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Campuses host special fundraiser for THON at national championship baseball game

Penn State Hazleton, Penn State Wilkes-Barre and Penn State Worthington Scranton will host a special outreach event on Tuesday, Sept. 19 at the AAA National Championship Baseball Game taking place at PNC Field on Montage Mountain. The event, which is aimed at growing brand awareness and showcasing the impact Penn State makes on Northeast Pennsylvania, will also serve as a fundraiser for THON.
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Faculty and staff art show 'Getting To Know Us' on display at Wilkes-Barre

“Getting To Know Us,” an art exhibit featuring works from campus faculty and staff, will be on display beginning today (Sept. 12) in the Friedman Art Gallery at Penn State Wilkes-Barre and run through the beginning of October. The exhibition is free and open to the public.
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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.
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Penn State recognized among top 25 LGBTQ-friendly schools by Campus Pride

Penn State is once again named among the top 25 schools in the nation in the 2017 Campus Pride Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Questioning-Friendly Campus Climate Index.
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Penn State faculty network and learn at annual entrepreneurship retreat

Faculty and staff from across Penn State came together Aug. 15-16 at University Park in support of entrepreneurship teaching and learning at the fifth annual ENTI Summer Gathering. ENTI, launched is 2013, is Penn State’s Intercollege Minor in Entrepreneurship and Innovation.

'FaceAge' Pennsylvania tour kicks off Aug. 30

Andrew Belser, 2017-18 Penn State laureate, will kick off the tour of his award-winning “FaceAge” exhibition, a multimedia video installation created from cross-generational conversations, Aug. 30 to Sept. 5 at University Park. Throughout the 2017-18 academic year, Belser will take “FaceAge” to all Penn State campuses.
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Last SAT prep course of 2017 announced

Beginning Oct. 7, Penn State Wilkes-Barre will begin hosting its last seven-week, SAT-preparation course session for those students interested in taking the SAT exam for the December 2017 testing date.
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New staff and advisory board members welcomed

Chancellor and Chief Academic Officer Dale Jones has announced the addition of a new staff member and new campus advisory board members to Penn State Wilkes-Barre.
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Fall 2017 film and discussion series begins Sept. 28

Penn State Wilkes-Barre is partnering with R/C Wilkes-Barre Movies 14 in downtown Wilkes-Barre to host a film and discussion series titled "Greatness Is Forever," featuring "Field of Dreams," "Hoosiers," "Miracle," "Raging Bull" and "Something For Joey."
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President Eric Barron's message to the community on Charlottesville events

Penn State President Eric Barron shared a message of diversity and inclusion with the Penn State community and offered his support to the faculty, staff and students at the University of Virginia following events in Charlottesville this past weekend.