Penn State Shenango

OTA students provide therapeutic hands-on support to local senior citizens

The collaboration between LIFE-NWPA and Penn State Shenango gives OTA students a glimpse of their future profession.
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Students visit local sewer plant for ‘real world’ engineering experience

As part of his Introduction to Engineering Design class, Shenango professor collaborates with local industries in order for his students to witness actual projects and designs.
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Shenango faculty explore the cutting-EDGE of teaching

Drs. Dunn and Shaffer to implement Penn State University’s Experiential Digital Global Engagement (EDGE) program into their classrooms to enhance their students' cultural experience.
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2019 Inc.U Competition Teams at Penn State Startup Week

Pitch competition offers $30,000 in funding for student entrepreneurs

The Pennsylvania Technical Assistance Program (PennTAP) at Penn State is looking for undergraduate entrepreneurs from any Penn State campus to compete in the 2020 Inc.U Competition. Six finalist teams will earn a spot on “The Investment,” a production of WPSU-TV, giving them a chance to pitch their company for a share of $30,000 in funding. The 2020 Inc.U Competition submission deadline is Feb. 7.
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Penn State Go, the official mobile app of the University is available now

Penn State Go, the official all-in-one mobile app, is available to download in the Google Play Store and Apple App Store. Penn State Go delivers single sign-on access to features including Canvas, Penn State email, shuttle bus tracking,  campus maps,  grades, class schedules, tuition bills via LionPATH, LionCash+, library services, Starfish academic advising, and more.

Penn State Shenango to present 'Breaking the Silence' on Jan. 29

Penn State Shenango will host a program titled “Breaking the Silence” from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 29, in the campus’ Lecture Hall Gallery. The community is invited to this inaugural event to unmask one of society’s hidden secrets — intimate partner violence.
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Sharon Superintendent Michael Calla to give Shenango commencement address

Penn State Shenango Advisory Board Member and Superintendent of Sharon School District Michael J. Calla will give the commencement address at the 2019 Penn State Shenango Fall Commencement Ceremony at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 20, in the campus auditorium. Jo Anne Carrick, campus director and chief academic officer, will confer baccalaureate and associate degrees on the graduating students.
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Students provide therapeutic hands-on support to local senior citizens

Helping seniors stay healthy in order to live full, productive lives is just one commonality between Penn State Shenango’s Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) Program and LIFE (Living Independence For the Elderly)-Northwestern Pennsylvania (LIFE-NWPA). This fall, LIFE-NWPA and the OTA faculty and students at the Shenango campus began collaborating on what has become a beneficial partnership for both entities.