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The Communicator

Faculty and Staff

Committed to the Commonwealth

Bellisario College faculty members drive efforts to serve people across Pennsylvania

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Viv Bellisario stands for a portrait
Campus A Family Affair

Q&A with Vivienne Bellisario

Carlee Weber and her service dog Magenta outside Old Main.
Student Combatting stigma through openness, persistence

Spinal muscular atrophy didn’t keep Carlee Weber from a college experience and it won’t stop her from working toward a career in the music industry

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Student Recipe for Success

There are as many potential success stories in the Bellisario College as there are students — more than 2,600 — and there are some common ingredients: abundant opportunity, a pinch of encouragement and a strong helping of hard work.

Students gathered around an open table talking to their faculty member
Campus Student-driven contest entry earns national praise for Penn State PR program

Public relations program among nation’s top five as ‘finalist’ in PRWeek competition

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Student Seeking happiness in Happy Valley

Persistence and a promise helped journalism major Anna Meyer find success at Penn State

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Campus University launches news literacy initiative to serve students, the commonwealth

Faculty-hosted podcast, 'News Over Noise,' provides ongoing discussion

Perspective: Leaders at Penn State - Marie Hardin


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A Day in the Life

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A Day in the Life with Jessica Paholsky

Video Marketing Coordinator, Milton Hershey School

Jessica Paholsky ('14 Journ) enjoys interacting with the variety of people people — and telling their stories — at the Milton Hershey School.

Ben Boskovich golfer
A Day in the Life with Ben Boskovich

Deputy Editor at Esquire

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A Day in the Life with Samantha Freed

Senior Manager of Event Operations, San Diego Padres

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The Interview

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The Interview

Boaz Dvir

Boaz Dvir directs the Holocaust, Genocide and Human Rights Education Initiative at Penn State. It is an interdisciplinary program — part of the Hammel Family Human Rights Initiative, which Dvir also directs — that aims to solve this issue through evidenced-based training and listening.

Link to information on Bellisario Media Center Equipment Fund


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Jane Zimmerman

'03 Honorary

Honorary Alumna, Dedicated Volunteer

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Patricia Cole

'99 Journalism

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Curt Chandler

Award-winning, respected faculty member

William Summers

'50 Journ

Longtime editor and writer at the Orlando Sentinel and World War II Navy veteran

William Eiler

'74 MA Journ

Longtime public relations executive and comedian/magician

Bob Quarteroni

'75 Journ

Reporter, editor, and columnist at the Centre Daily Times