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Luke Marsiglia and Don Graham 2018

Student will always feel a part of Penn State York

Like most college students, Luke Marsiglia will remember his college years fondly but unlike most, the evidence of his work will remain at Penn State York forever. Marsiglia, about to graduate on Friday, Dec. 14 with a bachelor of science in electro-mechanical engineering technology degree, had the unique experience of being a part of the construction of the renovated and expanded student center, which opened in 2016. At age 22, Marsiglia is leaving a legacy at Penn State York.
Jerry Pastories and Service Dog Nittany standing in front of the lion shrine

Disabled veteran will graduate this semester next to service dog

Army veteran Jerry Pastories has fought through a tumor diagnosis, partial paralysis and the loss of his sight to earn his Penn State degree. This December, Pastories and his service dog Nittany will participate in graduation exercises at Penn State Greater Allegheny.
Charlie Marshall

Penn State Altoona receives gift to advance rail transportation engineering

Charles N. “Charlie” Marshall has made a transformational gift to support the Rail Transportation Engineering degree program at Penn State Altoona.
Ryan Morris named 2020 Schwarzman Scholar

Penn State Berks student named 2020 Schwarzman Scholar

Ryan Morris, a first-generation college student who was a race car driver before attending Penn State Berks, has won a Schwarzman Scholarship, which will enable him to pursue a master’s degree in global affairs from the Schwarzman College at Tsinghua University in Beijing.
Abington residence hall

Involvement late in college career transformed new Abington graduate

A Penn State Abington student shuttled between home, classes and two jobs. But when he made the time to get involved as a resident assistant, he found the experience to be life-changing.