Nuclear engineering alumnus to receive Alumni Fellow Award

Alumni Association to recognize distinguished Penn Staters on Oct. 23

10/18/2019

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The Penn State Alumni Association will honor 16 Penn Staters on Oct. 23 with the Alumni Fellow Award, the highest award given by the Alumni Association.

The 2019 Alumni Fellows are:

  • Derrick P. Alridge, 1997 graduate of the College of Education
  • Eliav Barr, 1984 graduate of the Eberly College of Science
  • Wendy E. Braund, 2001 graduate of the College of Medicine
  • John A. Coppola, 1969 and 1971 graduate of the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences
  • Robert D. Edwards, 1975 and 1983 graduate of the Smeal College of Business
  • I. Miley Gonzalez, 1982 graduate of the College of Agricultural Sciences
  • Col. (Ret.) Priscilla H. Hamilton, 1978 graduate of the Eberly College of Science
  • Kathy Ann DeGrandi Heasley, 1983 graduate of the Bellisario College of Communications
  • Steven H. Korman, 1962 graduate of the Smeal College of Business
  • Douglas J. Leech Jr., 1977 graduate of the Smeal College of Business
  • Kenneth O. Lindquist, 1967 and 1971 graduate of the College of Engineering
  • Sharon L. McDaniel, 1983 graduate of the College of Health and Human Development
  • Heather L. Neary, 2009 graduate of Penn State Harrisburg
  • William H. Spence, 1979 graduate of the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences
  • Lara J. Warner, 1988 graduate of the Smeal College of Business
  • James P. Zallie, 1983 graduate of the College of Agricultural Sciences

The Alumni Fellow program is administered by the Penn State Alumni Association in cooperation with the University’s academic colleges, campuses and the Office of the President. Alumni are nominated by a college or campus as leaders in their professional fields and accept an invitation from the president of the University to return to campus to share their expertise with students, faculty and administrators.

Visit the Alumni Association’s website to learn more about this year’s honorees, and also for more information on the award.

 

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The Ken and Mary Alice Lindquist Department of Nuclear Engineering at Penn State is one of the top ranked nuclear engineering programs in the United States. The department distinguishes itself from other programs with a strong focus on experimental research in power, science, security and safety. The actively growing department leads four educational programs for students pursuing a bachelor of science, a master of science, a master of engineering or a doctoral degree. The department also houses the Breazeale Nuclear Reactor, the country’s first and longest operating licensed nuclear reactor. The construction and operation of the reactor introduced nuclear engineering to Penn State, and, in doing so, harnessed research and educational opportunities as key strengths for the department. See how we’re inspiring change and impacting tomorrow at nuce.psu.edu.

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