Its central status in the Penn State community puts the University Libraries in a unique position to do many things. One of these is global outreach, which is where Mark Mattson, global partnerships and outreach librarian, comes in.
Penn State IT awarded the 2019 Learning Tool Interoperability (LTI) Advantage Contributors Institutional Leadership Award at the IMS Global Learning Impact Institute in San Diego on May 23, 2019. Pictured (left to right): Tony Anderson, Penn State learning tools and learning management system manager, TLT director of operations Terry O’Heron, and learning tools project manager Kristen Lytle at the IMS Global Learning Impact Institute in San Diego.
Tiffany MacQuarrie, assistant teaching professor of English at Penn State Beaver; and Tanya Furman, professor of geosciences in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences at University Park, have been selected as Penn State’s latest Global Faculty Fellows.
A delegation from three Pittsburgh-area Penn State campuses — including Beaver, Greater Allegheny and New Kensington — will visit two universities in Europe this summer to foster global partnerships and expand the Experiential Digital Global Engagement, or EDGE, program.
A delegation from Penn State's western campuses stopped at the Catholic University in Lille, France. Pictured here, left to right, are: Céline Blondeau, Vice Dean of Management, Economics, and Sciences at Catho, Lille; Bernice Cerasaro, Assistant Teaching Professor in Business at Penn State Greater Allegheny; Yang Xu, Associate Professor of Business at Penn State New Kensington; Dan Smith, Assistant Teaching Professor of Business at Penn State Beaver; and Véronique Flambard, rising Vice Dean at Catho, Lille.
A delegation from Penn State's western campuses stopped at the Catholic University in Lille, France. Pictured here, left to right, are: Céline Blondeau, vice dean of management, economics, and sciences at Catho Lille; Bernice Cerasaro, assistant teaching professor in business at Penn State Greater Allegheny; Yang Xu, associate professor of business at Penn State New Kensington; Dan Smith, assistant teaching professor of business at Penn State Beaver; and Véronique Flambard, rising vice dean at Catho, Lille.
The EDGE program connects Penn State Beaver classes with classes around the world through the use of technology. Known as “virtual international exchange,” EDGE affords its participants the opportunity for global thinking and collaboration, particularly among place-bound and less-resourced students.
Global Programs' fall 2017 travel grants have been awarded in three grant categories: Faculty Travel Grants, Transformational Travel Grants, and Graduate Student Travel Grants. Based on the review committees’ evaluations and recommendations, 30 applicants were selected for funding support. The awardees will travel to 19 countries on four continents.