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Welcome back students

The past few weeks have been filled with the hustle and bustle of the Penn State Greater Allegheny community getting ready to welcome back students for fall classes. 

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Student travels to Africa

Shakeria Carter, a senior majoring in Communications, is spending the next four months in Ghana, West Africa as a full-time student at the University of Ghana.

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Campus prepares for incoming students

Summer is just beginning, but the Penn State Greater Allegheny campus is gearing up for the fall 2017 semester.  The first New Student Orientation (NSO) sessions were held on May 26 and June 7.

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Living the Dream

Choose Penn State Greater Allegheny as part of the 2+2 Program and choose the freedom to live and learn in an environment that suits you best.

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Visible Emissions Training Program improved for 2017-18

Penn State Facilities Engineering Institute (PSFEI) has announced schedule information for its 2017-18 Visible Emissions Training Program. Casually known as “Smoke School,” the program is designed for individuals who want to become certified in areas of air pollution prevention, technology, regulation, measurement and science.
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Sending a 'We Are!' and thank you to these Penn Staters

This week, we recognize three people who go above and beyond what's asked of them in their work at the University. We're sending a "We Are!" to Penn Staters with Undergraduate Education, Penn State Shenango and Penn State Greater Allegheny.

Penn State Bookstores awards second round of Barnes and Noble grants

The Penn State Bookstores, managed by Barnes and Noble, has awarded its second round of grants to support a range of programs and initiatives across the University. As previously announced, the bookstores launched the new grant program through a five-year, $1.25 million commitment to the University.
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Improving elementary teacher mathematics fluency

The Pennsylvania Math Initiative (PMI), founded at Penn State in 2012, will once again be hosting professional development workshops aimed at improving the mathematics fluency of elementary school teachers.
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Girls explore engineering, science at Greater Allegheny summer camp

Penn State Greater Allegheny is hosting "Take Flight," a weeklong, nonresidential summer camp from June 19 to 23 for girls entering sixth, seventh and eighth grades. The G.U.I.D.E.S. program stands for Girls Undertaking Interest in Design, Engineering, and Science.