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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 gearing up for non-stop weekend to benefit kids with cancer

At Penn State Greater Allegheny, Bobby Kemp and his best friend Melissa Loftus are getting ready to travel 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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Remembering some special members of the Greater Allegheny community

Campus mourns loss of beloved coach

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Coach jeff Wilds offers encouragement to a baseball player. 

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Penn State Greater Allegheny men’s baseball assistant coach Jeffrey Wilds passed away suddenly on January 19, 2017.  He was 47. 

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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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Doug Charles, associate professor of history

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Doug Charles, associate professor of History, recently discussed his research in a talk given at Penn State Behrend.   

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'Not a Day Off, But a Day On'

Each year, students from seven Penn State campuses in Western Pennsylvania commemorate the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday by coming together and performing volunteer work. This year’s event was held on Monday, Jan. 16, with Fayette serving as the host campus. Nearly 100 students participated.

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Students learn while giving gift of new hands

Penn State Greater Allegheny engineering students designed and made 3D printed prosthetic hands as part of a project to help children without hands.  

Students in Instructor in Engineering Alandra Kahl’s Introduction to Engineering Design (EDSGN100) class made the prosthetic hands as part of the E-Nable foundation project (enablingthefuture.org) and the Prosthetic Kids Hand Challenge (handchallenge.com) in Fall 2016.

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Campus marks Human Rights Day with talk for college and high school students

“Are you free if you cannot vote, if you cannot be sure that the same justice will be meted out to you as to your neighbor, if you are expected to live on a lower level than your neighbor and to work for lower wages, if you are barred from certain places and from certain opportunities?”

                                 --Eleanor Roosevelt

 

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