Phil Nash in the classroom

Professor makes history accessible

The sole full-time history professor at a campus with virtually no history majors, Dr. Nash offers a wide variety of courses to his students. Outside the campus, Nash shares his expertise with the community with his frequent guest appearances on the Ron Errett show on WPIC 790 AM and on Professor Buzzkill's podcasts.
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a therapy dog sits with student Dani Johnson in the library

Wellness is important focus for campus

Mental and physical well-being are at the heart of the campus' wellness goals. The committee hopes by showing others that positive thinking, along with physical activity and emotional wellness, will not only help them stay healthy and happy, but will also help them achieve their maximum potential in life.
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an Amish farm

Growing up Amish

Penn State Shenango alumna Linda Byler says leaving her Amish home to pursue an education was one way of staying true to herself.
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Shenango campus students pose at Hill Day in Washington, D.C.

Students utilize fieldwork and community outreach in support of program

Each semester, Penn State Shenango’s Occupational Therapy Assistant students plan several events in support of their field of study. These initiatives include community outreach programs as well as learning/skill projects. This past September, thanks to a grant that was received from the Penn State Schreyer Institute for Teaching Excellence, several sophomore OTA students joined hundreds from their profession to speak to senators and representatives in Washington, D.C., on various topics.
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Oct. 6 marks kick-off for University’s diversity and inclusion initiative

On Oct. 6 the Penn State Shenango community will come together to help kick off an ongoing University-wide initiative that brings students, faculty and staff together to show their commitment to cultivating a diverse and inclusive environment — respectful of everyone regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, age, sexual orientation, abilities, background, veteran’s status, political beliefs, and all the ways we differ.
Shenango campus Nittany Lion statue with jack-o'-lanterns

Halloween costume party to benefit THON

A children’s Halloween party, sponsored by Penn State Shenango benefiting THON, will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21, in the Shenango campus auditorium -- located across from the Sharon Post Office in downtown Sharon, Pennsylvania. The event is open to the public -- children under 18 must be accompanied by a parent. Admission cost is $1.
OTA student Sara Wasacz works on another student during a lab

In-state tuition program helps Ohio students

Sara Wasacz was stressed. Her husband was preparing for the first of two brain surgeries that would help to eliminate his epileptic seizures. Her 4-year-old son needed to be carted from preschool to babysitter, home and back again. She was working 30 hours a week at Sam’s Club. And her final exams were fast approaching.