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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.
A Beaver student picks a tomato from a plant.

Beaver community garden

Beaver student Marney Haddad plucks ripe tomatoes from the campus garden. The produce is donated to the Salvation Army.

I-Corps logo

Penn State’s NSF I-Corps program seeks applications by Sept. 15 and Oct. 15

The National Science Foundation has joined in supporting Penn State’s goal of taking more of its discoveries to market by awarding Penn State a five-year, $500,000 Innovation Corps (I-Corps) grant to establish the Invent Penn State I-Corps Site in collaboration with Ben Franklin Technology Partner’s TechCelerator, Happy Valley LaunchBox, and Invent Penn State’s Innovation Hubs.
An aerial view of the construction of an enthane cracker plant.

Beaver County Shell Plant construction

The Beaver County Economic and Environmental Speaker Series will focus on the construction of Shell's cracker plant, seen here, the closure of the Little Blue Run Coal Combustion Disposal Area and the impact of hydraulic fracturing.

Richard Lomotey points to a computer as Evan McStay looks on.

Lomotey and McStay

Beaver IST student Evan McStay, seated, received a Penn State Student Engagement Network Grant to work with Assistant Professor Richard Lomotey on a mobile app for farmers.

Richard Lomotey points to a computer as Evan McStay looks on.

Beaver IST student receives grant to develop mobile app for farmers

Penn State Beaver IST student Evan McStay received a Penn State Student Engagement Network Grant to work with Assistant Professor Richard Lomotey on a mobile app for local farmers.

Physician general to speak at Beaver about Pennsylvania's drug abuse epidemic

Pennsylvania's physician general, Dr. Rachel Levine, will visit the Penn State Beaver campus on March 22 to speak to students, faculty, staff and the community about her journey as a transgender woman and the drug-abuse crisis that is plaguing the state.
Boxes of food sit on the floor of the food bank warehouse.

food bank boxes

Beaver sophomore Katie Stanley and freshman Rachael Cummings, who will lead the campus' food rescue program, visited the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank distribution warehouse as part of their research.

Boxes of food sit on the floor of the food bank warehouse.

food bank

Beaver sophomore Katie Stanley and freshman Rachael Cummings, who will lead Beaver's food rescue program, visited the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank, where they saw boxes of produce waiting for distribution.

Boxes of food sit on the floor of the food bank warehouse.

Beaver faculty, students receive Pepsi Mini Grant for food-related initiatives

The Pepsi Mini Grant will give Beaver faculty and students $5,000 toward the creation of a community garden, a digitized food map and a food rescue program.

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