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On Wednesday, September 4, Penn State Greater Allegheny, in conjunction with the City of McKeesport, officially opened the Mon Valley Launchbox at the Common Ground Building in downtown McKeesport. 

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New Mon Valley Launchbox creates development opportunities in Allegheny County

Penn State Greater Allegheny hosted a ribbon-cutting and dedication ceremony to officially open the Mon Valley Launchbox, a business pre-accelerator for entrepreneurs around Allegheny County.
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Commuter meal plans offer dining options for off-campus students

Penn State students who commute to campus or live in on-campus apartments have a convenient option for grabbing a meal or a snack: the Commuter Meal Plan. The plan, which is charged to the student account, has recently been expanded to three levels and is now offered at additional Penn State locations.
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Greater Allegheny student extends Pittsburgh Opera’s tri-state educational reach

Penn State Greater Allegheny student Tommi Barnes will soon move to University Park, but not before making a splash in the Pittsburgh Opera’s education unit. Barnes is extending the opera’s outreach around the tri-state area. 
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Greater Allegheny’s Siobhan Brooks excels at nationally recognized program

Siobhan Brooks, learning center coordinator at Penn State Greater Allegheny, received extensive training in policymaking through a fellowship program offered by The Education Policy and Leadership Center in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
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Summer program for first-year students enters second year at Greater Allegheny

In its second year at Penn State Greater Allegheny, the Pathways to Success: Summer Start (PaSSS) program welcomes 14 first-year students to the campus for an early college experience. The PaSSS program offers scholarships and campus employment to participating students to help reduce the financial barriers of a college education.