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James Jaap

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.

Changing the conversation about climate change

Students, faculty and staff will have the opportunity to learn more about climate change, as the Penn State Greater Allegheny campus welcomes doctoral candidate Nathan Geiger on Monday, March 20.
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Penn State laureate's visit to Penn State Greater Allegheny moved to April 4

There has been a change of date for 2016-17 Penn State Laureate Rebecca Strzelec's visit to Penn State Greater Allegheny. Originally scheduled for March 14, the presentation will now take place at 12:15 p.m. on Tuesday, April 4. The event is free and open to the public.

Purse bash planned as fundraiser for alumni scholarship

Every year, the Penn State Greater Allegheny Alumni Society plans events that help them raise money for their alumni scholarship. This year a purse bash will be added to the list of fundraising events and is scheduled for 5:15 to 10 p.m. Saturday, April 22, in the Wunderley Gymnasium on the Greater Allegheny campus.

Greater Allegheny campus celebrates Pi day

Penn State Greater Allegheny will be celebrating “Pi Day” on March 14 — 3.14, the first three digits of Pi.
Margaret L. Signorella

Campus faculty member named distinguished professor

Margaret L. Signorella, professor of psychology and women's, gender, and sexuality studies at Penn State Greater Allegheny, has been named a distinguished professor by Penn State. She is the first Greater Allegheny campus faculty member to be named a distinguished professor.

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