Fred Aebli, an instructor in information sciences and technology (IST) and IST internship coordinator for Penn State Worthington Scranton, was named the College of Information Sciences and Technology's (IST) Statewide Faculty Member of the Year for 2015-16.
The award is given to a faculty member who has consistently supported IST programs at his or her campus, has been a champion for the college, and has made a difference in the community. The award was presented at the college's statewide faculty retreat, held last week at University Park.
Mr. Aebli, a University and Worthington Scranton alumnus, is also a U.S. Marine Corps veteran, who attained the rank of major. He received his master's degree from Webster University in St. Louis, Missouri, and prior to joining Worthington Scranton, he worked for Bell Atlantic (now Verizon), and Scientech Inc.
He resides with his wife and three children in Moscow.