Welcome to Penn State Greater Allegheny! This is the place to be if you want to impact the future. Greater Allegheny students take up new ideas, new ways of thinking, new challenges, and new opportunities as they solve problems and create change.
Penn State Greater Allegheny provides access to a world-class education coupled with the benefits of a small tight-knit community that is vibrant, diverse, and engaging. Our faculty are internationally and nationally recognized for their research and creative work, and they are dedicated and talented teachers who challenge and support our students as they work to reach their education goals. Our staff are committed to student success and provide a range of services that support our students. Our students participate in a range of clubs and organizations, athletic teams, service learning, and more as they get involved with all Penn State has to offer at Greater Allegheny and other campus locations.
Penn State Greater Allegheny is on the cutting edge. The Digital Fluency Project, which includes an iPad and Logitech crayon for each student, places tools and technologies in students’ hands so they can engage in meaningful learning experiences from any location. The Crossing Bridges Summit engages students in addressing inequities in the region. The Course-based Undergraduate Research Experience (CURE) provides research opportunities for any student who wishes to participate. The Greater Allegheny Honors Program and the Student Engagement Network provide additional opportunities for students to learn, lead, and participate in unique experiences that distinguish a Penn State education.
Penn State alumni open doors for our students. Alumni networks across the globe provide instant friends who share a love for Penn State. These alumni generously provide scholarships and other support to our students, continuing a long-standing tradition of making a difference and giving back.
Everyone at Penn State Greater Allegheny is committed to providing our students with the very best Penn State has to offer.
Dr. Jacqueline Edmondson
Chancellor and Chief Academic Officer