2016-2020 Strategic Plan

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Beaver students and administators cut a ribbon in front of a high tunnel greenhouse.

Beaver high tunnel ribbon cutting

Provost Nick Jones and Vice President for Commonwealth Campuses Madlyn Hanes joined Penn State Beaver faculty and students to officially open the campus high tunnel. The tunnel is funded by a Penn State seed grant.

Beaver students and administators cut a ribbon in front of a high tunnel greenhouse.

Provost, VP for Commonwealth Campuses officially open Beaver high tunnel

Provost Nick Jones and Vice President for Commonwealth Campuses Madlyn Hanes joined Penn State Beaver faculty and students to officially open the campus high tunnel. The tunnel, which was funded by a University seed grant, will support Beaver's campus-supported agriculture subscriptions and the local Salvation Army food bank.
Students lift a large, curved metal pole into place over garden.

Raising high tunnel at Beaver

Students from three Penn State campuses - Beaver, Behrend and University Park - raised a 96-foot-long high tunnel at Beaver. The tunnel will allow the campus to grow fresh produce year round to supply the CSA, campus food pantry and Salvation Army.

Students lift a large, curved metal pole into place over garden.

Raising high tunnel at Beaver

Students and staff from three Penn State campuses — Beaver, Behrend and University Park — raised a high tunnel at Penn State Beaver this summer. The tunnel, funded by a Penn State seed grant, will allow the campus to grow fresh produce year-round to supply CSAs, the campus food pantry, and the Salvation Army.

Students lift a large, curved metal pole into place over garden.

Students, staff from three campuses raise grant-funded high tunnel at Beaver

Students and staff from three Penn State campuses raised a high tunnel at Penn State Beaver this summer. The tunnel, funded by a Penn State seed grant, will allow the campus to grow fresh produce year-round to supply CSAs, the campus food pantry, and the Salvation Army.
Green plants grow in raised beds in campus garden.

University seed grant helping Beaver campus to 'grow'

Penn State Beaver recently received part of a University seed grant that develops learning opportunities around sustainable food and agriculture. Among the initiatives are a campus garden, community-supported agriculture and — coming soon — a high tunnel.
hands, dirt and seedling

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.