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A woman and child build trees on top of the Penn State Shenango float

Staff and family members work to build last year's Shenango campus' Hermitage Light Up Night Parade float

Penn State Shenango advisor Billie Jean Horvath, along with her daughter Macie, work on last year's float for the Hermitage Light Up Night Parade. Each year, the campus collects mittens and hats during the parade, which they donate to local charities before the holidays.

A woman and child build trees on top of the Penn State Shenango float

Shenango to collect mittens and hats during Hermitage Light Up Night Parade

For the seventh year in a row, Penn State Shenango faculty, staff and students will be collecting mittens, hats and socks to be donated to Joshua’s Haven, the Prince of Peace, and West Hill Ministries, as part of its “Operation Warm Hands” during the Hermitage Light Up Night Parade on Nov. 18.
Cut out pumpkins surround Penn State Shenango's Lion Shrine area

Penn State Shenango Lion Shrine boasts jack-o'-lanterns from a past Halloween party

The campus Lion Shrine area was the home of several jack-o'-lanterns placed there after a Halloween party held at Penn State Shenango

Cut out pumpkins surround Penn State Shenango's Lion Shrine area

Penn State Shenango Halloween Party to benefit kids with cancer

Penn State Shenango’s Students Benefiting THON organization will host its annual Halloween Party from 5 to 8 p.m. on Oct. 27 in the Shenango campus auditorium located across from the Sharon Post Office in downtown Sharon. The admission cost is $2; children two and under are free. The event is open to the public; children 17 and younger must be accompanied by a parent.
Penn State alumnus Jack Luchette stand at the podium in the Great Hall

Stamp Out Stigma event to focus on postpartum depression

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, approximately 15 percent of women who have recently given birth suffer from postpartum depression. This year’s Stamp Out Stigma (SOS) at Penn State Shenango will feature a presentation on the subject at its fourth annual SOS event to be held from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 18, in the Great Hall of Sharon Hall located on Vine Avenue in downtown Sharon, Pennsylvania. The event is free and open to the public.
Penn State alumnus Jack Luchette stand at the podium in the Great Hall

Jack Luchette speaks at the 2016 Stamp Out Stigma event last October

Jack Luchette, Penn State alumnus and lead organizer of the Stamp Out Stigma event, speaks at Penn State Shenango last October. 

Penn State alumnus Jack Luchette stand at the podium in the Great Hall

Jack Luchette speaks at the 2016 Stamp Out Stigma event last October

Jack Luchette, Penn State alumnus and lead organizer of the Stamp Out Stigma event, speaks at Penn State Shenango last October. 

Participants of the Jane Williams 5K gather before the race begins

Sixth annual Dr. Jane Williams Memorial 5K slated for Sept. 30

Penn State Shenango will hold its sixth annual Dr. Jane A. Williams Memorial 5K run/1.5 mile walk on Sept. 30, beginning at 9 a.m. at the Shenango campus located in downtown Sharon. The event is in honor of Williams, who was employed at the Shenango campus for 25 years before dying after a brief illness.
Participants of the Jane Williams 5K gather before the race begins

2016 Jane Williams Memorial 5K race at Penn State Shenango

Runners and walkers get ready to begin the 2016 Dr. Jane Williams Memorial 5K race held on the Shenango campus in downtown Sharon.

Picture of Mark, Joanne and Kate Erdesky at the 2017 Student Convocation Banquet

Outstanding Shenango students are honored at annual event

Students of Penn State Shenango were honored at the campus’ 2017 Honors Convocation and Recognition Banquet for their outstanding academic and student leadership achievements and services. The recipients of this year’s Eric and Josephine Walker Award, Dennis W. Bartholomew Outstanding Adult Student Award, the Ann Wansack Award, as well as the Leonard R. Riforgiato Memorial Teaching Award and the Margaret Cunningham Foley Memorial Teaching Award, were also part of the program.

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