The Penn State College of Education has named Olivia R. Pierce as its student marshal for fall 2019. She will be recognized during the Penn State undergraduate commencement ceremony at 12:30 p.m. on Dec. 21 at the Bryce Jordan Center on the University Park campus. Pierce has chosen Anne Elrod Whitney, professor of education, to escort her as the College’s faculty marshal. Stephanie Hopkins has served as her academic adviser.
“To be named student marshal for the College of Education is an unbelievable honor; my experiences within this College have shaped me into a lifelong learner, and I could not feel more blessed to have been awarded this distinction,” Pierce said. “The professors I have met at Penn State have been instrumental in forming my