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Advisory Board Member to speak at Spring commencement

Penn State Greater Allegheny’s Spring 2017 commencement will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 6, in the Wunderley Gymnasium on campus. Campus Advisory Board Member James Lawrence will be the keynote speaker.
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ABSENCE: A Celebration of the Arts

ABSENCE: Penn State Greater Allegheny's Literary & Visual Art Review announces its 2017 “A Celebration of the Arts: A Reading & Reception for Volume 19,” from 7-9 p.m. on Thursday, April 27, in the Ostermayer Room of the Student Community Center.
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Penn State announces spring 2017 commencement events and speakers

This spring Penn State expects to award 13,894 diplomas to students University-wide who are completing 226 associate, 11,435 baccalaureate, 1,590 master’s, 262 law, 244 doctoral and 137 medical degrees. Following is a compilation of commencement ceremonies and speaker information for Penn State’s 24 locations.
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Office for General Education announces Integrative Studies Seed Grant awards

The Integrative Studies Seed Grant Program, offered through the Penn State Office for General Education, will support 71 different course development projects this summer. In response to the large volume of highly qualified proposals, the budget was generously increased by more than 50 percent by the Office of the Provost and the Office of Undergraduate Education.
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Professor to present at colloquium

Zack Furness, associate professor of communications at Penn State Greater Allegheny, will present “Warring Representations of the NFL, Football Masculinity & Broken Bodies” from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Friday, April 21, in 276K Rec Hall on Penn State's University Park campus.
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Instructor to direct Willa Cather seminar

Penn State Greater Allegheny Senior Instructor in English James Jaap is co-directing "Beyond Nebraska: Willa Cather’s Pittsburgh," the 16th International Willa Cather Seminar, to be held at Duquesne University on June 11-17. Four English majors from Jaap’s English 487: Senior Seminar will be presenting at the seminar.
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‘Financing College: Where’s the Money?’: The campus connection

It’s no secret that Penn State includes a network of campuses throughout the state of Pennsylvania, but incoming students may not be fully aware of all the financial benefits attending a campus other than University Park may afford.
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Police brutality survivor inspires students at Penn State Greater Allegheny

Leon Ford is a survivor of police brutality who came to the Penn State Greater Allegheny community to speak about his experience. He speaks not of hatred and resentment, but of positivity, life and hope.
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Penn State Greater Allegheny community helps clean up local neighborhood

Penn State Greater Allegheny students, faculty and staff recently participated in a project to help a local community. The Braddock Economic Development Corporation and the State Health Improvement Plan sponsored "Clean Up 15104," a day dedicated to the clean up of the neighborhoods included in that zip code: Braddock, North Braddock and Rankin.

World Water Day

Penn State Greater Allegheny will celebrate World Water Day on March 22 with a variety of activities.

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