Kristen Capion will receive her master’s of education in teaching and curriculum as part of Penn State Harrisburg’s Class of 2021. Here she reflects on her time as a student before and during the coronavirus pandemic.
Penn State Harrisburg recently recognized outstanding employee contributions at the virtual 2021 Faculty and Staff Recognition Program. Nominated by the college community and selected by various award committees, several faculty and staff members received awards.
Brittany Nicole Harris, who will receive a bachelor of science degree in psychology as part of Penn State Harrisburg’s Class of 2021, said personal perseverance and a strong support system have helped her reach her academic goals. She reflected on her journey.
In an effort to help address teacher shortages in Pennsylvania in critical areas such as special education, English, social studies and math, Penn State Harrisburg’s Teacher Education Program is offering post-baccalaureate certification for individuals who hold a baccalaureate degree and want to become certified to teach in the commonwealth.
Elizabeth Tisdell, professor of lifelong learning and adult education, has been named a distinguished professor by the Penn State Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs. She is one of 13 faculty University-wide named as a distinguished professor for 2021.
Penn State Harrisburg will host a virtual Latinx/a/o faculty development and academic leadership conference from 9 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. Friday, April 9. The event is intended to foster the hiring and promotion of Latinx/a/o faculty and leaders at Penn State and is open to faculty and staff across the University, including Commonwealth Campuses.
The Capital Area Writing Project (CAWP), sponsored by Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Behavioral Sciences and Education, has updated its requirements to support teachers as writers and leaders by providing the opportunity to earn National Writing Project (NWP) Badges.