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collapse Article Date : 7/10/2019 ‎(1)
 7/10/2019State System of Higher Education votes to freeze tuition for 2019-20 academic year

​​​​​​The Board of Governors for Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education voted Wednesday to freeze tuition for just the second time in the organization's 36-year history.


 
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collapse Article Date : 6/28/2019 ‎(1)
 6/28/2019State System, APSCUF negotiations head into July as progress continues

​With their contract expiring June 30, progress continued during five consecutive days of negotiations between faculties at Pennsylvania’s state-owned universities and Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. By law, the current collective bargaining agreement remains in effect until a new one is ratified.

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collapse Article Date : 6/21/2019 ‎(1)
 6/26/2019State System, APSCUF continue contract negotiations

​Contract negotiations continued this week between faculties at Pennsylvania’s state-owned universities and Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. 

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collapse Article Date : 5/15/2019 ‎(2)
 5/20/2019Dr. Guiyou Huang named president of Edinboro University of Pennsylvania

​​​​The Board of Governors of Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education today unanimously selected Dr. Guiyou Huang, chancellor for Louisiana State University of Alexandria, to be the next president of Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, effective July 1. ​

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 5/20/2019State System ratifies faculty phased-retirement plan

​​​Eligible professors at state-owned universities have an option to retire gradually, after the Board of Governors for Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education today approved a side-letter for faculty phased retirement.​

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collapse Article Date : 5/14/2019 ‎(2)
 5/14/2019State System, APSCUF begin negotiations for next contract
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 6/26/2019State System, APSCUF begin negotiations for next contract

​Contract negotiations have begun between faculties at Pennsylvania’s state-owned universities and Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. ​

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collapse Article Date : 4/24/2019 ‎(1)
 4/24/2019Commencement ceremonies scheduled for Class of 2019

​The caps and gowns have been ordered and the stages are almost ready for the annual spring commencement programs to be held on each of the campuses comprising Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. Thousands of students will walk across those stages during the first two weekends of May to receive their degrees from the 14 universities.

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collapse Article Date : 4/10/2019 ‎(1)
 4/10/2019State System students, faculty, staff, alumni visit Capitol seeking support for universities

​Students, faculty, staff and alumni from all 14 universities that comprise Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education visited the Capitol today, meeting with legislators and their staff to seek support for their schools. The group—nearly 150 strong—delivered a simple message: “Support for the State System is support for the future of Pennsylvania!”

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collapse Article Date : 4/9/2019 ‎(1)
 4/9/2019California, Slippery Rock universities to introduce new degree programs

​California University of Pennsylvania has been granted approval to develop a new graduate degree program in physical therapy, and to begin offering two new undergraduate programs in veterinary technology. Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania, meanwhile, will introduce a doctoral program in educational leadership and administration, which will be delivered fully online beginning this fall.

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collapse Article Date : 4/8/2019 ‎(1)
 4/8/2019Students, others to spend day at Capitol seeking support for State System

​​“Support for the State System is support for the future of Pennsylvania!” That is the message more than 150 students, faculty, staff and alumni from the 14 universities that comprise Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education will personally deliver Wednesday when they meet with legislators and staff members in the Capitol. The visits are part of the System’s annual advocacy efforts, which also will include a mid-morning gathering on the steps of the Capitol’s main rotunda.

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collapse Article Date : 4/4/2019 ‎(3)
 4/4/2019Board of Governors approves new tuition policy, offering universities greater flexibility in setting rates

​​The Board of Governors of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education today approved a new tuition policy giving the 14 state-owned universities more flexibility in the way tuition is set each year. The new policy also calls for tuition to be tentatively set two years at a time—with a final figure due each year by April instead of July—to provide students and families more time to plan and greater predictability about their cost of attendance.

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 4/4/2019Millersville University graduate wins 19th annual Syed R. Ali-Zaidi Award

​Recent Millersville University of Pennsylvania graduate Erin Jones was recognized today by the Board of Governors of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education as the 2019 winner of the Syed R. Ali-Zaidi Award for Academic Excellence. Jones, who earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in meteorology in December, received a $1,000 cash prize for winning the award.

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 4/4/2019Student-athletes honored for bringing home the Gold

​And the winners are!  Hold on, this might take awhile; there were a lot of them. The Board of Governors of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education today recognized six individual student-athletes and one team who brought home National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division II national championships during the this academic year’s fall and winter sports seasons. The gold medal winning performances included athletes from five different universities competing in five different sports. One individual competitor and one team completed “three-peats,” each winning titles for the third year in a row.

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collapse Article Date : 4/3/2019 ‎(1)
 4/3/2019West Chester student wins eighth annual Student Business Plan Competition

​A plan for connecting college students with tutors “whenever” and “wherever” they need them captured the $10,000 top prize in the eighth annual Student Business Plan Competition sponsored by Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. “Tutors 4 University Students,” developed by Salih Salaam of Easton, a junior accounting major at West Chester University of Pennsylvania, matches students with tutors in the subjects where they need help, “at a price point affordable by the student and attractive to the qualified tutors.”

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collapse Article Date : 3/25/2019 ‎(1)
 3/25/2019Finalists selected, winners to be announced in Student Business Plan Competition

​​Putting their education to good use even before they earn their degrees, 10 teams of student entrepreneurs are in the running for the $10,000 top prize in Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education’s eighth annual Student Business Plan Competition.

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collapse Article Date : 3/18/2019 ‎(1)
 3/18/2019Dr. Charles E. Patterson named president of Mansfield University of Pennsylvania

​​The Board of Governors of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education today unanimously selected Dr. Charles E. Patterson, senior advisor for executive outreach in the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Federal Student Aid, to be the next president of Mansfield University of Pennsylvania, effective July 1.

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collapse Article Date : 2/26/2019 ‎(1)
 2/26/2019East Stroudsburg, Millersville, Slippery Rock, West Chester to offer new, workforce aligned degrees

​​Continuing to align their programming with employers’ needs, four universities within Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education have introduced new programs in various areas of business, healthcare and social services where demand for highly skilled, well-educated individuals is growing.

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collapse Article Date : 1/31/2019 ‎(12)
 1/31/2019Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester (THIS)

​Kaitlyn Floyd of Mertztown is working in the Governor’s Office as part of a 15-week internship sponsored by Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education.

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 1/31/2019California University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester (THIS)

​Angel Hart Funk of California is working in the Governor’s Office as part of a 15-week internship sponsored by Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education.

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 1/31/2019Clarion University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester (THIS)

​Amber Smoyer of Bellefonte is working in the Democratic House Legislative and Policy Research office as part of a 15-week internship sponsored by Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education.

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 1/31/2019East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester (THIS)

​Ahmadu Jalloh of Allentown is working in the Office of the Speaker of the House of Representatives Michael Turzai, R-Allegheny, as part of a 15-week internship sponsored by Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education.

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 1/31/2019Edinboro University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester (THIS)

​Jordan Allen of York is working for the Pennsylvania Department of State as part of a 15-week internship sponsored by Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education.

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 1/31/2019Kutztown University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester (THIS)

​Eric Schulden of Fredericksburg is working for the state Department of Environmental Protection and Governor’s Policy Office as part of a 15-week internship sponsored by Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education.

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 1/31/2019Kutztown University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester (THIS)

​Aleska Gonzalez of Allentown is working for the Office of Public Engagement in the Office of Attorney General as part of a 15-week internship sponsored by Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education.

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 1/31/2019Mansfield University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester (THIS)

​Nicolas Alejandro of Bethlehem is working in the state Bureau of Talent Development as part of a 15-week internship sponsored by Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education.

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 1/31/2019Millersville University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester (THIS)

​Lincoln Edwards of Millersville is working for the Office of Health Equity in the state Department of Health as part of a 15-week internship sponsored by Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education.

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 1/31/2019Millersville University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester (THIS)

​Edward Schick of Millersville is working for the state Department of Environmental Protection as part of a 15-week internship sponsored by Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education.

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 1/31/2019Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester (THIS)

​Bailey Haines of Hermitage is working in the Lieutenant Governor’s Office as part of a 15-week internship sponsored by Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education.

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 1/31/2019West Chester University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester (THIS)

​Luke Kisiel of Connellsville is working for the state Department of Revenue as part of a 15-week internship sponsored by Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education.

