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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.

At Fayette campus, protesting violence against women

For a third year, Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus will host local participants in the One Billion Rising campaign, the world’s biggest mass action to end violence against women, Feb. 14 at 12:15 p.m. in the Williams Building’s Swimmer Hall.

Admissions events slated for February at Fayette campus

There will be opportunities this month at Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus for prospective students to visit and apply, as well as to attend special programs on financial aid and the University’s College of Agricultural Sciences.

Fayette campus hires enrollment chief

Charles Patrick, chancellor and chief academic officer of Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus, today announced the hiring of Dean Julian as director of enrollment management.
Brandon Rumbaugh

Loss of legs gives Fayette campus student vet new life

Four years ago, Brandon Rumbaugh was a world away from the ultra-secure environs of Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus, where he is currently a junior majoring in Business.