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Connecting the Keystone. Collaborating with Purpose. Committed to Success.

October 19 & 20, 2014
Park Inn by Radisson
5401 Carlisle Pike
Mechanicsburg, PA 17050

PCPA 2014 Annual Conference

Please mark your calendars to join us for our annual conference in Mechanicsburg, PA October 19th & 20th at the Park Inn Radisson - Harrisburg West

Highlights include:

Hotel: Reservations can be made directly with the Park Inn by Radisson by phone 717-697-0321 or 800-772-7829.
To get the conference rate of $88 for single or double say you are part of the PCPA conference. The conference rate is available until September 26, 2014.

View a copy of the Conference Schedule.

Separate program tracks for graduate students & professionals
Two full days of programs and Keynote speakers
Pecha Kucha Presentations
Time to connect with colleagues from around the state

Registration is now open! To register online for the conference please use our
online registration form

Conference Highlights

Dr. Joe Bertolino

This year's conference features Dr. Joe Bertolino, a 1986 graduate from Scranton University, as one of the keynote speakers. Bertolino is the current president at Lyndon State College in Vermont. He is an author, lecturer, and teacher, having presented hundreds of programs to tens of thousands of students at more than 600 colleges and conferences nationwide.

He has accumulated numerous accolades during his career from associations such as NASPA, NACA, NODA, and ACPA. In 2007, he was named "Best Diversity Artist" by Campus Activities Magazine.

Courtney O'Connell

Courtney O'Connell, a 2008 alumnus of the IUP Student Affairs program, is a rising thought leader on the topic of disruptive innovation. Her TEDx talk "Go all In on Education," and blogs on The Huffington Post have provoked a national conversation about innovation in education.

O'Connell envisioned and served as the project manager for the Big Ideas in Higher Education Conference, and is one of the co-founders of the New Jersey state association for higher education administrators. She is currently working alongside best-selling author Erik Qualman as Director of Business Design where she is developing and distribution digital leadership content that will educate the world.