As part of Penn State’s efforts to maintain public health and safety in the face of the COVID-19 outbreak, all in-person, University-sponsored events through May 15 will be canceled and updated as necessary. This includes many Outreach events. For questions, please contact us at For the latest updates and information, visit:

Mission and Vision


Engage, empower, and inspire learners, viewers, listeners, and partners. Every day.


Penn State Outreach will make a lasting, positive impact on society by engaging diverse audiences through the design and delivery of compelling content and meaningful programs.


  • Excellence — We focus our efforts on areas of greatest strength and opportunity.
  • Integrity — We hold ourselves to the highest ethical standards.
  • Accountability — We tenaciously take ownership of our work, our actions, and our organization.
  • Innovation — We embrace creativity and disciplined risk-taking.
  • Inclusiveness — We create an inviting environment for all people to be heard.