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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.
Ledbetter and Dr. Edmondson smile as they meet Franco Harris at a The Pittsburgh Promise event.

Student and Chancellor meet The Pittsburgh Promise Chair Franco Harris

Greater Allegheny campus student Jalen Ledbetter and Dr. Jacqueline Edmondson, chancellor and chief academic officer, get life advice from Chair Franco Harris at a The Pittsburgh Promise event on September 27, 2017 at the Energy Innovation Center in Pittsburgh. 

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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.
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hurricane relief

Miarei Harris, left, President of Penn State Greater Allegheny's Black Student Union, helped to deliver water and food to the Salvation Army to be taken to victims of the recent hurricanes.

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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Michael Dyson

Michael Eric Dyson will present the Crossing Bridges Summit at Penn State Greater Allegheny on Friday, October 27.

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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.
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NAMI Walk

The Penn State Greater Allegheny Psych Club will participate, for the fourth time, in the NAMIWalks Southwestern Pennsylvania 5K event on October 2.

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Mark Gruskin, Ph.D., stands in front of the Kelly Library, home to the Gruskin Learning Center, named in honor of his father. 

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