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Woman shovels mulch at community garden

Penn State New Kensington helping community garden grow

The New Kensington campus has put Penn State’s institutional value of community at the forefront in its work and presence in the city, not only through volunteerism, but its ongoing commitment to local revitalization and sustainability efforts.
David M. Callejo Pérez

New associate VP and senior associate dean for Commonwealth Campuses named

David M. Callejo Pérez, interim dean of the College of Education and associate provost of academic affairs at Saginaw Valley State University in Michigan, has been named Penn State’s associate vice president and senior associate dean for academic programs for the Commonwealth Campuses, effective July 15.
Exhibition Hall Regional Engagement Expo

Four western Penn State campuses gather for engagement expo

Four Penn State campuses sent delegations to Pittsburgh for a first-of-its-kind expo where students presented on their student engagement experiences and impact they’ve had on their communities.
Educators from 7 Penn State campuses and the University of Virginia attend the 2019 Human Flourishing Summer Teaching Institute

Course in 'The Art and Science of Human Flourishing' expanding to 7 campuses

Based upon early successes, “The Art and Science of Human Flourishing” will be offered as a three-credit course at seven Penn State campuses — Altoona, Brandywine, Fayette, Greater Allegheny, Mont Alto, University Park and York — and is the focus of a research study evaluating possible outcomes in increased student health and well-being.
alumni officers present scholarship to chancellor

Scranton Alumni Society establishes new scholarship for campus students

The Penn State Scranton Alumni Society furthered its commitment to the campus through its recent establishment of a $30,000 Open Doors Scholarship for deserving campus students.