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State College in Centre County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Continuing Education

 
 
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Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), May 31, 2019
1. Continuing Education Marker
Inscription.  In 1935, under J. Orvis Keller, Penn State centralized its correspondence and evening courses, technical institutes, and most other continuing education offerings. Creating a model adopted by other universities, successors E.L. Keller and Floyd Fischer helped transform off-campus centers into the Commonwealth Campus System in 1959. Fisher later won national acclaim for broadening continuing education to include such fields as Health Care, Technology Transfer, and Public Television.
 
Erected by Penn State Alumni Association.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: CommunicationsEducationScience & Medicine. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania State University series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1935.
 
Location. 40° 47.867′ N, 77° 52.263′ W. Marker is in State College, Pennsylvania, in Centre County. Marker is on Fischer Road east of West Park Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: University Park PA 16802, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of
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this marker. Labor Education (within shouting distance of this marker); Management Education (within shouting distance of this marker); Hospitality Management (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Pennsylvania State University (about 500 feet away); Indian Leadership (about 700 feet away); Martin Luther King Jr. (about 700 feet away); Irvin Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); McKee Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in State College.
 
Continuing Education Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), May 31, 2019
2. Continuing Education Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 2, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 2, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 141 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 2, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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