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Whether you are developing a research symposium, a professional association conference, a youth program, or a workshop to meet the outreach requirements of a major grant or fulfill the service element of promotion and tenure requirements, Conferences and Institutes can help you achieve your goals.

By ensuring that participants enjoy the highest-quality experience possible, we help enhance the profile and prestige of your college, and Penn State overall.

If you have an idea for a program, you can begin by sharing your idea with your college’s outreach representative listed below.

Any college offering a continuing education program or conference should follow University Policy AD03. An exception may be requested by completing the AD03 Exception Form.

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College Representatives

College of Agricultural Sciences

Dennis Calvin, Associate Dean, Director of Cooperative Extension,
Associate Vice President for Outreach

College of Arts and Architecture

Scott Wing, Associate Dean, Academic Affairs and Outreach

Smeal College of Business

Felisa Higgins, Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education

College of Communications

Emily Clevenger, Manager of Undergraduate Recruitment

College of Earth and Mineral Sciences

Hampton “Nels” Shirer, Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education

Eberly College of Science

Teresa Diehl, Associate Dean for Administration

College of Education

Gregory Kelly, Associate Dean for Research Outreach

College of Engineering

Cathy Holsing, Director, Office for Digital Learning

College of Health and Human Development

Susan LeWay, Director of Outreach

Lisa Clapper, Outreach Programs Coordinator

College of Information Sciences and Technology

Peter Forster, Director, Online Education

College of the Liberal Arts

Avis Kunz, Assistant Dean, Online Education and Outreach

College of Medicine

Daniel Wolpaw, Staff Physician