Alumni

CEHD Alumni Network Kudos

Posted On August 29, 2014

David Edwin Stone, Ph.D. was recently appointed Director of Collaborative Programs in the Office of the Vice President for the Commonwealth Campuses at Penn State University. In this role he oversee the strategic development and delivery of a broad portfolio of academic programs at the 20 commonwealth campuses to meet the learning needs of traditional… more »

CEHD Distinguished Alumni

Posted On August 26, 2014

Nominations for the College of Education & Human Development’s 2015 Distinguished Alumni Award

The College of Education & Human Development is accepting nominations for the 2015 Distinguished Alumni Award through Feb. 20, 2015.

This award is given annually to a College of Education & Human Development alumnus who has made outstanding contributions in his/her profession… more »

CEHD Alumni Network Board

Posted On August 25, 2014

Meetings are held on Thursday evenings in the Forum, 10th floor of the College of Education & Human Development Building Suite 1030 beginning at 5:45 p.m. with dinner followed by the business meeting at 6:00 p.m. and usually concluding by 7:30.  An rsvp is required for dinner.

Please confirm attendance to Elisa Tate @ more »

CEHD Alumni Network Benefits

Posted On August 25, 2014

Here are just a few new benefits for our members Online communities where you will be able to connect to classmates, find mentors, post classifies ads, register for a permanent e-mail address and let classmates know your latest news A student-alumni program to connect students to alumni and help establish and maintain college traditions A… more »

A Boost for Tomorrow’s Teachers: Kay Chester

Kay Chester has heli-skied in Canada, raised horses, flown a jet and helped manage a family-owned empire of Harley-Davidson dealerships that stretches from Fort Lauderdale to the Grand Tetons. Yet there’s a part of her that’s always been wistful for a chapter in her life that she never got to fully pursue: teaching.

“I would’ve… more »

Michael Popkin (M.Ed. ’75, Ph.D. ’80)

Posted On November 22, 2013
Categories Alumni, Alumni Profiles

As a father of two, a longtime family therapist and founder of Active Parenting Publishers – an Atlanta-based company that develops web-based and online educational tools for moms and dads – Michael Popkin (M.Ed. ’75, Ph.D. ’80) knows full well that parenting isn’t easy. So he decided to write a how-to manual for desparate families called, “Taming the Spirited Child: Strategies for Parenting Challenging Children Without Breaking Their Spirits.”

Karin Korb (M.S. ’03)

Posted On November 22, 2013
Categories Alumni, Alumni Profiles

Karin Korb (M.S. ’03) was an active do-gooder long before she’d devoted her adult life to lifting others up, the kind of person who, as a child, invited the homeless to her house for meals, became the first altar girl in the state of New Jersey and even thought about becoming a nun. But when she broke her back at 17 while practicing a routine gymnastics vault and lost the use of both of her legs, it cemented the notion that her life would have a special purpose.