Susan Bedsworth

Susan Bedsworth

  • Development Communications Specialist
231 Ag Administration Bldg.
University Park, PA 16802

Susan joined the College of Agricultural Sciences Development team in April 2019 where she serves as the communications specialist. Her responsibilities include writing gift stories, preparing a monthly email newsletter, creating editorial content for Development publications and the web, assisting with the planning and running of the annual scholarships and awards banquet, and preparing various other communications for the team.

Prior to joining the college, Susan handled the marketing and communications efforts for the Office of Physical Plant for almost 5 years, after serving as a writer/editor on the Auxiliary & Business Services marketing team. Susan’s career at Penn State began in 2009 as an assistant director of athletic communications.

Originally from Maryland, Susan holds a bachelor of arts degree in public relations from Penn State and a master of arts degree in communications from Johns Hopkins. She is also a lifetime member of the Penn State Alumni Association. Susan resides in Pennsylvania Furnace with her fiancé and their dog. Outside of work, she is a passionate runner and loves to garden, read, ski, and spend time outdoors.

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