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Scholarship Benefit Set for Oct. 15

The Penn State McKeesport Advisory Board will host its second annual All That's Jazz scholarship benefit on Saturday, October 15, 2005, at 7:00 p.m. in Penn State McKeesport's Student Community Center. Proceeds will be added to the Penn State McKeesport Scholarship Fund. Last year's event raised $21,050 for student scholarships, allowing the campus to provide scholarship aid to an additional 22 students. The Advisory Board has set a goal of $42,100 for this year's benefit, double the amount raised last year.

Penn State Day

Activities Planned for October 22nd.

Continuing Education Plans CPA Seminar

Penn State McKeesport will hold a certified public accountant seminar from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11, at the Omni William Penn Hotel on William Penn Place in Pittsburgh. Greg Fajt, secretary for the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue, and Robert Freedenberg, acting deputy secretary for taxation, will open this one-day seminar for certified public accountants and enrolled tax practitioners. Participants will be awarded eight CPACs

Thursday Night Coffee House Series

Penn State McKeesport is holding a Thursday Night Coffee House series featuring notable local performers and artists who are currently on the national college circuit. The lineup for October follows:

Advising Day Fall 2005

On Tuesday, October 11, 2005 from noon - 1:30 pm in the Student Community Center, we will sponsor another Advising Day program. Academic advisers will be grouped by major and located at tables throughout the SCC Dining Hall and concourse. Students should come with advising questions such as the Spring 2006 Entrance to Major process, Spring scheduling options, degree requirements, etc., or just to say hello to their advisers.

"Country Lovers" Common Reading

"Country Lovers," a short story by Nadine Gordimer, will be the subject of a common reading in the Ostermeyer Room of the Student Community Center on Thursday, October 13 at 12:15 p.m.   Mildred Mickle, Assistant Professor of English, will be conducting the discussion of the reading as part of Teaching Africa.  

Teaching Africa Series Continues

Dr. James Stewart, Professor of African and African American Studies and Labor and Industrial Relations,  will highlight the changes and continuities between Apartheid and post-Apartheid South Africa during his campus presentation on Tuesday, October 25 in the Frable Conference Center, Room 117.   Dr. Stewart 's slide presentation and discussion on the subject will be personalized by his own experiences,  gained during his visits to South Africa in the 1980's and 1990's.  

All That's Jazz Proves to be a Huge Success!

More than $37,000 raised....

Faculty Member Uses Blogs to Teach Adolescence Course

The last generation used diaries as a method of expressing their private thoughts on romance and the social problems that impacted their lives.

Lights, Camera, Action!

French Film Festival Kicks Off.