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Greater Allegheny students named to dean’s list

Penn State Greater Allegheny Chancellor and Chief Academic Officer Jacqueline Edmondson recently recognized students named to the fall 2020 dean’s list. The dean’s list recognizes the students who were enrolled full time and earned a semester grade point average of 3.5 or higher.

Penn State provides update on teaching modes for summer and fall 2021

Penn State is planning a phased return over the summer semester to a full on-campus learning environment for fall 2021. The University’s priorities continue to be the health and well-being of its students, faculty, staff and local communities, and the plans for expanded in-person classes have the flexibility built in to quickly respond to changing pandemic conditions, if necessary.

Mon Valley Launchbox releases new podcast

The Mon Valley Launchbox has released a new podcast series called Launchcast that covers an array of different subjects for business owners, entrepreneurs, and start-ups. You can download the podcast for free via the Anchor App and the Spotify App on both the Apple App Store and Google Play Store. 

Students see help from campus over winter break

Greater Allegheny employees and their circle of friends stepped up to support students who stayed in McKeesport Hall over the winter break. Community members provided gift cards, home cooked meals, games, and activities to make the break a little brighter.

Impacts of the pandemic on opioid-related drug overdose

Opioid-related drug overdose is a leading cause of death and injury in the United States. In this post, Penn State Greater Allegheny researcher Sandra Trappen discusses her study that asks questions about how social factors, including social isolation as a result of the pandemic, contribute to drug overdose.