Wed, 10/03/2018 - 07:41
Ann Taylor always wanted the experiences of being Penn State University Faculty Senate chair but knew her job duties as assistant dean for distance learning and director of the John A. Dutton e-Education Institute wouldn’t allow for the time commitment. So she found a way to make it work. Taylor served three years as Faculty Senate secretary — a feat accomplished by a small handful of others — and through that achieved many of the same opportunities afforded to a serving chair.
Wed, 08/15/2018 - 09:53
Brookelynn Constant was about halfway into her 10-year career as a data analyst for the U.S. Department of Defense when she enrolled in a master’s program through Penn State World Campus. Constant, who always wanted to squeeze graduate school into her busy schedule, took advantage of the online-learning format for the master of geographic information systems (GIS) as a way to elevate her leadership role with the U.S.
Mon, 08/13/2018 - 13:38
Haley Sankey, assistant teaching professor for the BA/BS in Energy and Sustainability Policy degree programs, recently became the first World Campus faculty member selected as a fellow in the Faculty Academy for Engaged Scholarship. Read more in the Penn State News!
Thu, 11/30/2017 - 14:49
We are proud to announce the new online teaching practice winners that have been added to the Teaching Online Pedagogical Repository (TOPR)! Among those winners are two of our very own (Karen Jensen and Jane Sutterlin).
Wed, 11/08/2017 - 08:52
As regions across the Atlantic Ocean were bracing for a recent string of hurricanes, real-time lessons were being explored around the globe in a class taught through Penn State World Campus in partnership with the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences’ John A. Dutton e-Education Institute. Read more!
Mon, 08/07/2017 - 10:24
Please join us in congratulating Dr. Vera Cole, lead faculty for the Energy and Sustainability Policy programs, in receiving the Epstein Lifetime Achievement Award at Energypath 2017!
Mon, 10/10/2016 - 14:49
Last spring, Erica Smithwick, associate professor of geography who authored and teaches the online version of GEOG 001 (Global Parks and Sustainability), worked with the Dutton Institute, experts from Teaching and Learning with Technology (TLT), and other faculty experts to use HapYak to create interactive video quizzes for students in an online course as part of a Research Initiation Grant funded by Penn State’s Center for Online Innov
GEOG 469 Author and Instructor, Ron Santini, Receives Lifetime Achievement Alumni Award from Penn State DuBois!Mon, 10/10/2016 - 09:28
Ron Santini has been awarded the Lifetime Achievement Alumni Award from Penn State DuBois. This award is presented to a Penn State DuBois alumnus who graduated or attended campus thirty-one years ago or more and demonstrates:
Thu, 09/29/2016 - 10:07
This past summer (2016), 10 students in the online Master of Geographic Information Systems program travelled to Europe to collaborate with students from the Geo-information Science and Earth Observation (ITC) of the University of Twente, located in Enschede, Netherlands, to develop solutions to analyze spatiotemporal patterns in refugee migration data. This marked the first time an online graduate program at Penn State has had a "study abroad" component!
Tue, 09/13/2016 - 09:53
Jonathan Mathews, associate professor of energy and mineral engineering and author/instructor for the online offering of EGEE 101, was named a 2016 Fellow by the American Chemical Society (ACS). The ACS Fellows Program recognizes members for their outstanding contributions to science and the profession, and service to the ACS community. He was honored during the ACS National Meeting and Exposition, held Aug. 21-25 in Philadelphia.