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  • Presidential Leadership Academy Information Session, February 21 On Feb 20, 2017 Presidential Leadership Academy Information Session Tuesday, February 21 5:00–6:00 p.m. W-023 Pattee Library (behind MacKinnon’s Café) Several senior Paterno Fellows / Presidential Leadership Academy members will provide an overview of PLA and answer your questions. Open to all first-year Liberal Arts students; no RSVP required. The PLA application deadline is Friday, February 24, at 5:00 p.m. […]
  • Special Treatment is Only Fair, by Abdulla Naouf On Feb 20, 2017 The Collegiate Laws of Life Essay Contest asked Penn State students to explore ethical values and intercultural issues, and their talent for expressing their views in writing. Abdulla Naouf, freshman in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, won First Place for his essay, below, responding to this prompt: “How can you govern a country which has 246 […]
  • Industry Spotlight: Human Resources On Feb 17, 2017 Written By: Andrew Hoy, Intern, Career Enrichment Network There are typically two types of positions in Human Resources, generalists and specialists. HR specialists tend to focus on one part of HR, like recruiting or employee relations. HR generalists will handle a number of different tasks and responsibilities. Larger organizations tend to recruit HR employees that […]
  • Deloitte Consulting “A Day in the Life” Seminar: March 24 On Feb 16, 2017 Posted By: Career Enrichment Network A Day in the Life of a Consultant: Pittsburgh Office Curious about what it is like to be a consultant? Deloitte Consulting invites freshmen and sophomore students to join us in our Pittsburgh Office on March 24, 2017 to learn more about what a career in the consulting industry may […]
  • An important message from Dean Susan Welch On Feb 16, 2017 Members of the Liberal Arts Community, Below is a statement from the university administration concerning posts on many campus bulletin boards encouraging people to “turn in” undocumented international students. I emphasize that the College of the Liberal Arts endorses the university’s statement and welcomes all students to an inclusive community that respects the views, lives, and […]
  • MLK, Jr. Essay Contest, Second Place Winner: Akinshola Jolaoso On Feb 15, 2017 The MLK, Jr. Essay Contest invited students to write an essay on the theme of Silence, Betrayal, and Social Justice. The contest was sponsored by the College of the Liberal Arts and the MLK, Jr. Commemoration Committee. Akinshola Jolaoso, a senior majoring in kinesiology, placed second in the contest. Read his essay below. The third […]
  • C.A.R.E. Fair Set for Wednesday, February 22 On Feb 15, 2017 Posted By: Career Enrichment Network The C.A.R.E. (Community, Agency, Recreation, and Education) Fair will feature employers from a range of fields, including community service organizations, state and federal agencies, recreation and camp opportunities, and educational experiences. Wednesday, February 22 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. HUB-Robeson Center Please visit the event website for a complete listing […]
  • …In Which We Discuss EMPs, Burning iPads, Grandpa’s USB Library, and Cat Videos, by Jason Waltersdorff On Feb 13, 2017 The Collegiate Laws of Life Essay Contest asked Penn State students to explore ethical values and intercultural issues, and their talent for expressing their views in writing. Jason Waltersdorff, sophomore in Political Science at World Campus, won Second Place for his essay, below, responding to this prompt: “Books are no more threatened by the Kindle […]
  • MLK, Jr. Essay Contest, Third Place Winner: Adriana Lacy On Feb 10, 2017 The MLK, Jr. Essay Contest invited students to write an essay on the theme of Silence, Betrayal, and Social Justice. The contest was sponsored by the College of the Liberal Arts and the MLK, Jr. Commemoration Committee. Adriana Lacy, a junior majoring in public relations and African American studies with a minor in digital media […]
  • Industry Spotlight: Government and Politics On Feb 10, 2017 Written By: Andrew Hoy, Intern, Career Enrichment Network One of the best parts about a liberal arts degree is that students are able to take the skills they learn and apply them to countless different fields. Graduates may end up using their degree in industries they never thought they could. To make these positions more […]
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