If you have a history of addiction recovery and want to help others, Penn State Shenango will host a Beaver campus Continuing Education course on ?Certified Recovery Specialist Training? from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Saturdays, beginning Oct. 5 and ending Dec. 14, in Sharon Hall room 108 in downtown Sharon, Pennsylvania.
Penn State Shenango will hold its eighth annual Dr. Jane A. Williams Memorial 5K run/1.5 mile walk at 9 a.m. Sept. 28 at the Shenango campus located in downtown Sharon. The event is in honor of Williams, a 25-year employee of the Shenango campus who died after a brief illness.
Penn State students who commute to campus or live in on-campus apartments have a convenient option for grabbing a meal or a snack: the Commuter Meal Plan. The plan, which is charged to the student account, has recently been expanded to three levels and is now offered at additional Penn State locations.
Penn State Shenango will begin its 2019-20 Lecture Series with a presentation by Kathy Shaffer, assistant teaching professor of chemistry, at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 5, in Lecture Hall 223. Shaffer will discuss 2019 as being the ?International Year of the Periodic Table? and what it means to us and to science.
Penn State Shenango recently hired Rakiesha Morrison, a former Farrell High School cheerleader and Gannon University competitive cheerleader and dancer, as its new head cheerleading coach. She currently coaches competitive cheer for Fire and Ice Hermitage and is employed at the Mercer County Courthouse in Mercer, Pennsylvania.
For Penn State Shenango alumna Erica Meszaros, an internship at Sharon Regional Medical Center ? combined with dual degrees in human development and family studies and from the occupational therapy assistant program ? opened the door to a rewarding position with Sharon Regional Medical Center?s behavioral health inpatient unit upon graduation.
EnvironMentors at Penn State, a local chapter of a national program focused on engaging and preparing underrepresented high school students for careers in STEM fields, is looking for faculty mentors as it expands into its second year.
Penn State Shenango will hold an Adult and Transfer Enrollment Week from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily July 8-12. Prospective students are invited to visit the Admissions Office in Lecture Hall Room 225, located on Shenango Avenue in downtown Sharon. No appointment is necessary.
Students of Penn State Shenango were honored at the campus? 2019 Honors Convocation and Recognition Banquet for their outstanding academic and student leadership achievements and services. The recipients of this year?s Eric and Josephine Walker Award, Dennis W. Bartholomew Outstanding Adult Student Award, the Ann Wansack Award, as well as the Campus Director?s Teaching Excellence Award and the Margaret Cunningham Foley Memorial Teaching Award, were also part of the program.
The Penn State Shenango Academic Advising Office staff believe in getting to know their students in and outside their offices, and in order to accomplish that, Academic Advising Manager Amy Petrucci-Effinite and Advising Staff Assistant Taylor Cole implemented a new Lunch & Learn program this past year, which included several workshops and seminars for students and the campus community.