Students bag meals for a community member.

Love is free

As part of new campus initiatives to combat clothing and food insecurities in the Pittsburgh region, Greater Allegheny campus has opened Free Store 15132 to provide community members with necessities at no cost. The store will be managed by students through volunteer work, providing them with valuable real-world experiences.
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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 rises'

“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.
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Jalen Ledbetter and Jacqueline Edmondson talk with Chair Franco Harris at The Pittsburgh Promise event on Sept. 27 at the Energy Innovation Center in Pittsburgh.

New grant to live on campus

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.
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Regis and Barbara Becker

Regis and Barbara Becker fund scholarship at Penn State Greater Allegheny

Regis Becker, alumnus and chief ethics and compliance officer at Penn State, has established an Open Doors Scholarship with wife Barbara. The $30,000 scholarship will be matched 2:1, turning the $30,000 scholarship into a $90,000 scholarship.
Students stand with homeowners outside a Houston residence damaged by Hurricane Harvey.

Penn State students spend break renovating Texas homes damaged by hurricane

More than 100 students from six Penn State campuses spent spring break in Texas, cleaning out homes that were damaged by Hurricane Harvey. "It's easy to repair a house," one said. "It's not as easy to put a home back together."
Alumni Serving Ice Cream

Greater Allegheny Alumni Society to sell Creamery ice cream and grilled stickies

The Penn State Greater Allegheny Alumni Society is bringing back the Penn State Creamery Ice Cream and Ye Old College Diner Stickie Sale.
Presenter discussing current slide of old Pittsburgh to students

Photographer Aaron Regal presents Pittsburgh photo project to students

Photographer Aaron Regal presents a showcase of photos to students of the ever-changing town of East Liberty in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Three students in front of a computer researching for the Pittsburgh Literature Project in an office.

Students help develop the Pittsburgh Literature Project with James Jaap

The Pittsburgh Literature Project is a new undertaking by James Jaap, associate teaching professor at Penn State Greater Allegheny. The project is set to incorporate students in English 496, where they will research authors, novelists and artists from the greater Pittsburgh region and bring recognition to their literary works.