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Congratulations to Carmen Henry-Harris, PACT Community Engagement Coordinator and Liaison, for receiving a Penn State Liberal Arts Staff Advisory Committee You Rock! Award!
The You Rock! Award was created as a way to recognize and honor unusual dedication and outstanding contributions by College of the Liberal Arts staff members.
Dr. Sunhye Bai Awarded Early Career Professorship
Congratulations to Dr. Sunhye Bai, Assistant Professor of Human Development and Family Studies, on being awarded the Karl R. Fink and Diane Wendle Fink Early Career Professorship for the Study of Families.
Addressing Inequities in Education During the COVID-19 Pandemic
The Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) recently released a new series of briefs.
SSRI's Insights from Experts features Dr. Rina Das Eiden discussing parental substance use during COVID-19
Parental substance abuse is a significant risk factor for adaptive functioning for both parents and children. This may be exacerbated with the stress and anxiety associated with a pandemic – but may also provide an opportunity for change.
A PACT panel presented, "Maintaining Partnerships to Serve the Community: Increased Importance during Trying Times" as part of a Latino Connection and Penn State Reach webinar series
Discussions centered on the importance of partnerships, particularly among community members, community organizations, and educational institutions, to enhance the lives of diverse children, youth and families.
 
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2017-2018

2017 Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community
PACT and LHACC participated in the 2017 Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community.
2017 Big 33 Football Classic Event
PACT representatives were able to attend the 60th Big 33 Football Classic Event.
Penn State professor brings research to Harrisburg via PACT
Dr. Douglas Teti is a developmental scientist whose research is focused on family processes as they relate to infant and early child development.
PACT researchers receive named Professorships
Congratulations to Dawn Witherspoon and Koraly Pérez-Edgar on receiving named Professorships.
The 61st PSFCA Big 33 Football Classic Event
PACT representatives attend Superbowl of high school football.
Restoring Unity in the Community
PACT representatives participate in New Beginnings Youth & Adult Services community event.
Annual Community Block Party
Annual Community Block Party held June 30, 2018.
Arc Family Fun Day/Faith Into Action
Arc Family Fun Day July 14, 2018.
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