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Penn State Commencement, Agricultural Sciences, Dec. 2016

Penn State announces spring 2017 commencement events and speakers

This spring Penn State expects to award 13,894 diplomas to students University-wide who are completing 226 associate, 11,435 baccalaureate, 1,590 master’s, 262 law, 244 doctoral and 137 medical degrees. Following is a compilation of commencement ceremonies and speaker information for Penn State’s 24 locations.
Student working on a project in Penn State Shenango's laboratory

STEM Camp returns to Penn State Shenango for summer 2017

Penn State Shenango’s popular STEM Camp will again be offered this summer to middle school-aged children. The weeklong day camp runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 19-23.
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Office for General Education announces Integrative Studies Seed Grant awards

The Integrative Studies Seed Grant Program, offered through the Penn State Office for General Education, will support 71 different course development projects this summer. In response to the large volume of highly qualified proposals, the budget was generously increased by more than 50 percent by the Office of the Provost and the Office of Undergraduate Education.
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‘Financing College: Where’s the Money?’: The campus connection

It’s no secret that Penn State includes a network of campuses throughout the state of Pennsylvania, but incoming students may not be fully aware of all the financial benefits attending a campus other than University Park may afford.
Andre Smith, Penn State Shenango Coordinator of Athletic Programs and Recruitment

Former basketball standout Andre Smith accepts athletic coordinator position

Andre Smith, a former Youngstown State University basketball standout and assistant basketball coach, has accepted the position as coordinator of athletic programs and recruitment and head basketball coach at Penn State Shenango.
Penn State administrators pose for a picture at the Shenango Alumni Society Tailgate event on April 12

Shenango officially announces the reinstatement of its athletic program

Penn State Shenango officially announced the reinstatement of its athletic program at the 2017 Penn State Shenango Alumni Society Meet and Greet event on April 12 featuring Penn State Director of Athletics Sandy Barbour as its keynote speaker.
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Penn State celebrating Earth Day(s) with events throughout April

Earth Day is Saturday, April 22, but Penn State will celebrate Earth Day(s) with a variety of events for students, faculty, staff and the community throughout April. Activities are scheduled across the Commonwealth at many of Penn State's campuses, from Berks to University Park to Shenango.

Learn why sustainability is so important to our environment

Penn State Shenango will continue its 2016-17 Faculty Lecture Series with Tamrya d’Artenay, instructor in biology, at noon on Thursday, April 20, in Room 105 of Sharon Hall. The title of her lecture is “Why You Should Care About Sustainability Everyday—Not Just on Earth Day.” The event is free and open to the public.
Students pose after Marketing Competition at Penn State Shenango

HopeCAT is focus of Penn State Shenango marketing competition

Penn State Shenango held its second annual Marketing Competition on April 1 at the campus. The event was held in collaboration with the Hope Center for Arts and Technology (HopeCAT). Local high school teams from the e-Academy at LindenPointe, Farrell and Lakeview participated to create and present the best integrated marketing plan to recruit high school students for HopeCAT’s after-school Youth Arts training program as it expands throughout the region.
Penn State Shenango Drama Club presents a check to the Community Food Warehouse

Shenango campus Drama Club donates show proceeds to Community Food Warehouse

The Penn State Shenango Drama Club on March 29 presented a check for $825 to Mimi Prada, public relations coordinator for the Community Food Warehouse. The donation came from proceeds brought in by the Drama Club’s holiday production “Star Child,” which was written and directed by Jeanne Zingale, instructor in communications at the Shenango campus.

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