Penn State News - Outreach

Multidisciplinary research philosophy to be discussed on WPSU’s 'Digging Deeper'

The way Penn State researchers are breaking down traditional interdepartmental barriers in order to collaborate and solve problems will be featured during President Eric J. Barron’s monthly WPSU-TV show at 11:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. on March 25.
Posted: March 22, 2018, 1:00 pm

Penn State team tackles surge of digital badge usage in Nittany AI Challenge

A Penn State team is exploring how using artificial intelligence to evaluate students' information literacy skills can improve the University Libraries' digital badge program. Their prototype was recently selected for Phase One of the $100,000 Nittany AI Challenge.
Posted: March 21, 2018, 7:35 pm

Mister Rogers postage stamp dedication set for March 24 in Bellefonte

The new Mister Rogers forever postage stamp will be dedicated during a public ceremony beginning at 2 p.m. March 24 at the American Philatelic Center in Bellefonte. Kids can receive a Mister Rogers stamp to mail at the center, and visitors can tour the APC stamp rooms. The free event is co-hosted by WPSU Penn State and the American Philatelic Society.
Posted: March 20, 2018, 1:00 pm

Immigration, opioid crisis to be discussed on WPSU-FM’s 'Take Note'

An author’s novel on the immigrant experience and a recovering drug user's insights on her own experiences and the opioid crisis will be discussed during the next two episodes of WPSU-FM’s “Take Note” that premiere at 1 p.m. on March 16 and 23, respectively.
Posted: March 15, 2018, 1:00 pm

Penn State SBDC celebrating 20 years of stimulating economic growth and jobs

The Penn State Small Business Development Center is responsible for securing more than 2,000 jobs, 500 business openings and stimulating millions of dollars in economic growth in central Pennsylvania — according to client surveys conducted over the past two decades. Local businesses, community leaders and the Penn State SBDC staff will celebrate “20 Years of Client Success” at a luncheon March 23 at the Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center.
Posted: March 14, 2018, 4:10 pm

Penn State takes online learners to Scotland for study-abroad opportunity

Students in the master’s program in human resources and employment relations, offered online at Penn State, will travel to Scotland later this month to learn about international HR policies and practices.
Posted: March 12, 2018, 4:20 pm

Applications due March 16 for Student Engagement Network grant program

Penn State undergraduate students from all campuses and fields of study who are interested in expanding their knowledge beyond the classroom through engagement experiences are encouraged to apply for a Student Engagement Network grant by March 16.
Posted: January 1, 1970, 12:00 am

New Penn State bachelor's degrees teach essentials of effective communication

Penn State is accepting applications for two new undergraduate degrees aimed at helping students learn the skills they need to drive effective communication strategies within businesses and organizations.
Posted: March 1, 2018, 2:50 pm

Geospatial intelligence students boost careers with online program

Dan Steiner knows a thing or two about assessing terrain, gathering knowledge sources and weighing human interactions — all things required in the field of geospatial intelligence — on the fly. The West Point graduate who served for seven years in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, including leading an engineering company in combat during Operation Desert Storm, spent his life using these skills, first in the military, then for a pharmaceutical company, and currently for Orion Mapping, a geospatial intelligence business he founded three years ago.
Posted: February 28, 2018, 3:36 pm

Registration now open for We Are Weekend

Registration is open for We Are Weekend, the Alumni Association’s premier summer event set for June 1-3. We Are Weekend is a chance for alumni to return to University Park and create memories that will last a lifetime.
Posted: February 27, 2018, 6:59 pm


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