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Immersive technology brings historic Bethlehem to the classroom

Historian David Longenbach used 360-degree recording software to show his students historic Bethlehem in his Pennsylvania History course.
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David Longenbach

David Longenbach, instructor in history at Penn State Lehigh Valley, provided footage of historic Bethlehem for students using 360 degree technology.

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Clinical Medical Assisting Program information session announced

An information session the clinical medical assisting program will be held on Oct. 4 at the Lehigh Valley campus.
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Clinical Medical Assisting Program

An information session for the clinical medical assisting program will be held at 6 p.m. on Oct. 4, at the Penn State Lehigh Valley campus.

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Penn State students study fragile ecosystems in Cuba

Students and teachers from CHANCE conducted biological and ecological research alongside field scientists in Cuba this summer
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CHANCE Cuba Field Program

Participants in the CHANCE Cuba field program were required to carry out pre-trip, online assignments before venturing into the field to learn from local government experts, university faculty and National Park biologists about ongoing Cuban conservation efforts and environmental policies as they explored the biodiversity of the rainforests of Sierra del Rosario; wetlands, mangroves, forests and coral reefs of Guanahacabibes Peninsula; and farmlands of Viñales. Here the group is in Guanahacabibes National Park. 

Students and professor on boat in Cuba


During most recent field course of CHANCE, students and teachers focused on conservation and the sustainability of select ecosystems in western Cuba.  A conservation-based, service-learning project on nesting sea turtles was also performed in conjunction with biologists from Guanahacabibes National Park as part of their Research, Monitoring and Management Program.

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PSU-LV faculty, staff and students at LVAC Whose Business is the Arts event

PSU-LV faculty and staff attended Whose Business is the Arts? A Public Forum on the Economy, the Arts and the Community hosted by the Lehigh Valley Arts Council on Sept. 8. PSU-LV Arts Administration students served as scribes for the table discussions to capture the highlights of the discussion points of those around the table.From Left to Right: Kyle McCoach, arts administration senior; Elise Schaffer, arts administration junior; Ann Lalik, gallery director and arts coordinator at PSU-LV; Keynote speaker  Dean Rodenbough, vice president of external affairs at Hallmark Cards; Liz Flaherty, honors program coordinator and coordinator of arts administration at PSU-LV; Liz Keptner, director of the Multimedia Innovation Center at PSU-LV; Ron De Long, instructor in fine art at PSU-LV; Corianne Thompson, faculty affairs coordinator and ceramics instructor at PSU-LV

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Office for General Education announces Integrative Studies Seed Grant awards

The Integrative Studies Seed Grant Program, offered through the Penn State Office for General Education, will support 71 different course development projects this summer. In response to the large volume of highly qualified proposals, the budget was generously increased by more than 50 percent by the Office of the Provost and the Office of Undergraduate Education.
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STAT 200 course photo

Elementary Statistics will be taught by Associate Professor of Psychology David Livert this summer.