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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.
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.”
Children from San Pedro, Columbia, Belize with a Shenango campus student.

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.
Several women study scripts for the upcoming drama production at Penn State Shenango

Penn State Shenango announces production of “The Vagina Monologues”

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.
A posed picture of student Ashley Balas with other stunt people at Stunt Predators

Student Ashley Balas dreams of becoming stunt woman

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 and Eleanor Chadderton standing in front of the Chadderton Lab building on campus.

Paul Chadderton establishes $100,000 Trustee Matching Scholarship

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.

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