Penn State McKeesport participated for the first time in the third annual WorldQuest competiton, sponsored by the World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh. The contest was held in downtown Pittsburgh at the Omni William Penn Hotel.
The campus team was led by Dr. Clifford Manlove, Assistant Professor of English. Joining him on the team were Dr. Greg Bondar, Adjunct Instructor in Anthropology; Dr. Margaret Signorella, DAA and Professor of Psychology and Women's Studies; and students Daniel Dolney, Dominic Scarano, and Timothy Werstuik. The team answered 30 out of 40 questions correctly, scoring well on general geography and world leaders, but experiencing difficulty with flags and Pittsburgh-related global trivia.
Penn State McKeesport was one of the sponsors of the event. Dr. Manlove is planning to lead next year's team. Anyone interested in participating should watch for the announcement of next year's event and team formation in early September.