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Three men standing in a Shenango campus office following a meeting about athletics.

Three-year contract signed with Buhl Community Recreation Center

Penn State Shenango and Buhl Community Recreation Center are teaming up in support of the campus's new Athletic program.
Two Penn State staff members standing with basketballs next to the Nittany Lion located in the campus' atrium area

Shenango versus Addiction

Proceeds from upcoming basketball game to go to the Mercer County Behavioral Health Commission, Inc.
Three students are sitting at a table in the campus' Great Hall area and are speaking with the the campus director and a faculty member.

Building from a solid foundation

Campus Director Dr. Jo Anne Carrick takes us through the highlights and progress at Penn State Shenango in 2017. The campus saw major plans unfold as Shenango continued to grow through support, collaboration, and a strong foundation.
Coaches and members of the 1967 SVC men's basketball team

Timeout is over: A new start for Penn State Shenango athletics

In 1967, the Shenango Valley Campus' men's basketball team won the Penn State Campuses State Championship. Over the past five decades, the campus has seen many changes, including the closure, and reinstatement, of its very successful athletic program.
Penn State colleagues pose in front of the Nittany Lion at the Shenango Alumni Society event on April 12

Shenango announces reinstatement of its Athletic Program

With the reinstatement of its Athletic Program, Penn State Shenango will once again be competing in the Penn State University Athletic Conference (PSUAC). The campus will begin competing in men's basketball and women's volleyball in the fall of 2018.
Naitive Mayan students with Shenango campus student during alternative spring break trip

ASB trip gives students opportunity to learn beyond the classroom

Several Penn State Shenango students and two staff members will spend this year's spring break in Belize as part of the campus' Alternative Spring Break. This will be the second time that Shenango students have visited Belize to help the native Mayan citizens.
A posed picture of student Ashley Balas with other stunt people at Stunt Predators

Student Ashley Balas dreams of becoming stunt woman

Ashley Balas, a non-traditional student at Penn State Shenango, enjoys learning and working hard to some day become a pharmaceutical representative. However, it is the thrill of stunt work and acting that really keeps her life fulfilled.
Students from the Shenango campus' OTA program stop for a picture in front of the Capitol building in D.C. on HIll Day in Sept.

Hill Day in Washington, D.C. gives OTA students insight into legislative power

OTA students receive the skills they need to be successful in their field while getting real life, hands-on experiences, such as visiting Washington, D.C. on Hill Day.
a therapy dog sits with student Dani Johnson in the library

Wellness is important focus for campus

Mental and physical well-being are at the heart of the campus' wellness goals. The committee hopes by showing others that positive thinking, along with physical activity and emotional wellness, will not only help them stay healthy and happy, but will also help them achieve their maximum potential in life.
an Amish farm

Growing up Amish

Penn State Shenango alumna Linda Byler says leaving her Amish home to pursue an education was one way of staying true to herself.