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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.

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.

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.
Participants of last year's Scoop & Paint event pose for a picture with their completed projects

2017 Scoop & Paint participants

2017 Scoop & Paint participants proudly show off their work at Penn State Shenango

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.
Picture of Dr. Richard Alley with ski poles and surrounded by ice.

Dr. Richard Alley

Dr. Richard Alley from Penn State University Park campus will give a presentation on climate change and its impact on polar ice caps, rising sea levels, and human life.

Two Penn State staff members standing with basketballs next to the Nittany Lion located in the campus' atrium area

Athletic Director Andre Smith and Student Affairs Associate Andy Puleo

Athletic Director Andre Smith and Student Affairs Associate Andy Puleo are ready for a basketball rematch game against the Shenango campus students on March 23.

Two Penn State staff members standing with basketballs next to the Nittany Lion located in the campus' atrium area

Shenango students, faculty and staff fight addiction on the basketball court

It’s not March Madness but it will be a serious basketball clash when the Penn State Shenango faculty and staff take on the Shenango students in a rematch game Friday, March 23 at the Kennedy Catholic Eagles’ gymnasium in Hermitage, Pennsylvania, to raise funds to help those who suffer from addiction.
Several upcycled art projects on a table in the campus' Atrium area

Projects from Penn State Shenango's 2017 Earth Fest Upcycled Art Contest

Upcycled art projects from Penn State Shenango's 2017 Earth Fest Upcycled Art Contest were on display in the campus' atrium area for the public to view.

Several upcycled art projects on a table in the campus' Atrium area

Upcycled Art Contest a popular event for kids at Shenango Earth Day celebration

Penn State Shenango is gearing up for its annual Upcycled Art Contest, which is held in conjunction with the campus’ Earth Day celebration on April 7. The contest was designed to inspire elementary and middle school students to create treasure from “trash.”

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