PSU People (Sept 1)

August 27th, 2008 by Adam

Brendon Hoch (PAT) has accepted a nomination for a three year term as representative on the Unidata Users Committee. Unidata, funded primarily by the National Science Foundation, provides data services, tools, and cyber infrastructure leadership that advances Earth system science and enhances educational opportunities. Unidata is comprised of a diverse community of over 160 institutions and is headquartered at the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, Colo.

On August 22, Brendon Hoch, Technology Manager for the Judd Gregg Meteorology Institute (JGMI) was an invited speaker at the 2008 New Hampshire Air Tour hosted by Raymond Burton, Executive Councilor for District 1; and Jack W. Ferns, Director of NHDOT Division of Aeronautics, Rail, & Transit. The event provided an opportunity for citizens and elected representatives to discuss the importance of municipal and regional airports to both the local economy and the residents of rural New Hampshire.

PSU alumni Rob Powers (’06) and Brian O’Shaughnessy (‘08) are performing the national anthem with the a Capella group Hyannis Sound at Fenway Park on Friday, August 29th.

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