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Extension to hire phorid fly liaison for residents, researchers, mushroom farms

In an effort to ease the predicament of southern Chester County neighborhoods besieged by mushroom phorid flies, Penn State Extension will hire an entomologist to serve as a liaison between residents, the researchers trying to solve the fly problems, and mushroom farmers.
Four women pose for a picture in front of a Penn State Shenango drop cloth at last year's golf fundraiser.

17th Annual Shenango Alumni Society Golf Outing set for June 16

The Penn State Shenango Alumni Society will hold its 17th Annual Golf Scramble on Saturday, June 16, at the Pine Lakes Golf Club in Hubbard, Ohio. Proceeds from the event benefit Penn State Shenango student scholarships and special projects.
A Penn State Shenango banner on the campus's Pedestrian Mall area

Summer classes are still available at Penn State Shenango

There’s still an opportunity to take classes this summer at Penn State Shenango. The first six-week summer session begins May 14 and continues through June 22. Summer sessions, which include day, evening and online courses, offer students a chance to catch up on classes or get ahead for the fall.
Penn State Shenango graduates' caps seen from above

Penn State alumnus William Casey to give Shenango's 2018 commencement address

Penn State alumnus William E. Casey, owner of Warren Glass & Paint Co., Ltd., will be this year’s Penn State Shenango commencement speaker. The campus will hold its 2018 spring graduation ceremony at 11:30 a.m. on Sat., May 5, in the Shenango campus auditorium with a reception immediately following. Jo Anne Carrick, campus director, will confer baccalaureate and associate degrees on the graduating students.
Three men standing in a Shenango campus office following a meeting about athletics.

Penn State Shenango signs three-year contract with Buhl Community Center

“It should be a win-win situation for both of us,” said Penn State Shenango Business and Finance Director Bill Dungee nearly one year ago. Dungee was referring to the campus’ newly reinstated athletic program and its collaboration with the Buhl Community Recreation Center in Sharon, Pennsylvania. The Shenango campus recently signed a three-year contract with the Buhl Center to utilize its facilities.

Shenango club to host 9th annual Hustle for Muscle 5K Run/Walk

Now in its ninth year, Penn State Shenango’s Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) Club Hustle for Muscle 5K Run/Walk will be held at 9 a.m. on Saturday, April 14. The annual event, which is held on a family friendly, fast course around the Shenango campus and downtown Sharon, raises funds to support the PTA Club’s mission and program.
A young man is tracing his hand over an older man's face during a FaceAge encounter.

‘FaceAge’ exhibit comes to Penn State Shenango April 17

Penn State Laureate Andrew Belser will be providing tours of his innovative and award-winning multimedia exhibition, “FaceAge,” from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., as well as will be speaking about his display, from noon to 1 p.m., on Tues., April 17 in the Penn State Shenango Lartz Memorial Library. The event is free and open to the public.
Participants of last year's Scoop & Paint event pose for a picture with their completed projects

3rd annual Scoop & Paint event continues to raise funds for scholarship

Penn State Shenango staff and faculty will host the third annual Scoop & Paint event at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 21, in the Great Hall on campus, 147 Shenango Ave. in downtown Sharon.

Shenango students recognized for academic excellence in fall semester

Penn State Shenango congratulates and would like to recognize its students who made the Dean’s List for the fall 2017 semester. Full-time students who are on the Dean’s List must have earned a 3.5 grade-point average or better for the semester. Part–time students—those completing less than 12 credits each semester for two or more consecutive semesters—are indicated by an asterisk (*).
Dr. Alley with skis standing in front of a large wall of snow and ice.

Come to Earth Fest 2018 to enjoy music, activities, an artists’ market and more

Adults and children of all ages are invited to join the fun as Penn State Shenango holds Earth Fest 2018 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 7, at the campus in downtown Sharon. The event, which offers free admission and is open to the public, will include live music and entertainment, an educational presentation on climate change, children’s activities, a local artists’ market, and much more.