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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.
Three Penn State students repair bicycles at the Sisters of St. Joseph Neighborhood Network bike warehouse.

MLK Day bikes

Shannon Josefoski, right, cleans a bicycle at the Sisters of St. Joseph Neighborhood Network in Erie. Josefoski, a student at Penn State New Kensington, was one of 50 students who participated in Erie service projects on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Two Penn State Behrend students paint a hallway during a MLK Day service project.

MLK Day painters

Will Taylor, an Americorps VISTA intern at Penn State Behrend, and Ashlyn Kelly, a senior at the college, paint a hallway at the Lodge on Sass, a transitional housing shelter in Erie. A total of 50 Penn State students contributed to service projects in Erie on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

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.
Student Allyson Pinto holds a sleeping bag in her arms while standing in Harmony Hall.

Beaver freshman move in 2017

Penn State Beaver freshman Allyson Pinto, from Robinson Township, Pa., moves into Harmony Hall.

Students clapping at Commencement

2017CommencementLehighValley

Graduating students at Penn State Lehigh Valley celebrate their accomplishments at commencement, which was held at ArtsQuest, Bethlehem.

Kulkarni and Franklin

Penn State Harrisburg spring 2017 commencement

Penn State Harrisburg Chancellor Mukund Kulkarni and Penn State head football coach James Franklin, who served as spring 2017 commencement keynote speaker, are Instagram ready right before the ceremony.  For more photos from commencement, visit  https://www.flickr.com/photos/penn-state-harrisburg/sets/72157683575221785/page1. 

Penn State Commencement, Agricultural Sciences, Dec. 2016

Penn State announces spring 2017 commencement events and speakers

This spring Penn State expects to award 13,894 diplomas to students University-wide who are completing 226 associate, 11,435 baccalaureate, 1,590 master’s, 262 law, 244 doctoral and 137 medical degrees. Following is a compilation of commencement ceremonies and speaker information for Penn State’s 24 locations.

Students, faculty and staff honored at Beaver campus awards ceremony

Penn State Beaver honored more than 60 students, faculty and staff at its annual awards ceremony on Friday, April 7. The top awards went to business major Allison Crouse and communications student Alexa DiPietrantonio.
Community members dressed as historical figures in Civil Rights history pose in front of Beaver sign.

Soul Food Dinner 2016

Beaver's Black Student Union will hold its second Soul Food Dinner on Feb. 2 in the SUB Lodge.

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