The Math Options Career Day is held every year early in May. The day's activities include challenge contests, workshops, an activity fair, and keynote presentations by women in careers as diverse as veterinary science, aerospace engineering, and the computer industry. Prizes are awarded for the school challenge contest winners and gifts are given to each participant.
Math Options began at Penn State’s Abington (Philadelphia) Campus in 1991 under the corporate sponsorship of Bell of Pennsylvania in consultation with the Philadelphia Chapter of Women and Mathematics. The program has expanded across the state to many other Penn State locations and now serves more than 1,500 girls annually.
“The Fundamentals of Fundraising,” a certificate program designed for nonprofit administrators, fundraising professionals, volunteers with fundraising responsibility or anyone who wants to learn more about philanthropy, will be offered this Spring at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, in collaboration with the Association of Fundraising Professionals.