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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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Students Pedro Escobar and Marcos Lopez collect a donation from Dash Phuyel in a can wrapped in a drawing of the Puerto Rican flag outside of Café Metro.

'Puerto Rico se levanta'

“Puerto Rico se levanta” is the phrase serving as inspiration as the island begins to rebuild, translating to “Puerto Rico rises.” Puerto Rican students at Greater Allegheny campus are spearheading a collection for Hurricane Maria victims in coordination with Brother’s Brother Foundation and the Pittsburgh Metropolitan Area Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.
Before the NAMIWalks 5K, the Greater Allegheny campus team stopped for a photo. Pictured: Back row: Erin Kendall, Steven Hayes, Payton Burnsworth, Marino Swanson, Natalie DiGuillo, Michael Edmondson. Center row: Barbara Kendall, Camille Mickle, Winter Holmes, Jackson Buchko, Elizabeth Mazur, Livia Bodner, Jacqueline Edmondson. Front row: Melissa Turner, Ke’ira Williams.

Psych club donates to Pittsburgh mental health efforts

For the fourth year, Psychological Association of Greater Allegheny students organized a NAMIWalks team. This event kicks off a year of community-based club initiatives, such as the upcoming Middle School Mentor Program.
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Penn State MBA in Cranberry Township to hold two information sessions

Penn State’s part-time master of business administration degree program in Pittsburgh will host two fall events for prospective students Oct. 16 and 26.
Ledbetter and Dr. Edmondson smile as they meet Franco Harris at a The Pittsburgh Promise event.

New grant makes living on campus easier

In the fall of 2018 Penn State Greater Allegheny will begin offering a new grant and resources for eligible students living on campus. The grant is a result of an initiative by The Pittsburgh Promise, the Preferred College Program.
Mark Gruskin

Long-time supporter makes another commitment to Greater Allegheny campus

Mark Gruskin's fond memories and the fact that he grew up in Western Pennsylvania are two of the reasons he decided to renew his commitment to Penn State Greater Allegheny by making a $50,000 pledge to the Open Doors scholarship program.