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Students show Penn State Pride by volunteering with Habitat for Humanity

The vision of Penn State Greater Allegheny is to always care for and advance the success of its students and communities. 

Each year, on several early Saturday mornings, students from the campus have helped their community by volunteering with Habitat for Humanity of Greater Pittsburgh. The tradition of students helping to build houses will continue this year as students gear up to volunteer on three days this fall. 

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Where will your journey begin?

The Journey, an ongoing speaker series about career goals and personal experiences, began at Penn State Greater Allegheny last year.

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Penn State Greater Allegheny... just a few miles from Pittsburgh

 It's just a few miles from campus to Pittsburgh and all the city has to offer.

Let's get you to campus first

There is so much to do on and around the campus.  And if you don’t have a car? Don’t worry, we can get you there.

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Helping a hero

Dual Enrollment students from Penn State Greater Allegheny help to build a house for a local Army veteran.
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Community Partnership with the Urban League

Greater Allegheny campus welcomes youth from Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh. Groups form community collaboration in effort to teach girls leadership skills.

Campus works with Growth Through Energy and Community Health (GTECH) to create garden gathering space

The garden, sponsored by a ReClaim grant from GTECH, serves as a gateway to the campus, and will hopefully continue to foster collaboration between the campus and the community.
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ABSENCE Announces High School Creative Award Winners

The student editors of the 2016 issue of ABSENCE: Penn State Greater Allegheny’s Literary and Visual Art Review have selected two winners for this year's High School Creative works contest: Chloe Fine from Elizabeth Forward High School in Elizabeth, Pennsylvania, for her poem, "The Beekeeper,” and Cordilia James from Central High School in Macon, Georgia, for her short story, "It's Perfectly Normal."


Penn State Greater Allegheny Alumnus Set to Play Professional Baseball

Penn State Greater Allegheny baseball alumnus Clay Groff has been signed to be a part of the inaugural season of the Great Bend Boom, a member of the 10-squad Pecos League. Groff, who played for Greater Allegheny for four years, will play catcher for the Boom.


The Music's Back!

The sound of students and music is back. Penn State Greater Allegheny’s WMKP Radio was resurrected in late 2015 after years of silence and is now a fully operational streaming Internet station, broadcasting live at wmkpradio.org.