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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The sign as you enter the Austrian town of Niederwaldkirchen.

Auslandsemester

Abenteuer is German for adventure and Alexa DiPietrantonio, who is studying abroad in Vienna this spring, enjoyed several adventures over her European Spring Break. Read her latest blog entry, where she details her visit to the real "Sound of Music" house and her night at a silent disco.
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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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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 view of the memorial at the American Cemetery at Normandy.

An American in Paris

This month, while studying abroad in France, Beaver student Sydney Jean splashed in a freezing ocean, went on a quest for bubble tea and visited the place she believes "every American has to see within their lifetime" - the American Cemetery in Normandy.
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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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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.

UHS to collect student health insurance information for 2017-18

Penn State is moving toward a University-wide health insurance requirement for the 2018-19 academic school year. In preparation for the new requirement, University Health Services (UHS) will begin collecting student health insurance information in May 2017.

Beaver chemistry professor awarded equipment grant

Associate Professor of Chemistry Michael Hay received a $6,000 grant from the Spectroscopy Society of Pittsburgh, which promotes science education by providing instrumentation and supplies through its College Equipment Grants Program.

Beaver campus hires new project and supply chain management professor

Andrea Patrucco, an expert in management, will join the Penn State Beaver faculty in the fall as an assistant professor of project and supply chain management.
View, through caged door, of a nearly empty room in a former mental hospital.

Trip to asylum brings history to life for Beaver psychology students

After a semester talking about mental institutions and medical treatments, Assistant Professor Marissa Mendoza took her History of Psychology students to a former mental hospital, where her lectures came to life.