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Helping a hero

Dual Enrollment students from Penn State Greater Allegheny help to build a house for a local Army veteran.
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The Music's Back!

The sound of students and music is back. Penn State Greater Allegheny’s WMKP Radio was resurrected in late 2015 after years of silence and is now a fully operational streaming Internet station, broadcasting live at wmkpradio.org.
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Kids’ College returns to campus

Kids’ College is returning to Penn State Greater Allegheny for the Summer of 2016. Kids' College is a summer enrichment program that offers a diverse selection of age-appropriate classes for children and teenagers from 6 through 14 years of age. The week-long camps (Sports camp is 4 days) offer half-day and full-day activities in a variety of topics, including art, sports, cooking, science, computers, drama and robotics. Camps take place during various weeks beginning July 11 through Aug. 11.
Aaron Whigham

New community relations coordinator appointed at Greater Allegheny

Aaron Whigham has been appointed as community relations coordinator at Penn State Greater Allegheny, effective April 2016. The goal of the new position is to better connect people in the region to higher education by reaching out to individuals and families, especially those from marginalized and disenfranchised neighborhoods and communities, and developing meaningful partnerships with organizations and institutions that share Penn State Greater Allegheny’s vision of community engagement and revitalization.
Yidi Li presents a poster at APA on research with Elizabeth Mazur

Professor and student publish article

Elizabeth Mazur, psychology professor at Penn State Greater Allegheny, and Yidi Li, former Penn State undergraduate, published the results of their research in the April 2016 issue of Psychology of Popular Media Culture, a journal of the American Psychological Association that is dedicated to publishing empirical research on how popular culture and media influence behavior.
Korpo / AARK #2520, Finland by Lori Hepner

Artist awarded foundation grant

Lori Hepner's work on transforming Arctic landscape photographs will be supported by a grant from the Pittsburgh and Heinz Foundations.
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Greater Allegheny campus welcomes youth from Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh

Penn State Greater Allegheny’s Penn State Educational Partnership Program is hosting girls from the Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh on campus this week. Thirty-eight girls from the Pittsburgh region are staying on campus from June 19-25 as part of the Urban League's Black Female Leadership Development Institute.