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Release Date: Jan 17 2019

Libby Gopal ('02 B.S. Music Education) was recently selected as the recipient of the New Jersey Governor’s Educator of the Year Award for East Orange Campus High School (EOCHS) for her educational contributions at the local, district and...

Release Date: Jan 17 2019

WEST MANCHESTER TOWNSHIP, Pa.- Forensic artist Jenny Kenyon, Penn State Arts and Design Research Incubator research associate, was the center of attention at a press conference held in December by the West Manchester Police Department in York County...

Release Date: Jan 17 2019

Vincent P. Benitez, associate professor of music theory, has been appointed as the Scholarship and Research Editor for the College Music Symposium: Journal of the College Music Society. The College Music Symposium is a double-blind peer-reviewed...

Release Date: Jan 15 2019

Like many freshmen, Adam Kling began his Penn State career unsure of what he wanted to study. Eventually his interest in cartoon animation led him to the Interdisciplinary Digital Studio (IDS) major in the School of Visual Arts, where he found his...

Release Date: Jan 15 2019

Mark L. Lusk, School of Music Professor, will hold his 63rd bi-annual trombone recital on Jan. 28 from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. in the Recital Hall in Music Building 1. During the free event, Lusk will be joined by Nitzan Haroz, Principal Trombonist...

Release Date: Jan 03 2019

Distinguished Professor of Art Chris Staley recently spent two weeks as a visiting artist at Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design in Jerusalem. Below he reflects on his experience. After flying more than 10 hours from Newark, N.J., to Israel, it felt...

Release Date: Dec 18 2018

Emma Van Allen (’14 B.M.E) participated in the fall 2018 Partners in Music program – this time as a State College Area School District fifth-grade elementary orchestra teacher. Her first involvement with the program was as a senior music...

Release Date: Dec 18 2018

Alexa Sangbin Thomson, Professional Performance Certificate (PPC) recipient in 2016, has just won a coveted position as a community-embedded musician in the Houston Symphony. Alexa came to Penn State from New Zealand to study with Prof. Tim Deighton...

Release Date: Dec 13 2018

Scott Sheehan (‘12 M.M.E.) and Craig Snyder (‘91 B.S. Mu. Ed.) have been named as finalists for the 2019 Grammy Music Educator Award. Each year, the Recording Academy and the Grammy Museum partner to select the finalists. This year, the...

Release Date: Dec 12 2018

As an art curator in New York, Penn State School of Visual Arts alumna Heather Bhandari aims to promote underrepresented artists by using a healthy mix of resources she has gathered during her nearly two-decade career. After graduating with a master...

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