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High schoolers learn community and future readiness at Commonwealth Campuses

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.
Penn State Fayette installs Pennsylvania Environmental Monitoring Network weather station

Penn State Fayette weather station will benefit campus and community

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.

University Health Services urges precautions against monkeypox

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.