AESE Faculty Member Leads UNESCO Symposium
August 29, 2014
Mark Brennan (Professor and UNESCO Chair
in Rural Community, Leadership, and Youth Development) led a symposium in Ireland August 26-August 30, 2014 in conjunction with Croke Park events.
Monnat receives funding from Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
August 18, 2014
Congratulations to Shannon Monnat, Assistant Professor of Rural Sociology, Demography, and Sociology for receiving a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The purpose of this funding is to study the intersection of immigration status with social and geographic characteristics for Hispanics and its impact on health care access.
Sociologists Tackle Access to Health Care in a Rural Community
August 4, 2014
Two AESE graduates (Brandn Green, Director of the Place Studies Program at Bucknell Univeristy and Kristal Jones, Coordinator of the Central Susquehanna Affordable Care Act Project) initiate assistance for a community with Affordable Care Act (ACA) enrollment.
Challenged by Chile: CED Major Captivated by Latin America
July 18, 2014
After missing her bus back to Santiago -- Chile's capital city -- Amanda Dezamits spent her most recent birthday sleeping under the stars with one blanket between two friends. This proved to be just one of the highlights of her recent five-month trip to the South American country.
Growing Relationships: Student Manages Garden, Nurtures Community
July 18, 2014
Coming to Penn State from her hometown of Amoy, China, Tess Li was expecting new experiences -- the big things that come along with being immersed in a different culture in a far-away country.