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Shenango hires new development and alumni relations director

Allison M. Engstrom has been hired as Penn State Shenango’s new director of development and alumni relations, effective June 20. Engstrom comes to the Shenango campus from Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley, where she held the position of development coordinator for special events and annual fund.

Shenango Alumni Society invites you to particpate in its 15th annual golf outing

The Penn State Shenango Alumni Society will hold its 15th annual Golf Scramble on June 18 at the Pine Lakes Golf Club in Hubbard, Ohio. Don't miss out on the fun, prizes and Penn State spirit! Proceeds from the event benefit Penn State Shenango student scholarships and special projects.

Shenango is one of six to receive funding to begin new entrepreneurial endeavor

Penn State Shenango is the recipient of a $50,000 seed grant through the Invent Penn State initiative to expand entrepreneurial endeavors. The Shenango campus is one of six campuses recently named as part of the newest wave of entrepreneurial sites across the Commonwealth that are poised to become economic strengths in their region.

Advisory board member and Penn State alumnus to give commencement address

Penn State Shenango will hold its 2016 spring commencement ceremony at 7:30 p.m. May 6 in the Shenango campus auditorium with a reception immediately following. Jo Anne Carrick, campus director, will confer baccalaureate and associate degrees on the graduating students.

Shenango faculty member to discuss trial and death sentence of David Camm

Penn State Shenango Instructor in Administration of Justice Barie Goetz will discuss the investigation and trial of former death row inmate David Camm at 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 28, at the Community Library of the Shenango Valley in downtown Sharon, Pa. The event is free and open to the public.
Shenango marketing competition

Local students pitch business plans at Shenango marketing competition

It was West Middlesex High School students who came out on top in Penn State Shenango’s inaugural marketing competition on Saturday, April 2, held in the campus’ auditorium. Lakeview High School was close behind in second place, and Hickory High School students took third. The event was held in conjunction with the Greater Sharon Associates (GSA) and its Downtown Sharon Spring Fling. High school teams of two to five students were required to create and present an integrated marketing plan for this year’s Sharon Spring Fling.

Penn State Shenango to offer weeklong STEM camp in June and July

Penn State Shenango’s STEM Camp will be offered two weeks this summer, in June and July, due do its popularity in 2015. Middle school-aged children are invited to participate in the STEM day camps, which run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 20-24 and July 11-15. Both weeks offer the exact same programs. The weeklong STEM camps, which stand for science, technology, engineering and math, will be available to students entering grades seven, eight and nine this coming fall.

Shenango campus results included in survey on sexual mi

Penn State Shenango released the results of a survey of students’ experiences with and attitudes about sexual misconduct today (April 13), including a finding that 4.2 percent of students reported being the victim of at least one instance or attempt of sexual assault. The results are part of a comprehensive University-wide survey conducted last fall.

Faculty and staff Scoop 'N Paint fundraiser to support Shenango scholarship

The Penn State Shenango Heart of Shenango committee will host its inaugural “Scoop ‘N Paint” event at 5:30 p.m. April 21 at Cravings on Shenango Avenue in downtown Sharon. The cost of the event is $40 per person and includes all painting supplies, as well as two scoops of Penn State Berkey Creamery ice cream. Ed Hallahan, Shenango campus art instructor, will teach individuals the correct technique of painting, and participants will leave the class with a beautiful painted sunflower.

Penn State Shenango to host 50th anniversary Blue & White Gala

On March 31, Penn State Shenango will host its 50th anniversary Blue & White Gala. The event will include remarks by Penn State President Eric Barron and keynote speaker Penn State Women’s Volleyball Coach Russell “Russ” Rose. The evening will begin with a reception at 5:30 p.m., including a cash bar, followed by dinner, presentations, a silent auction, and live music from the '80s cheese band Velveeta.