Graduate Educational Equity Programs offers professional development workshop

'CAREERS: Exploring Options Afforded by a Penn State Graduate Education' set for Feb. 16

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The Office of Graduate Educational Equity Programs at Penn State is holding a professional development workshop, titled "CAREERS: Exploring Options Afforded by a Penn State Graduate Education," from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 16, in the Faculty Staff Club Room at the Nittany Lion Inn on the University Park campus.

This workshop will feature a panel of doctoral alumni that will give graduate students a first-hand look at where your Penn State graduate education might lead.

Registration for this event is required by Feb. 2 at

Panelist Information:

Roderico Acevedo, postdoctoral researcher, Institute for Biotechnology and Bioscience Research (a University of Maryland and NIST collaboration)

  • Alumnus of the Eberly College of Science

Christopher Dancy II, assistant professor of computer science, Bucknell University

  • Alumnus of the College of Information Sciences and Technology

Kimeka Campbell, principal trainer and instructional designer, PinnacleHealth System

  • Alumna of the College of Education

Shakira Nelson, Cancer Prevention Fellow, National Cancer Institute

  • Alumna of the College of Agricultural Sciences

For additional information, email Charles Gibson at or Eunice Hockenberry at, or call 814-863-1663.

Last Updated February 08, 2017