There is time to sign up for Penn State DuBois Virtual Summer Youth Programs

This summer Penn State DuBois Continuing and Community Education has transitioned its highly successful summer camp programming to remote delivery. Students in grades K-8 can join new classes using the virtual delivery of Zoom. Children will work with teachers and other students remotely as they do hands-on activities. Lists of the supplies needed to participate will be emailed to the parent/guardian’s email after registration and before the class begins. Grade level is determined by the grade the child will be in this fall.

Ten Penn State research teams earn Manufacturing PA Innovation grants

Penn State was awarded 10 grants through the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development Manufacturing PA initiative. The initiative awarded $2.8 million, across 43 grants in total, and will bring together government, industry, and higher education in holistic collaboration to spur new technologies and processes in the manufacturing sector.

LaunchBox receives $50,000 Jennifer L. Reynolds-Hamilton Endowment

Local financial adviser Jennifer L. Reynolds-Hamilton has pledged $25,000 to establish The Jennifer L. Reynolds-Hamilton Endowment in Support of the North Central PA LaunchBox. Penn State, as part of the Greater Penn State for 21st Century Excellence Campaign and the LaunchBox Matching Program, will make a one-time matching contribution to this endowment in the amount of $25,000, resulting in a $50,000 endowment.

Penn State DuBois, York to offer remote Assisted Living Administrator training

Penn State DuBois is teaming up with Penn State York to offer a remote learning opportunity for those seeking the Assisted Living Administrator 15-hour training. This training prepares those who are planning on taking the licensing test, or qualifies as the required 15 hours of Continuing Medical Education for those completing training to maintain their current license.

Virtual Career Fair keeps students in touch with opportunity

As Penn State DuBois has adjusted to remote learning, faculty and staff have remained equally committed to the mission of helping students apply their education to launch rewarding careers. Recently, a Virtual Career Fair was held, affording students the opportunity to gain experience in interviewing for jobs and in presenting themselves in a professional setting.

Pennington receives inaugural Staff of the Year Excellence Award

Director of Student Affairs Rebecca Pennington has received the inaugural Penn State DuBois Staff of the Year Excellence Award. The award is extended to a staff member who goes above and beyond their normally assigned job responsibilities in resolving a particularly difficult dilemma, being exceptionally creative, or being responsive to others.