Future of Adult Learning Panel to Feature University's Associate Provost
Feb 17, 2010
Dr. Bilita Mattes, associate provost for strategic markets at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology, will be a panelist in the upcoming Thomas Edison State College’s National Institute on the Assessment of Adult Learning 2010: Future Visions, on Wednesday, June 9 - Friday, June 11 in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
The Institute is an annual national event for teaching and administrative professionals in the field of adult learning and assessment. Mattes is one of several visionary leaders representing academia, industry and government on the interactive panel posing the question, What is the future of adult learning.
In her role at the University, Mattes is responsible for academic outreach, as well as all non-traditional credit offerings, non-credit continuing professional education, contracted training, training grants and distance learning. She has worked in continuing higher education and outreach for more than 15 years. Prior to joining higher education, her professional background was in training and development within business and industry. She remains active as a trainer and consultant in both higher education and industry.
Established in 2001 to address Central Pennsylvania’s need for increased opportunities for study leading to careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields, Harrisburg University is an innovative and ambitious private institution that produces graduates who provide increased competence and capacity in science and technology disciplines to Pennsylvania and the nation. Harrisburg University ensures institutional access for underrepresented students and links learning and research to practical outcomes. As a private University serving the public good, Harrisburg University remains the only STEM-focused comprehensive university located between Philadelphia and Pittsburgh.
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