sustainability

Eight Commonwealth Campuses highlight sustainability efforts at regional forum

The Sustainability Institute hosted the first of three forums at Penn State Beaver on May 7. Faculty, staff, students, and other leaders gathered to learn about the variety of activities, events, research and other programs taking place throughout the Commonwealth Campuses to advance the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals and the University's strategic plan.

Penn State gives out first-ever Student Sustainability Awards

This month Penn State bestowed the first Student Sustainability Awards, sponsored by the Sustainability Institute and the Council of Sustainable Leaders. The awards recognized five outstanding undergraduate and graduate students who demonstrate a sincere commitment to transforming Penn State into a sustainability leader.

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.

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.

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.

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.