Higher Education in Focus
Penn State President Eric Barron hosts the half-hour talk show, which centers around key topics in higher education. Each episode ends with Penn State senior Lauren Doyle interviewing the president about issues of concern to students. Doyle is a reporter with the student-run news program, The Centre County Report, and is double-majoring in Broadcast Journalism and Theatre, with a concentration in Dance.
President Barron continues the discussion on serving student veterans with two representatives from the Office of Veterans Programs: Brian Clark, director of the Office and Renee Thornton-Roop, a counselor and chair of the Military and Veteran Support Services Committee. Continue »
Penn State offers hundreds of musical and theatre performances, visual arts exhibitions and related events each year. Join Penn State President Eric Barron and guests as they discuss what makes Penn State one of the major cultural centers between Philadelphia and Pittsburgh. Continue »
Penn State President Eric Barron and WPSU's Patty Satalia talk to a pair of Penn State alumni and entrepreneurs, Matt Brezina and Chris Fanini, about their successes and the Penn State Summer Founders Program. Continue »
Join Patty Satalia, Penn State President Eric Barron and guests Steve Sheetz, chairman of the Sheetz Family Council, and Loretta Zeth, Penn State Altoona Business Student, as they talk about a new initiative called Invent Penn State, aimed at bolstering the state’s economy and promoting student career success. Continue »
Eric Barron and Patty Satalia talk to Renata S. Engel, associate vice provost for Online Programs, and David Christiansen, associate vice president for Commonwealth Campuses and senior dean for academic programs, about transforming education and access. Continue »