First year Engagement - Co-curriculum at Penn State Scranton
Engage Penn State Scranton students in out-of-the-classroom experiences to enhance their education, supplement their academic transcript and promote marketable skills for the future success.
As a Penn State student, you are earning a degree from one of the most prestigious and well-regarded universities in the United States. In addition to the richness of your classroom learning, Penn State offers many opportunities for out-of-class or co-curricular learning that will help you to purposefully develop as socially responsible leaders.
Student Learning Outcomes
- Knowledge Acquisition/Application - Understand knowledge from range of disciplines
- Cognitive Competency - Critical thinking, learning skills
- Life Skills and Self-Knowledge - Career management skills, personal health, wellness
- Intercultural Development - Sensitivity to and appreciation of differences
- Personal Integrity and values - Ethical reasoning, self-management
- Leadership and Active Citizenship - Sense of civic responsibility, leadership theory, conflict resolution
Learn about these topics and more:
- Community Involvement—Clubs/Organizations, athletic teams, SGA, etc.
- Leadership -- Special positions or titles which could indicate leadership abilities
- Diversity Training -- Participation in Multi-Cultural /Diversity Committee, International Study Abroad, etc
- Professional Development -- Honors, awards, conferences & seminars attended
- Work Experience -- Internships or work study positions held
- Research -- projects which extended beyond class assignments
Co-Curricular Transcript Management: (In Progress)
Use your co-curricular learning to allow prospective employers to know about all your out of classroom skills obtained while at Penn State Scranton.
- Freshman - Engagement
- Sophomore - Introduction to Leadership
- Junior - Internship and Advanced Leadership
- Senior - Future Success