Dr. Greg Forbes honored with Alumni Fellow Award

Dr. Greg Forbes will be recognized with the lifelong title of Alumni Fellow.

Dr. Gregory Forbes, 1972 graduate of the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The Penn State Alumni Association will recognize 14 graduates on Oct. 3 with the lifelong title of Alumni Fellow, the highest award given by the Alumni Association. 

Gregory S. Forbes ’72 EMS has been a severe weather expert on The Weather Channel since 1999, based in Atlanta, Ga. Forbes deals with dangerous thunderstorm weather hazards such as tornadoes, damaging winds, hail, floods, and lightning. He received his B.S. in meteorology at Penn State and further obtained his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees at the University of Chicago, where he studied tornadoes and severe thunderstorms under Prof. T. Theodore Fujita.

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