Two new endowments totaling $4 million will increase economic development in western Pennsylvania through a partnership between Penn State and the Community Foundation of Western PA and Eastern OH, with support of the Sharon community.
Penn State Shenango will offer three summer sessions to current Penn State students, those home for the summer attending another college, or high school students looking to get ahead. These sessions include day, evening, hybrid and online courses.
Penn State Shenango Campus Director Jo Anne Carrick announced 98 students named to the spring 2022 dean’s list. The dean’s list recognizes the students who were enrolled full time and earned a semester grade-point average of 3.5 or higher.
Even before taking the reins as Penn State’s 19th president this month, Neeli Bendapudi has spent much of the spring traveling across the commonwealth on her listening tour of the University’s campuses.
Penn State Shenango celebrated the class of 2022 at a commencement ceremony on May 7. The 44 graduates were honored with addresses by Ty Cole of JCL Energy, graduating student Rachel Maynard, and Penn State Shenango Alumni Society President Darren Steele. Prior to the celebration, a private nursing pinning ceremony was hosted by faculty to welcome graduates to the profession.
Two new endowments totaling $4 million will increase economic development in western Pennsylvania through a partnership between Penn State and the Community Foundation of Western PA and Eastern OH, with support of the Sharon community. Expanding the region’s innovation, entrepreneurial and business support offerings, the endowments will establish a Penn State LaunchBox at Penn State Shenango and a fund to support business owners in Sharon.