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Art exhibit to feature art by faculty member

Penn State Greater Allegheny Associate Professor of Integrative Arts Lori Hepner’s work is featured in "Doubt," an art exhibition at SPACE Gallery in Pittsburgh. The exhibit runs Friday, February 10 through March 26. The exhibit was featured in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
Former FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover

FBI actions during 2016 election 'unethical and unprecedented,' historian says

FBI Director James Comey's disclosure in the final days of the 2016 election that the bureau had revived its investigation of Hillary Clinton's emails was "unethical and unprecedented," said Douglas Charles, associate professor of history at Penn State Greater Allegheny, during a program Feb. 6 at Penn State Behrend in which he discussed his study of the FBI and its handling of sensitive information.
Campus Literary & Visual Art Review calls for submissions

Step Up to the Mic

The student editors of "ABSENCE: PSUGA’s Literary and Visual Art Review" announce the first-ever Spring Open Mic Night to support the 2017 edition, Volume 19. The event will take place Friday, Feb. 24, in the Ostermayer Room of the Student Community Center (SCC). Participation is open to all Penn State Greater Allegheny students, staff, faculty and alumni to perform or discuss creative works.
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At Penn State Greater Allegheny, We Are … All In

Deo Mwano spoke to the audience at Penn State Greater Allegheny’s "All In" kickoff. The event was held in conjunction with the University’s "All In: A Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion" initiative.
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High school students 'shadow' to learn more about Penn State

Penn State Greater Allegheny students will see their shadows on Groundhog Day, Feb. 2 — their high-school shadows, that is. High-school juniors and seniors are invited to shadow a college student for the day.
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Campus welcomes prospective students with excitement-filled day

Saturday, Jan. 21, was a busy day on campus at Penn State Greater Allegheny. Prospective high school students and their families attended the Blue and White Scholarship Brunch hosted by the Admissions Department. More than 65 prospective students and their families came to the Athletics Department’s Recruit Day.
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THON students create hope for the future

The Penn State IFC/Panhellenic Dance Marathon, affectionately known as THON, is a yearlong effort to raise funds and awareness for the fight against pediatric cancer. The committee from Penn State Greater Allegheny is working in full gear to raise money and prepare for the big event.
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Students learn while giving gift of new hands

Students in Instructor in Engineering Alandra Kahl’s Introduction to Engineering Design (EDSGN100) class designed and made 3D printed prosthetic hands as part of the E-Nable foundation project ( and the Prosthetic Kids Hand Challenge (
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'Not a Day Off, But a Day On'

Each year, students from seven Penn State campuses in Western Pennsylvania commemorate the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday by coming together and performing volunteer work. This year’s event was held on Monday, January 16, with Fayette serving as the host campus. Nearly 100 students participated. Instead of having the day off, the student volunteers headed out to various non-profit sites to work.
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Fifteen named distinguished professors at Penn State

Fifteen Penn State faculty members have been honored with the title of "distinguished professor" in recognition of their academic contributions to the University.