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College of Liberal Arts Alumni Spotlight: Todd Kahn

College of Liberal Arts Alumni Spotlight: Todd Kahn

The College of Liberal Arts spoke to 2015 Labor and Employment Relations graduate Todd Kahn about his post-graduation work.

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CWP Online Training: Collaborative Coaching

CWP Online Training: Collaborative Coaching

The Center for Workplace Performance will be hosting an online training on July 20–22, 2021 from 1:00–4:45 p.m. ET daily.

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Former professional pitcher Austin Urban earns degree after baseball career

Former professional pitcher Austin Urban earns degree after baseball career

Urban returned to Penn State in 2018 after a career on the mound playing for the Baltimore Orioles and the Chicago Cubsand to complete a bachelor’s degree in labor and employment relations and a minor in kinesiology in spring 2021.

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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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Faculty Feature: Q & A with Valerie Braman

Faculty Feature: Q & A with Valerie Braman

Our newsletter features a faculty member question and answer section where you can learn more about our professors' research projects, ongoing studies, and hobbies! This month, get to know Valerie Braman.

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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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