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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.

Penn State professor and laureate to speak on creative problem-solving

Penn State Professor and Laureate Rebecca Strzelec will be presenting a talk, “Art + Engineering = Creative Problem Solving,” at 12:10 p.m. on March 22, in Penn State Shenango’s Sharon Hall, room 105. This event is free and open to the public.
Dr. William McGuigan is an associate professor of HDFS at Penn State Shenango

Shenango lecture series continues with talk on the growth of Old Order Amish

Penn State Shenango will continue its 2016-2017 Faculty Lecture Series with William McGuigan, associate professor of human development and family studies, at 7 p.m. on Wednesday., Nov. 30, in Sharon Hall, Room 105, located on Penn Avenue in downtown Sharon. The title of his lecture is “Examining the Rapid Population Growth of the Old Order Amish.” The event is free and open to the public.

Shenango faculty lecture series leads off with Head Librarian Matthew Ciszek

Penn State Shenango will begin its 2016-17 Faculty Lecture Series with Matthew Ciszek, head librarian of the Penn State Shenango Lartz Memorial Library, who will speak at 7 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 26, in Sharon Hall room 105, located on Penn Avenue in downtown Sharon, Pennsylvania. The title of his lecture is “Intellectual Freedom: What is it and Why is it Important?” The event is free and open to the public.