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Sharon School District partners with Penn State to bring STEAM camp

Additionally, students will investigate the basic building block of life in a class session, entitled “DNA-Molecules of Life,” and in other sessions have the opportunity to learn about the “Sweet Side of Chemistry” and “Bacteria: The Dark Truth.” All minds alike will be intrigued by the scientific inquiry taking place in these classrooms and labs. In Sharon Hall, mathematical thinkers will have the opportunity in “Math in Magic” to use logical reasoning to solve real-life problems. Finally, in Lecture Hall, students will gain insight into the HeartRescue Project, a program designed to increase survival rates among cardiac arrest patients.

Penn State Shenango to particpate in Hermitage Holiday Light Parade

Penn State Shenango faculty, staff and students will be collecting mittens, gloves and hats to donate to Joshua’s Haven, the Prince of Peace, and West Hill Ministries as part of “Operation Warm Hands” during the Hermitage Holiday Light Parade on Saturday, Nov. 21. The parade begins at 6 p.m. at Kraynak's in Hermitage. Decorated collection bins will be located beside the Penn State Shenango 50th anniversary float for those wishing to participate.

Penn State Shenango to present 'How the Grouch Saved Christmas'

The Penn State Shenango Drama Club will present an original musical this holiday season titled "How the Grouch Saved Christmas." Designed to appeal to children of all ages, the show playfully weaves pop cultural references to "The Minions," "Star Wars," princesses, Legos, and much more into a story that is ultimately heartwarming. The musical will launch with an evening performance at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 4 in the Penn State Shenango Auditorium. There will also be two matinees at 2:30 p.m. Dec. 5 and 6.
Christian Kuharik talks with Farrell High School students during first night of the HopeCAT pilot program.

Penn State Shenango collaborates with The Hope Center for Arts and Technology

Penn State Shenango and The Hope Center for Arts and Technology (HopeCAT) are collaborating on a new venture this fall to begin an after-school pilot program with Farrell High School students. Focusing on ceramic art, the program is being taught by world-class ceramist and arts educator Christian Kuharik.
Carol Reardon

Penn State laureate and Civil War historian to speak at Penn State Shenango

Carol Reardon, the 2015-16 Penn State laureate and George Winfree Professor of American History at Penn State, will speak at Penn State Shenango Oct. 19. The title of her presentation is “History Versus Heritage: The View from Gettysburg.” The event is free and open to the public.

High school students offered $3,000 scholarship award for a 3.0 GPA

This year’s senior high school students will be guaranteed a $3,000 scholarship to attend Penn State Shenango, and the only qualification is that they must have a high school 3.0 grade-point average.
Lavarr McBride

'Through a Convict's Eyes' author to kick off Shenango faculty lecture series

Penn State Shenango will begin its 2015-16 Faculty Lecture Series with Lavarr McBride who teaches for the Penn State Shenango, Beaver, and New Kensington campuses in their administration of justice programs. McBride will speak at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 29, in Sharon Hall, room 105 located on Penn Avenue in downtown Sharon, Pennsylvania. The title of his lecture is “Through a Crime Victim’s Eyes: Helping Them Find a New Normal.” The event is free and open to the public.

Shenango ranked in Top 20 in Washington Monthly's 'Best Bang for Buck' category

Penn State Shenango has been ranked in the Top 20 colleges and universities in the Northeast in the category of "Best Bang for the Buck," according to the most recent rankings conducted by Washington Monthly. Among 402 schools included in the listing, the Shenango campus was ranked No. 16.
Participants of the 2014 Dr. Jane WIlliams Memorial 5k enjoy refreshments in the Great Hall following the event.

Shenango holds fourth annual 5K in memory of Jane Williams

Penn State Shenango will hold its fourth annual Dr. Jane A. Williams Memorial 5K Run/1.5 Mile Walk beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 3, at the Shenango campus located in downtown Sharon, Pennsylvania. The event is in honor of Williams, who was employed at the Shenango campus for 25 years before dying after a brief illness.
Auditions to be held for Penn State Shenango holiday production

Penn State Shenango to hold auditions for holiday production

Penn State Shenango will hold auditions from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sept. 12 for its holiday play “How the Grouch Saved Christmas,” which is an original musical to be directed by Jeanne Zingale, Penn State Shenango Drama Club advisor and instructor in theatre.