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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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Penn State Greater Allegheny offers programs for veterans

You served your country.  Now let Penn State help you achieve your goals.  

Many members and former members of the armed services have earned educational benefits as a result of their service. Eligible students may use their benefits to supplement their financial aid package. Veterans can be certified under several chapters:  

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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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The student takeover was a great success!

The Accepted Student program at Penn State Greater Allegheny on Thursday, April 6 was run entirely by students. Current students served as speakers, panelists, and even photographers.  The staff took the night off, and relaxed in their tie-dye t-shirts!

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The GA Lions earn their 20th win on the season!

With their latest win, the Greater Allegheny Lions marked themselves in the record book with the first 20-win season in Greater Allegheny history. In the final regular season game of the 2016-17 season, head coach Tyler Care and the men's basketball team took a 75-59 victory over Penn State University Athletic Conference adversary Penn State Beaver, Saturday evening. Read more about it here.

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THON dancers participate in non-stop weekend to benefit kids with cancer

At Penn State Greater Allegheny, Bobby Kemp and his best friend Melissa Loftus traveled to University Park to dance for 46 hours on behalf of their campus. Onward State interviewed Kemp about his experiences. Read the interview here

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We Are… All In

Penn State Greater Allegheny will kick off the All In Campaign on campus on Thursday, February 2 at noon in the Student Community Center.

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Stewarding Our Planet's Resources Forum

Penn State Greater Allegheny hosted the first in a series of public forums focused on the University’s long-range Strategic Plan.

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Jeffrey Brownson, right, associate professor of energy and mineral engineering and Lara Fowler, assistant director for outreach and engagement, Institutes of Energy and the Environment, and senior lecturer, Penn State Law.

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The event took place Jan. 23 and faculty, staff, and students from across the University were able to participate in person or via livestream.

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Spotlight on Faculty

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Zack Furness

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