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Penn State Bookstores awards second round of Barnes and Noble grants

The Penn State Bookstores, managed by Barnes and Noble, has awarded its second round of grants to support a range of programs and initiatives across the University. As previously announced, the bookstores launched the new grant program through a five-year, $1.25 million commitment to the University.
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Girls explore engineering, science at Greater Allegheny summer camp

Penn State Greater Allegheny is hosting "Take Flight," a weeklong, nonresidential summer camp from June 19 to 23 for girls entering sixth, seventh and eighth grades. The G.U.I.D.E.S. program stands for Girls Undertaking Interest in Design, Engineering, and Science.
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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.
Members of the Provost's Global Advisory Council

Members of the Provost's Global Advisory Council

Members of the first Global Advisory Council meeting.

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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 (enablingthefuture.org/) and the Prosthetic Kids Hand Challenge (handchallenge.com).
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Seventeen Penn State campuses named 2017 Military Friendly Schools

Sixteen Penn State campuses, plus Penn State World Campus, have been named 2017 “Military Friendly Schools” by ratings organization Victory Media.
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Teachers learn math as a second language at Pa. Mathematics Initiative workshop

Penn State Greater Allegheny is hosting a weeklong series of Pennsylvania Mathematics Initiative (PMI) workshops this week. The Pennsylvania Mathematics Initiative is designed to help elementary school teachers deepen their content knowledge to facilitate their incorporation of the newly implemented Common Core State Standards. Beth Lindsey, associate professor of physics, and Kuei-Nuan Lin, assistant professor of mathematics, are hosting the workshops, with the theme of “Math as a Second Language.”
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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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Greater Allegheny campus welcomes youth from Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh

Penn State Greater Allegheny’s Penn State Educational Partnership Program is hosting girls from the Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh on campus this week. Thirty-eight girls from the Pittsburgh region are staying on campus from June 19-25 as part of the Urban League's Black Female Leadership Development Institute.