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2011

Change of careers allows student to pursue dream
December 6, 2011
Farhan Syed, or Mutiso ("new light") as the locals in the Eastern Province of Makindu call him, is pursuing his dream of working in international community development through volunteerism with Peace Corps Kenya as a Community and Economic Development volunteer.
Faculty recognized for teaching
December 2, 2011
Ted Alter and Leif Jensen, members of the faculty in the Community and Economic Development Graduate Program, have been formally recognized by peers in the College of Agricultural Sciences at Penn Sate through award of the 2011 Community of Teaching Excellence Award.
Panel discussion on entrepreneurship in urban and rural communities part of United States Federal Reserve System Conference
November 15, 2011
Dr. Stephan Goetz, a member of the Community and Economic Development Graduate Program faculty, recently presented as part of a panel discussion titled "Strengthening Entrepreneurship Opportunities in Urban and Rural Communities" during the U.S. Federal Reserve System Conference in Washington, D.C.
Dates of 2012 CEDEV Summer Institute announced
November 11, 2011
The CEDEV Graduate Program has announced the annual CEDEV Summer Institute will be held May 14 -16 in State College, Pennsylvania, home of The Pennsylvania State University.
Save the date for the 2012 CEDEV Summer Institute!
November 11, 2011
The CEDEV Graduate Program has announced the 2012 CEDEV Summer Institute will be held May 14-16 in State College, Pennsylvania, home of The Pennsylvania State University.
CEDEV faculty receive appointments
October 4, 2011
CEDEV faculty receive appointments
October 4, 2011
Penn State World Campus and its Executive Director recognized with two awards
September 16, 2011
Penn State is the winner of two 2011 Sloan Consortium (Sloan-C) awards for online teaching and learning. The Excellence in Institution-Wide Online Education Award honors Penn State's World Campus, and the Outstanding Achievement in Online Education by an Individual recognizes Wayne Smutz, executive director of Penn State World Campus and associate vice president for Academic Outreach. Penn State is the only institution receiving two awards.
CEDEV Faculty member honored as Distinguished Professor
August 9, 2011
Leif Jensen, professor of rural sociology and demography in the College of Agricultural Sciences, has been named a distinguished professor by Penn State. Read the full story at http://live.psu.edu/story/54273.
CEDEV faculty lead $5 million grant to study food system and insecurity
June 28, 2011
Faculty in the Community and Economic Development Graduate Program, including Stephan Goetz and Clare Hinrichs, have been awarded a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to study food security and food insecurity in the northeastern United States. For more information, please visit http://live.psu.edu/story/53749#nw4.
Penn State World Campus recognized as No. 1 online institution
April 12, 2011
World Campus, the online campus of The Pennsylvania State University, has been recognized as the top online institution by The Best Colleges. For the full story, please visit http://live.psu.edu/story/52457.
CEDEV faculty member awarded for international research
April 4, 2011
Janelle Larson has been recognized for her international work with a "Spirit of Internationalization Award" from The Pennsylvania State University.
Instructor for CEDEV recognized for outstanding teaching
April 4, 2011
Registration for the 2011 CEDEV Summer Institute
March 30, 2011
The 2011 Penn State CEDEV Summer Institute, sponsored by the CEDEV Graduate Program, will be held June 15 - 17 at The Atherton Hotel in downtown State College, home of The Pennsylvania State University. The theme of the annual Summer Institute is “Regional Collaboration and Development”.