There is Always Common Ground

As an eighteen-year-old excited to attend Penn State, one of my main goals was to better my cultural competence. Coming from what I describe as a “cookie-cutter town,” I grew up learning a great sense of community and was surrounded by countless caring people who would drop anything to help at a moment's notice, but nearly everyone came from families like my own. There was very little diversity.

2022-05-09T19:54:07+00:00May 5th, 2022|Literacy in Action, What's Happening|

Zoom In on Computer Literacy for Grandparents

The COVID pandemic has challenged all of us in different ways. Computer technology has become the lifeline for many families to remain in touch with loved ones. But how do you teach basic computer skills when you are unable to meet in person?

2021-05-26T14:44:56+00:00May 26th, 2021|Literacy in Action, What's Happening|

Advocating for Health Literacy

I went into my experience volunteering with the Mid-State Literacy Council with the sole expectation that I would be teaching the students; however, these individuals taught me just as much as I taught them, and that is something that I will cherish now and bring with me in my future endeavors, as well. 

2021-05-10T11:10:57+00:00May 10th, 2021|Literacy in Action, What's Happening|
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