• Lakshman Yapa
    Lakshman Yapa, creating new theories in economic geography
  • Gail Keating
    Gail Keating, using innovative methods to engage her students
  • Jeff Wike
    Jeff Wike, teaching all that energy efficiency is an everyday necessity
  • Soundar Kumara
    Soundar Kumara, pioneering interdisciplinary research in industrial and manufacturing engineering
  • Molly Wertheimer
    Molly Wertheimer, enthusiastic educator committed to her campus and all of Penn State
  • Jainendra K Jain
    Jainendra K. Jain, theoretical physicist exploring exotic quantum matter
  • Jessica Raad
    Jessica Raad, using state-of-the-art technology and partnerships to study drugs that halt the proliferation of leukemia
  • Debbie Shelow
    Debbie Shelow, devoted library assistant
  • Digisha Patel
    Digisha Patel, using state-of-the-art technology and partnerships to study drugs that halt the proliferation of leukemia
  • Patrick Hullihen
    Patrick Hullihen, using state-of-the-art technology and partnerships to study drugs that halt the proliferation of leukemia
  • James Nolan, teaching students to teach
  • David Lane
    David Lane, dedicated student, hardworking mechanical engineer
  • Tricia Miller
    Tricia Miller, teacher of the year
  • Antony Toczek
    Antony Toczek, using state-of-the-art technology and partnerships to study drugs that halt the proliferation of leukemia
  • Steve Garguilo
    Steve Garguilo, connecting innovative thinkers across the world
  • Shveta Dogra
    Shveta Dogra, educating her fellow students with her own dedication and passion to help others
  • Dr C Preston Scoboria
    Dr. C. Preston Scoboria, math, physics expert still motivating students after 35 years
  • Dr Simon Bronner
    Dr. Simon Bronner, distinguished Folklore and American Studies professor
  • Theresa Bonk
    Theresa Bonk, providing students with developmental growth opportunities
  • Dr Stephen Cimbala
    Dr. Stephen Cimbala, inspiring faculty member and military strategy expert
  • Emily Kaplan
    Emily Kaplan, award-winning sports journalist
  • Melissa Miner
    Melissa Miner, nursing school campus coordinator
  • Dr John Horgan
    Dr. John Horgan, internationally renowned expert on the psychology of terrorism
  • Terry Chandler
    Terry Chandler, head chef dedicated to helping others
  • Mandy Marquardt
    Mandy Marquardt, driven athlete and diabetes advocate
  • Dr Kevin Houser
    Dr. Kevin Houser, inspiring & lighting up lives one class at a time
  • Yong Tang
    Yong Tang, using education to fight poverty and enrich his students’ lives
  • Karen Bierman
    Karen Bierman, devoted proponent for at-risk children
  • Gregory F Flemming
    Gregory F. Flemming, groundbreaking executive making an impact after retirement
  • Amanda Gonzalez Ortiz
    Amanda González-Ortiz, promoting leadership and altruism at Penn State Berks
  • Dr. Laura Guertin
    Dr. Laura Guertin, employing the knitting community to lend a hand locally and globally
  • Tom “Lefty” McIntyre
    Tom “Lefty” McIntyre, inspiring benevolences through his own altruism
  • Diane Shorter
    Diane Shorter, employing the knitting community to lend a hand locally and globally
  • Carol Jackson
    Carol Jackson, embodiment of Penn State pride for more than 45 years
  • Dr. Collins Airhihenbuwa
    Dr. Collins Airhihenbuwa, advocating equity and health in African nations
  • Judith F. Kroll
    Judith F. Kroll, distinguished linguist known internationally for bilingual research
  • Doctor Jawaid Haider
    Dr. Jawaid Haider, pioneering research on architectural design for children’s museums and other learning institutions
  • Michael Gottfried
    Michael Gottfried, humanitarian devoted to literacy, education and self-improvement in rural Africa
  • Doctor Penny Kris Etherton
    Dr. Penny Kris-Etherton, prominent authority on food and nutrition committed to cardiovascular research
  • Elliot Abrams
    Elliot Abrams, award-winning meteorologist inspiring continued research
  • Melissa Marshall, passionate about facilitating effective communication
  • Dr. Susan Russell, creating social change through theatre and conversation
  • Beth Collier, dedicated member of Altoona’s Housing and Food Services
  • Steve McCurry, award-winning photojournalist documenting international conflict and culture
  • Seth Miller, seeking freedom for individuals who are wrongfully imprisoned
  • Dr. Elinor Madigan, translating IT expertise into community solutions
  • Consuelo De Moraes
    Consuelo De Moraes, sniffing out malaria to improve health in developing countries
  • John Sanchez
    John Sanchez, celebrating Native American cultures
  • Kristen Roth
    Kristen Roth, excelling in the classroom and on the court
  • Judge Cheryl Allen
    Judge Cheryl Allen , Pennsylvania Superior Court judge steadfast in promoting justice
  • Natalie Dell
    Natalie Dell, won the bronze-medal in rowing at the 2012 London Olympics
  • Matt Brezina
    Matt Brezina, turning a software startup company into Apple’s chief rival
  • Rose Snyder
    Rose Snyder, excelling in the classroom and on the field
  • Dr. Nicholas Rowland
    Dr. Nicholas Rowland, founded the Undergraduate Social Science Research Lab
  • Dr David Han
    Dr. David Han, top ranked physician making significant contributions to healthcare reform
  • Jared Yarnall-Schane
    Jared Yarnall-Schane & Engineers Without Borders, implementing sustainable engineering projects in developing countries
  • Matt Jones
    Matt Jones, founded Poverty Resolutions to raise awareness and combat poverty in Haiti
  • Andrew Jones
    Andrew Jones, founded Poverty Resolutions to raise awareness and combat poverty in Haiti
  • Dr. Cheston Berlin, Jr.
