Penn State News - Outreach

FIRST LEGO League Challenge generates enthusiasm for STEAM

The 329 elementary and middle school students who participated in the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) LEGO League Challenge used the competition elements as building blocks to learn about teamwork, problem-solving and gracious professionalism.
Posted: February 21, 2018, 7:56 pm

Continuing Education plans upcoming professional development trainings

New Kensington's Office of Continuing Education plans upcoming professional development courses.
Posted: February 20, 2018, 6:51 pm

Greater Allegheny welcomes students from University of Puerto Rico Mayagüez

On Feb. 2, Penn State Greater Allegheny welcomed seven students from the University of Puerto Rico Mayagüez. The students will have the opportunity to take classes, complete an internship and work within the community.
Posted: February 19, 2018, 9:00 pm

Students forge career path through Penn State CITY program

The mission of the CITY program at the Penn State Center Pittsburgh is to encourage pathways to success for high school students in the Pittsburgh area by providing opportunities outside of the classroom.
Posted: February 19, 2018, 7:17 pm

Registration will open Feb. 26 for We Are Weekend

Registration will open Feb. 26 for We Are Weekend, the Alumni Association’s premier summer event set for June 1–3. The three-day celebration is open and inclusive to all Penn Staters, giving everyone the opportunity to attend events with family, friends and classmates.
Posted: February 19, 2018, 4:30 pm

State grant funding available to Penn State students taking online courses

Penn State students enrolled in online courses are now eligible for state financial aid administered through the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA).
Posted: February 16, 2018, 2:30 pm

Penn State alumnus to help oversee athlete, visitor safety during Olympics

A Penn State graduate, who earned his degree online, is leading an FBI team that is charged with overseeing the safety of athletes, spectators and visitors during the Winter Olympics.
Posted: February 8, 2018, 2:00 pm

Barron to discuss new Liberal Arts seminar on next 'Digging Deeper' on Feb. 11

A new seminar that explores how the cultural innovations and political and social developments from 1968 shaped America, and how they draw parallels to today, will be discussed during the next episode of Penn State President Eric J. Barron’s monthly TV show, on Sunday, Feb. 11.
Posted: February 7, 2018, 2:00 pm

Wilkes-Barre Continuing Education announces last SAT prep course of 2017-18

Beginning March 13, Penn State Wilkes-Barre will begin hosting its last seven-week SAT preparation course session for those students interested in taking the SAT exam for the May 5 testing date.
Posted: February 2, 2018, 6:33 pm

WPSU to host 26th annual Connoisseur’s Dinner and Auction on Feb. 10

A renowned chef will share his unique Italian cuisine at a Feb. 10 event to help support public television. Nick Stellino, whose PBS cooking show, “Nick Stellino: Storyteller,” premiered in August, will prepare a four-course meal during WPSU Penn State’s 26th annual Connoisseur’s Dinner and Auction.
Posted: February 2, 2018, 2:00 pm


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