Penn State Laureate

2016-2017: Rebecca Strzelec

  • Penn State Laureate visits Worthington Scranton
    Penn State Laureate Rebecca Strzelec, professor of visual arts and head of the degree program in visual art studies at Penn State Altoona, visited Penn State Worthington Scranton on April 11. Strzelec presented on the topic "Art + Engineering = Creative Problem Solving."
  • Penn State laureate to discuss creative problem-solving at April 13 lecture
    Penn State Laureate Rebecca Strzelec will present her talk “Art + Engineering = Creative Problem Solving” at 1 p.m. April 13 in Foster Auditorium, 102 Paterno Library, on Penn State's University Park campus.
  • University Laureate to visit Penn State Lehigh Valley
    Penn State Lehigh Valley will welcome the University’s 2016-17 Laureate, Rebecca Strzelec, professor of visual arts and program coordinator of visual arts studies at Penn State Altoona, and renowned jewelry artist, as she addresses creative problem-solving in a special talk on April 12.
  • Penn State Laureate to speak at Fayette campus
    Rebecca Strzelec, professor of visual arts at Penn State Altoona and the 2016-2017 Penn State Laureate, will present “Art + Engineering = Creative Problem Solving” at Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus at 12:15 p.m. on March 27. The Penn State Laureate is an annual faculty honor established in 2008 to bring greater visibility to the arts, the humanities, the honoree’s work, and the University through a statewide tour of the Commonwealth Campuses.
  • Penn State professor and laureate to speak on creative problem-solving
    Penn State Professor and Laureate Rebecca Strzelec will be presenting a talk, “Art + Engineering = Creative Problem Solving,” at 12:10 p.m. on March 22, in Penn State Shenango’s Sharon Hall, room 105. This event is free and open to the public.
  • Penn State laureates visit to Penn State Greater Allegheny moved to April 4
    There has been a change of date for 2016-17 Penn State Laureate Rebecca Strzelec's visit to Penn State Greater Allegheny. Originally scheduled for March 14, the presentation will now take place at 12:15 p.m. on Tuesday, April 4. The event is free and open to the public.
  • Greater Allegheny campus celebrates Pi day
    Penn State Greater Allegheny will be celebrating “Pi Day” on March 14 — 3.14, the first three digits of Pi.
  • Penn State laureate to discuss art and engineering at Great Valley on Feb. 21
    Rebecca Strzelec, Penn State laureate and professor of visual arts at Penn State Altoona, will present “Art + Engineering = Creative Problem Solving” at 6:30 p.m. on Feb. 21 at Penn State Great Valley.
  • Heard on Campus: Rebecca Strzelec
    “I am a rescuer of objects that are underappreciated. I am the one picking through your trash at night. I rescue these objects because so many of them have personal stories and narratives. They were a part of someone’s life and family and have a history that I want to carry forward.” -- Rebecca Strzelec, professor of visual arts at Penn State Altoona and the 2016-17 Penn State Laureate, spoke during the Penn State Forum Speaker Series Tuesday (Feb. 7).
  • Penn State Laureate to visit Beaver campus
    Penn State Laureate Rebecca Strzelec will visit Penn State Beaver on Nov. 9 and 10 to give three presentations about her work as a visual artist and object maker.
  • Penn State Laureate to visit York campus Oct. 19
    “Art + Engineering = Creative Problem-solving” will the topic when Rebecca Strzelec, professor of visual arts at Penn State Altoona and the 2016-17 Penn State Laureate, visits Penn State York on Oct. 19. Strzelec will speak at noon in the rehearsal room of the Pullo Family Performing Arts Center. The program is free and open to the public.
  • Penn State laureates visit to New Kensington campus to combine art, engineering
    Penn State Laureate Rebecca Strzelec, professor of visual arts at Penn State Altoona, will give two presentations about the relationship between art and technology Oct. 28 at Penn State New Kensington. “Layers: 15 Years of Storytelling Through Contemporary Jewelry” is the topic of the 12:20 p.m. talk in the Conference Center, and “Art + Engineering = Creative Problem Solving” is the subject of the 2:30 p.m. lecture in the Forum Theatre.
  • Penn State laureate, professor of visual arts, to visit Brandywine Oct. 18
    Rebecca Strzelec, professor of visual arts at Penn State Altoona and the 2016-17 Penn State laureate, will visit Penn State Brandywine at noon on Oct. 18 to present “Art + Engineering = Creative Problem Solving.” Students, faculty, staff and community members are welcome to join Strzelec in Room 113 of the Main Building for her presentation.
  • Penn State laureate to speak at Penn State Hazleton on Oct. 13
    Rebecca Strzelec, Penn State laureate for the 2016-17 academic year and professor of visual arts at Penn State Altoona, will visit Penn State Hazleton on Oct. 13. Strzelec will give a presentation on the topic of “Art + Engineering = Creative Problem Solving” from 12:10 to 1:10 p.m. in Room 115 of the Evelyn Graham Academic Building. The presentation is open to the public. Several of her 3-D design jewelry pieces will be displayed in the room and in the lobby of the Graham building.
  • Penn State Laureate to give presentation Sept. 30 at Penn State Schuylkill
    Rebecca Strzelec, professor of visual arts at Penn State Altoona and the 2016-17 Penn State Laureate, will give a presentation titled, “Art + Engineering = Creative Problem-solving,” at noon on Wednesday, Sept. 30, in Room 101 of the Classroom Building.
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