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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Graduate Khalia Adams smiles and walks up the aisle after the ceremony.

Congratulations class of 2017

On May 5, 43 students received their degrees from Penn State Beaver and got a little advice from Penn State alum Mia Aquino, who told them "Use your voice. Be heard."
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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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A photo of Russ Brignano sits beside books on a shelf.

In their own words

Beaver's African-American autobiography collection - the only one of its kind in the university system - is open to the public through a community borrower's card.
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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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Psychology professor conducting children’s feeling-words study

As part of her quest for a new measure to diagnose autism, Penn State Beaver Assistant Professor of Psychology Amy Camodeca is conducting a study on children's ability to name feeling words.

Penn State Beaver hires new accounting faculty member

Baizhou Chen, a certified public account with extensive professional and teaching experience, will join the Penn State Beaver faculty as an instructor in accounting this fall.
Campus entrance sign with pond and amphitheater in background.

Resourceful engineering students save iconic campus sign from demise

When the P and the B from Penn State Beaver’s iconic “chimney stack” entrance sign went missing, the campus called on Senior Engineering Instructor Jim Hendrickson and two of his students to find a fix.

Beaver campus to host global delegation and workshop

As part of its recently established Experiential Digital Global Engagement (EDGE) program, Penn State Beaver will host a delegation from the University of Split in Croatia and present a global-learning workshop.
Richard Lomotey points to a computer as Evan McStay looks on.

Beaver IST student receives grant to develop mobile app for farmers

Penn State Beaver IST student Evan McStay received a Penn State Student Engagement Network Grant to work with Assistant Professor Richard Lomotey on a mobile app for local farmers.
Donna Kuga stands behind a podium.

Former Beaver coach and athletic director to posthumously receive PSUAC award

Donna Kuga, who was a student, athlete, coach, professor, athletic director, DAA and interim chancellor at Penn State Beaver, will posthumously receive the prestigious Robert J. Scannell Award from the Penn State University Athletic Conference.