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New book, 'The Tolls of Uncertainty,' examines the US unemployment system

New book, 'The Tolls of Uncertainty,' examines the US unemployment system

Penn State sociologist Sarah Damaske offers a look at how privilege and the ‘guilt gap’ shape unemployment in America

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1985 Labor Studies Student Marshal Reflects on Penn State Experience, Career Success

1985 Labor Studies Student Marshal Reflects on Penn State Experience, Career Success

Lawrence J. Mattivi was the first School of LER student marshal in 1985. At that time, the labor and human resources major and the school were known as labor studies. Before 1985, Penn State held university-wide graduations without department marshals.

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Event brings together students, alumni to discuss workers’ rights

Event brings together students, alumni to discuss workers’ rights

Every spring, students, faculty, and alumni from the School meet to network and discuss current issues in the fields of labor, employment relations, and human resources. The popular alumni/student forum is sponsored by the School of LER’s Alumni Board of Directors.

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CWP Online Training Programs Offer SHRM/HRCI Recertification Credits

CWP Online Training Programs Offer SHRM/HRCI Recertification Credits

The Center for Workplace Performance (CWP) is offering the two additional courses that constitute its Managing People sequence.

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School of LER Announces Spring 2021 Award Winners

To celebrate the end of the semester, the School of Labor and Employment Relations is honoring students from all our programs with end-of-semester awards that recognize academic achievement and performance.

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Everhart honored with 2021 Hendrick Award for service to adult learners

Everhart honored with 2021 Hendrick Award for service to adult learners

Trisha Everhart, assistant director of online programs in the School of Labor and Employment Relations in College of the Liberal Arts, has been honored with the 2021 Shirley Hendrick Award, presented by the Penn State Commission for Adult Learners for service to adult learners.

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School of Labor and Employment Relations celebrates outstanding senior

School of Labor and Employment Relations celebrates outstanding senior

For World Campus student Brandie Laughner, returning to school was part life-long dream and part necessity. She said making it to her senior year was the result of sheer determination and unwavering support from her family.

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Kraus Selected as 2021 Organizational Leadership Student Marshal

Kraus Selected as 2021 Organizational Leadership Student Marshal

As part of Penn State’s 2021 spring commencement activities, Samuel Kraus will represent the organizational leadership (OLEAD) major from the School of Labor and Employment Relations in the College of the Liberal Arts.

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Oleynik selected as 2021 Labor and Employment Relations Student Marshal

Oleynik selected as 2021 Labor and Employment Relations Student Marshal

Hannah Oleynik has been selected as the student marshal to represent the labor and employment relations major from the School of Labor and Employment Relations for the Penn State College of the Liberal Arts spring 2021 commencement.

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VTLD Experience Selected as EdTech Awards 2021 Finalist

VTLD Experience Selected as EdTech Awards 2021 Finalist

Professor of Practice Tom Hogan's signature course The VTLD (Virtual Transformational Leadership Development) Experience has been selected as a finalist for The EdTech Awards 2021 in the higher education technology leader category.

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