia, and government as well as leaders within their communities. They produce game-changing research that advances our society and solves global problems, create jobs that grow our economy, and provide policy insights that shape our world. To be a part of the Penn State College of Engineering family is a badge of honor – and a responsibility we do not take lightly.

Building upon our strong history, we see endless possibilities ahead and choose to pave the way for future Penn State students and faculty to make a difference in the world. We are driven to help our students succeed by providing them the best teachers, facilities, and opportunities for personal and professional growth.

We are driven to maintain an inclusive and diverse student body and a culture where each student feels safe to live and learn and achieve excellence.

We are driven to support research that impacts the lives of people around the world – including disease-fighting technologies, the development of sustainable infrastructures, and impacting energy, environmental, and transportation systems.

We are committed to impacting society and embracing the challenges ahead with a passion for a bright future for humankind.

We hope to see you on campus soon, so we can understand your passions and work together towards our common goals.

Justin Schwartz
Harold and Inge Marcus Dean of Engineering

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