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Shenango to host Penn State alumnus’ illustrated talk on Evan Pugh

On Wednesday, March 21, the Penn State Shenango Alumni Society and the Lawrence County Alumni Chapter invite the public to hear Distinguished Alumnus Roger L. Williams present an illustrated talk on “Evan Pugh’s Penn State” at 5:30 p.m. in the Shenango campus Auditorium, located on Shenango Avenue in downtown Sharon. The event is free and open to the public.
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Shenango rejoins the United States Collegiate Athletic Association

The United States Collegiate Athletic Association officially announced the reinstatement of Penn State Shenango to the USCAA after being confirmed by its board of directors in January.
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Penn State funds entrepreneurship centers in each of its 21 campus communities

As part of its Invent Penn State initiative, Penn State Feb. 5 announced four new seed grants, each valued at $50,000, designed to bolster entrepreneurship and economic development in communities surrounding Penn State campuses across the Commonwealth. With the announcement, the University’s effort has grown to include 21 hubs for innovation spread across Pennsylvania, including the Shenango campus — an undertaking that was introduced by Penn State President Eric J. Barron just two and a half years ago.
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Support Shenango's THON spaghetti dinner to help kids with cancer

Penn State Shenango will hold its sixth annual THON spaghetti dinner fundraiser from 5 to 7 p.m. Feb. 9 in the campus auditorium. The event is sponsored by Penn State Shenango Benefiting THON and various local restaurants. All proceeds will support kids with cancer.
Penn State students repair bicycles during a Martin Luther King Jr. Day service project.

Penn State campuses partner on MLK Day service projects

Students from six Penn State campuses, including Penn State Behrend, participated in public service projects in Erie on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. They repaired bicycles, ran bingo games and sorted clothes at a community shelter.
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STEM Camp returns to Penn State Shenango for summer 2018

Penn State Shenango’s popular STEM Camp will be offered again this summer to middle school-aged children. The weeklong day camp runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, June 18 through Friday, June 22.

Shenango commencement set for Dec. 16

Penn State Shenango will hold its 2017 fall commencement ceremony at 11:30 a.m. on Dec. 16, in the Shenango campus Auditorium with a reception immediately following. Jo Anne Carrick, campus director and chief academic officer, will confer baccalaureate and associate degrees on the graduating students.

Penn State Shenango to offer free resume preparation Dec. 18-20

Penn State Shenango's Office of Career Services is offering free resume preparation from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday, Dec. 18, through Wednesday, Dec. 20, by appointment only.
Two people, one professor and one student, looking down on the campus' new synthetic cadaver.

Male and female SynDavers provide students realistic hands-on experience

From sixth grade STEAM campers to high school college visitors, each semester, Penn State Shenango welcomes these and other students to see what is unique and special about the downtown Sharon campus. While students get to see and participate in many events that Shenango has to offer, nothing gets more attention than the campus’ biology lab and its two SynDaver assistants, “Ana” and “Tomy.”
Several people from the cast of A Christmas Pudding standing on stage at Shenango campus.

Penn State Shenango kicks off December with 'A Christmas Pudding'

Whatever your Christmas traditions, they are most likely included in the Penn State Shenango Drama Club’s production of "A Christmas Pudding," to be held the first weekend of December in the campus Auditorium. A reading from the Gospel of Luke? Scrooge and Tiny Tim? Singing Christmas carols? Virginia being told "Yes, there is a Santa Claus"? Yes, they are all there ... and much more.

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