Stephanie Korber has been named Director of Adult and Continuing Education at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown. Her appointment, which was announced by Pitt-Johnstown President Jem Spectar, is effective July 1.
Mrs. Korber will direct the newly realigned unit, formerly known as Adult Education. In her new role, she will be responsible for adult undergraduate educational programs and will serve as administrative liaison to the University of Pittsburgh for graduate programming offered through the John P. and Joyce Murtha Center for Continuing Education and Professional Development. The Center currently offers a highly successful Master of Social Work Program in partnership with the School of Social Work. Mrs. Laura Perry Thompson is the MSW Program Coordinator at Pitt-Johnstown.
In announcing her appointment, President Spectar commented, “Mrs. Korber has been instrumental in maintaining our commitment to lifelong learning throughout her 27-year career at Pitt-Johnstown. She has demonstrated a deep commitment to the needs of our adult students through her solid academic advising and student advocacy.”
Mrs. Korber began her career at Pitt-Johnstown in 1981 as the assistant director of Continuing Education. She is an active member of several national professional organizations including the Learning Resources Network, and the Association for Continuing Higher Education. She received her BA in Sociology from Pitt-Johnstown.
Founded in 1927, Pitt-Johnstown is the first and largest regional campus of the University of Pittsburgh. A vital knowledge center and a foremost contributor to the area’s educational, social, cultural, and economic environment, Pitt-Johnstown offers a high quality educational experience that is purposefully designed to prepare students for the real world of the 21st century.