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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

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Richard Barton

Longtime Faculty Member

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Greg Myford

'86 Journ

Director of Athletics, University of Alaska Anchorage

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Leslie Lewis Montz

'41 Journ

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Thomas John "TJ" Coursen

'97 Comm

Sales manager for Fox 8 and ABC 23

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Donna Symmonds Clemson

'55 Journalism

Longtime editor of The Penn Stater, adjunct instructor, journalist and community volunteer.

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Dennis Gildea

'98 Ph.D. MassComm

Sports journalist, author and teacher.

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George Richards

'54 Lib

Created the nationally respected Bart Richards Award for Media Criticism in his father's name.

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Peter Shih

'67 Journ

Alumni Fellow and longtime supporter with his talent, time and treasure

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William Summers

'50 Journ

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

Bill Dulaney

Retired journalism professor and creator of the School of Journalism internship program

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Dan Pfaff

'68 MA Journ

Longtime faculty member and Army veteran

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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

Barbara Palmer

'87 h

Honorary alumna was deeply engaged in philanthropy at the university

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Nadine Kofman

'66, '67

Longtime State College historian and writer

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