Penn State Beaver Athletics Spirit Weekend 2018

Spirit Weekend 2018

Are you interested in playing at Penn State Beaver? Come to Athletics Spirit Weekend January 26-28 to meet coaches and players and find out about our outstanding athletic and academic programs.
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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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Lesli Kelly, wearing her chef's uniform, poses in front of a tree.

Beaver mourns longtime employee who was killed Wednesday

Stories about Lesli Kelly's warmth and friendly demeanor are being shared across the Beaver campus and online in the wake of her tragic death.
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Penn State Beaver joins local universities in creating historic partnership

Penn State Beaver, the Community College of Beaver County, Geneva College and Robert Morris University unveiled the Bridges and Pathways College Partnership, a consortium dedicated to improving the lives of Beaver Valley residents through access to education, cultural events and economic opportunities.
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Penn State invests $2 million to support strategic priorities

Through an innovative new funding process, Penn State is investing $2 million in its top strategic priorities, while simultaneously advancing the vital and transformative work of its faculty, staff and students across the University.
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.