Beth E. Michalec, lecturer of corporate communication at Penn State Lehigh Valley, earned a doctorate in rhetoric from Duquesne University. Michalec was selected as a Fulbright specialist in June 2019 by the U.S. Department of State.
Students in Lambda Pi Eta (LPH), with the support of Corporate Communication Degree Program Coordinator Bob Wolfe, volunteered at Second Harvest Food Bank for Free Friday on November 8, 2019. LPH members helped clients select items for their food pantries and packed it into their trucks. LPH is the National Communication Association's official honor society at four-year colleges and universities. LPH has more than 500 active chapters at four-year colleges and universities nationwide. The PSU-LV Chapter is co-advised by Beth Michalec and Bob Wolfe.
Jessica Dow, career strategy coordinator; Liz Keptner; director of multimedia innovation center; Beth Michalec, lecturer in corporate communication; and Nichola Gutgold, professor of communication arts and sciences along with three Penn State Lehigh Valley students attended the Lehigh Valley Women’s Summit 2019 at Cedar Crest College on June 5. Corporate Communication Students Carissa Ackley and Savannah Malesky attended the event for professional development. Corporate Communication Student Grace Moyer worked the event as part of her internship with the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce.
Along with their professors and instructors, 35 Penn State Lehigh Valley students got to see new parts of the world and expand their learning and understanding of course material during a short-term study abroad program over spring break.