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Three men standing in front of a building at the eCenter@LindenPointe

Shenango alumni gather for a picture in front of VenturePointe

R to L: Brian Flick and Jacob Linzenbold, the first two alumni to be accepted into Penn State Shenango's VenturePointe incubator located at the eCenter@LindenPointe, along with Riley Atterholt, who completed his Business program internship at the eCenter, gather for a photo after the VenturePointe Ribbon Cutting ceremony in August 2017.

Three men standing in front of a building at the eCenter@LindenPointe

Penn State funds entrepreneurship centers in each of its 21 campus communities

As part of its Invent Penn State initiative, Penn State Feb. 5 announced four new seed grants, each valued at $50,000, designed to bolster entrepreneurship and economic development in communities surrounding Penn State campuses across the Commonwealth. With the announcement, the University’s effort has grown to include 21 hubs for innovation spread across Pennsylvania, including the Shenango campus — an undertaking that was introduced by Penn State President Eric J. Barron just two and a half years ago.
A group of people stand and kneel for a picture in the campus' auditorium before the 2016 Spaghetti Dinner

Support Shenango's THON spaghetti dinner to help kids with cancer

Penn State Shenango will hold its sixth annual THON spaghetti dinner fundraiser from 5 to 7 p.m. Feb. 9 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.
A group of people stand and kneel for a picture in the campus' auditorium before the 2016 Spaghetti Dinner

Students and Shenango Alumni Society members gather before the 2016 THON Spaghetti Dinner fundraiser

Students and Shenango Alumni Society members gather before the 2016 THON spaghetti dinner fundraiser.

Penn State students repair bicycles during a Martin Luther King Jr. Day service project.

Penn State campuses partner on MLK Day service projects

Students from six Penn State campuses, including Penn State Behrend, participated in public service projects in Erie on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. They repaired bicycles, ran bingo games and sorted clothes at a community shelter.
Three Penn State students repair bicycles at the Sisters of St. Joseph Neighborhood Network bike warehouse.

MLK Day bikes

Shannon Josefoski, right, cleans a bicycle at the Sisters of St. Joseph Neighborhood Network in Erie. Josefoski, a student at Penn State New Kensington, was one of 50 students who participated in Erie service projects on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Two Penn State Behrend students paint a hallway during a MLK Day service project.

MLK Day painters

Will Taylor, an Americorps VISTA intern at Penn State Behrend, and Ashlyn Kelly, a senior at the college, paint a hallway at the Lodge on Sass, a transitional housing shelter in Erie. A total of 50 Penn State students contributed to service projects in Erie on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Penn State Shenango students and faculty standing in back of a table with a Toys for Tots sign. Two dressed up like Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus.

Penn State Shenango PTA students and faculty collect toys for the Marine Corps Toys for Tots Program

During a prior year, Dr. Jen Jewell, assistant teaching professor in Penn State Shenango's Physical Therapy department, far left, and her physical therapy assistant students, collected donated toys at the Hermitage Wal-Mart for the Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program.

Penn State Shenango students and faculty standing in back of a table with a Toys for Tots sign. Two dressed up like Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus.

Penn State Shenango PTA students and faculty collect toys for the Marine Corps Toys for Tots Foundation

During a prior year, Dr. Jen Jewell, assistant teaching professor in Penn State Shenango's Physical Therapy department, far left, and her physical therapy assistant students, collected donated toys at the Hermitage Wal-Mart for the Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program.

Shenango campus faculty talking with Daniel Pustinger from the PA Board of Probation and Parole at a recent workshop

Shenango faculty receive sub-grant from PA Commission on Crime and Deliquency

Penn State Shenango recently hosted 15 law enforcement officers from area police departments, the Mercer County Jail and the Pennsylvania Board of Probation Parole at the downtown Sharon campus for a week-long Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Training workshop made possible through a grant from the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency.

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