The following meteorology faculty, staff, alumni, and student awards and accomplishments were recognized at the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences Wilson Banquet held at the Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel on Sunday, April 11, 2010.
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Ellen Steidle Achievement Award
Established in 1953 by Dean Edward Steidle to honor the memory of his wife, this award recognizes those students who have been active in advancing the welfare and improvement of the College.
Senior: Andrew P. Rengel, Meteorology
Junior: Christopher J. Slocum, Meteorology
Edward Steidle Memorial Scholar Award
Established in 1981 to honor Edward Steidle, Dean of the College from 1929 to 1953, this award broadens the educational opportunities for EMS Students.
Arielle L. Hesse, Geography
Tyler C. McCandless, Meteorology
Earth and Mineral Sciences Academy for Global Experience (EMSAGE)
Established in 2009, EMSAGE helps students develop as communicators and collaborators, and prepares them to be effective leaders in their disciplines and responsible global citizens. Those students who aspire to EMSAGE Laureate status achieve notable success in scholarship, service, global literacy and experiential learning.
*Thirty-one students from the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences will graduate with EMSAGE Laureate status this Fall, but only EMSAGE laureates from Meteorology are listed here.
Drew P. Anderson, Frank J. Dale, James D. Dickey, Stephen C. Dobosh, Tyler C. McCandless, Andrew P. Rengel, Krystal L. Repoff, Matthew Rydzik
Gladys Snyder Education Grant
William J. Syrett, Lecturer and Manager, Joel N. Myers Weather Center
Jeffrey M. Warner, Lecturer and Advisor and Chemistry, Physics, and Math Tutor
"The Penn State Weather Camp: Affordable Tuition = Future Penn Staters"
Charles L. Hosler Alumni Scholar Medal
Warren M. Washington
New FacultyJose D. Fuentes, Professor of Meteorology
Promotion and/or TenureMichael E. Mann to Professor
Scott Richardson to Senior Research Associate
RetirementsJohn H. Clark, Associate Professor of Meteorology
Nelson L. Seaman, Associate Professor of Meteorology
John C. Wyngaard, Professor of Meteorology