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Penn State Beaver to hold flu vaccine clinic

Penn State Beaver will conduct a faculty and staff flu vaccine clinic from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 5 in 15 Student Union Building. Register now!
Jessica Findling and a friend pose in their caps and gowns in front of the Lion Shrine.

Psychology alumna found her way — and her confidence — at Penn State Beaver

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.
Matt Morgan speaks with a community member after his speech.

'Building Hope' with a vision and a grant

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.
Chart outlines number of printed copies per semester in past four years.

Think before you ink

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.
Beaver IST c3 solution

Local company calls on IST students for help

The vice president of information technology at electrical component company c3controls asked Beaver IST students to build a new online purchasing system for customers.
Penn State Beaver students take a break from volunteering to pose with the Franklin Center's Valerie McElvy.

Paint the town

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 talks with local leaders.

Gov. Wolf visits Penn State Beaver to discuss economic development

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.
Maura Francis wins Walker Award

Beaver honors students, staff and faculty

Penn State Beaver senior psychology major Maura Francis won the top student honor at the campus’ 48th annual Awards Ceremony. The Beaver campus honors its outstanding students, staff and faculty each spring for their work inside and outside of the classroom.

Former Beaver student trades in high-stress job for an online startup

Former Penn State Beaver student and Smeal College of Business alumnus Justin Harmon traded in his high-stress job for an online startup.
Sophia Loza

Small campus, big world

About three quarters of Penn State Beaver students are from the area and commute to campus. Weeklong study abroad trips are a way to encourage travel, challenge world views and broaden perspectives while minimizing time and cost.

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