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Penn State funds entrepreneurship centers in each of its 21 campus communities

As part of its Invent Penn State initiative, Penn State Feb. 5 announced four new seed grants, each valued at $50,000, designed to bolster entrepreneurship and economic development in communities surrounding Penn State campuses across the Commonwealth. With the announcement, the University’s effort has grown to include 21 hubs for innovation spread across Pennsylvania, including the Shenango campus — an undertaking that was introduced by Penn State President Eric J. Barron just two and a half years ago.
Two young students are pictured--one looking into a microscope and the other taking notes.

STEM Camp returns to Penn State Shenango for summer 2018

Penn State Shenango’s popular STEM Camp will be offered again this summer to middle school-aged children. The weeklong day camp runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, June 18 through Friday, June 22.

Shenango commencement set for Dec. 16

Penn State Shenango will hold its 2017 fall commencement ceremony at 11:30 a.m. on Dec. 16, in the Shenango campus Auditorium with a reception immediately following. Jo Anne Carrick, campus director and chief academic officer, will confer baccalaureate and associate degrees on the graduating students.
Two people, one professor and one student, looking down on the campus' new synthetic cadaver.

Male and female SynDavers provide students realistic hands-on experience

From sixth grade STEAM campers to high school college visitors, each semester, Penn State Shenango welcomes these and other students to see what is unique and special about the downtown Sharon campus. While students get to see and participate in many events that Shenango has to offer, nothing gets more attention than the campus’ biology lab and its two SynDaver assistants, “Ana” and “Tomy.”
Lion Plaza in autumn

Penn State MBA in Cranberry Township to hold two information sessions

Penn State’s part-time master of business administration degree program in Pittsburgh will host two fall events for prospective students Oct. 16 and 26.
Master of science degree in nursing

College of Nursing to offer master of science degree in nursing at Shenango

Nurses who have their bachelor of science in nursing degree will now have the opportunity to earn their master of science in nursing degree to become a nurse practitioner at Penn State Shenango.
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Penn State’s NSF I-Corps program seeks applications by Sept. 15 and Oct. 15

The National Science Foundation has joined in supporting Penn State’s goal of taking more of its discoveries to market by awarding Penn State a five-year, $500,000 Innovation Corps (I-Corps) grant to establish the Invent Penn State I-Corps Site in collaboration with Ben Franklin Technology Partner’s TechCelerator, Happy Valley LaunchBox, and Invent Penn State’s Innovation Hubs.

Shenango to hold all day open house for adults and transfer students

Want a new career? Thinking of transferring to a new college? Ready to finish your bachelor’s degree? Penn State Shenango will hold an Adult and Transfer Open House between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Tuesday, July 18. Stop by the Admissions Office in Lecture Hall room 225 located on Shenango Avenue in downtown Sharon. No appointment necessary.
Picture of Mark, Joanne and Kate Erdesky at the 2017 Student Convocation Banquet

Outstanding Shenango students are honored at annual event

Students of Penn State Shenango were honored at the campus’ 2017 Honors Convocation and Recognition Banquet for their outstanding academic and student leadership achievements and services. The recipients of this year’s Eric and Josephine Walker Award, Dennis W. Bartholomew Outstanding Adult Student Award, the Ann Wansack Award, as well as the Leonard R. Riforgiato Memorial Teaching Award and the Margaret Cunningham Foley Memorial Teaching Award, were also part of the program.
Penn State Shenango Lecture Hall building

There's still time to take a summer course at Penn State Shenango

There’s still an opportunity to take classes this summer at Penn State Shenango. The second six-week summer session begins June 28, and continues through Aug. 9.

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