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Kary Coleman

Development director at New Kensington named one of Pittsburgh’s ‘50 Finest’

Kary Coleman, director of development and alumni relations at Penn State New Kensington, will be honored Aug. 25 as one of Pittsburgh’s 50 Finest in 2016 by Pittsburgh’s WHIRL Magazine and the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (CFF) of Western Pennsylvania at the annual CFF gala in Pittsburgh.

College of Nursing receives grant for rural nurse practitioner education

Penn State's College of Nursing was awarded $350,000 from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration for the Advanced Education Nursing Traineeship program, which aims to increase the number of advanced practice nurses working as primary care providers in underserved areas.

Paint run/walk to colorize Fayette campus

Annual 5K promises morning of good, unclean fun at Penn State Fayette
Cross-Training and Group Fitness Center, which is available to students.

New facility at Fayette campus offers workout versatility

Penn State Fayette has transformed a former racquetball court into a workout space dedicated to cross-trainers and multiple users. Housed in the Community Center beside the existing gym, the approximately $50,000 Cross-Training and Group Fitness Center supplements the campus’ emphasis on health and wellness, as well as its goals and initiatives toward being innovative and modern.
Pathway to Success: Summer Start (PaSSS) pilot program

Summer program for first-year students expands

This summer, selected students at Penn State’s Altoona and York campuses will have the opportunity to get a head start on their first or second years of college by taking summer classes through the Pathway to Success: Summer Start (PaSSS) pilot program. Now in its second year, the program supports students with unmet financial need by providing a scholarship, $400 book stipend, mentoring, social activities and on-campus employment.

In-state tuition at Fayette campus to remain steady

University freezes costs at eight campuses, including Penn State Fayette

Details released for Aug. 27 concert at Fayette campus

Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus today announced the addition of pre- and post-concert activities to the Aug. 27 outdoor performance featuring On the Border–The Ultimate Eagles Tribute (OTB), which was named by AXS TV as the world’s greatest Eagles tribute band in 2015.
Chevron STEM campus students.

STEM camps held at Fayette campus

Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus hosted two groups of local high school students for STEM career exploration camps in July.
Army veteran Daniel Sparks

From well pad to Washington

Army veteran Daniel Sparks was living the good life during the nation’s oil and gas boom but found himself laid off last November, with no prospects for work. The father of three felt that his leadership experience from the military would appeal to some employers, but he knew that his job prospects were diminished without a college degree. Less than a year later, Sparks has blossomed into a full-fledged college student who is active at Penn State's Fayette campus, in particular with the Student Veterans Association.

Fayette campus to hold evening open house

The Admissions Office staff at Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus invites anyone considering college to the Spend a Summer Evening open house Aug. 10 beginning at 5:00.

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