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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.
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.
students belly dancing

Teaching International to present dance workshop on Nov. 28 at Greater Allegheny

Students, faculty and staff at Penn State Greater Allegheny will have the opportunity to learn about and participate in a Greek line dance workshop as part of Teaching International's 2016-17 focus on countries that adjoin the Mediterranean Sea. The workshop is being presented by Susan Goelz, a dance artist, instructor and choreographer, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. on Nov. 28 in the Ostermayer Room of the Student Community Center.

Poetry and climate change featured in upcoming Teaching International events

Two Teaching International events, a poetry workshop and a lecture, will focus on the theme of climate change.

Teaching International speaker to discuss climate connections Oct. 3

Penn State Greater Allegheny’s Teaching International program will welcome Joylette Portlock on Oct. 3. Portlock will discuss, "Climate Connections: Education, Empowerment, Humor, and Hope." Portlock is the president of Communitopia, a nonprofit based in Pittsburgh that focuses on climate change communication.
Leigh-Ann Bedal, associate professor of anthropology, at an archeological dig in Jordan

Archaeologist to discuss findings from excavation in Jordan

Leigh-Ann Bedal, associate professor of anthropology at Penn State Behrend, will speak on Sept. 26 at Penn State Greater Allegheny. Bedal will discuss her work at Petra in Jordan, as part of Teaching International's focus on the Mediterranean in 2016-17.
instructor teaching student how to belly dance

Mediterranean dance workshops

Students, faculty and staff will have the opportunity to learn about and participate in dance styles from the Mediterranean as part of Teaching International's 2016-17 focus on countries that adjoin the Mediterranean Sea. The first workshop, which will teach participants belly dancing, is being presented by Susan Goeltz, a dance artist, instructor and choreographer, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. Sept. 15 in the Ostermayer Room of the Student Community Center.