Students bag meals for a community member.

Love is free

As part of new campus initiatives to combat clothing and food insecurities in the Pittsburgh region, Greater Allegheny campus has opened Free Store 15132 to provide community members with necessities at no cost. The store will be managed by students through volunteer work, providing them with valuable real-world experiences.
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Students Pedro Escobar and Marcos Lopez collect a donation from Dash Phuyel in a can wrapped in a drawing of the Puerto Rican flag outside of Café Metro.

'Puerto Rico rises'

“Puerto Rico se levanta” is the phrase serving as inspiration as the island begins to rebuild, translating to “Puerto Rico rises.” Puerto Rican students at Greater Allegheny campus are spearheading a collection for Hurricane Maria victims.
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Jalen Ledbetter and Jacqueline Edmondson talk with Chair Franco Harris at The Pittsburgh Promise event on Sept. 27 at the Energy Innovation Center in Pittsburgh.

New grant to live on campus

In the fall of 2018 Penn State Greater Allegheny will begin offering a new grant and resources for eligible students living on campus. The grant is a result of an initiative by The Pittsburgh Promise, the Preferred College Program.
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Penn State promotions in academic rank, effective July 1, 2018

The following is a list of academic promotions for tenured and tenure-line faculty members at Penn State, effective July 1.
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Exchange student finishes college career with Greater Allegheny

Our 5th installment of the University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez (UPR-M) Spotlight Series features Joyce Cabrera as she finishes her college career, juggles six different tasks, and looks to call PA her future home.
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Penn State Greater Allegheny students graduate at 2018 Spring Commencement

Penn State Greater Allegheny's community, alumni, faculty and staff watched as 52 students graduated from the campus and became alumni.
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Greater Allegheny hosts Crossing Bridges Summit featuring Brandon Short

Penn State Greater Allegheny welcomed McKeesport and Penn State alumnus Brandon Short for the second Crossing Bridges Summit with special guest Wanda Bryant Hope, chief diversity and inclusion officer from Johnson & Johnson. Short and Hope talked diversity, inclusion and racism to an audience of faculty, staff, students and the local community.
Ashley Smiling and Standing in front of the Greater Allegheny Logo

Exchange student grows personally and academically at Greater Allegheny

Our fourth installment of the University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez (UPR-M) Spotlight Series features Ashley Paramo, enrolled in seven courses including an internship on Penn State Greater Allegheny’s Campus.