Diversity

Interweaving diversity into the very fabric of our daily operation and every aspect of our collegial practices.

The Office of Multicultural Affairs strives to create a welcoming environment for everyone by providing curricula and special programming that teach a fuller appreciation of the uniqueness among diverse groups.

Penn State Diversity News

Celebrating Ten Years of Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention Sessions in Spanish

Several participants stand in front of the conference room with peach branches and pruning shears. They demonstrate how they use pruning to manage fruit yield. Questions are asked, solutions contemplated, and years of experience shared—all in Spanish.

Penn State Millennium Scholars Recognized for Research at ABRCMS 2018

The Millennium Scholars Program, now in its sixth year, had 10 students present research at ABRCMS 2018 (Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students).

Penn State Extension Team Receives National Award for Excellence in Programming

The National Association of County Agricultural Agents (NACAA) presented an award for excellence to Penn State Extension Educators for “Supporting Pennsylvania Farmers in the Start-Up, Re-strategizing and Establishing Years.”

2018 Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention: Production Techniques for Fruits and Vegetables – Spanish Session

On January 31, 2018 during the 9th annual Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention (MAFVC) and Trade Show, a 5-hour long workshop was held for Spanish speaking growers and employees.

Longwood Gardens Continuing Education Program Teaches How to Make a Milpa in your Garden

On Saturday, April 28, 2018, Longwood Gardens presented a practical, bilingual course in English and Spanish to teach participants how to make a milpa in the 21st Century.

Extension Field Training in Spanish addresses "Science behind Horticulture"

A five hour field training for Spanish speakers in the fruit industry was held at Hollabaugh Orchards and the Penn State Fruit Research and Extension Center in Biglerville, PA on Saturday, November 18, 2017.