Caleb Stroman, assistant professor of theatre and lighting and scenic designer

Theatre Professor Wins Awards for SU Production

January 12, 2022

Caleb Stroman, assistant professor of theatre and lighting and scenic designer at Susquehanna University, recently won two Peggy Ezekiel Awards for Outstanding Achievement for his scenic and lighting design of Trifles.

Ben Kopec ?10, left, and Robert Pickart ?81, right, aboard USCGC Healy.

An Arctic Encounter

January 12, 2022

In Nuuk, Greenland, on the eastern side of Baffin Bay, 14 scientists boarded the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Healy. While all had a common interest in climate change, it wasn’t long before two researchers discovered they had another special connection: they both graduated from Susquehanna University.

From left are Jurnee Coker ?23, Chelsey Forrester ?23, Gracie Orosco ?23, Michael Plawecki ?23 an...

Students to Study Abroad on Gilman Awards

January 10, 2022

Five Susquehanna students were awarded the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, enabling them to study in Cyprus, England, Ireland and Spain.

Payton Head

Mizzou Activist Payton Head to Deliver Winter Convocation Keynote Address

December 13, 2021

Susquehanna has a slate of events planned to honor the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. Headlining the university’s annual Winter Convocation is Payton Head, activist and former president of the Missouri Students Association. Head will deliver his message, Intentionally Intersectional Leadership, at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 1, in Weber Chapel Auditorium.

Year in Review: Our Favorite Things From 2021

December 9, 2021

Five commencement ceremonies, national college rankings, River Hawks championships and more. It’s been another successful year at Susquehanna. Here are some of our favorite stories from 2021.

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.

Recent Stories

  • Theatre Professor Wins Awards for SU Production

    Caleb Stroman, assistant professor of theatre and lighting and scenic designer at Susquehanna University, recently won two Peggy Ezekiel Awards for Outstanding Achievement for his scenic and lighting design of Trifles.

  • An Arctic Encounter

    In Nuuk, Greenland, on the eastern side of Baffin Bay, 14 scientists boarded the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Healy. While all had a common interest in climate change, it wasn’t long before two researchers discovered they had another special connection: they both graduated from Susquehanna University.

  • Students to Study Abroad on Gilman Awards

    Five Susquehanna students were awarded the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, enabling them to study in Cyprus, England, Ireland and Spain.

  • Mizzou Activist Payton Head to Deliver Winter Convocation Keynote Address

    Susquehanna has a slate of events planned to honor the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. Headlining the university’s annual Winter Convocation is Payton Head, activist and former president of the Missouri Students Association. Head will deliver his message, Intentionally Intersectional Leadership, at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 1, in Weber Chapel Auditorium.

  • Year in Review: Our Favorite Things From 2021

    Five commencement ceremonies, national college rankings, River Hawks championships and more. It’s been another successful year at Susquehanna. Here are some of our favorite stories from 2021.

  • SU Honored as State Voting Challenge Winner

    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.

  • Graphic Design Community Lifts Up Alums, Students

    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

    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.

  • Students to Participate in Concert Celebrating Native American Culture

    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 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

    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.

  • 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.

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