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Darrin Thornotn
Dr. Darrin Thornton appointed interim associate dean for academic affairs and outreach
Thornton appointed interim associate dean for academic affairs and outreach Darrin Thornton, teaching professor of music and assistant director for undergraduate studies and advising in the Penn State School of Music, has been appointed interim associate dean for academic affairs and outreach for a two-year term, effective July 1. Scott Wing, who has been in the associate dean position for five years, will step down on June 30 and return to the Department of Architecture faculty....
Student Spotlight
celeste belknap

Congratulations to senior violin performance major Celeste Belknap who has been named as a recipient of an 2018 Erickson Discovery Grant. Celeste will travel to Moscow, Russia to research Nina Makarova’s "Symphony in D Minor" for...

Faculty Spotlight
david stambler
Congratulations to saxophone professor David B. Stambler who has received the College of Arts & Archeciture's 2018 Award for Excellence in Teaching. 
Alumni Spotlight
Alexa Thomson

Alexa Sangbin Thomson, Professional Performance Certificate (PPC) recipient in 2016, has just won a coveted position as a community embedded musician in the Houston Symphony.  Alexa came to Penn State from New Zealand to study with Prof. Tim...