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Joanna DePolt

Penn State Fayette appoints head librarian

Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus has appointed Joanna DePolt to the position of head librarian.

A native of western Ohio, DePolt most recently served as the library director at South University and, previously, at the ITT Technical Institute in North Carolina. She was instrumental in the establishment of physical libraries at both institutions. She brings 10 years of professional library and administrative experience to her new role.

Dr. Aris Karagiorgakis

Psychology Professor Delivers Research on Effects of Drawing on Stress

Dr. Aris Karagiorgakis delivered a presentation of his research project, “Measuring Blood-Glucose Levels to Distinguish between Psychological and Physiological Reductions in Stress after Drawing for 15 Minutes.”
Golf Team

Penn State Fayette Golf Finishes 5th in PSUAC Championship

The Roaring Lions golf team at Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus participated in the 2017 PSUAC/USCAA Championship tournament on October 9th and 10th at the Penn State Blue Course in State College, PA.

Penn State Fayette, led by Assistant Coaches Al Crawford and Rita Gumbert and Head Coach Dave Gumbert, finished 5th in the PSUAC standings and 13th in the USCAA standings out of a total of twenty-five participating schools from across the country.

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Penn State Day

October 14, 2017

Are you ready to start your journey to a world-class education? Don’t wait. Discover the power of a big school with the personal attention of a small one at Penn State Day—where your future begins.

Dr. Julio Palma and his undergraduate research team, Janai Showman, Kaylee Ermine, Jaira Wells, and Ryan Godbey. Not pictured: Anastazia Polakovsky.

Undergraduate Research at Fayette Campus Attracts University Park Student

Five undergraduate students completed independent research projects during the summer semester under the supervision of Dr. Julio Palma, assistant professor of chemistry at Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus.

Michael Yocolano

Rising applicants beat first-ever Penn State escape room

Over thirty prospective students and their guests visited Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus on August 8 for the second Spend a Summer Evening event of the season.

The evening included tours of campus, dinner in the student lounge, introductions from student-volunteer Lion Ambassadors, an informational session for parents and guardians, and the main event: an escape room challenge, the first of its kind on a Penn State campus.

Alea McClintock

Student Spotlight: Alea McClintock

For Alea McClintock, there’s no place like Penn State. The Ohiopyle, Pa., native received her fourth Penn State Nursing degree May 7 at commencement ceremonies for The Graduate School. “I have been a Penn State student since the age of 17!” she proudly proclaims.

Dr. Julio Palma

Chemistry faculty member explores DNA and nanotech in latest research project

DNA, the molecule that contains all of our genetic information, could also be the future of nanotechnology, according to a paper recently published by a research team headed by Dr. Julio Palma, a Chemistry faculty member at Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus.

Wallace Frost Jr.

Vet finds much more than he expected at Fayette campus

After retiring from a 19-year U.S. Air Force career spent working on the electronics systems of intercontinental ballistic missiles, Wallace Frost Jr. enrolled at Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus to become something he had long wanted: a petroleum engineer. Little did the Uniontown native know that enrolling at the Fayette campus would bring him several other things he desired: love, marriage, and fatherhood.

Ben Wilson

Local man embraces college life at Fayette campus

Ben Wilson deeply appreciates the independence he has gained since making the jump from Uniontown Area High School to Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus.

“I love being a college student,” said the first-year pre-Nursing major, who observed, “It’s not so much like high school; you’re on your own.”