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VA Alumni Donation

Northeastern Pennsylvania Penn State alumni societies, chapters honor veterans

The 2018 Penn State Day at Knoebels Amusement Park featured the Nittany Lion, fun and a generous community spirit. This year the day took on a giving component, as participants were encouraged to help the northeastern Pennsylvania Penn State alumni societies and chapters honor the region’s veterans.
NEPA VA Donation 2018

NEPA VA Donation 2018

The Penn State Hazleton, Schuylkill, Wilkes-Barre, and Scranton alumni societies, along with the Greater Binghamton, Greater Hazleton, Greater Scranton, Greater Susquehanna Valley, and Schuylkill alumni chapters, collected gift cards, blankets and clothing items to assist veterans in need at the Wilkes-Barre VA.

Melnick.McElroy

Researchers to study conditions at senior centers across the Commonwealth

Janet Melnick, associate teaching professor in Human Development and Family Studies at Penn State Scranton, and Heather Shanks-McElroy of Keystone College are collaborating on a research project focusing on conditions at senior community centers throughout Pennsylvania to determine how they are meeting the needs of older Pennsylvanians.
Cleaning up

Not your typical college spring break trip...

Students from Penn State Worthington Scranton joined over 100 more from five other Penn State campuses and spent their spring break on Texas’ Gulf Coast, helping to clean up communities still struggling through the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.
Tarana Burke

Tarana Burke

 Distinguished Speaker Series featuring Tarana Burke Streaming of Tarana’s speech will be available Thursday, March 22, at 8:00 p.m. EDT  

Students stand with homeowners outside a Houston residence damaged by Hurricane Harvey.

Penn State students spend break renovating Texas homes damaged by hurricane

More than 100 students from six Penn State campuses spent spring break in Texas, cleaning out homes that were damaged by Hurricane Harvey. "It's easy to repair a house," one said. "It's not as easy to put a home back together."
Two Penn State Behrend students remove a damaged section of wall from a home in Houston.

Behrend ASB trip 2

Two dozen students from Penn State Behrend joined others from five different Penn State campuses to clean homes in Texas that had been damaged by Hurricane Harvey.

A group of Penn State Behrend students stand with the owners of a Houston home damaged by Hurricane Harvey.

Behrend ASB trip 1

One hundred students from six Penn State campuses spent their spring break in Texas, gutting homes that were damaged by Hurricane Harvey.

Leaders from five eastern Penn State campuses sign an articulation agreement with Luzerne County Community College.

Five campuses sign articulation agreement with Luzerne County Community College

Students who earn an associate degree from Luzerne County Community College can directly transfer into bachelor’s programs at five eastern Penn State campuses, leaders of the institutions announced Feb. 27 at Penn State Hazleton.

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