Marcellus Institute director receives honor

MANSFIELD – Lindsey Sikorski, director of The Marcellus Institute at Mansfield University, has been named to Pennsylvania Business Central magazine’s list of “Top 100 people for 2012.”

Sikorski has been the director of The Marcellus Institution since it was created in March 2012.

The Institute works with all segments of the gas industry to help meet the educational needs of employees and assisted in development of the associate of applied science in natural gas production and services and the bachelor of science in safety management academic programs to prepare MU students for careers in the field.

Both programs began enrolling students in the fall 2012 semester.

The Marcellus Institute also hosts the Shale Speaker Series, a summer camp for high school students interested in exploring careers in the natural gas industry and other events and activities.

Sikorsky was director of community relations at Mansfield before heading up The Marcellus Institute.

For more information on the Marcellus Institute, go to mans tute.