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Our Reports

Spring 2018 Semester Report

Spring 2018 Report Spring 2018 saw 10,311 students and faculty use the Media Commons, Maker Commons, and Immersive Experiences Lab initiatives across the Commonwealth. Much of this use was focused in 260 classes in nearly every discipline offered at Penn...

Fall 2017 Semester Report

Fall 2017 Report Fall 2017 saw 12,057 students and faculty use the Media Commons, Maker Commons, and Immersive Experiences Lab initiatives across the Commonwealth. Much of this use was focused in 240 classes in nearly every discipline offered at Penn...

Spring 2017 Semester Report

  Spring 2017 Report Spring 2017 saw 8,181 students and faculty use the Media Commons and Maker Commons initiatives across the Commonwealth. Much of this use was focused in 166 classes in nearly every discipline offered at Penn State. To facilitate these interactions...

Fall 2016 Semester Report

Fall 2016 Report Fall 2016 saw 9,528 Penn State students, faculty, and staff use Media Commons and Maker Commons services across the Commonwealth. Student use of the Maker Commons’ Invention Studio doubled from Spring to Fall and the Maker Commons continued to refine...

Looking Back (Three)

Looking Back: The Knowledge Commons Effect from Spring 2012 – Spring 2016 The Knowledge Commons Impacts Development Successful growth of Media Commons across the Commonwealth can largely be attributed to the strong partnership with the University Libraries. This...

Looking Back (Two)

Looking Back: Where Our Projects Originated, Spring 2012 – Spring 2016 Media Assignments by College Looking back over the last for years, it became pretty clear that our projects originated from both a set of consistent academic colleges as well as a few emerging...

Looking Back (One)

Looking Back: Supporting the Commonwealth, Spring 2012 - Spring 2016 Four Years of Media Projects What an amazing, transformative thing these last four years have been at Media Commons. To commemorate a milestone in our public reporting, we wanted to spend this summer...

Spring 2016 Semester Report

Spring 2016 Report The Media Commons had an excellent Spring semester and happily assisted 7,445 people. As usual we worked with a large number of colleges on projects (21 of which belonged to the college of Liberal Arts, our biggest partner). This semester saw the...

Fall 2015 Report

Fall 2015 Report Happy 2016 – and a warm welcome to the Spring semester! Along with the activity that always comes with the start of a new term, we have been taking a close look at the previous semester, hoping to gain some insights that can help us as we move...

Spring 2015 Report

Spring 2015 Report Happy June, everyone! Now that Spring 2015 has come and gone, Media Commons staffers have turned their attention to the semester that was in order to reflect on some of the trends that were most notable. Without further ado, then, we give you the...

Fall 2014 Semester Report

Fall 2014 Report Happy February! With Spring 2015 underway, we thought it would be a good time to reflect back on the Fall semester that was. To this end, Media Commons presents our Fall 2014 semester report and infographic. During the Fall, Media Commons provided...

Spring 2014 Semester Report

Spring 2014 Report Welcome to Summer! Now that the Spring 2014 semester has wrapped up, Media Commons would like to share our summary of the term that was. In the most recent semester, our busiest Spring to date, the consultants worked with 91 projects – a 7% increase...

Fall 2013 Semester Report

Fall 2013 Report Media Commons is happy to ring in the New Year with a report on our most successful semester to date. For the very first time, consultants worked with students, faculty and staff from every location across the state of Pennsylvania, representing just...

Spring 2013 Semester Report

Spring 2013 Report Media Commons recently wrapped up a very productive Spring 2013 semester – both for our clients and community, in terms of their own projects and events but also for consultants who spent much time this term refining existing resources and...

Fall 2012 Semester Report

Fall 2012 Report Fall 2012 was another busy semester for Media Commons – one that saw consultants help over 9,000 people across Pennsylvania. The term brought with it much focused effort to establish new relationships with relevant stakeholders as well as strategic...

Spring 2012 Semester Report

Spring 2012 Report The Spring 2012 semester brought with it the culmination of many strategically planned and implemented enhancements to the way that Media Commons works with its clients across the Commonwealth. The photo above shows a visual representation of the...

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