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Students join PA legislators for Undergraduate Research

On April 25, 11 undergraduate students representing Penn State campuses throughout Pennsylvania presented their research to an audience of legislators at the Undergraduate Research at the Capitol—Pennsylvania (URC-PA) conference.
The Pennsylvania Capitol

Eleven Penn State students to present research to PA legislators on April 25

Undergraduate students representing seven of Penn State’s campuses will present their research to legislators at the 15th annual Undergraduate Research at the Capitol – Pennsylvania (URC-PA) conference, taking place at the Capitol Complex in Harrisburg on April 25.
Members of the Provost's Global Advisory Council

Members of the Provost's Global Advisory Council

Members of the first Global Advisory Council meeting.

Nearly 200 young women from Uniontown, Laurel Highlands, Connellsville, and Albert Gallatin high schools attended Future4U: An Exploration of STEAM Career Opportunities for Women March 8 at Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus.

Fayette campus hosts STEAM program for female high schoolers

In a serendipitous, but unplanned, coincidence, Future4U: An Exploration of STEAM Career Opportunities for Women took place at Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus March 8, which also just happened to be the International Day of Women.
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 are Michelle Yezek, shelter worker Ken Kidd, Marcos Lopez, and Matt Palahunik.

Students gather on Fayette campus for Day of Service

Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus hosted 75 students from the University’s western campuses on Jan. 16 for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service, an annual opportunity to perform acts to benefit communities. Besides Fayette, Beaver, Behrend, DuBois, Greater Allegheny and New Kensington also participated.
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

Jody Wells of the St. Vincent de Paul Society is always seeking workers for the charity’s second-hand store in downtown Uniontown, but for the past year she had another mission: finding somebody to redesign the organization’s “boring” website that drew few visitors and no new volunteers.
Bob Brooks, Dr. Charles Patrick, and Martin Barbie

Boy Scouts honor Fayette campus chancellor

Scouting has played a significant role in the life of Charles Patrick, chancellor and chief academic officer of Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus — from his youth, when he was a Cub Scout and a Boy Scout, to adulthood, when his two sons began Scouting and he served as a leader. So it was very fitting that the Westmoreland Fayette Council of the Boy Scouts of America chose to honor Patrick at its annual Distinguished Citizen Dinner, held Oct. 27 at the Historic Stone House restaurant.
Shirley Leister Novosel

Nursing alumna Carolyn Garver recognized by employer, alma mater

Carolyn Castor Garver, a 1986 graduate of Penn State’s bachelor of science degree program in nursing, received her employer's annual Patient Safety Award twice in the past five years. In September, the College of Nursing Alumni Society recognized her as someone who exemplifies the spirit of nursing and a commitment to the college's ideals and philosophy.

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