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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.

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.

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.

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