UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — To continue to support its customers during the coronavirus pandemic, Penn State Extension is offering 75 percent off many of its online courses through May.
This offer comes on the heels of extension’s free online course promotion that began April 1 and continued through May 10 — more than 108,000 registrations were received from across the globe. Some of the more popular courses included “Beekeeping 101,” “Grant Writing: How to Find Funds and Write a Winning Proposal,” “Nutrition 101: Healthy Eating Guidelines and Meal Planning,” and “Teach for Forests: Forest Education for Teachers and Youth Leaders.”
Penn State Extension offers more than 55 online courses that can help individuals, families and businesses. These courses, which can be accessed anywhere and anytime, feature short videos, printable readings and knowledge-check questions to support learning. Some courses offer certificates, while others provide continuing education credits.
Nutrition and food preparation, best agricultural practices, horticulture, environmental stewardship, community involvement, business planning, and healthy families are among the many topics covered. Extension also offers an ever-growing library of real-time, free educational products, such as webinars and articles, that address today’s challenges.
To view offerings available under the special offer, visit http://extension.psu.edu/
–Amy Duke, Penn State University