November-December 2008 News Archive
An estate gift by the late Paul McCleester '51, provides funds for the Workforce Education and Development Program.
Donald E. Heller, professor, senior scientist, and director, Center for the Study of Higher Education, testified before the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania State Board of Education Council of Higher Education on the affordability and access of higher education for low-moderate income students.
Scott A. Metzger, assistant professor of education, and two colleagues conducted a case study of school districts in the greater Lansing, Michigan, area to examine how school-choice programs and the construction or remodeling of big high schools may be related.
A research study by Marisa Macy and a colleague demonstrated an intervention strategy that helped preschoolers improve on their targeted social goals.
Robert Hendrickson outlines how administrators can assume a proactive leadership role to address academic cheating, including plagiarism.
The University Council for Educational Administration recognized Begley at its 22nd annual convention in Orlando, Fla.
Long time staff assistants, Suzy Lutz and Jo-Ann Dreibelbis, retired on September 30, 2008, after 35 years of service to Penn State.
Three faculty have been awarded Research Initiation Grants (RIG) for 2008 fall semester.
Subosits helped evaluate education programs at elementary schools at Native American reservations in Montana
Serriere's students participated in a Constitution Day forum, held September 17.
Luke Zeller is providing a bi-weekly blog about his experience teaching English as a foreign language to South Korean students.
Howe, a returning adult student, worked full-time while taking classes to complete his bachelor of science degree in Secondary Education with a Mathematics option, in order to pursue a new career.
The Workforce Education and Development program hosted members of the National Technical Honors Society on November 18, for an informational workshop on becoming a career and technical educator.
The two-year grant, funded by the National Science Foundation, runs from Oct. 1, 2008 to Sept. 30, 2010.
Any faculty, staff, or student of the College may request funding for a proposed event or program that supports diversity and community enhancement.