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Josh Hogenmiller standing portrait

Totally Baked, totally sucessful

Beaver business alumnus Josh Hogenmiller and his friend, both car enthusiasts, had been using durable powder coating to color their car parts for years. Then they decided to go into business. The result has been bigger and better than they expected.

Penn State Beaver hires new IST faculty member

Ashu Kumar, the former director of data analytics for one of the largest generic pharmaceutical companies in the world, will join Penn State Beaver as an IST instructor in the fall.
Cassandra Miller-Butterworth

Beaver faculty, mentors trying to level playing field for women in STEM

On the Beaver campus, half of all STEM professors are female. That’s much better than the national average. But even those promising statistics can’t mask the larger problem — females are still underrepresented in the STEM disciplines.

Blast from the past

Students in Beaver's freshman engineering design class repaired a blacksmith forge for a local historical society.
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Beaver celebrates its 2016 graduates

More than 50 Penn State Beaver students received their diplomas on Friday evening (May 6) in business, administration of justice, biology, communications, history, information sciences and technology, mathematics and psychology.
MBB chem lab

Let the construction begin

Penn State Beaver will have multiple construction projects happening on campus this summer, including a nearly $1 million renovation to Harmony Hall.
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Penn State Beaver Magazine is moving online

In an effort to be environmentally friendly and offer more dynamic content, Penn State Beaver Magazine is moving online. The inaugural issue is now available and can be viewed by visiting

Beaver baseball wins PSUAC championship

Penn State Beaver baseball defeated Penn State Schuylkill 18-4 on Sunday to claim the Penn State University Athletic Conference championship. Beaver, which came into the conference tournament as the No. 5 seed, squeaked by Penn State Brandywine on Friday and defeated Penn State DuBois and Schuylkill on Saturday before winning the title.

Beaver student wins Erickson Discovery Grant

Beaver IST student Joseph Pry was awarded an Erickson Discovery Grant to work on a framework for transporting encrypted medical records via mobile device.
Maura Francis

Approaching reality with a plan

Beaver psychology major Maura Francis will be the first in her family to graduate from college and the first to go on to graduate school. She plans to use her childhood struggles as a launching pad for her future.