Penn State News - Outreach

Online certificate can help accounting professionals prepare for CPA exam

A new online graduate certificate in accounting from Penn State can help accountants work toward acquiring the credits they need to be licensed as a CPA.
Posted: March 23, 2017, 12:00 pm

Navy corpsman worked toward Penn State degree during Middle East deployment

Chief Petty Officer Kevin Hunt spent eight months aboard an aircraft carrier in the Persian Gulf helping keep pilots alive. He also completed coursework on his way toward a Penn State degree.
Posted: March 22, 2017, 1:00 pm

2017 Hendrick Conference to explore ways to promote adult learner success

An educational psychology expert will explore how to apply several universal principles for student success to adult learners during the keynote of the upcoming 2017 Hendrick Best Practices for Adult Learners Conference on May 9 at the University Park campus.
Posted: March 22, 2017, 12:00 pm

Through her online degree program, a Georgia woman finds a mentor and a friend

A Penn State World Campus student is getting more than an education through her online degree program — she’s made a friend and found a mentor.
Posted: March 21, 2017, 1:00 pm

Penn State COIL accepting research grant funding proposals through May 12

Penn State COIL accepting proposals for its Research Initiation Grant program through May 12.
Posted: March 20, 2017, 2:52 pm

Pennsylvania winemaking to be discussed during WPSU’s 'Digging Deeper'

Penn State President Eric J. Barron will welcome a pair of University experts to discuss Pennsylvania winemaking and the fundamentals of grape growing during the next episode of WPSU Penn State’s “Digging Deeper.” The show will air at 11:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. on March 26 on WPSU-TV.
Posted: March 17, 2017, 1:00 pm

American Indian powwow to be held April 1 and 2

The 13th annual New Faces of an Ancient People Traditional American Indian Powwow will be held April 1-2 at Mount Nittany Middle School in Boalsburg. The event, featuring American Indian dancers and drum groups from communities and reservations across North America, is free and open to the public.
Posted: March 14, 2017, 4:02 pm

PennTAP energy efficiency workshop rescheduled for March 27 due to weather

The Pennsylvania Technical Assistance Program workshop to educate businesses about how to save money by becoming more energy efficient has been postponed due to impending weather. The all-day Facility Operations Workshop, originally set for March 14, has been rescheduled to take place from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. March 27 at the Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center.
Posted: March 13, 2017, 7:26 pm

Nancy Eisenberg to speak on prosocial behavior in children

One of the world’s leading authorities on empathy and child development, Nancy Eisenberg, will present the 2017 Lecture on Compassion. Eisenberg, who is Regents Professor of Psychology at Arizona State University, will talk about “Empathy-Related Responding and Prosocial Behavior in Children,” at 4 p.m. on April 20 in Room 22 of the Biobehavioral Health Building on the Penn State University Park campus. The lecture is free and open to the public.
Posted: March 2, 2017, 7:24 pm

Shaver’s Creek set for major upgrades as Board of Trustees approves final plans

Penn State’s outdoor education field lab and nature center is set to undergo major construction following approval today (Feb. 24) by the Penn State Board of Trustees for an expansion project at Shaver’s Creek Environmental Center that will be the first major facility upgrade in its 41-year history.
Posted: February 24, 2017, 7:50 pm


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