Triplett Receives Distinguished Alumni Award

On June 1, the College of Health and Human Development hosted Wallace Triplett III for his visit to Penn State to receive the Distinguished Alumni Award, the University's highest award for an individual recognizing “personal life, professional achievements and community service that exemplify the objectives of The Pennsylvania State University.”

Dr. Nan Crouter, dean of the College of Health and Human Development, hosted Triplett and his wife, Leonore, at a special luncheon that included College administrators and special guests. [Read an excerpt of Dean Crouter’s remarks from the luncheon.]

image of Dean Crouter presenting award to Wally Triplett

Nan Crouter, dean of the College, presents Wally Triplett with a framed ‘elms’ print as a gift from the College to commemorate his receipt of the Distinguished Alumni Award

image of Wally Triplett sharing a story

Wally Triplett shares a story with Athletic Director Tim Curley and Dean Nan Crouter

image of Wally Triplett and Dr. Collins Airhihenbuwa

Dr. Collins Airhihenbuwa, head of the Department of Biobehavioral Health, greets Wally Triplett

image of Dr. Crouter and Leonore Triplett

Dr. Crouter and Leonore Triplett

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