Over her four years at Penn State Beaver, Jessica Findling served as a resident assistant, worked at the Center for Academic Achievement, and headed the Psychology Club. And, maybe most significantly, created a school family away from her biological family that helped to build her confidence and prepared her for graduate school.
More than 40 faculty and staff members from eight colleges and four campuses came together Aug. 16-17 at University Park for the fourth annual ENTI Minor Faculty and Friends Summer Gathering. ENTI is Penn State’s Intercollege Minor in Entrepreneurship and Innovation.
Beaver administration of justice instructor LaVarr McBride received a Schreyer grant, which he hopes will be "an opportunity to involve our students in hands-on criminal justice" and help crime victims and offenders connect and heal.
Students who are new to Penn State and all students living in University housing are reminded that they must submit their immunization records using myUHS through a new three-step process. As part of this process, students who do not submit their immunization records prior to Sept. 15 will be unable to register for spring 2017 classes.
John R. Chapin, professor of communications at Penn State Beaver, is the author of “I Know You Are, But What Am I? Adolescents’ Third-Person Perception Regarding Dating Violence,” an article recently published in The Journal of Educational Research.
Beginning this fall, in a sustainability effort, Penn State Beaver will allot students 175 printed pages per semester. At other campuses where this policy has been implemented, only 10 percent of students have exceeded the limit.
As part of New Student Orientation, Penn State Beaver’s Class of 2020 will join community members and artists in Aliquippa to paint wooden pallets, which will then be affixed to broken windows and doors, turning a few blighted city blocks along Franklin Avenue into a sea of form and color.
Gov. Tom Wolf was on Penn State Beaver’s campus –- just miles from the eventual location of a multi-billion-dollar ethane cracker plant –- to meet with area government, education and business leaders about the opportunities and challenges presented by the plant’s arrival.