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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.

Community members dressed as historical figures in Civil Rights history pose in front of Beaver sign.

An evening of soul

Students, faculty and staff at Penn State Beaver are invited to join the campus at 7 p.m. on Feb. 2 in the Student Union Building Lodge as it embarks on an evening of food and conversation, featuring a group of community members in costume playing some of the most iconic African-Americans of the 20th century.
Beaver students pose with the Nittany Lion at Thon.

Beaver students with mascot

This could be you. The Beaver campus is hiring a mascot to represent the campus at events.

Penn State Beaver graduates, professors and guests look toward stage at commencement.

'Be proud of the work you've done'

Eighteen students participated in Beaver's Dec. 16 ceremony, receiving degrees in administration of justice, business, communications, information sciences and technology, and psychology. Administration of justice major Robert Chamberlain served as the campus' first student speaker.
Penn State Beaver graduates, professors and guests look toward stage at commencement.

Beaver Fall 2016 Commencement

Kylee Chamberlain sits with her father, Robert, during graduation. Robert, who received his bachelor of science in Administration of Justice, was the student speaker at the ceremony. Pictured with the Chamberlains are fellow AOJ grad Alessandra Durelli, left, and Dr. Mari Pierce, right.

Penn State Beaver graduates, professors and guests look toward stage at commencement.

'Be proud of the work you've done'

Eighteen students participated in the campus' Dec. 16 commencement ceremony, receiving degrees in administration of justice, business, communications, information sciences and technology, and psychology.

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