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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

Spivey and Trost named voice pedagogy award recipients

Established in 1944, NATS is the largest organization of teachers of singing in the world.

Norman Spivey, professor of voice and voice pedagogy, and Jennifer Trost, professor of voice, have been named by The National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) as recipients of the

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Award-winning architect named head of Penn State Department of Architecture

Frank Jacobus, AIA, principal of SILO Architecture, Research and Design (SILO AR+D), has been named head of the Department of Architecture in Penn State’s Stuckeman School.
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Interim architecture department head to retire after 35 years at Penn State

Dan Willis, interim department head and professor of architecture in the College of Arts and Architecture’s Stuckeman School, is retiring June 30 after 35 years at Penn State.
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