    Dr. Cheston Berlin, Jr., recognized as a “founding father” of pediatric clinical pharmacology
  • Jim Adair
    Jim Adair, developed “Nano-Jackets” to enhance cancer treatments
  • Lydia Abdullah
    Lydia Abdullah, advancing Penn State’s diversity mission
  • Margaret Maher
    Margaret Maher, coordinating with NASA to bring space exploration to life for students
  • Laura March
    Laura March, galvanized the Penn State community to support the annual Blue Out
  • Dr. Kyle Peck
    Dr. Kyle Peck, coordinating with NASA to bring space exploration to life for students
  • Sienna George
    Sienna George, helping to bring clean water to Honduran and Panamanian communities
  • Meagan Hopkins
    Meagan Hopkins, Army ROTC member with a penchant for selfless service and personal courage
  • Dr. Vince Moss
    Dr. Vince Moss, healing patients from Afghanistan to New York
  • Dr. Linda Collins
    Dr. Linda Collins, addressing the prevention of behavioral problems
  • Dr. David Riley
    Dr. David Riley, solving sustainability challenges around the world
  • Michael Paul
    Michael Paul, leading a Penn State team working to land a robot on the moon
  • Dr. Vance Moss
    Dr. Vance Moss, healing patients from Afghanistan to New York
  • Kathy Krinks
    Kathy Krinks, finding homes for Penn State’s students each year
  • David Manos
    David Manos, facilitating logistics for University Park's large-scale events
  • Dr. Cathy Bowen
    Dr. Cathy Bowen, committed to helping students and community through tax assistance program
  • Dr. David Aurentz
    Dr. David Aurentz, industrial scientist with an unyielding dedication to students
  • Lindsey Graybill
    Lindsey Graybill , excelling in the classroom and on the field
  • Dr. Brian Rabian
    Dr. Brian Rabian & The Psychological Clinic, providing health services to the State College community
  • Daehee Park
    Daehee Park, taking his entrepreneurial spirit from the classroom to business
  • Al Matyasovsky
    Al Matyasovsky, developing solutions to measure waste reduction
  • Danielle Lichliter
    Danielle Lichliter, committed to serving others
  • Cheryl Knobloch
    Cheryl Knobloch, developing tomorrow's women engineers
  • Michelle Kline
    Michelle Kline, crossing geographic boundaries with World Campus
  • Mark Hlavacik
    Mark Hlavacik, revived the Penn State Debate Society
  • Denise Gladd
    Denise Gladd, inspiring World Campus’ adult learners
  • Dr. O. Richard Bundy
    Dr. O. Richard Bundy, serves as director of the Penn State Blue Band
  • Celiena Bady
    Celiena Bady, encouraging diversity on and off campus
  • Dr. Richard Alley
    Dr. Richard Alley, received the Nobel Peace Prize for work on climate change
  • Jordyn Colao
    Jordyn Colao, utilizing the Miss Pennsylvania title to educate the public on heart health
  • Stuart Shapiro
    Stuart Shapiro, galvanized the Penn State community to support the annual Blue Out
  • John Urschel
    John Urschel, excelling in the classroom and on the field

May our lives but swell thy fame, 
Dear old State, dear old State.

Fred Lewis Pattee, 1901