This summer, Aris Karagiorgakis, assistant teaching professor of psychology at Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus, offered a unique study-abroad experience in Athens, Greece open to all Penn State students.
The online program will feature a screening of Soul Science Lab’s film documentary “Creating Make a Joyful Noize,” followed by a real-time question-and-answer session with the duo and film’s creators, Penn State grad Chen Lo and Asante Amin.
Allegheny County high school students are learning essential skills through the Penn State Commonwealth Campuses Community and Future Workshop Series made possible through a partnership with the Readiness Institute (RI) at Penn State and funding from the Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation. The $100,000 grant from the Benedum Foundation will support 40 Community and Future Workshops across four campuses in southwestern Pennsylvania: Penn State Beaver; Penn State Fayette, the Eberly Campus; Penn State Greater Allegheny and Penn State New Kensington.
From mid-September through the end of October, Penn State units at campuses across the commonwealth will be holding events in honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month. The unifying theme for this year’s observances is “Nuestra Música (Our Music): Identity, Culture and Resistance."
Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus has installed a weather station on campus as part of the Pennsylvania Environmental Monitoring Network, which includes 20 similar systems across the commonwealth. The project, which began development in 2017, is funded by the Penn State Office of the Vice President for Research, the Institutes of Energy and the Environment, and the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences.
The Penn State Fayette and United Bank 4.0 Club was established in 2011 to recognize students from regional high schools who have completed their sophomore, junior or senior years with a cumulative grade-point average of 4.0 or higher.
As students plan their return to Penn State campuses for the fall 2022 semester, the University continues to provide resources to help individuals stay safe and healthy and prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Penn State University Health Services (UHS) is encouraging students to protect themselves against monkeypox in light of cases in Pennsylvania and nationally. Monkeypox is a viral infection primarily spread through prolonged close contact. It is not a sexually transmitted infection (STI), and anybody can be at risk, regardless of gender or sexual orientation.
The Eberly Foundation has committed funds to commission a sculpture of the Rev. James Lawson Jr., renowned tactician of nonviolence within the civil rights movement, to be installed at Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus.