Engaged Scholarship

Past Recipients of the Penn State Award for Faculty Outreach

2017 — Dr. Arthur Hattel, Assistant Professor, Animal Diagnostic Laboratory, College of Agricultural Sciences

2016 — Dr. Roger Finke, Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Religious Studies, Director of the Association of Religion Data Archives, College of the Liberal Arts

2015 — Dr. Laurie Grobman, Professor of English and Women’s Studies, Penn State Berks

2014 — Dr. Yuefeng Xie, Professor of Environmental Engineering, School of Science, Engineering, and Technology, Penn State Harrisburg

2013 — Dr. Timothy Kelsey, Professor of Agricultural Economics, Co-Director, Center for Economic and Community Development

2012 — Dr. Samuel W. Monismith, Associate Professor of Health Education, School of Behavioral Sciences and Education, Penn State Harrisburg

2011 — Dr. Collins Airhihenbuwa, Professor and Head of the Department of Biobehavioral Health, College of Health and Human Development

2010 — Dr. Karen Bierman, Distinguished Professor of Psychology, College of the Liberal Arts, and Director of the Child Study Center

2009 — Dr. Robert P. Brooks, Professor of Geography and Ecology, College of Earth and Mineral Sciences, and Director of the Penn State Cooperative Wetlands Center

2008 — Dr. Eugene Lengerich, Professor of Public Health Sciences, Family and Community Medicine, and Health Policy and Administration, Director of Community Outreach and Education, Penn State Hershey Cancer Institute

2007 — Dr. Barbara Sims, Associate Professor of Criminal Justice, School of Public Affairs, Penn State Harrisburg

2006 — Dr. Charles Abdalla, Associate Professor of Agricultural and Environmental Economics, College of Agricultural Sciences

2005 — Dr. James A. Pawelczyk, Associate Professor of Kinesiology and Physiology, The College of Health and Human Development

2004 — Dr. Cheryl A. Dellasega, Associate Professor of Humanities, and Chair of the Arts, Healing and Humanities Committee of The Doctors Kienle Center for Humanistic Medicine, College of Medicine

2003 — Dr. Mark T. Greenberg, Bennett Chair in Prevention Research and Professor of Human Development and Family Studies, The College of Health and Human Development

2002 — Dr. Audrey Maretzki, Professor of Food Science, College of Agricultural Sciences

2001 — Dr. Keith Verner, Chief of the Division of Developmental Pediatrics and Learning, College of Medicine

2000 — Dr. Lakshman Yapa, Associate Professor of Geography, College of Earth and Mineral Sciences

1999 — Dr. James Van Horn, Professor of Rural Sociology, College of Agricultural Sciences

1998 — Dr. Jawaid Haider, Professor of Architecture, College of Arts and Architecture

Past Recipients of the Penn State Community Engagement and Scholarship Award

2017 — Dr. Andrea Tapia, Associate Professor, Director of Graduate Programs, College of Information Sciences and Technology

2016 — Clearinghouse for Military Family Readiness, led by Dr. Daniel Perkins, Clearinghouse Director and Professor, College of Agricultural Sciences

2015 — Partners in Music, led by Dr. Linda Thornton and Dr. Robert Garner, School of Music, College of Arts and Architecture

2014 — The PROSPER Project, led by Mark T. Greenberg, Bennett Chair of Prevention Research, College of Health and Human Development. View website.

2013 — Humanitarian Engineering and Social Entrepreneurship (HESE), led by Khanjan Mehta, Director, Humanitarian Engineering and Social Entrepreneurship Program, Instructor, Engineering Design. View video.

2012 — CHANCE, Connecting Humans and Nature Through Conservation Experiences, led by Dr. Jacqueline McLaughlin, Associate Professor of Biology, Founding Director, CHANCE, Penn State Lehigh Valley. View website.

2011 — The Pittsburgh Studio: Regenerative Design in Stressed Communities, led by Ken Tamminga, College of Arts and Architecture. Read the news story. View video.

2010 — Drug Resistance Strategies Project, which features the Keepin’ it REAL Curriculum, led by Dr. Michael Hecht and Dr. Michelle Miller-Day of the College of the Liberal Arts. Read the news story.

2009 — Northern Appalachia Cancer Network: Changing Cancer Research, Changing People’s Lives, led by Dr. Eugene Lengerich, College of Medicine. View video.

2008 — Rethinking Urban Poverty: The Philadelphia Field Project, led by Dr. Lakshman Yapa, College of Earth and Mineral Sciences.

Past Recipient of the Emerging Faculty Award for Engaged Scholarship

2017 — Dr. Carter Hunt, Assistant Professor, Recreation, Parks and Tourism Management, College of Health and Human Development

2016 — Haley Sankey, Lecturer and Adviser, John A. Dutton e-Education Institute, College of Earth and Mineral Sciences

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