Penn State Shenango

Internship launches student’s career in behavioral health

Erica Meszaros recently completed an OTA and a HDFS degree at Penn State Shenango. Her passion for helping others, combined with her successful internship at Sharon Regional, landed her a position at the hospital upon graduation.
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Thinking outside the box is everyday ‘business as usual’ for Shenango staff

In order to establish stronger relationships with their students, the Shenango Academic Advising Office staff has established a Lunch & Learn program which provides thought-provoking workshops.
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OTA alumnae to compete in PennTAP’s Inc.U competition

Ali Izzo and Holly Masters were chosen as one of six companies to compete in Penn State University PennTAP's Inc.U competition. The two Shenango alumnae will pitch their new business, Purpose, to a panel of judges on April 6 to win a portion of the $30,000 prize to jump-start their company.
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Penn State Shenango hires new cheerleading coach for 2019-20 season

Penn State Shenango recently hired Rakiesha Morrison, a former Farrell High School cheerleader and Gannon University competitive cheerleader and dancer, as its new head cheerleading coach. She currently coaches competitive cheer for Fire and Ice Hermitage and is employed at the Mercer County Courthouse in Mercer, Pennsylvania.
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Internship launches student's career in behavioral health

For Penn State Shenango alumna Erica Meszaros, an internship at Sharon Regional Medical Center — combined with dual degrees in human development and family studies and from the occupational therapy assistant program — opened the door to a rewarding position with Sharon Regional Medical Center’s behavioral health inpatient unit upon graduation.
EnvironMentors is seeking mentors at all levels, including faculty, graduate students and undergraduates.

Faculty mentors sought for the Penn State EnvironMentors program

EnvironMentors at Penn State, a local chapter of a national program focused on engaging and preparing underrepresented high school students for careers in STEM fields, is looking for faculty mentors as it expands into its second year.
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Shenango's 4th annual Scoop & Paint fundraiser scheduled for Aug. 3

Penn State Shenango staff and faculty will host their 4th Annual Scoop & Paint fundraiser at 1:00 p.m. on Sat., August 3, in the campus’ Great Hall, 147 Shenango Avenue in downtown Sharon.
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Shenango to hold Adult and Transfer Enrollment Week July 8-12

Penn State Shenango will hold an Adult and Transfer Enrollment Week from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily July 8-12. Prospective students are invited to visit the Admissions Office in Lecture Hall Room 225, located on Shenango Avenue in downtown Sharon. No appointment is necessary.