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Penn State Shenango signs three-year contract with Buhl Community Center

“It should be a win-win situation for both of us,” said Penn State Shenango Business and Finance Director Bill Dungee nearly one year ago. Dungee was referring to the campus’ newly reinstated athletic program and its collaboration with the Buhl Community Recreation Center in Sharon, Pennsylvania. The Shenango campus recently signed a three-year contract with the Buhl Center to utilize its facilities.

Shenango club to host 9th annual Hustle for Muscle 5K Run/Walk

Now in its ninth year, Penn State Shenango’s Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) Club Hustle for Muscle 5K Run/Walk will be held at 9 a.m. on Saturday, April 14. 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.
A young man is tracing his hand over an older man's face during a FaceAge encounter.

‘FaceAge’ exhibit comes to Penn State Shenango April 17

Penn State Laureate Andrew Belser will be providing tours of his innovative and award-winning multimedia exhibition, “FaceAge,” from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., as well as will be speaking about his display, from noon to 1 p.m., on Tues., April 17 in the Penn State Shenango Lartz Memorial Library. The event is free and open to the public.
Participants of last year's Scoop & Paint event pose for a picture with their completed projects

3rd annual Scoop & Paint event continues to raise funds for scholarship

Penn State Shenango staff and faculty will host the third annual Scoop & Paint event at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 21, in the Great Hall on campus, 147 Shenango Ave. in downtown Sharon.

Shenango students recognized for academic excellence in fall semester

Penn State Shenango congratulates and would like to recognize its students who made the Dean’s List for the fall 2017 semester. Full-time students who are on the Dean’s List must have earned a 3.5 grade-point average or better for the semester. Part–time students—those completing less than 12 credits each semester for two or more consecutive semesters—are indicated by an asterisk (*).
Dr. Alley with skis standing in front of a large wall of snow and ice.

Come to Earth Fest 2018 to enjoy music, activities, an artists’ market and more

Adults and children of all ages are invited to join the fun as Penn State Shenango holds Earth Fest 2018 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 7, at the campus in downtown Sharon. The event, which offers free admission and is open to the public, will include live music and entertainment, an educational presentation on climate change, children’s activities, a local artists’ market, and much more.
Two Penn State staff members standing with basketballs next to the Nittany Lion located in the campus' atrium area

Shenango students, faculty and staff fight addiction on the basketball court

It’s not March Madness but it will be a serious basketball clash when the Penn State Shenango faculty and staff take on the Shenango students in a rematch game Friday, March 23 at the Kennedy Catholic Eagles’ gymnasium in Hermitage, Pennsylvania, to raise funds to help those who suffer from addiction.
Several upcycled art projects on a table in the campus' Atrium area

Upcycled Art Contest a popular event for kids at Shenango Earth Day celebration

Penn State Shenango is gearing up for its annual Upcycled Art Contest, which is held in conjunction with the campus’ Earth Day celebration on April 7. The contest was designed to inspire elementary and middle school students to create treasure from “trash.”
Picture of Roger Williams

Shenango to host Penn State alumnus’ illustrated talk on Evan Pugh

On Wednesday, March 21, the Penn State Shenango Alumni Society and the Lawrence County Alumni Chapter invite the public to hear Distinguished Alumnus Roger L. Williams present an illustrated talk on “Evan Pugh’s Penn State” at 5:30 p.m. in the Shenango campus Auditorium, located on Shenango Avenue in downtown Sharon. The event is free and open to the public.
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Shenango rejoins the United States Collegiate Athletic Association

The United States Collegiate Athletic Association officially announced the reinstatement of Penn State Shenango to the USCAA after being confirmed by its board of directors in January.