SU Honored as State Voting Challenge Winner

November 30, 2021

The ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge awarded Susquehanna with the 2021 Most Improved Voter Turnout - Four-year Award as a part of the Pennsylvania Campus Voting Challenge. Additionally, Susquehanna earned a Gold Seal from ALL IN as a campus with 70%–79% voter participation or higher in the 2020 presidential election.

Book Explores Study Abroad vs. Tourism

November 29, 2021

Drawing on experiences from the Arctic to Africa, Asia to the Americas, John Bodinger de Uriarte, professor of anthropology and chair of the Department of Anthropology & Sociology, has published Study Abroad and the Quest for an Anti-Tourism Experience, a collection of case studies that examines the culture and cultural implications of student travel.

Community Invited to Annual Christmas Candlelight Service

November 22, 2021

Susquehanna University invites the community to enjoy its in-person Christmas Candlelight Service at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 7, in Weber Chapel Auditorium. Tickets will be required. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m.

Susquehanna?s 14-acre solar array.

Susquehanna Included Among Nation’s Top Green Colleges

November 16, 2021

Susquehanna is one of the nation’s most environmentally responsible colleges, according to The Princeton Review. One of 420 colleges in the Guide to Green Colleges, Susquehanna was selected based on a survey regarding institutions’ sustainability-related policies, practices and programs.

Susquehanna, Lehigh Carbon Partner on Transfer Agreement

November 11, 2021

Susquehanna and Lehigh Carbon Community College have partnered to make it easier for Lehigh Valley students to earn a bachelor’s degree.

Graphic Design Community Lifts Up Alums, Students

November 9, 2021

Susquehanna’s graphic design program has graduated many students since its inception in 2002, resulting in a network of alumni that have helped younger graduates get a foothold in the industry – and employers have reaped the benefits.

French Professor Gains National Recognition for Translation

November 8, 2021

Lynn Palermo, associate professor of French studies, was shortlisted for the 2021 National Translation Award in prose for her translation of the novel Humus, a fictionalized account of the true story of 14 African women who in 1774 escaped the hold of a slave ship by leaping into shark-infested waters rather than face a lifetime of enslavement.

Glen Retief, associate professor of creative writing, presents a creative writing workshop for lo...

Professor Leads Creative Writing Workshop in South Africa

November 5, 2021

Glen Retief, associate professor of creative writing, is in South Africa on a Fulbright U.S. Scholar award where he recently participated in a U.S. Embassy workshop at the David Hellen Peta Secondary School in Pretoria.

Jennifer Wiley, associate professor of music

Students to Participate in Concert Celebrating Native American Culture

November 4, 2021

The West Shore Symphony Orchestra will present the program From Where I Sit, From Where I Stand, an original concert drama by Susquehanna’s Jennifer Wiley, associate professor of music, at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 13, at the Carlisle Theatre, 40 W. High St., Carlisle.

Karla Kelsey, professor of English and creative writing

Karla Kelsey to Present Lecture, ‘Poets of the Archive’

November 4, 2021

Karla Kelsey, professor of English and creative writing at Susquehanna University, will present the John C. Horn Lecture, Poets of the Archive, at 4:15 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 17, in Isaacs Auditorium, Seibert Hall.

Laurence Roth, Degenstein professor of English, assists students at Susquehanna?s Publishing and ...

Publishing & Editing Ranked No. 1 Nationally

November 3, 2021

Susquehanna’s No. 1 ranking on College Factual’s “Colleges Most Focused on Publishing in the U.S.” list recognizes the university as a destination school for prospective students who want to major in publishing and editing.

Sam Sternberg, assistant professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics at ...

Discovery of CRISPR Highlights Importance of Curiosity

November 1, 2021

Genetic engineering can be ethically fraught, said Sam Sternberg, assistant professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics at Columbia University, who delivered the 2021 Claritas Distinguished Lecture in the Sciences.

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    The ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge awarded Susquehanna with the 2021 Most Improved Voter Turnout - Four-year Award as a part of the Pennsylvania Campus Voting Challenge. Additionally, Susquehanna earned a Gold Seal from ALL IN as a campus with 70%–79% voter participation or higher in the 2020 presidential election.

  • Book Explores Study Abroad vs. Tourism

    Drawing on experiences from the Arctic to Africa, Asia to the Americas, John Bodinger de Uriarte, professor of anthropology and chair of the Department of Anthropology & Sociology, has published Study Abroad and the Quest for an Anti-Tourism Experience, a collection of case studies that examines the culture and cultural implications of student travel.

  • Community Invited to Annual Christmas Candlelight Service

    Susquehanna University invites the community to enjoy its in-person Christmas Candlelight Service at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 7, in Weber Chapel Auditorium. Tickets will be required. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m.

  • Susquehanna Included Among Nation’s Top Green Colleges

    Susquehanna is one of the nation’s most environmentally responsible colleges, according to The Princeton Review. One of 420 colleges in the Guide to Green Colleges, Susquehanna was selected based on a survey regarding institutions’ sustainability-related policies, practices and programs.

  • Susquehanna, Lehigh Carbon Partner on Transfer Agreement

    Susquehanna and Lehigh Carbon Community College have partnered to make it easier for Lehigh Valley students to earn a bachelor’s degree.

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  • French Professor Gains National Recognition for Translation

    Lynn Palermo, associate professor of French studies, was shortlisted for the 2021 National Translation Award in prose for her translation of the novel Humus, a fictionalized account of the true story of 14 African women who in 1774 escaped the hold of a slave ship by leaping into shark-infested waters rather than face a lifetime of enslavement.

