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College of Liberal Arts Alumni Spotlight: Lauren Pyle

College of Liberal Arts Alumni Spotlight: Lauren Pyle

The College of Liberal Arts spoke to recent graduate Lauren Pyle ('19 Labor and Employment Relations and History) about her post-graduation work.

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“What Difference Does a Union Make? Banana Plantations in the North and South of Guatemala.”

“What Difference Does a Union Make? Banana Plantations in the North and South of Guatemala.”

Join a virtual discussion of the new Center for Global Workers' Rights (CGWR) and Solidarity Center report on January 27 at 10:00 a.m. EST.

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Labor Policy in the U.S. Webinar

Labor Policy in the U.S. Webinar

On April 15, the Center for Workplace Performance (CWP) and the Virtual Chapter of Labor and Employment Relations Association (VLERA) will co-host a free webinar.

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State Police commander earns degree 30 years after withdrawing from college

State Police commander earns degree 30 years after withdrawing from college

Joseph Sokolofski earned a bachelor’s degree in organizational leadership through Penn State World Campus for himself — and for his children.

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IHRM Webinar Series Continues Jan. 21

IHRM Webinar Series Continues Jan. 21

Associate Director Dr. Elaine Farndale will be one of two speakers at a webinar focused on deglobalization and high-tech talent on Thursday, January 21, 2021, at 11:30 a.m.

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Faculty Feature: Q & A with Hee Man Park

Faculty Feature: Q & A with Hee Man Park

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 Assistant Professor of Human Resource Management Hee Man Park.

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Paterno Fellow and LHR student helps launch first European literary radio station

Paterno Fellow and LHR student helps launch first European literary radio station

The sophomore impressively has four majors — global and international studies, labor and human resources, Latin American studies, and Spanish.

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School of Labor and Employment Relations alumni connect with current students

School of Labor and Employment Relations alumni connect with current students

Despite restrictions related to the coronavirus, alumni in the School of LER have continued to interact with students in the labor and human resources (LHR) major by speaking in classes and participating in career events via Zoom.

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Labor and Human Resources Student Receives Award from Purdue HR Case Competition

Labor and Human Resources Student Receives Award from Purdue HR Case Competition

Scott Rochman, a sophomore in labor and human resources, was selected as the Best Speaker for the undergraduate division during Purdue University’s annual HR Case Competition. Ten universities and approximately sixty other competitors participated in the competition.

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The world of work before, during and after the pandemic

The world of work before, during and after the pandemic

Human Resources experts, School of LER alumni, from Zippo Inc., Netflix and Delta Air Lines discuss pandemic-related changes.

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