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Five professors from Catholic University and Penn State stand in front of a building in France.

Penn State delegation fostering partnerships abroad

A delegation from three Pittsburgh-area Penn State campuses - including Beaver - will visit two universities in Europe this summer to foster global partnerships and expand the EDGE program.
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.
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.
A student peers into a tomato plant searching for ripe fruti.

Campus garden helps to feed the community

What began as a class project is now a vital part of helping Beaver County fight food insecurity.
Campus entrance sign with pond and amphitheater in background.

Resourceful engineering students save iconic campus sign from demise

When the P and the B from Penn State Beaver’s iconic “chimney stack” entrance sign went missing, the campus called on Senior Engineering Instructor Jim Hendrickson and two of his students to find a fix.
Boxes of food sit on the floor of the food bank warehouse.

Fixing the food crisis

Beaver faculty and students have received a Pepsi Mini Grant to fund the creation of a community garden, a digitized food map and a food rescue program.
A photo of Russ Brignano sits beside books on a shelf.

In their own words

In honor of Black History Month, a reminder that Beaver's African-American autobiography collection - the only one of its kind in the university system - is open to the public through a community borrower's card.
Inmates in Indiana stand in a common room to listen to a speaker.

Students forge a path for restorative justice

Five students from Penn State will help launch Bridges to Life, a restorative justice program, in Beaver County this spring.
Sophomore Nick Pelino paints a handprint on a window.

Penn State Beaver paints the town

Nearly 100 students and staff members from Penn State Beaver gathered in Aliquippa to clean and paint a few blighted city blocks.