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While students explore campus, a parent makes a discovery of her own

While her son was attending orientation, Michelle Doonan made an interesting discovery.

Freshman Jonathon Doonan attended orientation this fall at Penn State Greater Allegheny, along with his mother, Michelle. Jonathon got to experience some things new to him on campus – he learned about his classes, some academic programs, and even clubs and athletic teams.

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All That’s Jazz… and so much more!

Event helps students by raising money for scholarships.

Most people who have attended the All That’s Jazz Scholarship Benefit at Penn State Greater Allegheny will tell you that it is a great night filled with beautiful music, delicious food, fun, and fabulous auction prizes.  But, it is so much more than that, especially to the students who are helped with the money raised at the event.

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Join us for Penn State Day, Saturday, October 15 at 10:00 am

Meet alumni Jordan Boyd, who graduated in 2014 and is now working at General Motors as a software developer, and many more of our recent alumni.

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PSUGA Psych Club walks in support of mental health organization

For the third year, students in the Psychological Association of Penn State Greater Allegheny Psych Club participated in the NAMIWalks Southwestern Pennsylvania event on October 2.  The 5K benefitting the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) was the first major club event of the 2016-2017 academic year.

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Scholarships abound for campus champions

As the Penn State campus closest to the vibrant city of Pittsburgh, we too pride ourselves on our champions….our students!  Visit the campus to learn more about Penn State and how you can learn alongside our champions, including our second student in the Campus Champion series, K’Vaught’e DeVaughn, and alumnus Wade Lipscomb.

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Student Athletes collaborate with neighboring organizations to feed local children

“We work together for the betterment of our University, the communities we serve, and the world.” 

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Pittsburgh, the City of Champions. Penn State Greater Allegheny, the Campus of Champions.

As the Penn State campus closest to the vibrant city of Pittsburgh, we too pride ourselves on our champions….our students! 

Attend our Visit Us Saturday program on September 24, 2016 to learn more about Penn State and how you can learn alongside our champions, including Raeann Sleith.

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Student’s collaborative research to impact clean water industry

Chemical engineering student Rebecca Hazy spent the summer building a water quality monitor sensor with the 3-D printer at Penn State Greater Allegheny. The goal of her project was to measure conductivity and pollution in waterways and to eventually share the model with third world countries so they could know if their water was safe to drink.

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Students show Penn State Pride by volunteering with Habitat for Humanity

The vision of Penn State Greater Allegheny is to always care for and advance the success of its students and communities. 

Each year, on several early Saturday mornings, students from the campus have helped their community by volunteering with Habitat for Humanity of Greater Pittsburgh. The tradition of students helping to build houses will continue this year as students gear up to volunteer on three days this fall. 

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Where will your journey begin?

The Journey, an ongoing speaker series about career goals and personal experiences, began at Penn State Greater Allegheny last year.

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