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Penn State Outreach and Online Education surpasses $43M campaign goal

As the University celebrates the success of its fundraising campaign, “A Greater Penn State for 21st Century Excellence,” Penn State Outreach and Online Education (OOE) is thanking donors whose dedication to its programs and to student success has made it possible to surpass its goal of $43 million and successfully fulfill its broad mission of teaching, research, and public service.

How Shaver’s Creek replicated authentic outdoor learning experiences online

The COVID-19 pandemic forced educators at Shaver’s Creek Environmental Center to teach school-age children about the environment without them being fully immersed in it. Lucy McClain, assistant teaching professor at Shaver’s Creek, and her students in the spring of 2020 created “Nature Activities to Go” for families and teachers.