UNIVERSITY PARK - The following students earned degrees from Pennsylvania State University at the Dec. 22 fall commencement:

- Elizabeth A. Bendas, Kulpmont, Bachelor of Science, World Campus.

- Michael C. Joseph, Elysburg, Bachelor of Science, University Park Campus.

- Nicole M. Lawrence, Coal Township, Master of Arts, University Park Campus.

- Michael A. Motyka, Shamokin, doctorate, University Park Campus.

- Philip T. Rathosky, Mount Carmel, Bachelor of Arts, University Park Campus.

- Brittany M. Wertman, Catawissa, Bachelor of Arts, University Park Campus.