Archive for April 2021

Dr. Josephson Hits Trifecta: Podcast Appearance, Magazine Interview, and Op-Ed Published

Dr. Kimberlee Josephson, associate dean of the Breen Center for Graduate Success and assistant professor of business administration, was interviewed by the LVC Admission Guys podcast (E.J. Smith and Cole Godfrey) and University Business Magazine regarding a recent op-ed she published, “Why Tuition-Free College may Devalue Degrees and Deepen Class Divides”. Dr. Josephson also wrote “5 Reasons Americans (Wrongly) See Big Business as the Villain,” which was published by the Foundation for Economic Education.

Dr. Blouch Selected for STEMEd Innovators Fellowship

Dr. Kathleen Blouch, STEM curriculum and partnership coordinator, was selected to participate in the STEMEd Innovators Fellowship 2021. The goal is to empower STEM educators to create empathetic, anti-racist, culturally responsive classrooms through iterative innovation. The international cohort’s synchronous and asynchronous professional development is designed to build democratic STEM classrooms focused on Student Voice, Shared and Transformational Authority, and Critical STEM Literacy.

Dr. Garcia Armero Interviewed by ABC TV27

Dr. Carmen Garcia Armero, associate professor of Spanish, was interviewed by the hosts as ABC TV27’s Good Day PA to discuss mindfulness. Garcia Armero shared tips regarding how people can benefit from using mindfulness every day.

Savini Honored as Health Care Hero

Jill Savini, the registered nurse who oversees the Shroyer Health Center, was recognized as a 2021 Health Care Hero by the Central Pennsylvania Business Journal (CPBJ). Savini was honored as a Nurse Hero with colleagues from Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and others by the CPBY who annually “recognizes excellence, promotes innovation, and honors the efforts of individuals and organizations making significant positive impacts on the quality of health care.

Dr. Garcia Armero Discusses Mindfulness with ABC TV27

Beall Unveils Permanent Art Installation

Karen Beall, adjunct instructor in sculpture and ceramics, celebrated the unveiling of a new permanent art installation at Clarence Schock Memorial Park at Governor Dick. The artwork, “Forest Fable,” is composed of 20 clay tiles depicting the “natural history of tree species found within the park boundaries,” according to Beall. She worked with community members last fall to create the tiles.