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A student intern waits on a customer inside of The Nittany Connection in downtown Sharon.

Business student Michael Phillips waits on a customer at The Nittany Connection

Business student Michael Phillips waits on a customer at The Nittany Connection store where he completed his internship this past fall semester.

A student intern waits on a customer inside of The Nittany Connection in downtown Sharon.

Business student utilizes work and class experience to complete successful internship

Michael Phillips completed his senior internship at The Nittany Connection, where he brought awareness of and new customers to "the shop around the corner" from Penn State Shenango.
Girl Scouts with walkers

Shenango program enables local Girl Scouts to earn badges

On Sat., Nov. 5, Penn State Shenango held its inaugural GirlScouts@PSU program. Close to one hundred area Girl Scout Brownies, Juniors, Cadettes, and Ambassadors arrived at Penn State, eager to earn a patch. The program was hosted by the campus Occupational Therapy (OT) Club and the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Club. Penn State Environmental Health and Safety Coordinator Brandi Baros, along with members from the Shenango Rivers Watchers, also participated.

New baccalaureate degree program offered at Penn State Shenango

Penn State Shenango, in collaboration with the Penn State campuses of Beaver, Fayette, Greater Allegheny and New Kensington, has been granted joint authorization to deliver the bachelor of science in Project and Supply Chain Management program. The new four-year major will begin in fall 2016.

Sharon School District partners with Penn State to bring STEAM camp

Additionally, students will investigate the basic building block of life in a class session, entitled “DNA-Molecules of Life,” and in other sessions have the opportunity to learn about the “Sweet Side of Chemistry” and “Bacteria: The Dark Truth.” All minds alike will be intrigued by the scientific inquiry taking place in these classrooms and labs. In Sharon Hall, mathematical thinkers will have the opportunity in “Math in Magic” to use logical reasoning to solve real-life problems. Finally, in Lecture Hall, students will gain insight into the HeartRescue Project, a program designed to increase survival rates among cardiac arrest patients.

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