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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.
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Black Student Union at Greater Allegheny supports hurricane relief

Penn State Greater Allegheny’s Black Student Union is collecting items to send to families affected by the recent hurricanes. Specifically, they are collecting water and non-perishable food items. Representatives from the club made their first drop-off of items to the Salvation Army branch in Greentree, Pennsylvania, on Friday, Sept. 22.

Michael Eric Dyson to speak at Penn State Greater Allegheny

Michael Eric Dyson, professor of sociology at Georgetown University, will discuss his new book, "Tears We Cannot Stop" at 7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 27, in Wunderley Gymnasium at Penn State Greater Allegheny.
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Greater Allegheny Psych Club walks in support of mental health organization

For the fourth year, students in the Psychological Association of Penn State Greater Allegheny (Psych Club), along with campus faculty and staff, will participate in the NAMIWalks Southwestern Pennsylvania event Oct. 1.
crowd gathered at little food pantry

Campus helps to combat food insecurity

On Sept. 6, a crew at Penn State Greater Allegheny broke ground on a new community garden with the hopes of helping to combat food insecurity on campus and in the local neighborhoods.
Men standing in a parking lot behind a blue truck that has smoke rising from a stack.

Visible Emissions Training Program improved for 2017-18

Penn State Facilities Engineering Institute (PSFEI) has announced schedule information for its 2017-18 Visible Emissions Training Program. Casually known as “Smoke School,” the program is designed for individuals who want to become certified in areas of air pollution prevention, technology, regulation, measurement and science.
We Are!

Sending a 'We Are!' and thank you to these Penn Staters

This week, we recognize three people who go above and beyond what's asked of them in their work at the University. We're sending a "We Are!" to Penn Staters with Undergraduate Education, Penn State Shenango and Penn State Greater Allegheny.
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Penn State Bookstores awards second round of Barnes and Noble grants

The Penn State Bookstores, managed by Barnes and Noble, has awarded its second round of grants to support a range of programs and initiatives across the University. As previously announced, the bookstores launched the new grant program through a five-year, $1.25 million commitment to the University.
Andrew Baxter helping PMI participants

Improving elementary teacher mathematics fluency

The Pennsylvania Math Initiative (PMI), founded at Penn State in 2012, will once again be hosting professional development workshops aimed at improving the mathematics fluency of elementary school teachers.

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