Fall 2016 Vol. 84 No. 2

Featured Stories

Informing the Vote

Three Susquehanna University students—Aminata Diallo, of Bronx, N.Y., Benjamin Foster, of Mobile, Ala., and Liam O’Brien, of Simsbury, Conn.—spent the summer providing accurate, unbiased information to help voters make the most informed decision possible at the polls as interns at Project Vote Smart in Philipsburg, Mont.

Elements of an American Dream

This summer, when Janeily Perez ’18 took the podium to address alumni, faculty and staff gathered at the Susquehanna Valley Country Club in honor of Professor Emeritus of Chemistry Thomas F. McGrath, no one could have imagined the long and winding road she took to get there.

The River Hawks Have Landed

Our newest tradition, beginning in fall 2016, is the river hawk, Susquehanna's new nickname. Also known as the osprey, it shares many characteristics with our students—powerful, adaptive, distinctive and resilient.

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First Word

President L. Jay Lemons talks about his experiences at the university throughout his career.  


Read about students who spent their summer informing voters for the 2016 election, the trials and triumphs of a first-generation Mexican-American student, and our new mascot, Benny the River Hawk.  

People & Places

The who, what and where for all things Susquehanna. Read about the difference we're making both near and far from campus.


Read about the latest successes of our athletics teams, meet our student-athletes and coaches, and cheer on the Orange and Maroon.

The Grove

Stories from around campus, around town and beyond. Check out cool classes, read about our research, celebrate our successes and more!  

Alumni Awards

Learn about the interesting things alumni are doing, and meet our alumni award winners.

End Notes

Recent grad Megan McDermott talks about her experiences post-graduation.

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