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Behind the music: Artists from the African diaspora share their journey, impact

Posted on 5/22/2024

Artists Delfeayo Marsalis, Lara Downes and Michael Mwenso are just a few of the musical legends who sat down with Penn State School of Music Professor Emeritus Tony Leach for an intimate conversation about the life experiences, struggles, triumphs and joy that brought soul to the page and inspired their careers for episodes of the podcast “In Their Own Words.”

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WPSU, journalism student, alumni win Excellence in Broadcasting Award

Posted on 4/25/2024

WPSU, a Penn State student and several recent graduates received a Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasters Excellence in Broadcasting Award for a series of stories they produced in 2023 as part of a collaborative project between WPSU and the News Lab at Penn State, housed in the Donald P. Bellisario College of Communications.

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Celebrate diversity at Multicultural Children’s Festival, April 6

Posted on 3/29/2024

The WPSU/SCASD Multicultural Children’s Festival will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 6, at State College Area High School. The Multicultural Children's Festival is one of WPSU's largest family events and focuses on sharing the many cultures that are represented by the people who live throughout central Pennsylvania.

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Bestselling author Heather McGhee to give free ethics lecture at Penn State

Posted on 3/22/2024

Policy advocate and New York Times bestselling author Heather McGhee will deliver the Rock Ethics Institute’s 2024 Richard B. Lippin Lecture in Ethics at 6 p.m. March 28 in Freeman Auditorium at University Park. Penn State staff who attend the event in-person or virtually and register through the Penn State Learning Resource Network will receive diversity, equity and inclusion professional development credit on their LRN transcripts once the attendance is confirmed.  

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Penn State Outreach raises more than $20,000 on GivingTuesday

Posted on 12/13/2023

During Penn State’s ninth annual GivingTuesday celebration on Nov. 28, members of the Penn State Outreach community stepped up and gave 266 gifts totaling $20,752 to support Shaver’s Creek Environmental Center, the Arboretum at Penn State, WPSU, K-12 Engagement Network, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Penn State, Franco Harris Pittsburgh Center and Readiness Institute at Penn State.

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U.S. News Media Literacy Week kicks off with on-campus event

Posted on 10/17/2023

A special on-campus event with two presentations, one for educators and one for students, will kick off U.S. News Media Literacy Week as the Donald P. Bellisario College of Communications partners with the National Association for Media Literacy Education (NAMLE) on Oct. 23.

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