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Fayette campus announces March admissions events

There will be a variety of opportunities for prospective students to visit Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus, this month.

Energy industry attorney to speak at Fayette campus

Kevin L. Colosimo, a lawyer with expertise in the oil and gas industry and related legal ethical matters, will be the featured speaker March 15 when the CEO Conversations series at Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus resumes for the spring semester.
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.
From left, bottom row: Katie Soltis, Colton Layhue, Kyle Slavic, Payton Hileman, Sarah Earnesty, Ashten Flynn, Maria Pyle, and Maddie Powell. Top row: Chad Long, Michelle Adams, Julie Rosenberry, Tandy Foust, Austin Morton, and Austin Bixler.

Penn State Fayette again top campus for THON fundraising

Although it is one of Penn State’s smaller campuses, Fayette’s THON team continues to dominate the Commonwealth with passion, enthusiasm and determination. This year, the Fayette campus team raised $93,943 for pediatric cancer care and research, tops among Commonwealth campuses.
Haley Brothers

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: David Rider, Erica Usher, Jana Kyle, Alisa King, Attorney Mariah Balling-Peck, Joseph Segilia,  Janet Ritenour, Carmen Capozzi, Kristen Ranker, Jill Oblak, Liz Crutchman, and Brittany Locke.

Fayette campus, local leaders forming a plan to fight addiction

The Outreach and Continuing Education department at Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus brought together a group of local educators, business people, government officials, parents, and activists Feb. 2 for a roundtable discussion on opioid abuse. The meeting morphed into a planning session, with eager participants ready to get to work on fixing the problem through education.
From left: Jenn Soisson, Haley Brothers, Samantha Thompson, London Taylor, Judi Hough, and Amanda Wolfe. Middle row: Kyle Slavic, Colton Layhue, Sarah Earnesty, Jennifer Anto, and Janet Kowalczyk. Top row: Rachel Mitchell, Justin Tater, and John Marcolini.

Fayette campus hosts 'One Billion Rising' event

In a Valentine’s Day demonstration of love, students, staff, faculty, and community members gathered in Swimmer Hall at Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus, to take part in "One Billion Rising," a global action to end violence against women. Though participants across the world can employ various forms of protest for this event, dancing has been the mode of choice at the Fayette campus, which has hosted it for the past three years in conjunction with Domestic Violence Services of Southwestern PA.
Metals through History. Book by David Meredith.

Fayette campus faculty member publishes text on metals

David Meredith, an associate professor of engineering at Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus, is the author of "Metals through History," which examines how these natural resources have affected our lives and world. Initially, his book was only available in an electronic format, but its recent publication in print has allowed Meredith to begin using it this semester as the textbook for his STS 150/Out of the Fiery Furnace class.

Nontraditional students invited to Fayette campus

This month, Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus is introducing Back2College Information Sessions so that adult, veteran, and transfer students can learn how to balance work, school, and family while earning a bachelor’s or associate’s degree. At the sessions, attendees will find out about programs and services at the Fayette campus that help to ensure nontraditional students’ academic and personal success. Admissions office representatives will be on hand to answer questions and explain how to apply for grants, loans, and scholarships to pay for college.

Documentary on hate to be shown at Fayette campus

Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus will present The Anatomy of Hate; A Dialogue to Hope Feb. 15 at 12:15 p.m. in Swimmer Hall, on the lower level of Williams Building. This award-winning documentary reveals the shared narratives found in individual and collective ideologies of hate, and how we as a species can overcome them.

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