'Penn State Abington Examines' series to focus on unemployment Jan. 27

Unemployment will be the next topic of discussion for Penn State Abington's ongoing series, titled "Penn State Abington Examines." The event starts at 6 p.m. on Jan. 27, in room 108 of the Lares Building.

The discussion will be moderated by Judith Newman, associate professor of human development and family studies at Penn State Abington. Panelists will discuss the effects of unemployment on individuals and on society as a whole. The panel will include professionals from human resources, career development, psychology and business and economics backgrounds.

Panelists are Lonnie Golden, Penn State Abington professor of economics and labor studies and employment relations; Nicki L. Woods, Pennsylvania CareerLink administrator from the Bureau of Workforce Development in the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry; and Tom Brennan, director of human resources at the Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust (PREIT).

Audience questions and participation are encouraged. The panel discussion will be followed by a business card exchange and networking event from 8 to 9 p.m. The event is free but registration is required at http://www.abington.psu.edu/unemployment online. For more information contact Antonella Triforo at 215-881-7611.

"Penn State Abington Examines" is a series of programs where experts examine a wide variety of challenging issues of our time. For information on upcoming programs, send your name and e-mail address to Judy at [email protected].