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Haley Brothers displays a certificate she received at the 2016 United States Collegiate Athletic Association’s (USCAA) golf championships Oct. 11 in State College, where she was named to the USCAA National All-Academic Team for maintaining a 3.5 gpa.

Mt. Pleasant native living her dream at Fayette campus

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.

From left: Josh Godzin, Zaria Chitan, John Fedorek, Assistant Coach Kyle Martin, Ethan Kenney, Nathan Spinetti, Assistant Coach Mike Simon, Coach Jerry Simon, Michael Perdomo, Caitlyn Williams, Pedro Tavarez Jr., Lucas Baranski, and Cody Maurin.

Fayette campus wrestlers win PSUAC championship

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.

Brandon Rumbaugh

Loss of legs gives Fayette campus student vet new life

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).

Lauren and Esteban Esteban

Together serving, then studying at Fayette campus

Penn State Fayette is next deployment for married Army veterans
St. Vincent de Paul Society representative Jody Wells, second from left, Rian Davis, Geoffrey Salitrik, Dan Bollbecker, William Cramer, and instructor Don Wilson.

Fayette campus class does good deed for local charity

St. Vincent de Paul Society gets new online presence, courtesy of Penn State Fayette
From left, Mara Wallace, Kori Whitehead, and John Yohman.

Fayette campus students restore historic painting

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.

Pictured are, from left, first row: Kendall Mitchell, Andrew Charnovich, Meredith, and Danielle Shirosky. Second row: Christopher Kesterson, Justin Quaranto, Dairui Yang, Marco Morici, and Cara Jackson.

Finding ways to save energy at Fayette 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.

Kayla Bonus

Somerset County woman shapes her future in Fayette

A Fairhope, Pa., native found everything she wanted in a college at Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus.

Surrounded by students, staff, and faculty enjoying cake at the Athletic Appreciation Event, the Athletics Department's staff and coaches pose for a photo with Dr. Charles Patrick, second from right. Also pictured are, from left: Jon Puskar, Abigail Petrosky, Steve Oberly, Louis Zadecky, Joe Carei, and Nancy Wheeler.

Basking in the afterglow of victory at Fayette campus

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.

Constable Rocky Younkin (standing, right), an instructor with the Center for Community and Public Safety, trains Wilkinsburg Police Officers Brandon Rourke, (laying), Doug Yuhouse (center), and William Coffee (left) to become certified as patrol rifle instructors.

Fayette campus’ CCPS leads in law-enforcement training

When Doug Yuhouse, head of training for the Wilkinsburg Police Department, and two fellow officers recently needed to become certified as patrol rifle instructors, he turned, once again, to the Center for Community and Public Safety (CCPS) at Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus.