Dr. Aboud is the director of online programs for the School of Labor and Employment Relations and a professor of practice in the College of the Liberal Arts.
The Hendrick award recognizes an outstanding administrator University-wide, who has contributed to the success of Penn State’s efforts to serve adult learners.
Dr. Aboud was nominated and selected due to his many tremendous qualities in the support of adult learners. His work includes creating and teaching embedded study-abroad courses catered to adult learners, organizing on-site visits for online students to meet leaders in their respective field, and creating a virtual chapter of the student-group Labor and Employment Relations Association and Society for Human Resources Management. Dr. Aboud also creates opportunities for faculty members to strengthen their education of adult-learners, routinely meeting with leadership teams to address challenges and offering training for faculty members.