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7th annual Jane Williams Memorial 5K run/1.5 mile walk slated for Oct. 6

Penn State Shenango will hold its seventh annual Dr. Jane A. Williams Memorial 5K run/1.5 mile walk at 9 a.m. Oct. 6 at the Shenango campus in downtown Sharon. The event is in honor of Williams, who was employed at the Shenango campus for 25 years before passing away after a brief illness.
Photo of Brad Ricca in front of a book case.

Author of ‘Mrs. Sherlock Holmes’ to present at campus lecture series Sept. 26

Penn State Shenango will continue its 2018-19 Lecture Series with a presentation by special guest and author Brad Ricca, who will talk about his most recent book Mrs. Sherlock Holmes—the shocking and amazing true story of Grace Humiston, lawyer, detective, and first woman U.S. District Attorney, who took on the well-known missing persons case of 18-year-old Ruth Cruger. The event, which is free and open to the public, will begin at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 26 in Lecture Hall 223/Art Gallery.

Certified Recovery Specialist program available to recovering addicts

Do you have a history of addiction recovery and want to help others? Penn State Shenango will host “Certified Recovery Specialist Training,” a Penn State Beaver Continuing Education course, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays, beginning Oct. 6 and ending Dec. 15, in 108 Sharon Hall in downtown Sharon.
Constitution Day 2018

Constitution Day events scheduled at Penn State campuses

Members of the Penn State and local communities are invited to celebrate Constitution Day with on-campus events at University Park on Monday, Sept. 17, as well as activities at a number of Penn State campuses.

Earn a Penn State MBA in Pittsburgh

Penn State’s Master of Business Administration degree program in Pittsburgh will host two fall events for prospective students.
Shenango hires Andrea Hudson as cheerleading coach

Hudson hired as cheerleading coach at Shenango campus

Andrea Hudson, founder and co-director of Cheer Image ICONZ, a community-based competitive recreational cheer program in Warren, Ohio, recently accepted the position of head cheerleading coach at Penn State Shenango.

Retired mathematics professor creates scholarship at Penn State Shenango

John R. Garell, who taught mathematics at Penn State Shenango for 33 years, has recently continued his efforts in support of local students. Garell was one of the original six faculty members of the then-Penn State Shenango Valley campus, teaching mathematics, computer science and statistics, as well as running the Computer Lab from 1965 until his retirement in 1998. Through a gift of $30,000, he has created the John R. Garell Renaissance Scholarship at Penn State Shenango.
Picture of Shenango nursing faculty members Amy Higgins and Joan Humphrey

Lecture series begins with 'Opioid Overdose Awareness' presentation

Penn State Shenango will begin its 2018-19 Lecture Series with a presentation and demonstration on “Opioid Overdose Awareness” at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 30, in Lecture Hall 223/Art Gallery. Shenango Campus Nursing Program Coordinator Dr. Joan Humphrey and Nursing Instructor Amy Higgins will facilitate the event.
Approximately one hundred new students are seated in the campus's Great Hall wearing various colors of T-shirts.

Penn State Shenango begins 53rd year in the Shenango Valley

Penn State Shenango will welcome new and returning students when fall classes resume on Monday, Aug. 20, and the campus begins its 53rd year in the Shenango Valley. Throughout the spring and summer, the Shenango campus has been busy with renovations and new hires for the upcoming semester.

WPIC to be the voice of the Penn State Shenango Lions

News Talk Radio 790 WPIC will be the voice of Penn State Shenango Men’s Basketball this coming fall. The Shenango campus recently signed a one-year contract with Cumulus Media, which owns WPIC, to air the Lions’ men’s basketball home and several of its away games.