A view of the Croatian coastline.

On the EDGE

The EDGE program connects Penn State Beaver classes with classes around the world through the use of technology. Known as “virtual international exchange,” EDGE affords its participants the opportunity for global thinking and collaboration, particularly among place-bound and less-resourced students.
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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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Latest News

Nine former Beaver athletes to be inducted into Hall of Honor

On Jan. 27, nine of Penn State Beaver’s most accomplished athletes will be inducted into the campus’ newly established Hall of Honor. The induction coincides with Beaver’s Spirit Weekend when nearly 70 recruits and their families will visit campus for three days’ worth of tours, games and activities.

Community invited to attend breakfast leadership series at Beaver

Jack Carroll, the founder of Battle Ready Leadership, believes lessons on leadership can be learned from examining Battle of Gettysburg. Carroll is a longtime CEO who has worked with an array of businesses, from startups to Fortune 500 companies. Penn State Beaver Continuing Education will offer a spring breakfast leadership series featuring Carroll’s expertise and techniques.
Penn State students repair bicycles during a Martin Luther King Jr. Day service project.

Penn State campuses partner on MLK Day service projects

Students from six Penn State campuses, including Penn State Behrend, participated in public service projects in Erie on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. They repaired bicycles, ran bingo games and sorted clothes at a community shelter.
A view of the Croatian coastline.

On the EDGE: Beaver launches virtual international exchange program

The EDGE program connects Penn State Beaver classes with classes around the world through the use of technology. Known as “virtual international exchange,” EDGE affords its participants the opportunity for global thinking and collaboration, particularly among place-bound and less-resourced students.

Certified Recovery Specialist program available to recovering addicts

This spring, Penn State Beaver Continuing Education will offer a Certified Recovery Specialist Training program as part of its curriculum. Research has shown that peer recovery support services not only help addicts remain engaged in the recovery process, but also reduce the likelihood of relapse.
Stand for State All That We Are

Penn State community event invites participants to explore 'All That WE ARE'

Stand for State will host an event, “All That WE ARE,” at Penn State campuses between Jan. 15 and 30. Students, faculty and staff are invited to participate.