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Penn State Beaver graduates, still wearing gowns, talk with fellow students.

Internships lead to full-time jobs for Beaver IST students

Beaver Instructor Ashu Kumar tells his students they need to display clarity, confidence and commitment if they want to succeed. Those qualities have resulted in full-time jobs for three IST graduates.
Beaver student Ty Cole sits at picnic table on campus.

Communications: It's all about people

Ty Cole is turning his love of being involved and talking with people into a career in communications. "You get to be around people 24/7."
Richard Lomotey and Evan McStay in a computer lab

Information Sciences and Technology: Changing the world

IST student Evan McStay is adapting a phone app he and his classmates developed for Ghanaian cocoa farmers into one aimed at corn and bean farmers in western Pennsylvania.
Chancellor Cushman hands Alexa Di Pietrantonio a framed certificate.

Students, faculty, staff honored at campus’ 50th Annual Awards Ceremony

Penn State Beaver recognized more than 30 students, faculty and staff for excellence in scholarship, leadership, service, teaching and research at the 50th Annual Awards Ceremony.
Cassandra Miller-Butterworth and two students transfer liquid into beaker.

Beaver biology professor stars in a book published by local fifth-graders

Cassandra Miller-Butterworth consulted on, and stars in, a book about the plight of little brown bats, written by Kennedi Emery, left, and Kaitlyn Desrochers, students at Baden Academy.
Nick Pelino and two of his roommates stand in front of a topiary display.

Happiest man on earth

Beaver business major Nick Pelino is spending the spring in Florida, working with the Disney College Program and living in a Disney-owned apartment with five Disney-loving roommates. Here’s a glimpse at his semester in the most magical place on earth.
Professor Stephanie Cabarcas-Petroski holds an ophthalmoscope up to a student's eye.

Biology: It's in the genes

Professor Cabarcas-Petroski uses a data to compare normal tissues to cancer tissues, making connections other researchers have either overlooked or not yet discovered.
An inmate dressed in a prison jumpsuit holds a book that says Bridges to Life on the cover.

Administration of Justice: Building bridges

Bridges to Life, a program run by Penn State Beaver Administration of Justice students at the Beaver County Jail, is helping victims and offenders heal by encouraging them to come together and share their stories.
Lesli Kelly, wearing her chef's uniform, poses in front of a tree.

University establishes memorial scholarship in chef's name

The Lesli Jo Stone Memorial Endowed Scholarship was created by the University with an investment of $50,000, to ensure that Stone's legacy of service won’t be forgotten.
Ashu Kumar talks to members of advisory board while standing in IST lab.

Beaver launches business advisory group

The group 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.