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Campus Director Dr. Carrick and alumni and advisory board members help serve spaghetti at 2014 fundraiser

Fourth annual THON spaghetti dinner to be held in January

On Jan. 22, 2016, Penn State Shenango will host its fourth annual THON spaghetti dinner fundraiser from 5 to 8 p.m. in the campus auditorium. The event is sponsored by Penn State Shenango benefiting THON and various local restaurants. All proceeds will support kids with cancer. Additionally, individuals may make a contribution to pediatric cancer at www.thon.org. Penn State Shenango’s code is #167.
Participants of the 2014 Dr. Jane WIlliams Memorial 5k enjoy refreshments in the Great Hall following the event.

2014 Dr. Jane Williams Memorial 5K

Participants of the 2014 Dr. Jane WIlliams Memorial 5k enjoy refreshments in the Great Hall following the event.

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.

Shenango kicks off 50th anniversary with alumni and friends celebration

On Aug. 22, Penn State Shenango will kick off its 50th Anniversary with a double celebration. A Community Open House outside on the campus lawn from 3 to 5 p.m. will include live music by The Bootleggers, children's activities, refreshments, storytime, a community art show, tours of the campus, and more. This event is free and open to the public. An Alumni and Friends event, to be held from 5 to 8 p.m., will include live music by Grant Street Exit, dinner, tours of the campus, a video montage of photos from the past 50 years, and a Penn State football raffle ticket drawing. There is a nominal $10 fee for the evening event.

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