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Student consulting group to help area businesses address challenges

Penn State Beaver information sciences and technology instructor Ashu Kumar is leading an advisory group that will serve as consultants to area businesses and non-profits, identifying their specific problems and challenges and connecting them with faculty and students who may be able to provide solutions.

Beaver awarded $50,000 to drive entrepreneurship, bolster local economy

Penn State Beaver is one of four campuses to receive a 2018 seed grant from Invent Penn State, an initiative designed to bolster entrepreneurship and economic development in communities surrounding Penn State campuses.
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University awards $200,000 in Invent Penn State seed grants to four campuses

Penn State announced $200,000 in new seed grant funding as part of the University's Invent Penn State Initiative. The four campuses receiving grants — Beaver, DuBois, Greater Allegheny and Hazleton — bring to 21 the number of Innovation Hubs across the Commonwealth.
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.

Certified Recovery Specialist program available to recovering addicts

This spring, Penn State Beaver Continuing Education will offer a Certified Recovery Specialist Training program as part of its curriculum. Research has shown that peer recovery support services not only help addicts remain engaged in the recovery process, but also reduce the likelihood of relapse.

Penn State announces Global Programs Travel Grants 2017 competition results

Global Programs' fall 2017 travel grants have been awarded in three grant categories: Faculty Travel Grants, Transformational Travel Grants, and Graduate Student Travel Grants. Based on the review committees’ evaluations and recommendations, 30 applicants were selected for funding support. The awardees will travel to 19 countries on four continents.
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Penn State Beaver joins local universities in creating historic partnership

Penn State Beaver, the Community College of Beaver County, Geneva College and Robert Morris University unveiled the Bridges and Pathways College Partnership, a consortium dedicated to improving the lives of Beaver Valley residents through access to education, cultural events and economic opportunities.
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Penn State invests $2 million to support strategic priorities

Through an innovative new funding process, Penn State is investing $2 million in its top strategic priorities, while simultaneously advancing the vital and transformative work of its faculty, staff and students across the University.
Map of Sustainable Communities programs at Penn State campuses

Sustainability community program expands across Commonwealth with PepsiCo funds

Five Penn State campuses have been awarded PepsiCo Challenge Mini Grants to expand community engagement efforts through Penn State’s Sustainable Communities Collaborative (SCC). Penn State Abington, Altoona, Beaver, Behrend and Brandywine will take part in a three-year pilot program to expand the SCC to Penn State communities outside of University Park.
A Beaver student picks a tomato from a plant.

Beaver campus garden helps to feed the community

The summer harvest from Penn State Beaver's campus garden has been donated to the Salvation Army to feed those in need.

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