Recent News

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 Silent 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.

Graduate Nominated for Third Emmy

Alumnus Craig Housenick has been nominated for his third Emmy in as many years for his lighting work on NBC’s The Voice. Housenick won the award in 2013.

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.

Comedienne Brings Wit, Wisdom to Commencement

Comedienne Carol Leifer brought Susquehanna University’s Class of 2015 to its feet with a range of well-earned advice and wise-cracking anecdotes, but her theme remained the same—tenacity.

Who Says You Can’t Be in the WWE When You Grow Up?

What Steven Urena ’11 really wanted to be when he grew up was a professional wrestler. His parents had other ideas, but he didn’t give up on his dream—he just changed gears from wrestling to writing.

Grad Wins Second Emmy

Believe it or not, Emmy Award–winning producer Jason Mammen ’00 knew from the age of 8 that he wanted to “make TV.” At the time, an Emmy was probably the last thing on Mammen’s young mind. But by the timehe graduated from Susquehanna University, he knew it was an achievable goal.

Students Present at National Research Conference

More than 40 students recently returned from Spokane, Wash., from the National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR), where they presented research on topics ranging from biology to psychology.

Women Inspire at NYC Business Symposium

An alumni-funded trip to New York City connected female business students with alumnae who have traversed the business world and come out on top.

Men’s Rugby Heads to Third Consecutive 7s Nationals

The Susquehanna University men’s club rugby team competed at the 7s Qualifier on April 12, advancing to their third consecutive trip to the National Small College Rugby Organization (NSCRO) 7s National Championship.

Senior Named Newman Civic Fellow

Gloria Darko, a senior international studies major from Bronx, N.Y., has been named a Newman Civic Fellow by Campus Connect.