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Cut out pumpkins surround Penn State Shenango's Lion Shrine area

Penn State Shenango Halloween Party to benefit kids with cancer

Penn State Shenango’s Students Benefiting THON organization will host its annual Halloween Party from 5 to 8 p.m. on Oct. 27 in the Shenango campus auditorium located across from the Sharon Post Office in downtown Sharon. The admission cost is $2; children two and under are free. The event is open to the public; children 17 and younger must be accompanied by a parent.
Penn State alumnus Jack Luchette stand at the podium in the Great Hall

Stamp Out Stigma event to focus on postpartum depression

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, approximately 15 percent of women who have recently given birth suffer from postpartum depression. This year’s Stamp Out Stigma (SOS) at Penn State Shenango will feature a presentation on the subject at its fourth annual SOS event to be held from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 18, in the Great Hall of Sharon Hall located on Vine Avenue in downtown Sharon, Pennsylvania. The event is free and open to the public.
Penn State alumnus Jack Luchette stand at the podium in the Great Hall

Jack Luchette speaks at the 2016 Stamp Out Stigma event last October

Jack Luchette, Penn State alumnus and lead organizer of the Stamp Out Stigma event, speaks at Penn State Shenango last October. 

Penn State alumnus Jack Luchette stand at the podium in the Great Hall

Jack Luchette speaks at the 2016 Stamp Out Stigma event last October

Jack Luchette, Penn State alumnus and lead organizer of the Stamp Out Stigma event, speaks at Penn State Shenango last October. 

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

Sixth annual Dr. Jane Williams Memorial 5K slated for Sept. 30

Penn State Shenango will hold its sixth annual Dr. Jane A. Williams Memorial 5K run/1.5 mile walk on Sept. 30, beginning at 9 a.m. at the Shenango campus located in downtown Sharon. The event is in honor of Williams, who was employed at the Shenango campus for 25 years before dying after a brief illness.
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.

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