Beaver student Ty Cole sits at picnic table on campus.

Scoring a dream job

Corporate Communications major Ty Cole is working as the community relations intern for the Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation. It's the type of work he hopes to do full time after graduation in May.
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A student wearing a construction hat looks down from the 17th floor of a building.

Keeping it real

What happens when engineering professor Jim Hendrickson meets a Beaver alum who works at the nation's sixth-largest, coal-fired power plant? A learning experience, of course.
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Forward Peri Coleman watches the game from the bench.

You're gonna hear them roar

Katie Work and Peri Coleman are the first, and only, women skating for the Fightin' Beavs Inline Hockey team, proving that, in college as in life, you can be anything you want to be.
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View, through caged door, of a nearly empty room in a former mental hospital.

Asylum seekers

Assistant Professor Marissa Mendoza took her History of Psychology students to Weston, West Virginia, where they toured the Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum and watched research and lectures come to life.
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Eva Zhou sits with classmates in the Bistro.

‘I wanted to experience a different life’

In high school, Xiaoying “Eva” Zhou spent a week living with an American family in Pittsburgh and attending classes at Shadyside Academy. Upon returning to her home in Shanghai, Zhou immediately began hatching a plan to attend an American university. She chose Penn State.
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The Penn State Beaver chancellor and Lincoln Learning Solutions CEO shake hands in front of the Lion Shrine.

Local nonprofit funds scholarship at Penn State Beaver

Penn State Beaver has received a $50,000 award from Lincoln Learning Solutions that creates a scholarship endowment to support need-based financial aid for academically-qualified students. Recipients of the scholarships made possible by this gift must be majoring in a degree program that focuses on science, technology, engineering or math.
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Penn State Laureate to bring multimedia video installation to Beaver

Penn State Laureate Andrew Belser will bring “FaceAge,” his award-winning multimedia video installation, to Penn State Beaver Nov. 7 to 10. The public is welcome to attend.
Beaver student Ty Cole sits at picnic table on campus.

Beaver senior scores internship with Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation

Beaver corporate communications major Ty Cole scored a dream internship with the Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation, where he runs social media accounts, composes an e-newsletter and fulfills donation requests.

Beaver hires new women's basketball head coach

Sean Strickland, a 1993 graduate of Penn State and former Penn State Beaver athlete, will begin his first season at the helm of the Beaver women's basketball program.
A student wearing a construction hat looks down from the 17th floor of a building.

Engineering students get tour of one of the nation's largest power plants

Penn State Beaver second-year engineering students got a tour of the nation's sixth-largest, coal-fired power plant, thanks to their professor and a Beaver alumnus.
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Beaver professor’s gender equality documentary to make U.S. premiere

Penn State Beaver Associate Professor of Communications Juliette Storr will screen her documentary "So, You Think You is Woman, Hey?" at 7 p.m. Oct. 23, at The Tull Family Theater in Sewickley, Pennsylvania. Tickets are available for purchase now.