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Release Date: Aug 22 2014

In partnership with WPSU-FM, the Penn State School of Music is pleased to announce that its performances will be featured in a monthly one-hour radio program titled "In Performance at Penn State." Using a similar format to the popular...

Release Date: Aug 20 2014

John M. Mason Jr., Ph.D., and Michelle R. Mason of Auburn, Ala., have created The Meghan R. Mason Program Endowment for the Center for the Performing Arts. The $25,000 endowment is named in honor of their daughter because of the role the Center for...

Release Date: Aug 20 2014

Recent SoVA alumna Katie Hovencamp ('14 M.F.A.) received the prestigious 2014 International Sculpture Center's (ISC) Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award. The ISC is a member-supported, nonprofit organization...

Release Date: Jul 31 2014

Penn State School of Visual Arts senior Andrew Reiff is the 2014 recipient of the PGAV Destinations Spot Experiential Scholarship for his design of a waterpark. The first-of-its-kind scholarship was launched in spring 2013 and challenges U.S....

Release Date: Jul 29 2014

Eliza Pennypacker, ASLA, professor of landscape architecture, has been appointed head of the Department of Landscape Architecture at Penn State. Since January 2014, she has served as interim department head. Pennypacker has taught in the Department...

Release Date: Jul 17 2014

Stephen Sobotta has been named director of information technology for the College of Arts and Architecture, effective July 1. Sobotta brings executive-level management experience and strong skills in strategic leadership and project management in...

Release Date: Jul 16 2014

Most Penn State students may be gone for the summer, but the classrooms, studios and rehearsal halls of the College of Arts and Architecture are still bustling—with high school students. During the week of July 13, the college is hosting three...

Release Date: Jul 15 2014

It has been a goal-smashing year in raising funds “for the future.” When Penn State’s seven-year fundraising campaign, For the Future: The Campaign for Penn State Students, ended on June 30, the University had exceeded its $2...

Release Date: Jul 15 2014

Eric Sanders ('95 B.S, percussion) has served on the faculty of the Atlanta Institute of Music and Media (AIMM) since 2009. A percussion student named Jason Barnes enrolled at the school in 2013, functioning without a right forearm and hand...

Release Date: Jul 15 2014

Congratulations to Norman Spivey, who became the president of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) on July 9, 2014. Founded in 1944, NATS is the largest professional association of teachers of singing in the world with more than 7,...

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