Recent News

Claritas Speaker to Discuss Biocompatible Electronics

John A. Rogers will present Susquehanna’s 2015 Claritas Distinguished Lecture in the Sciences. The free, public lecture, titled Electronics for the Human Body, will begin at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 21 in Stretansky Concert Hall of the Cunningham Center for Music and Art.

Family Weekend Is On!

Forecasts continue to change about Hurricane Joaquin’s impact on the central Susquehanna Valley this weekend. But a little rain isn’t going to stop Susquehanna from welcoming more than 700 of our students’ parents and loved ones to campus for Family Weekend 2015.

Valerie Naranjo to Perform at Susquehanna

Percussionist, vocalist and composer Valerie Naranjo will perform at Susquehanna University as part of the Martha Barker Blessing Musicians-in-Residence Series, Oct. 15 at 7:30 p.m.

Weis Partners Lecture Explores the Nature of Capitalism

David Kendall, professor of economics and finance and chair of the Department of Business and Economics at the University of Virginia’s College at Wise, will address criticisms of capitalism and examine its benefits and drawbacks during Susquehanna University’s Annual Sigmund Weis Partners Lecture on Sept. 29.

Graduate Wins Second Emmy

Alumnus Craig Housenick won his second Emmy for his outstanding lighting work on NBC’s The Voice. He also won the award in 2013.

Susquehanna Theatre Presents A Catered Affair

The Department of Theatre at Susquehanna University will present "A Catered Affair" at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 1–3 and Oct. 4 at 2:30 p.m. The performance will be held in Degenstein Center Theater in the Charles B. Degenstein Campus Center.

Photos Sought for Exhibit of LGBTQ Families

Susquehanna University is soliciting local photo submissions for a month-long photo exhibition in October titled Love Makes a Family: Portraits of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People and Their Families. Photo submissions are due Sept. 25.

30 Things to Do within 30 Minutes

Animal lovers, nature enthusiasts, shopaholics and more can always find something to do within a short drive of Susquehanna University.

Snyder County District Attorney Discusses Modern Crime Control

As district attorney for Snyder County, Mike Piecuch knows a thing or two about crime control. On Thursday, Sept. 24, he will present the lecture Law and Order in the 21st Century: New Approaches to Crime Control and Prevention, sponsored by Susquehanna University’s Arlin M. Adams Center for Law and Society.

First-Year Students GIVE Back

Plans are underway for first-year students to be introduced to the university’s service tradition through SU GIVE (Susquehanna University: Get Into Volunteer Experiences).

Exhibition Showcases the International Language of Stickers

The Lore Degenstein Gallery will present Rewriting the Streets: The International Language of Stickers from Sept. 5–Oct. 11. Incorporating the finest examples from two collectors this traveling exhibition includes more than 800 original, unused stickers grouped by artists, themes, dates and geographic locations.

Out of the Lab but Still a Scientist at Heart

Leaving the lab behind, Leslie Irwin ’09 now dedicates herself to documenting and promoting research conducted under the auspices of National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science (NCCOS).

Lemons Featured on Huffington Post

Susquehanna University President L. Jay Lemons has been featured twice in the past month on the online news website The Huffington Post.

Aspiring Law School Student Spends Summer in Court

Since the day she first entered Susquehanna University, Jacqueline Keenan has aspired to become a lawyer. This summer, she is getting an in-depth look at the legal system by interning for Judge Michael H. Sholley.

Internship Inspires Career at Mount Vernon

It was an internship at the National Archives and Records Administration in Washington, D.C., that inspired in Sarah Myers ’12 an interest in this country’s early origins and set her the path to the Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington at Mount Vernon.

Biology Major Gaining Research, Animal Care Experience

For Kaelyn Fogelman, the beach is more than just a relaxing vacation spot; it’s her office for the duration of the summer. A dual major in biology and ecology, Fogelman is interning at the Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park in Florida.

Design Student Crafts Advertising for Gaming Company

This summer, rising senior Erin McGarrah is riding high—all the way to the 59th floor of One World Trade Center, where she is working as a graphic design intern for High 5 Games in New York City.

Alumni Connection Leads to Deloitte Internship

In her role as a leadership development intern for Deloitte, psychology major Danielle Boutwell is experiencing firsthand the benefits of having a strong collegiate alumni network.

Student Research Honored at Alaska Conference

Two Susquehanna University students presented research at the 52nd Annual Conference of the Animal Behavior Society in Anchorage, Ala., with one walking away with an award.

Recent Grad Melds Internship into Business Career

Patrick Brown ’15 didn’t have to look far when searching for a job after graduation. The global economy and financial markets major spent 10 weeks interning at Bloomberg L.P. as a data analyst intern and just weeks after his graduation from Susquehanna University, he began a full-time job at Bloomberg L.P. in the same role, a direct benefit of his internship.

New GO Programs Coming This Winter

Students will embark on several new Global Opportunities (GO) programs this winter that will take them to vastly different corners of the world.

Creative Writing Major Lands Dream Job at Marvel

Christina Harrington ’12 still remembers the first time she laid eyes on a comic book. From that moment on, she was hooked. Today, Harrington experiences that magic every day as an assistant editor at Marvel in the comic publisher’s X-Men office.

Students Wrap It Up in Package Design Class

Who designs coffee cups? Chip bags? How do they know what consumers will find appealing? Graphic design majors at Susquehanna learn just that when they take Package Design in the fall semester of their junior year.

Freshwater Research Laboratory Opens

Susquehanna University officially opened its Freshwater Research Laboratory on Tuesday, June 2. The lab, which houses the Freshwater Research Initiative, is funded through a $2.25 million grant from the Richard King Mellon Foundation.

Alumnus Enjoys Sweet Career With Hershey

Three weeks after graduating from Susquehanna University in 1983, Mark Dieffenbach was working as a sales representative selling Hershey products. That was 31 years ago, and he’s never looked back.

Faculty Honored at Commencement

Three faculty members were honored with awards during Susquehanna University’s 157th commencement ceremony held Sunday, May 10.

Alumna Raises Homelessness Awareness

Karen Coviello '10 realized she took for granted her upbringing surrounded by the warmth, safety and security of her family when she started volunteering for Covenant House, the largest privately funded agency in the Americas providing shelter to homeless and runaway youth.