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Penn State Institutional Research Interest Group

The Pennsylvania State Data Center

Thursday, February 14, 2013
1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
508 Rider

Presenters: Sue Copella, Director, and Jennifer Shultz, Data Services Unit Manager

The Pennsylvania State Data Center (PaSDC) was established in 1981 by Executive Order of the Governor and is Pennsylvania’s official source for population and economic statistics. The PaSDC is one of five centers within the Institute of State and Regional Affairs at Penn State Harrisburg. Today’s presentation will provide an overview of the Institute and then provide more detail about the products and services of the PaSDC. This includes showing examples of current projects and the capabilities of the technology being utilized for those projects.

You are invited to attend, via either Adobe Connect Pro webinar or in person. Adobe Connect Pro is simple to use. Penn State provides the service University-wide, and participants shouldn’t need to install or purchase anything. After you’ve registered, you will receive the information you need to connect.

The Institutional Research Interest Group is a community of practice whose goal is to help strengthen Penn State’s capacity to use data for informed planning and decision making. More information is available at Participation in the IR Interest Group by any interested faculty members, staff, administrators, or students is welcome.
To register for this free event, please call the Office of Planning and Institutional Assessment at (814) 863-8721, or email

Please indicate whether you plan to attend in person or via Adobe Connect Pro.