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Sell-Kohlhepp Open Doors Scholarship established at Penn State DuBois

Dan and Donna Kohlhepp have made a $60,000 gift to establish the Sell-Kohlhepp Open Doors Scholarship, honoring both the Kohlhepp family, as well as Donna's family, the Sells. The Open Doors Scholarship Program has generated nearly $2 million for student scholarships at Penn State DuBois so far. This unprecedented giving opportunity runs in its current form through June 30, offering the 2:1 match to donors who make a minimum $30,000 pledge, payable over five years.
Distinguished Professor of English Emeritus Richard Kopley

Retired professor releases second children's book

Distinguished Professor of English Emeritus Richard Kopley new book, "Kenny and the Blue Sky," will be released on June 15. "Blue Sky" follows Kenny, a young boy who dreams of being able to reach, touch and be in the sky. Through the wonder of a child's view, the sky lowers itself one afternoon, allowing Kenny and his family and friends to experience the sky as no one else ever has.
The Penn State DuBois 2018 Small College World Series Champions

DuBois baseball claims USCAA Small College World Series national championship

The Penn State DuBois baseball team secured the championship in the United States Collegiate Athletics Association (USCAA) Small College World Series on Thursday, May 17, at Showers Field.
Chancellor M. Scott McBride with Kenn Starr.

Starr Hill Winery makes $1,000 donation to Penn State DuBois student programs

Starr Hill Winery of Curwensville recently made a $1,000 donation to support student programs at Penn State DuBois. The winery offers a "Vintner for a Day" package each year at the campus' Lion Wine and Cheese fundraising auction. The winning bidder then gets the chance to produce and bottle their own wine at the winery with a portion of sales of that wine coming back to campus. This donation is a portion of the proceeds from last year's wine named "DuBois Double Play."

Center for Global Studies presents faculty, students with awards

The Center for Global Studies recently presented $73,800 in awards to faculty members and students whose work advances research and projects in global studies.
Associate Professor of Mathematics and Geoscience Neyda Abreu

Penn State DuBois faculty member lends expertise to Newsweek

Associate Professor of Mathematics and Geoscience Neyda Abreu was sought out by a national publication recently for her expertise on the solar system. An article published by Newsweek on May 9, penned by New York City-based science journalist Meghan Bartels, features quotes and other information provided by Abreu, who is an outside expert not connected with the research.
Old Main Tower

Penn State promotions in academic rank, effective July 1, 2018

The following is a list of academic promotions for tenured and tenure-line faculty members at Penn State, effective July 1.
A Math Options workshop.

Math Options program keeps careers in the equation at Penn State DuBois

The annual Math Options program at Penn State DuBois once again welcomed young girls from around the region for a firsthand look at some math- and science-intensive career fields on May 8. A total of 149 seventh grade girls from 10 school districts participated in the program. They were introduced to careers and everyday activities that require skills in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
2018 PSUAC Champs

DuBois sluggers clinch 2018 PSUAC championship

With a 10-2 win over Penn State Brandywine, Penn State DuBois claimed the 2018 Penn State University Athletic Conference baseball championship on May 7 at Showers Field. The win clinched a spot in the 2018 United State Athletic Association Small College World Series, in which DuBois is the No. 6 seed.
Chancellor M. Scott McBride, at left, with Robert Johnson.

Robert G. Johnson Open Doors Scholarship created with $30,000 pledge

Robert G. Johnson has created the Robert G. Johnson Open Doors Scholarship at Penn State DuBois by making a $30,000 gift to support campus students. The Open Doors Scholarship Program offers an unprecedented 2:1 matching opportunity, greatly increasing the impact donors have upon the lives of students who are in need of aid in covering their college expenses.

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