Explore SIA 2018

Join the Penn State School of International Affairs for our Explore SIA day on October 16, 2018!

  • Sit in on "International Security: Policies, Challenges and Opportunities," a presentation by Professor and SIA Director Scott Gartner, a scholar of international affairs whose research focuses on national and international security, counter-terrorism, cyber security, international conflict mediation, and policy assessment. Professor Gartner and his research have appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Wired, USA Today, Newsweek, and The Atlantic and on The History Network, MSNBC, NPR, and ABC.
  • Meet the staff behind our incredible Career Services Office, which works tirelessly to connect students with internship, employment, and networking opportunities, and maintains a strong career success rate for our graduates.
  • Learn more about our flexible and interdisciplinary Master of International Affairs degree, which offers ten optional concentrations, the option to create your own concentration, and the ability to take courses from across Penn State's world-renowned graduate disciplines.
  • Tour our home in the state-of-the-art Lewis Katz Building, which was designed with students in mind and features classroom technology that allows you to record lectures and have guest lecturers videoconfrence in from all across the globe.


2:00-2:10 p.m. — Welcome from SIA Admissions Director Christie Persio

2:10-3:25 p.m. — “International Security: Policies, Challenges and Opportunities” with Professor and SIA Director Scott Gartner

3:30-4:15 p.m. — SIA Student Panel

4:15-5:30 p.m. — Networking Session (includes hors d'oeuvres)


Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 2:00pm to 5:30pm
Lewis Katz Building
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