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Twelve Penn State Behrend faculty members have been promoted and will begin the fall semester with a new academic rank. The promotions reflect their success in the classroom and in their other work at the college.
Melanie Hetzel-Riggin, a professor of psychology at Penn State Behrend, was teaching a course on trauma and resiliency when COVID-19 plunged the class into a real-life case study. “We are by nature pack animals,” she said. “We form social groups as a means of survival, and we literally cannot do that right now.”
Some people make it a goal to visit every state or capital. Steven Miller, associate director of Housing and Food Services at Penn State Behrend, is working on a more unique challenge: He's visiting the private residence of every U.S. president.