Penn State News - Outreach

Webinar to focus on reverse fiscal impact analysis in hazard mitigation planning

A webinar on how local municipalities can use reverse fiscal impact analysis to assist in hazard mitigation planning will be the topic of a web-based seminar offered by Penn State Extension on May 17.
Posted: April 28, 2017, 12:48 pm

WPSU earns regional Edward R. Murrow Award for excellence in innovation

WPSU Penn State’s cross-platform media project, “Reasons to Stay,” won a regional Edward R. Murrow Award from the Radio Television Digital News Association. The project, which shares local community members’ stories, was recognized in the new Excellence in Innovation category.
Posted: April 26, 2017, 4:49 pm

Careers with Math Options Conference encourages female students to pursue STEM

Penn State Berks will host its 19th annual Careers with Math Options Conference on Wednesday, May 10, for female middle school students from Berks County and surrounding school districts.
Posted: April 19, 2017, 6:57 pm

Senior’s experience in STARTALK language, cultures program provides new outlook

Senior Erika Kraus said she always had an appreciation for different cultures but that her life was forever changed after enrolling in the STARTALK Arabic Academy at University Park following her freshman year. The academy, to be held this year from June 19 to July 14, is an intensive summer study designed for undergraduate and high school students who wish to gain introductory knowledge of the Arabic language and its people and cultures.
Posted: April 14, 2017, 1:00 pm

Professor’s TEDxPSU talk about benefits of conflict featured on TED.com

A Penn State associate professor’s TED talk on the benefits of conflict between government agencies and corporations has been featured on TED.com. Jonathan Marks, an associate professor of bioethics, humanities and law in the College of the Liberal Arts, delivered his TED talk during February’s TEDxPSU event.
Posted: April 11, 2017, 5:57 pm

Event to raise scholarship funds for Penn State World Campus military students

Penn State Outreach and Online Education will hold an event to raise funds for the Penn State World Campus Veterans Education and Advancement Fund from 6 to 8 p.m. April 30 at the Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center.
Posted: April 10, 2017, 7:31 pm

Penn State Startup Week set for April 17-21 on University Park campus

More than 85 events are set to engage enterprising students with entrepreneurial leaders during Penn State Startup Week, beginning April 17.
Posted: April 10, 2017, 6:39 pm

Student Engagement Grant applications now open for summer and fall 2017

The Penn State Student Engagement Network is offering grant funding for students interested in expanding their undergraduate experience beyond the classroom. Grants of up to $3,000 are available to students for unpaid internships or research opportunities, living expenses, travel costs, conference fees and more.
Posted: April 10, 2017, 5:48 pm

WPSU to host gun violence documentary screening, panel discussion on April 11

WPSU Penn State will host a documentary screening of "The Armor of Light" followed by a panel discussion about the relationship between gun violence and religion beginning at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, April 11 at the WPSU Studios at Innovation Park. The event is free and open to the public.
Posted: April 6, 2017, 1:00 pm

Reading High students participated in 'Be a Penn Stater for a Day' program

Students from Reading High School (RHS) visited Penn State Berks for the eighth annual "Be a Penn Stater for a Day" program from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 5. The program is designed to encourage high school students to pursue higher education. 
Posted: April 5, 2017, 5:40 pm


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