News that occurred in 2019

November 18, 2019

New site helps students understand rights, responsibilities on bias, free speech

A new website designed over the past year by student leaders from a wide variety of student organizations offers important background and resources for students on bias and free expression on campus, and the critical issues surrounding the rights and responsibilities of exercising free speech.

October 14, 2019

Enrollment up among underrepresented, Pa. resident and graduate students

Penn State overall enrollment remains relatively stable at 96,408 with a modest decline at Commonwealth Campuses

October 31, 2019

Soulful crowd fills Greater Allegheny's Wunderley Gymnasium for Crossing Bridges

On Friday, Oct. 25, a crowd of more than 400 people attended Penn State Greater Allegheny’s signature program, the Crossing Bridges Summit. The summit, positioned to help bridge racial divides in the Mon Valley, featured Cornel West, a public intellectual and ground-breaking author.

October 11, 2019

Alumnus creates $1M scholarship to support students with disabilities

Gift is the largest ever received by the Office of Student Disability Resources

October 9, 2019

Community, Penn State help raise $50,000 for Osaze Osagie Memorial Scholarship

Through the contributions of family, friends and the local community, over $25,000 has been raised in support of the Osaze Olufemi Osagie Memorial Scholarship for Educational Equity.