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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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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.
Penn State Athletic Director, Sandy Barbour

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.