Haley Sankey is an associate teaching professor and an adviser for the online Bachelor of Arts in Energy and Sustainability Policy, instructing EGEE 495: Internship Experience, EGEE 299: Foreign Studies, and EM SC 302: Orientation to Energy and Sustainability Policy.
Sankey has worked as a licensing coordinator assisting hydroelectric utilities navigate the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s cooperative licensing agreement process. She helped foster stakeholder involvement, a critical component for successful license submission, and approval as well as supported habitat and water quality study efforts. She also served as the Southern Alleghenies Regional Energy Coordinator, completing energy audits and educating municipalities on energy reduction and savings opportunities.
Sankey received her master’s degree in project management from the Penn State Black School of Business. She earned her undergraduate degree from Juniata College, where her program of emphasis was environmental practice and policy. Sankey was awarded a Student Engagement Network Faculty Fellowship to further study journaling as an assessment tool for engagement experiences.
- Sankey, H., Scalzi Wherley, M., and Sutterlin, M. (2020). Journaling: An assessment tool for student engagement experiences. The Pennsylvania State University. https://open.ems.psu.edu/node/1467
- Sankey, H. (2009, September). All Lit Up, Benefits achieved by switching to LED streetlights. Pennsylvania Borough News, 24-27.
- Cole, V., and Sankey, H. (2017, June). Program Assessment Report, submitted to the Penn State Office of Planning and Assessment.
- G. Montgomery and Marion Hall Mitchell Award for Innovative Teaching, 2023
- Student Engagement Network Faculty Fellow, 2018-19
- Emerging Faculty Award for Engaged Scholarship, 2016
- Gladys Snyder Education Grant, 2014