Penn State News - Outreach

Student entrepreneurs compete for $30,000 in funding on 'The Investment'

Sherveen Karbasiafshar is a biology student at Penn State. He, along with five other undergraduates, created HemoGO — a smartphone application designed to assist people who want to check their complete blood count on the go. HemoGO is one of six Penn State student startups working with the Pennsylvania Technical Assistance Program to compete for a pool of $30,000 in the annual Inc.U competition show “The Investment,” airing at 8 p.m. May 24 on WPSU.
Posted: May 21, 2018, 7:56 pm

Newest class of sheriff deputies set to graduate from Penn State-run academy

The newest class of sheriff deputies graduated from Pennsylvania’s Sheriff and Deputy Sheriff Education and Training Program, which the Penn State Justice and Safety Institute administers, on Friday, May 18.
Posted: May 17, 2018, 8:56 pm

You're invited: 5 reasons to attend We Are Weekend

Penn Staters are encouraged to return to University Park for a summer celebration. We Are Weekend is your opportunity to create lasting memories with family, friends and classmates during a Penn State comeback weekend June 1–3.
Posted: May 15, 2018, 4:10 pm

New Kensington's summer Kids in College program prepares for educational fun

Penn State New Kensington's Office of Continuing Education prepares for summer Kids in College programming.
Posted: May 14, 2018, 6:13 pm

WPSU to provide special primary election night coverage on May 15

WPSU Penn State will provide special primary election night coverage beginning at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, May 15, on WPSU-FM and online at wpsu.org.
Posted: May 14, 2018, 1:00 pm

Wife, mother of two balanced unique challenges as she earned Penn State degrees

Casey Staley-Bingaman, a mother of two whose husband is a Marine, fulfilled a promise she made to herself when she graduated from Penn State on May 5.
Posted: May 11, 2018, 1:00 pm

STARTALK language and culture program helped shape alumnus's career

The STARTALK Arabic Academy, which will be held June 18 to July 13 at Penn State’s University Park campus, is an intensive summer study designed for highly motivated undergraduate and high school students who wish to gain introductory knowledge of the Arabic language and its people and cultures. The summer experience was especially impactful for Penn State alumnus Brian Adair, as it helped to shape his future career path.
Posted: May 10, 2018, 8:07 pm

Berks engineering team selected for the Great Social Enterprise Pitch

A team from Penn State Berks has been selected as one of 10 finalists in the Great Social Enterprise Pitch, an idea incubator and business plan competition for concepts that use a business model and revenues to have a positive social or environmental impact. The student-faculty team, Trimatis, recycles plastic waste for use in 3-D printing.
Posted: May 9, 2018, 2:35 pm

Penn State's Commission for Adult Learners celebrates 20 years

2018 marks the 20th year of the Penn State Commission for Adult Learners, a group of faculty, staff and students dedicated to improving the experience for adult learners at the University.
Posted: May 8, 2018, 1:47 pm

Greater Allegheny hosts Crossing Bridges Summit featuring Brandon Short

Penn State Greater Allegheny welcomed McKeesport and Penn State alumnus Brandon Short for the second Crossing Bridges Summit with special guest Wanda Bryant Hope, chief diversity and inclusion officer from Johnson & Johnson. Short and Hope talked diversity, inclusion and racism to an audience of faculty, staff, students and the local community.
Posted: May 7, 2018, 4:10 pm


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