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Earth and Space Science Partnership

How a Penn State partnership reshaped science education

The Earth and Space Science Partnership, a program funded by the National Science Foundation, is designed to help Pennsylvania science teachers build upon their understanding and teaching of big ideas in Earth and space science.
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Sustainability community program expands across Commonwealth with PepsiCo funds

Five Penn State campuses have been awarded PepsiCo Challenge Mini Grants to expand community engagement efforts through Penn State’s Sustainable Communities Collaborative (SCC). Penn State Abington, Altoona, Beaver, Behrend and Brandywine will take part in a three-year pilot program to expand the SCC to Penn State communities outside of University Park.
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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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Brandywine receives Pepsi Challenge Grant for sustainability work

Penn State Brandywine has been selected as one of five Commonwealth campuses to receive a $5,000 grant through Pepsico. As grant recipients, the Brandywine campus will partner with the University’s Sustainable Communities Collaborative (SCC) to address sustainability issues throughout the state.
Map of 17 sites of Invent Penn State Innovation Hubs

Invent Penn State initiative awards four $50,000 seed grants to campuses

The Invent Penn State initiative announced the awarding of four $50,000 seed grants to develop additional innovation hubs to jump-start entrepreneurial activities in campus communities across the Commonwealth. Awarded by a competitive selection process, the four grants will go to the Brandywine, Fayette, Mont Alto and Worthington Scranton campuses.
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Brandywine campus receives $50,000 Invent Penn State seed grant

Through a $50,000 seed grant from the Invent Penn State initiative, the Brandywine campus will launch a new program this year that encourages collaboration between campus members and business owners in Delaware and Chester counties.
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Philadelphia regional engineering degree

Penn State faculty and students demonstrate the autonomous robot they delivered to Horsham Township public works to inspect stormwater pipes.

Cara Colantuono

Penn State alumna’s nonprofit harbors homeless veterans

After earning her bachelor's degree in human development and family studies from the Brandywine campus, Penn State alumna Cara Colantuono went on to start Support Homeless Veterans (SHV) — a nonprofit organization dedicated to ending homelessness among U.S. veterans in the Philadelphia region.
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Seventeen Penn State campuses named 2017 Military Friendly Schools

Sixteen Penn State campuses, plus Penn State World Campus, have been named 2017 “Military Friendly Schools” by ratings organization Victory Media.

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