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Penn State Shenango alumna Linda Byler poses at the Shenango Nitany Lion Shrine during a visit to the campus.

Penn State Shenango Alumna Linda Byler

Penn State Shenango Alumna Linda Byler at the Nittany Lion Shrine

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 hosts marketing competition for local high school students

Penn State Shenango will host the first of three parts of its inaugural Marketing Competition for high school students at 9:30 a.m. Feb. 20 in the campus’ auditorium. The event is being held in conjunction with the Greater Sharon Associates and its Downtown Sharon Spring Fling. Local high school teams of two to five students, including e-Academy at LindenPointe, Farrell, Hickory, Lakeview, Mercer County Career Center, and West Middlesex, will compete to see who can create and present the best integrated marketing plan for this year’s Sharon Spring Fling.

A discussion on 'Project and Supply Chain Management: In Business and In Health'

Penn State Shenango will host “Project and Supply Chain Management: In Business and In Health,” a panel discussion about the real world of supply chain management, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 2, in the campus auditorium located on Shenango Avenue in downtown Sharon, Pennsylvania. Representatives from FedEx Corporation, UPMC, and JMC Steel Group will comprise the panel of experts. A networking opportunity with light refreshments will follow the discussion. This event is free and open to the public.

New baccalaureate degree program offered at Penn State Shenango

Penn State Shenango, in collaboration with the Penn State campuses of Beaver, Fayette, Greater Allegheny and New Kensington, has been granted joint authorization to deliver the bachelor of science in Project and Supply Chain Management program. The new four-year major will begin in fall 2016.

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.
Christian Kuharik talks with Farrell High School students during first night of the HopeCAT pilot program.

Christian Kuharik talks with Farrell High School students during first night of the HopeCAT pilot program.

Christian Kuharik talks with Farrell High School students during first night of the HopeCAT pilot program.

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