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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.
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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.
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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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Invent Penn State initiative supports student internship at eCenter@LindenPointe

Penn State Shenango's VenturePointe, an incubator for start-up resources for both for-profit businesses and not-for-profit agencies, supported its first internship this past spring to immerse a Shenango campus student into the entrepreneurial incubation process at the eCenter@LindenPointe in Hermitage, Pennsylvania.
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Penn State alumna and associate professor to give 2017 commencement address

Penn State Shenango will hold its 2017 Spring Commencement Ceremony at 11:30 a.m. on May 6, in the Shenango campus auditorium with a reception immediately following. This year's commencement address speaker is Kathy Mastrian, associate professor and program coordinator in nursing at Penn State Shenango.
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Penn State announces spring 2017 commencement events and speakers

This spring Penn State expects to award 13,894 diplomas to students University-wide who are completing 226 associate, 11,435 baccalaureate, 1,590 master’s, 262 law, 244 doctoral and 137 medical degrees. Following is a compilation of commencement ceremonies and speaker information for Penn State’s 24 locations.
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Office for General Education announces Integrative Studies Seed Grant awards

The Integrative Studies Seed Grant Program, offered through the Penn State Office for General Education, will support 71 different course development projects this summer. In response to the large volume of highly qualified proposals, the budget was generously increased by more than 50 percent by the Office of the Provost and the Office of Undergraduate Education.
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‘Financing College: Where’s the Money?’: The campus connection

It’s no secret that Penn State includes a network of campuses throughout the state of Pennsylvania, but incoming students may not be fully aware of all the financial benefits attending a campus other than University Park may afford.

Learn why sustainability is so important to our environment

Penn State Shenango will continue its 2016-17 Faculty Lecture Series with Tamrya d’Artenay, instructor in biology, at noon on Thursday, April 20, in Room 105 of Sharon Hall. The title of her lecture is “Why You Should Care About Sustainability Everyday—Not Just on Earth Day.” The event is free and open to the public.

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