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STEM CARIB
Conference 2019

October 8-11, 2019

Rebekah Harriger

Experiential Learning Coordinator,
Harrisburg University

Rebekah Harriger serves as the Experiential Learning Coordinator at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology. Rebekah’s focus within the University is to assist undergraduate students in the identification of internship opportunities, academic projects, and support students through the process of applying for academic credit. Rebekah has a diverse background in human resources, career services, and higher education administration. Rebekah’s passion for higher education began during her time at Shippensburg University. Through participation in the John L. Grove College of Business Internship Program, it ignited a desire for Rebekah to pursue a career in Higher Education specifically within Internship Program Management and Career and Professional Development. Rebekah strives to support students to better understand their callings and professional pursuits. Rebekah aids students to explore their purpose in life—discovering their passions, understanding how their past has influenced their present, and by emphasizing a focus on experiential. Rebekah holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Management and Human Resources from Shippensburg University, and a Master of Arts in Higher Education Administration from Geneva College. 

Sessions

College Educator Workshop: Experiential Learning in STEM
Twilight
9 October 2019 03:00 PM–04:00 PM

The Experiential Learning in STEM Educators workshop is designed to give an overview of the importance of experiential learning for educators and how it can be applied in the STEM disciplines. As students experience the accelerated changes of our world today related to technology, it is important for educators to understand the value of experiential learning to aid in providing and equipping students with the tools to explore and experience opportunities

(D4): Experiential Learning in STEM: Workshop
Breakout
10 October 2019 11:00 AM–12:00 PM

The Experiential Learning in STEM workshop is designed to give an overview of the importance of experiential learning, the benefits to students and teachers, and how it can be applied in the STEM disciplines. The workshop will provide an interactive overview of Harrisburg University's Experiential Learning program. This workshop will provide insight on experiential learning and the variety of opportunities students can undertake.