Kemmer named to continuing education post

Karen Kemmer of DuBois has joined the Penn State DuBois Continuing Education Department as an Education Program Associate. In her new role, Kemmer will work with businesses and leaders in area industry to develop and implement corporate training programs that will educate the workforce at companies throughout the region. She also will assist adult learners with their college enrollment, primarily in the St. Marys area.

Kemmer holds a master's degree in human services and business management from Liberty University. Before completing her graduate work, she earned an associate degree in letters, arts, and sciences from Penn State DuBois, and a bachelor degree in arts and human services from the University of Wisconsin.

Kemmer most recently worked at Penn Highlands Community College where she was director of the Ebensburg Education Center. During her successful tenure at Penn Highlands, she increased enrollments by 500 percent. Previously, she was employed as the director of admissions at Triangle Tech in DuBois.

Kemmer can be reached at 814-375-4818 or

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Last Updated January 21, 2013