Keith Morris, chief of the Allentown Police Department in Allentown, Pennsylvania, has been named chief of police at Penn State’s University Park campus, effective April 20. Morris earned a bachelor of science in administration of justice from Penn State in 1995.
Outstanding alumni and undergraduate students were honored at the 2017 Department of Sociology and Criminology Award Ceremony on April 7 at the Nittany Lion Inn.
Penn State Graduate School alumnus Matthew S. Hall received the Graduate School Alumni Society (GSAS) Early Career Award on March 25 at the annual GSAS recognition dinner. This award was established to recognize alumni who have demonstrated exceptional success in their chosen field within the first ten years after obtaining their graduate degree.
1984 administration of justice graduate spent three decades with LAPD
A portion of a recent $3 million gift made by Penn State alumna Mary O'Neill Marsh will be used to create the Dr. John Kramer Professorship in Criminology in the College of the Liberal Arts.