Grace Lifsted

Communications Specialist

Recent Penn State graduate with a major in Public Relations and minor in Digital Media Trends and Analytics. Motivated self-starter with a special interest in digital public relations and skills in content writing and social media.

I have special interests in digital public relations and web content writing, with extensive knowledge of AP Style and certification in the Hootsuite social media management platform.

This is a growing portfolio of my published work so far.

Sustainability continues to grow at Penn State | Penn State University

Sustainability efforts are gaining traction at Penn State, and not just at University Park. The Sustainability Institute at Penn State hosted regional forums earlier this summer to bring together faculty, staff and students from all Penn State locations to discuss sustainability efforts on their respective campuses.

Seed grant funding available for energy, environmental research | Penn State University

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. - The Institutes of Energy and the Environment (IEE) announced the availability of seed grant funds focused on energy and the environment. Researchers are encouraged to submit proposals that demonstrate interdisciplinary innovations in all five of IEE's research themes (including Health and the Environment), as well as three crosscutting topics: Food-Energy-Water Systems High-Performance Buildings Energy and Environmental Resilience This year, at least $500,000 of funding...

Communicating science in a post-truth world | Penn State University

To help researchers improve their science communications, the Institutes of Energy and the Environment and the Science Communication Program in the Donald P. Bellisario College of Communications will host "Communicating Science in a Post-Truth World," a plenary session featuring four national journalists. The session will take place at 4 p.m.

Sustainability Curriculum Workshop coming to University Park

Penn State's Sustainability Institute will host a workshop to develop sustainability coursework on Aug. 7 and 8. Over the course of two days, faculty will develop a common language for sustainability, connect it to their disciplines and coursework, visit some of Penn State's best assets, and workshop materials with their peers.