Penn State Great Valley recently launched a campus Giving Society, honoring multiple people and companies at a dinner event. Two Penn State alumni were also presented with awards for their contributions to campus.
The Penn State Bookstore, which is operated by Barnes & Noble College, a Barnes & Noble Education Inc. company, has awarded its fourth round of grants to support a range of programs and initiatives across the University.
Advisory Board member and former part-time faculty member Chuck Thomas and his wife, Karen, have made a commitment to name the Electronics Lab at Penn State Great Valley. The lab provides classroom and working space for students in the regional engineering – multidisciplinary engineering design option and serves as a resource for the REV-UP Center for Entrepreneurship.
Events coalesced early in Dallas Krapf’s life to eventually convert him into an indefatigable Penn State and military supporter: the Vietnam War, his attendance at Lycoming College, living near the Great Valley campus and having two sisters attend Penn State.
Joe and Marilyn Henry recently committed $50,000 to permanently endow a part-time graduate scholarship at Penn State Great Valley. The gift will support the campus’ efforts in A Greater Penn State for 21st Century Excellence, the University’s current fundraising campaign.