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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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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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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A Beaver student picks a tomato from a plant.

Beaver campus garden helps to feed the community

The summer harvest from Penn State Beaver's campus garden has been donated to the Salvation Army to feed those in need.
Ruhi Patel paints a bat house for the Beaver campus.

Beaver faculty prepared biology alumna for dental school

Former Penn State Beaver biology student Ruhi Patel credits the campus with laying a foundation for her dream career — dentistry.
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Penn State’s NSF I-Corps program seeks applications by Sept. 15 and Oct. 15

The National Science Foundation has joined in supporting Penn State’s goal of taking more of its discoveries to market by awarding Penn State a five-year, $500,000 Innovation Corps (I-Corps) grant to establish the Invent Penn State I-Corps Site in collaboration with Ben Franklin Technology Partner’s TechCelerator, Happy Valley LaunchBox, and Invent Penn State’s Innovation Hubs.
Students flee the building during an active shooter training drill at Penn State Beaver.

Penn State Beaver to host symposium on mental health and violence

A group of experts and the families of both victims and offenders – including the parents of Colorado shooter James Holmes – will gather at Penn State Beaver in October to discuss the links between mental health and violence and the ways we may be able to curb the bloodshed.
Andrew Muirhead presents his talk to faculty and staff

Penn State faculty network and learn at annual entrepreneurship retreat

Faculty and staff from across Penn State came together Aug. 15-16 at University Park in support of entrepreneurship teaching and learning at the fifth annual ENTI Summer Gathering. ENTI, launched is 2013, is Penn State’s Intercollege Minor in Entrepreneurship and Innovation.
An aerial view of the construction of an enthane cracker plant.

September speaker series to focus on county’s economy and environment

Penn State Beaver plans to explore the topics of ethane cracking, coal ash collection and hydraulic fracturing in its three-part Beaver County Economic and Environmental Development Speaker Series.