Penn State Shenango will hold an Adult and Transfer Enrollment Week from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily July 8-12. Prospective students are invited to visit the Admissions Office in Lecture Hall Room 225, located on Shenango Avenue in downtown Sharon. No appointment is necessary.
Students of Penn State Shenango were honored at the campus? 2019 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 Campus Director?s Teaching Excellence Award and the Margaret Cunningham Foley Memorial Teaching Award, were also part of the program.
The Penn State Shenango Academic Advising Office staff believe in getting to know their students in and outside their offices, and in order to accomplish that, Academic Advising Manager Amy Petrucci-Effinite and Advising Staff Assistant Taylor Cole implemented a new Lunch & Learn program this past year, which included several workshops and seminars for students and the campus community.
The Penn State Shenango Alumni Society will hold its 18th annual Golf Scramble on June 15 at Pine Lakes Golf Club in Hubbard, Ohio. Proceeds from the event will benefit Penn State Shenango athletics and student scholarships.
The Sustainability Institute hosted the first of three forums at Penn State Beaver on May 7. Faculty, staff, students, and other leaders gathered to learn about the variety of activities, events, research and other programs taking place throughout the Commonwealth Campuses to advance the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals and the University's strategic plan.
Penn State University Libraries awarded its Undergraduate Research Award: Excellence in Information Literacy to students at nearly all undergraduate Penn State campuses in April, honoring 97 undergraduate students as well as eight graduate students participating in their respective campus-wide research exhibition events.
Penn State alumna Margaret U. Horne, director of Gannon University's Small Business Development Center, will be this year?s Penn State Shenango commencement speaker. The campus will hold its 2019 spring graduation ceremony at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 4, in the Shenango campus auditorium.
Andrew Frank?s involvement with Penn State Shenango comes full circle 35-plus years after he first arrived on campus in the early 1980s as a student and then as a volunteer coach for women?s athletics. Frank, a native of Farrell, will return to Shenango as the assistant women?s volleyball coach for the team?s inaugural season this fall.
Twelve Penn State Shenango students and two staff members who traveled to Belize in March will share their stories and pictures during an alternative spring break presentation at 12:15 p.m. on Wednesday, April 17, in the campus Forker Lab Forum. The community is invited to attend and learn how this annual trip impacted their lives, as well as the lives of the community they served.
Penn State Shenango will host author and speaker Jamie Marich for a free, one-hour-long training in the basics of mindfulness at 12:15 p.m. on Monday, April 15, in the Forker Lab Forum, and the community is invited to attend.
In February, Ali Izzo and Holly Masters were notified that they were chosen as one of six Penn State University undergraduate student (or recent alumni) companies from more than 25 teams who submitted business video pitches to the Inc.U competition and would be competing to win a portion of the $30,000 prize to jump-start their company, as well as to earn a spot on Penn State WPSU?s television show "The Investment."