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Students clapping at Commencement

2017CommencementLehighValley

Graduating students at Penn State Lehigh Valley celebrate their accomplishments at commencement, which was held at ArtsQuest, Bethlehem.

Kulkarni and Franklin

Penn State Harrisburg spring 2017 commencement

Penn State Harrisburg Chancellor Mukund Kulkarni and Penn State head football coach James Franklin, who served as spring 2017 commencement keynote speaker, are Instagram ready right before the ceremony.  For more photos from commencement, visit  https://www.flickr.com/photos/penn-state-harrisburg/sets/72157683575221785/page1. 

Kulkarni and Franklin

Penn State Harrisburg spring 2017 commencement

Penn State Harrisburg Chancellor Mukund Kulkarni and Penn State head football coach James Franklin, who served as spring 2017 commencement keynote speaker, are Instagram ready right before the ceremony.  For more photos from commencement, visit  https://www.flickr.com/photos/penn-state-harrisburg/sets/72157683575221785/page1. 

Penn State Commencement, Agricultural Sciences, Dec. 2016

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.
Group of student winners posed in front of step and repeat banner with Keynote speaker

2017 Undergraduate Research Symposium Winners

The first, second and third place winners of the Undergraduate Research Symposium posed with keynote speaker, Verónica Montecinos, at the Lehigh Valley campus on Apr. 4.

All That's Jazz

'All That’s Jazz' scholarship benefit celebrates $1 million raised in 13 years

Penn State Greater Allegheny celebrated its 13th annual "All That's Jazz" Scholarship Benefit on Nov. 12. More than $1 million has been raised over the past 13 years through the event.
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.
Nittany lion and kids

The sound of excitement fills the air at Kids’ College

There has been a unique sound of excitement at Penn State Greater Allegheny for the past few weeks. A sound not often heard on college campuses — the voices of young children laughing, learning, playing. It is the children attending Kids’ College.

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