Community Development "internship on steroids" for Penn State students
July 27, 2016
Duncan Ackerman, a Penn State senior majoring in Community and Economic Development, has spent the whole summer getting to know the store owners in downtown Lock Haven. He rattles off the names of restaurants, hair salons and stores in the small Clinton County town.
Family Living Focus, Dr. Cathy Bowen
July 8, 2016
Summer is for moving and records management.
New college graduates move out of their parents’ home. Career advancements or job changes may require a move across town, across the U.S., or to a new country. A young family may move into a larger home. Newly married couples may be moving into their first apartment and retirees may be vacating their office for the next person to set up shop.
Dr. Monnat presents research at (UNODC)
June 30, 2016
Shannon Monnat presented research on demographic and sociological trends in rural substance abuse at a meeting held at the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) in Vienna, Austria in early June. Shannon is collaborating with the UNODC and an international group of experts to develop a global model and tools for the prevention and treatment of drug abuse in rural areas.
Urban Blight the Focus of CED Major's Capstone Project
June 29, 2016
Urban blight in the western Pennsylvania city of New Castle is the focus of Chase Palmer's internship. The rising Penn State junior, double-majoring in Community, Environment, and Development and Geography, will spend the summer both looking back at the Lawrence County community's past, and looking ahead to its future.