Classroom Resources for Faculty

Classroom Resources for Faculty

Student Affairs is designed to assist students in their time at the university.  However, much of what we do can also assist our faculty.  Below, are an array of programs and services that you may find useful as a faculty member.  Please let us know how we can partner with you.

Classroom Presentations

Below are a list of classroom presentations that the staff in Student Affairs could present in your classroom.  Whether it be as part of a lesson your are teaching or in place of cancelling a class, we would be happy to assist.  Please keep in mind, this list of programs and presentations can also be adapted to fit your needs.

Contact Stefanie Penvose, Financial Aid Counselor, at sdp14@psu.edu for:

Financial Literacy - General Overview
Interactive Budgeting and Checkbook Balancing Workshop
Student Loan Repayment (for seniors)
Understanding Credit and Credit Scores
Planning for the Future
How to apply for a loan (personal or mortgage)
Saving for a Purpose
Debt Consolidation
Good Debt vs. Bad Debt

Contact Marly Doty, Assistant Director of Student Affairs, at mag374@psu.edu for:

Community Service Project for your class - Marly will work out the details for you
Icebreaker/Team building exercises
Customizable event cards for your students to verify attendance at events
Speaker/Program - tell Marly the topic and what kind of program you are interested in and she can work to bring an event to campus to match your needs.  She will also run a post event discussion, paper or survey if you would like

Presentations:

Getting involved on Campus
Community Service/Civic Responsibility
Leadership
Cultural Diversity topics
Personality - how do you work with others?

Contact Anna Akintunde, Career Services Counselor, at aa39@psu.edu for:

LinkedIn - How to Build Your Professional Brand and Land a Job
Career Issues for Women
Cover Letters
Creating a Portfolio
Current Career Trends
Dining Etiquette
Graduate School and the Application Process
Interviewing Skills
Job Search Skills
Making a Difference While Making a Living - Transferring Service into a Career
MyPlan in the Classroom - Interpreting Your Assessment Results
Networking
PAWS Informational Session
Planning for a Career
Preparing for the Behavior Based Interview
Professionalism
Resume Preparation
Salary Negotiation
The Adult Learner and the Job Search
Using a Portfolio in an Interview
What are Employers Looking For?
What to do with a Liberal Arts Degree (or any other degree)

Contact Jill Betton, Campus Nurse, at jal48@psu.edu for:

Health and Wellness programming topics
Eating Disorders
Drug and Alcohol programming
Sexual Assault Awareness presentations

Contact Rebecca Pennington, Director of Student Affairs, at rxs163@psu.edu for:

Professionalism
Diversity Topics
Current Events using the Newspaper Readership Program
Academic Integrity and You - A guide for students
Leadership
Strengthfinder - What are your strengths and how can they work for you?