In the News
April 11, 2002

Presidential visit a first for
Penn State Delaware County

Add another name to the list of presidents who have visited Penn State. Ten years after his father made a campaign stop on the University Park campus, President George W. Bush came to Penn State Delaware County on April 2 to emphasize the importance of early childhood education.

Organizational changes announced
in Undergraduate Education

In order to strengthen the University's commitment to the improvement of teaching and learning, Executive Vice President and Provost Rodney Erickson has announced a reorganization of several units that have been active in connecting and supporting faculty and graduate assistants who rely on the resources that are encompassed in these services.

eLion system wins
national accolades

Colleges and universities across the country attempt to mirror Penn State's highly successful online academic advising system. But eLion certainly has managed to turn more than the heads of academia. Now, eLion has attracted the attention of the Computerworld Honors Program, as it formally became part of the Computerworld Honors Archive at ceremonies April 7 in San Francisco.

University community
to Take Back the Night

The University community will come together to remember victims of sexual assault during the annual Take Back the Night rally and march at 6 p.m. April 17 in front of Old Main on the University Park campus. The event is being held in observation of Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

First-Year Experience
Conference to be held in May

The upcoming First-Year Experience Conference for faculty, advisers and staff from all University locations will be held May 6-7 at University Park.

Quality Expo showcases

T he innovative use of cutting-edge information technology to improve service and enhance quality will be highlighted at the 10th annual Quality Expo held in conjunction with a higher education conference May 16 and l7 on "Enhancing Services through Customer-Centered Technologies."

Public television
celebrates 50th anniversary

A series of events to celebrate the birth of American public television will take place April 19 and 20 on the University Park campus.