Unopened since 2013, the letters sit gathering dust on Haley Brothers’ desk, waiting to deliver their news of acceptance or rejection from the other colleges where she had applied. She had no desire to read their contents because they arrived after the only acceptance letter that she wanted—the one from Penn State University.
The wrestling team brought home a third Penn State University Athletic Conference (PSUAC) championship title this academic year to Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus, with a strong showing in the combination 2017 PSUAC-USCAA (United States Collegiate Athletic Association) wrestling tournament, held Feb. 11 in University Park. In addition, the Fayette grapplers finished fifth of 14 teams in the USCAA portion of the tournament.
Four years ago, Brandon Rumbaugh was a world away from the ultra-secure environs of Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus, where he is currently a junior majoring in Business.
Back then, the Uniontown native was a 24-year-old Marine corporal on his second tour of duty—this time in war-torn Afghanistan—when a member of his platoon stepped on a buried improvised explosive device (IED).
A 1964 painting of George Washington’s local grist mill that had long been displayed inside the Fayette County Courthouse recently got a much-needed touch-up, courtesy of some student volunteers from Patrick Daugherty’s ART 010 class at Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus.
While almost every course at Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus concludes with a final test, paper, or project of some sort, not very many result in benefits to the environment. But by reconsidering how they live their lives over the past semester, students in Associate Engineering Professor David Meredith’s EGEE 102 class discovered ways they could cut their energy consumption.
The students, staff, and faculty at Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus showed their support for the school’s athletic teams at an Athletic Appreciation Event, held Nov. 30 in the Community Center.
Speakers included Chancellor and Chief Academic Officer Dr. Charles Patrick, Athletic Director Lou Zadecky, and the two coaches who led their teams to Penn State University Athletic Conference (PSUAC) championships this fall.