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Innovating teaching and learning

The Center for Pedagogy in Arts and Design (C-PAD) is a cross-disciplinary center whose goal is to advance arts and design pedagogies, research, and professional development applicable to learning and teaching in all disciplines.

C-PAD is a partnership between the College of Arts and Architecture and Teaching and Learning with Technology at Penn State (TLT). We support our mission through a program for faculty Innovators in Residence, Discovery Grants for research, and an annual Teaching Award to reward excellence in pedagogy.

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News from A&A

Theatre alumna's MODE Studios recognized for supporting live events during pandemic

MODE Studios founder, CEO and executive producer Colleen Bonniol was awarded the 2020 Live Design Pandemic Pivot Prize.

MODE Studios founder, CEO and executive producer Colleen Bonniol was awarded the 2020 Live Design Pandemic Pivot Prize. Live Design, a digital resource for live event production technology, awarded the


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School of Music graduate student wins national honor

Penn State graduate student Meredith Fuller was selected as the Eastern Division’s Young Artist Performance Winner 
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Theatre alumna’s a cappella group finds a “Remedy” for separation during pandemic

Stiletta, an all-female a cappella group based in New York, recorded Adele's "Remedy" while separate during pandemic
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