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Continuing Education Welcomes New Staff Member

5/27/2010 —

Sandra RacePenn State Wilkes-Barre and its Continuing Education department are pleased to announce the addition of Sandra Race to its staff as she assumes the position of Administrative Support Assistant for Continuing Education.

With 13 years of office and supervisory experience in the telecommunications industry, Race has developed specialized experience in microcomputer applications in business, legal contract administration, human resources and the law, and fundamentals of personnel law for managers/supervisors.

“Sandy has many transferable skills that make her a perfect fit for this position,” said Jane Ashton, Director of Continuing Education at Penn State Wilkes-Barre.  “Her professional experience, computer knowledge, management skills, and customer service background will immediately benefit our Continuing Education operation.  We are fortunate to have Sandy join our Continuing Education team.”

A native of Dallas, Race said she is “excited to join the Penn State Continuing Education team and offer my experience and leadership skills to support the CE Department in meeting and exceeding their goals and objective.”

Race enjoys spending time with her husband Bill, children Kristyn, Jason, and Michael, and grandchild Brady and also enjoys hiking, kayaking, and outdoor amateur photography.

Penn State Wilkes-Barre provides the benefits of a world-renowned university in a smaller, more intimate setting.  Dedicated staff and teachers have helped students of all ages since the campus’ inception in 1916 and continue to provide excellent education and support.  Penn State Wilkes-Barre boasts eight Bachelor’s degrees and six Associate’s degrees available from the campus and the ability to start one of over 160 degrees at Penn State Wilkes-Barre and continue at another campus.

Penn State University is committed to equal opportunity and diversity in both its employees and students.  For more information, contact Melissa Gunshannon, Public Information Coordinator at 570-675-9269 or melissag@psu.edu.

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