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Penn State announces fixed-term faculty promotions, effective July 1, 2018

The following is a list of fixed-term faculty promotions at Penn State, effective July 1.
A female student is pictured completing paperwork in the campus's OTA Lab.

Students benefit from staff-led 'Fuel for the Future' fund

In 2016, the Penn State Shenango Staff Advisory Council (SAC) introduced a new fundraising initiative to support students at the Shenango campus. The program, titled “Fuel for the Future,” was designed to provide financial assistance to a student or students who are participating in an internship program or working on their clinical outside of the campus.
A female student is pictured completing paperwork in the campus's OTA Lab.

Ashley Yavorsky completes paperwork in the campus's OTA Lab

Ashley Yavorsky from Greenville, PA., works on paperwork in the campus's Occupational Therapy Lab. Yavorsky was the most recent student to receive funds from the staff-led "Fuel for the Future" fund.

Shenango to hold all day Open Houses for adults and transfer students

Want a new career? Thinking of transferring to a new college? Ready to finish your bachelor’s degree? Penn State Shenango will hold two Adult and Transfer Open Houses: Wednesday, June 27, and Thursday, July 19, both between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. Stop by the Admissions Office in Lecture Hall room 225, located on Shenango Avenue in downtown Sharon. No appointment is necessary.

Penn State contracts with Metz Culinary Management for seven campuses

In an effort to consolidate multiple external food service contracts at seven of its Commonwealth Campuses, Penn State has awarded Metz Culinary Management a three-year food services contract to serve those locations.
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phorid flies

Three life stages of the mushroom phorid fly are shown: from bottom, pupa, larva and adult. This species is an "obligate fungal feeder," meaning it cannot feed or survive on anything other than the thread-like fungal mycelium found in mushroom compost. The flies are not known to be a health hazard to humans or carry any human or animal disease-causing organisms, but the sheer numbers of them and their ability to infiltrate homes are severely stressing out some southern Chester County residents.  

Four women pose for a picture in front of a Penn State Shenango drop cloth at last year's golf fundraiser.

Shenango staff and alumni at last year's Shenango Alumni Society golf outing

L to R: Penn State Shenango Administrative Assistant Erika Jones, Shenango Alumni Society Board members Danielle Scherer and her mother Chris Scherer, and Penn State Shenango Director of Development and Alumni Relations Allison Engstrom at the 2017 Penn State Shenango Alumni Society Golf Scramble.

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.
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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.
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Summer classes to begin soon at Penn State Shenango

Summer classes will begin soon at Penn State Shenango. Seats are still available in many courses.

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