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Scoop & Paint to raise funds for student scholarships

Penn State Shenango employees will host their 2nd annual Scoop & Paint event at 6:30 p.m. on Thurs., April 27, on campus in the Great Hall, 147 Shenango Ave. in downtown Sharon.

Impact of proposed cracker plant on the region to be discussed April 4

Penn State Shenango will host “An Evening in Conversation: The Impact of a Cracker Plant” from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 4, in the campus auditorium located on Shenango Avenue in downtown Sharon, Pennsylvania.
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Earth Fest 2017 will feature live music, kids’ activities, artists and more

Adults and children of all ages are invited to join the fun as Penn State Shenango holds Earth Fest 2017 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 8, at the campus in downtown Sharon, Pennsylvania. The event, which offers free admission and is open to the public, will include live music and entertainment, children’s activities, a local artists’ market, Penn State Berkey Creamery Ice Cream, and information from sustainability-minded local organizations and businesses.
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Shenango to announce reinstatement of athletic program at alumni fundraiser

Penn State Director of Athletics Sandy Barbour will be the guest speaker at the Penn State Shenango 2017 Meet and Greet Tailgate Party on Wednesday, April 12. The event, which is open to the public, is sponsored by the Penn State Shenango Alumni Society.

PTA Club to host eighth annual Hustle for Muscle 5K run/walk April 1

Now in its eighth year, Penn State Shenango’s Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) Club’s Hustle for Muscle 5K Run/Walk will be held at 9 a.m. on April 1. The annual event, which is held on a family-friendly, fast course around the Shenango campus and downtown Sharon, raises funds to support the PTA Club’s mission and program.

Penn State professor and laureate to speak on creative problem-solving

Penn State Professor and Laureate Rebecca Strzelec will be presenting a talk, “Art + Engineering = Creative Problem Solving,” at 12:10 p.m. on March 22, in Penn State Shenango’s Sharon Hall, room 105. This event is free and open to the public.
Students on stage at Shenango campus during Earth Fest 2016

Upcycled Art Contest to be held in conjunction with 2017 Earth Fest

Penn State Shenango is gearing up for its second Earth Fest Upcycled Art Contest, which is being held in conjunction with Earth Day 2017 on April 8. The event was designed to inspire elementary and middle school students to create treasure from “trash.”
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Alternative spring break gives students opportunity to learn beyond classroom

While many students across the country descend on traditional spring break hot spots this month, a small group of students from Penn State Shenango will be deep in the forests of Belize making a direct impact on the lives of local residents as part of their alternative spring break trip.
Cast of The Vagina Monologues being held at Penn State Shenango rehearse their lines

Production shines spotlight on women’s experiences

The Penn State Shenango Drama Club and its partner, Lawrence Mercer ATHENA, will present their production of the award-winning play “The Vagina Monologues” at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 17 and 18 in the Penn State Shenango Auditorium. The local production of "The Vagina Monologues" is part of the V-Day global movement to end violence against women and girls.

John F. Kennedy at 100: Shenango lecture series continues

Learn more about John F. Kennedy as Penn State Shenango Associate Professor of History Philip Nash presents at the 2016-2017 Faculty Lecture Series at 7 p.m. on Feb. 20, in Sharon Hall room 105, located on Penn Avenue in downtown Sharon. The event is free and open to the public.