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Participants of the Jane Williams 5K gather before the race begins

2016 Jane Williams Memorial 5K race at Penn State Shenango

Runners and walkers get ready to begin the 2016 Dr. Jane Williams Memorial 5K race held on the Shenango campus in downtown Sharon.

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.

UHS to collect student health insurance information for 2017-18

Penn State is moving toward a University-wide health insurance requirement for the 2018-19 academic school year. In preparation for the new requirement, University Health Services (UHS) will begin collecting student health insurance information in May 2017.
The student speaker at Penn State Shenango's commencement ceremony

Shenango student Kerri Criss speaks to a full auditorium on May 6

Shenango student Kerri Criss speaks to a full auditorium on May 6.

Picture of Dr. Kathy Mastrian

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.
Picture of Dr. Kathy Mastrian

Dr. Kathy Mastrian, associate professor and program coordinator, Nursing, Penn State Shenango

Kathy Mastrian, associate professor and program coordinator in nursing at Penn State Shenango

Penn State Commencement, Agricultural Sciences, Dec. 2016

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.
Andre Smith, Penn State Shenango Coordinator of Athletic Programs and Recruitment

Former basketball standout Andre Smith accepts athletic coordinator position

Andre Smith, a former Youngstown State University basketball standout and assistant basketball coach, has accepted the position as coordinator of athletic programs and recruitment and head basketball coach at Penn State Shenango.
Penn State administrators pose for a picture at the Shenango Alumni Society Tailgate event on April 12

Shenango officially announces the reinstatement of its athletic program

Penn State Shenango officially announced the reinstatement of its athletic program at the 2017 Penn State Shenango Alumni Society Meet and Greet event on April 12 featuring Penn State Director of Athletics Sandy Barbour as its keynote speaker.
Earth Day(s)

Penn State celebrating Earth Day(s) with events throughout April

Earth Day is Saturday, April 22, but Penn State will celebrate Earth Day(s) with a variety of events for students, faculty, staff and the community throughout April. Activities are scheduled across the Commonwealth at many of Penn State's campuses, from Berks to University Park to Shenango.