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Don’t let the summer end without exploring what it means to be a Penn Stater!

Join us for an evening BBQ and discover what makes Penn State Greater Allegheny a great fit for your college experience.
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Regional Engagement Expo

Four western Penn State campuses gather for engagement expo

Four Penn State campuses sent delegations to Pittsburgh for a first-of-its-kind expo where students presented on their student engagement experiences and impact they’ve had on their communities.
Educators from 7 Penn State campuses and the University of Virginia attend the 2019 Human Flourishing Summer Teaching Institute

Course in 'The Art and Science of Human Flourishing' expanding to 7 campuses

Based upon early successes, “The Art and Science of Human Flourishing” will be offered as a three-credit course at seven Penn State campuses — Altoona, Brandywine, Fayette, Greater Allegheny, Mont Alto, University Park and York — and is the focus of a research study evaluating possible outcomes in increased student health and well-being.

Summer 2019 Scholarly Communications Workshops offered by University Libraries

This summer, students, faculty and staff can participate in communications workshops that cover topics such as open access, copyright and fair-use policies. The workshops, offered through Aug. 13, are coordinated by Ana Enriquez, scholarly communications outreach librarian, and will take place via Zoom and in various locations across Penn State's campuses.
Path to Painkiller Misuse

For many, friends and family, not doctors, serve as a gateway to opioid misuse

Nonmedical opioid users were more likely to say they began abusing opioids after friends and family members offered them the drugs, according to researchers. About 56 percent of the interviewees said they began using the painkillers recreationally first.
2019 Western-region Sustainability Forum attendees

Eight Commonwealth Campuses highlight sustainability efforts at regional forum

The Sustainability Institute hosted the first of three forums at Penn State Beaver on May 7. Faculty, staff, students, and other leaders gathered to learn about the variety of activities, events, research and other programs taking place throughout the Commonwealth Campuses to advance the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals and the University's strategic plan.