  • Professor Leads Creative Writing Workshop in South Africa

    Glen Retief, associate professor of creative writing, is in South Africa on a Fulbright U.S. Scholar award where he recently participated in a U.S. Embassy workshop at the David Hellen Peta Secondary School in Pretoria.

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  • Karla Kelsey to Present Lecture, ‘Poets of the Archive’

    Karla Kelsey, professor of English and creative writing at Susquehanna University, will present the John C. Horn Lecture, Poets of the Archive, at 4:15 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 17, in Isaacs Auditorium, Seibert Hall.

  • Publishing & Editing Ranked No. 1 Nationally

    Susquehanna’s No. 1 ranking on College Factual’s “Colleges Most Focused on Publishing in the U.S.” list recognizes the university as a destination school for prospective students who want to major in publishing and editing.

  • Discovery of CRISPR Highlights Importance of Curiosity

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  • Theatre Adopts First-ever Theme: Climate Change

    In selecting a theme for its Main Stage season, Susquehanna’s Department of Theatre made a bold decision: climate change. Cast with the hopes of inspiring students to make sustainable lifestyle changes, the theme is represented on and off stage.

  • Awards Given to Alumni of Distinction

    Distinguished alumni were honored with awards recognizing achievement, leadership, service and service to Susquehanna and outstanding recent alumnus during Homecoming-Reunion Weekend.

  • Pawpaw Trees To Restore Streambank, Honor Native Land

    Faculty and students planted a grove of pawpaw trees as part of the university’s continuing efforts in watershed restoration and in acknowledgement of the university’s location on indigenous land.

  • Susquehanna Partners with University in Cyprus on New 4+1 MBA

    Susquehanna has established a partnership with the University of Nicosia, Cyprus, that offers Susquehanna graduates an accelerated path to earn their Master of Business Administration degree.

  • Lecture To Explore Graphic Medicine Trend in Comics Publishing

    Kendra Boileau, assistant director and editor-in-chief of Penn State University Press, will present the lecture The Graphic Medicine Trend in Comics Publishingat 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 9, in Room 104 of the Blough-Weis Library.

  • Susquehanna Launches Capital Campaign

    Susquehanna University publicly launched its capital campaign Give Rise during Homecoming-Reunion Weekend with the announcement that more than $140 million has already been committed toward its $160 million goal – the most ambitious fundraising effort in the university’s history.

  • PRSSA Takes Top Honors at National Conference

    “Operation Organ Donor,” a week-long campaign by Susquehanna University’s Paul Dannelley Chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America, was awarded first place in PRSSA’s national campaign competition.

  • Opening Reception Marks 12th Annual Figurative Drawing and Painting Exhibition

    Susquehanna’s 12th annual Juried Figurative Drawing and Painting Exhibition will open with a reception at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 6, in the Lore Degenstein Gallery in the Charles B. Degenstein Campus Center. The exhibition runs through Sunday, Dec. 12.

  • Lecture to Weigh Ethics of Covid-19 Lockdown, Contact Tracing and Vaccination

    Anne Barnhill, Ph.D., core faculty member at Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics, will present The Edward S. and A. Rita Schmidt Lectureship in Ethics at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 25, in Susquehanna University’s Degenstein Center Theater.

  • Native Plants Aid Campus Wetland Restoration

    Students and faculty, along with members of the Chesapeake Conservancy and Chesapeake Conservation Corps, gathered to restore a wetland meadow to improve water management and increase biodiversity on campus.

  • Retreat Center Expands Campus Footprint

    President Jonathan Green, the Martins, members of the board of trustees and other campus leaders gathered to officially introduce the Rev. Dr. Lois D. Martin ’90 and Dr. Thomas J. Martin, MD Retreat Center to the Susquehanna community.

  • Susquehanna Celebrates Renovation of Isaacs Auditorium

    Isaacs Auditorium has been given a facelift. Used for music and theater performances, chapel services, lectures and special events for more than 100 years, recent renovations include upgraded lighting and sound technology and a renovated stage, new flooring and new seating. 

  • Physics Professor Publishes Second Textbook

    Samya Zain, professor of physics, has published her second physics textbook Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics An introduction for Physicists and Engineers.

  • J.C. Watts Jr.: ‘Never Waste Your Pain’

    J.C. Watts Jr., former Republican congressman, minister, retired professional football player and current chairman of the Black News Network, urged Susquehanna students to “never waste their pain,” as he presented the university’s annual Alice Pope Shade Lecture.

  • Music Professor Awarded Modern Band Fellowship

    Adrienne Rodriguez, assistant professor of music and coordinator of music education, recently completed a fellowship in modern band instruction funded by the nonprofit Little Kids Rock.

  • Staff Honored with Leadership Awards

    Three Susquehanna University staff members were recognized recently with the Signe S. Gates Appreciation Award, which acknowledges dedication to advancing the university’s strategic objectives through extraordinary work performance that inspires others to reach for similar achievement.

  • Columbia University Biochemist to Deliver Lecture

    Samuel H. Sternberg, assistant professor of biochemistry and molecular biophysics at Columbia University, will deliver the 2021 Claritas Distinguished Lecture in the Sciences at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 5, in the Degenstein Center Theater.

  • Forbes Ranks Susquehanna Among State’s Best Universities

    Forbes business magazine named Susquehanna one of the top universities in Pennsylvania in its latest college ranking.

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