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.
The Penn State Shenango Drama Club and its partner Lawrence Mercer ATHENA will present their production of Eve Ensler’s award-winning play “The Vagina Monologues” at 7:30 p.m. on February 17 and 18 in the Penn State Shenango Auditorium. The local production is part of the V-Day global movement to end violence against women and girls, and AWARE of Mercer County is the direct beneficiary of all ticket sales. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for students.
Every girl has a dream of what she wants to be when she grows up — a dancer, teacher, nurse, doctor. Becoming a stunt woman, however, never crossed Ashley Balas’ young mind, although from the time she could walk, she was energetic, and, according to her mother, “ready to take on the world.”
Paul Chadderton, retired owner and CEO of Chadderton Trucking Inc., and emeritus member of the Penn State Shenango Advisory Board, has committed to give $100,000 to Penn State Shenango to create the Paul and Eleanor Chadderton Trustee Scholarship.
Looking for a fun night out in February? Come to the Penn State Shenango Occupational Therapy Club’s Wine Glass Paint Night and Basket Raffle on Feb. 9, between 5:30 and 9 p.m. in the Chadderton Lab located on Shenango Avenue in downtown Sharon.
The Penn State Shenango Drama Club has announced that it will be partnering with Lawrence Mercer Athena International to hold auditions for Eve Ensler’s "The Vagina Monologues" from 1 to 3 p.m. on Jan. 21 in the Penn State Shenango Auditorium
Penn State Shenango will host its fifth annual THON spaghetti dinner fundraiser from 5 to 8 p.m. Jan. 20 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.
Prize winners have been announced for Penn State's annual Faculty and Staff Appreciation Days. The event, which ran from Nov. 16 to Dec. 9, featured many chances to win prizes, including the grand prize of a Pittsburgh Steelers game-day package.
Penn State Shenango will hold its 2016 fall commencement ceremony at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 17, in the Shenango campus auditorium, with a reception immediately following. Jo Anne Carrick, campus director, will confer baccalaureate and associate degrees on 37 graduating students. William R. Kiefer, president and CEO of A. Stucki Co., will be the guest speaker.
With Penn State’s recent announcement of the next six communities to receive seed-grant funding through its Invent Penn State initiative, the University’s economic development effort has grown to include 13 hubs for innovation spread across Pennsylvania.