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Students and Alumni Society members pose for a picture before last year's dinner.

Penn State Shenango spaghetti fundraiser to support kids with cancer

Penn State Shenango will host its fifth annual THON spaghetti dinner fundraiser from 5 to 8 p.m. Jan. 20 in the campus auditorium. The event is sponsored by Penn State Shenango benefiting THON and various local restaurants. All proceeds will support kids with cancer.

Faculty & Staff Appreciation Days prize winners announced

Prize winners have been announced for Penn State's annual Faculty and Staff Appreciation Days. The event, which ran from Nov. 16 to Dec. 9, featured many chances to win prizes, including the grand prize of a Pittsburgh Steelers game-day package.
Caps of Penn State Shenango graduates

Shenango fall commencement to be held on Dec. 17

Penn State Shenango will hold its 2016 fall commencement ceremony at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 17, in the Shenango campus auditorium, with a reception immediately following. Jo Anne Carrick, campus director, will confer baccalaureate and associate degrees on 37 graduating students. William R. Kiefer, president and CEO of A. Stucki Co., will be the guest speaker.
Map of Pennsylvania with Invent Penn State sites

Penn State blanketing the Commonwealth with entrepreneurial possibilities

With Penn State’s recent announcement of the next six communities to receive seed-grant funding through its Invent Penn State initiative, the University’s economic development effort has grown to include 13 hubs for innovation spread across Pennsylvania.
Inmates in Indiana stand in a common room to listen to a speaker.

Students forge a path for restorative justice

Five students from Penn State Beaver, Shenango and New Kensington are helping to implement Bridges to Life, a restorative justice program, in Beaver County. As the inaugural cohort of Beaver County-based facilitators, the students will not only go into the Beaver County Jail to work with inmates, but they will also be responsible for training future volunteers of the Bridges program and extending the reach of restorative justice.
Children in Star Child

Shenango Drama Club to present original holiday production Dec. 2-4

The Penn State Shenango Drama Club will present an original comedy, "Star Child," this weekend, Dec. 2-4, continuing its tradition of offering the community a holiday play designed to appeal to children of all ages.
The inside of the DUI Moving Memorial

DUI Moving Memorial to stop at Penn State Shenango

Penn State Shenango will host the Pennsylvania DUI Moving Memorial from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Dec. 7 in the south wing of Parking Lot A located on Penn Avenue in downtown Sharon. The traveling memorial pays homage to the victims of DUI crashes in Pennsylvania.
Shenango students pose for a picture during a rehearsal of their upcoming holiday production.

Shenango to present 'Star Child' as annual holiday production Dec. 2-4

The Penn State Shenango Drama Club is in final rehearsals for its presentation of the original comedy "Star Child." The holiday production will launch at 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 2, with matinee performances on Dec. 3 and 4. Admission, which is $8 for adults, $7 for students and seniors, and $5 for children under age 4, includes a snack at intermission and an opportunity to visit with Santa after the show.
Veterans hold flag

Seventeen Penn State campuses named 2017 Military Friendly Schools

Sixteen Penn State campuses, plus Penn State World Campus, have been named 2017 “Military Friendly Schools” by ratings organization Victory Media.
A Penn State faculty member shows students from Sharon schools how to build somethings strong using paper towel roles and duct tape.

Shenango to host STEAM Day for Sharon school students

Penn State Shenango and the Sharon City School District are partnering to provide the second annual STEAM Day on Nov. 21. STEAM day is a unique experience offered to over 150 sixth grade students in the Sharon City School District.