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A woman putting snack inside a cubboard in the Lartz Memorial Library.

Shenango Staff Advisory Committee continues to provide students a helping hand

The Penn State Shenango Staff Advisory Committee (SAC) has once again come up with a strategy to help students in need. This spring, SAC’s Student Focus Subcommittee established “The Nittany Nook,” a grab-and-go type food pantry located in two areas on campus: Sharon Hall room 207 and the Lartz Memorial Library. The Nook provides students with instant meals and snacks while they are on campus. In addition to addressing students’ hunger needs, the subcommittee is also providing information on community resources.
Two people stand in front of a classroom full of students and faculty members

Penn State Shenango hosts child abuse prevention program on campus

Penn State Shenango’s Human Development and Family Studies department, in conjunction with the Mercer County Children’s Advocacy Center and the Mercer County Behavioral Health Commission, recently hosted Stewards of Children, an evidence-informed, child abuse prevention program, on the local Penn State campus.
Dr. Matthew Caputo

Shenango Lecture Series continues with a discussion on local engineering

Penn State Shenango will continue its 2018-19 Lecture Series with a talk on “Local Engineering” presented by Matthew Caputo, assistant teaching professor of engineering, at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 21 in Lecture Hall 223. The event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.
PHN Charitable Foundation funds Shenango scholarship and athletics program

PHN Charitable Foundation funds Shenango scholarship and athletics program

Primary Health Network Charitable Foundation recently made two substantial contributions to Penn State Shenango -- one, a $30,000 gift to establish an Open Doors Scholarship at the Shenango campus in support of the University-wide campaign “A Greater Penn State for 21st Century Excellence,” and the second, a $15,000 donation in support the campus’ athletics program. Through a 2:1 match by the University, the $30,000 donation will increase the scholarship to a $90,000 endowment for the local campus.
Penn State Shenango students Shaughnesy Clark (pictured), Sabrina Breese, and Jasmine Day, recently completed the Disney College Program in Orlando, Florida.

For three Shenango students, dreams do come true

Anyone who has ever been to Disney World knows what a magical place it can be, and for three Penn State Shenango students who were accepted into the Disney College Program their experience was truly a dream come true.