Amy Pritchett appointed head of Penn State Aerospace Engineering

UNIVERSITY PARK, PA — Amy R. Pritchett has been named head of the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Penn State, effective Aug. 15. Currently, Pritchett is the David S. Lewis Professor in the Daniel Guggenheim School of Aerospace Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech). She is also the director of Georgia Tech’s Cognitive Engineering Center and is […]

Renewed Hope Women’s Home hosts ribbon cutting

MILTON, PA – HandUP Foundation recently celebrated the grand opening of its new Renewed Hope Women’s Home. The Central PA Chamber of Commerce helped them celebrate Wednesday afternoon with a ribbon cutting. The new venture will provide a 4-6 month program in a home environment that focuses on emotional healing, counseling, education, employment and life skills training. The mission is […]

Amy Freeman to serve as president of Women in Engineering ProActive Network

UNIVERSITY PARK, PA — Amy Freeman, assistant dean of engineering outreach and inclusion at Penn State, has been elected president of the Women in Engineering ProActive Network (WEPAN). Headquartered in Boulder, Colorado, WEPAN is a nonprofit educational organization founded in 1990 to be a catalyst for change to enhance the success of women in the engineering professions. “I am excited […]

UPMC Susquehanna welcomes new occupational health physician assistant

WILLIAMSPORT, PA – UPMC Susquehanna welcomes certified physician Katelyn Plessinger to the occupational health and work center teams. Plessinger earned her Master of Physician Assistant Studies at Lock Haven University. She is certified by the National Commission on the Certification of Physician Assistants. As a physician assistant with occupational health, Plessinger obtains medical histories, performs examinations and procedures, orders treatments, […]

Daria Lin Keyser, DO, general surgeon, joins Evangelical

LEWISBURG, PA – Surgical Specialists of Evangelical welcomes Daria Lin Keyser, DO, to the surgical team. Keyser is a general surgeon and will begin seeing patients in September. Keyser received her doctor of osteopathy degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. She completed her general surgery residency at the Medical College of Georgia. She most recently worked as a […]

Jochum joins law firm Babst Calland

WASHINGTON, D.C. AND PITTSBURGH, PA – Johanna H. Jochum recently joined Babst Calland as an associate in the energy and natural resources, environmental and transportation safety groups and pipeline and hazmat safety practice. Jochum represents clients in a variety of pipeline and hazardous materials transportation safety matters before the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) […]

Guthrie announces new provider

SAYRE, PA – Guthrie, a nonprofit integrated health system located in north central Pennsylvania and upstate New York, recently hired Jean Miner, M.D., who will be based at the Sayre location. Miner is a board certified, fellowship trained general surgeon with clinical interest in open, laparoscopic and abdominal wall reconstruction hernia surgeries, adhesions and single incision gallbladder surgery. Miner completed […]

UPMC Susquehanna welcomes new director

WILLIAMSPORT, PA – UPMC Susquehanna welcomes Nichole Frye, RN, as the new director for occupational health and work centers. Frye earned her Bachelor of Science in nursing from University of Saint Francis, Indiana. She has over seven years of leadership experience, most recently as the supervisor of inpatient care and the emergency department at Muncy Valley Hospital. In her role […]

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Kate Alward joins Ben Franklin’s State College team

STATE COLLEGE, PA – Kate Alward has become the newest member of Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Central & Northern PA’s Transformation Business Services Network. In this role, she will provide human resource management support to the tech-startups and small manufacturers in the investment portfolio. A Penn State graduate with a degree in labor studies, Alward, a native of Pennsylvania, […]