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collapse Article Date : 1/29/2019 ‎(1)
 1/29/2019Pennsylvania colleges, universities sign agreements to promote international education

​The Pennsylvania Global and Education Hub, which comprises both public and private colleges and universities in the state, has signed a pair of new international partnership agreements developed to promote the PA schools to students in India while providing a variety of exchange and research opportunities to students and faculty from here, as well.

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collapse Article Date : 1/16/2019 ‎(1)
 1/16/2019State System will ‘transform’ itself to expand educational opportunities for students

Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education will transform itself, with the member universities working more closely together to expand educational opportunities for students while reducing the costs with which they operate, Chancellor Dan Greenstein said today in delivering his first State of the System address.

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collapse Article Date : 12/19/2018 ‎(1)
 12/19/2018Chancellor fills key positions to advance State System’s transformation efforts
Three senior-level staff will join the Office of the Chancellor in January, taking on key roles as Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education moves forward with its redesign effort intended to ensure students have continued access to a high-value educational experience. Sharon Minnich of Lewisberry will serve as vice chancellor for administration and finance; Kate Shirley Akers of Lexington, Ky., will serve as assistant vice chancellor for educational and business intelligence; and Cody Jones of West Chester will serve as chief strategic relations officer. 





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collapse Article Date : 12/7/2018 ‎(1)
 12/7/2018State System universities to hold fall commencements

​Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education universities will hold their fall commencement ceremonies beginning Dec. 14 and continuing throughout the weekend on the various campuses.

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collapse Article Date : 10/29/2018 ‎(1)
 10/29/2018State System's Board of Governors approves 2019-20 appropriations request

The Board of Governors of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education today voted to request $505.8 million in state funding next year as part of a plan that would significantly increase the amount of financial aid available to students from low- and middle-income families.

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collapse Article Date : 9/7/2018 ‎(1)
 9/7/2018Pennsylvania to revolutionize preparation of STEM teachers for high-need communities across state
​Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf and Arthur Levine, president of the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, today announced that Pennsylvania will make a major commitment to ensuring excellent teachers are leading STEM classrooms in high-need schools across the state as the state establishes the Woodrow Wilson Pennsylvania Teaching Fellows program.
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collapse Article Date : 8/31/2018 ‎(9)
 8/31/2018Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester (THIS)
​Anastasia Moreo of Brodheadsville is working for the state Department of Human Services as part of a 15-week internship sponsored by Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. Moreo is a junior social work major at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania.
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 8/31/2018California University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester (THIS)
​Gabrielle Salerni of Lincoln University, Pa. (Chester County), is working in the office of Governor Tom Wolf as part of a 15-week internship sponsored by Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. Salerni is a senior international studies major and political science minor at California University of Pennsylvania.
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 8/31/2018East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester (THIS)
​Maureen Nseyep Patty of Easton is working for the state Department of Health as part of a 15-week internship sponsored by Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. Patty is a senior public health major and health services and administration minor at East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania.tty is a senior public health major and health services and administration minor at East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania.
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 8/31/2018Edinboro University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester (THIS)
​Erika Pfaff of Adamsville is working for the Pennsylvania Department of State as part of a 15-week internship sponsored by Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. Pfaff is a junior political science/legal studies major at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania.
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 8/31/2018Indiana University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester (THIS)
Adriana Frontino of Cherry Tree is working for the state Department of Environmental Protection as part of a 15-week internship sponsored by Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. Frontino is a senior political science major at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.
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 8/31/2018Kutztown University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester (THIS)
​Arlin A. Salazar of Reading is working in the office of state House Minority Leader Frank Dermody, D-Allegheny, as part of a 15-week internship sponsored by Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. Salazar is a senior political science major at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania.
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 8/31/2018Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester (THIS)
​Malik Potter of Middletown is working for the Pennsylvania Statewide Afterschool Youth Development Network as part of a 15-week internship sponsored by Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. Potter is a junior business administration major at Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania.
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 8/31/2018Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester (THIS)
​Lucas Smith of Chambersburg is working for the state Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs as part of a 15-week internship sponsored by Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. Smith is a senior political science major and English minor at Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania.
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 8/31/2018Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester (THIS)
​Jacob Gillette of Schuylkill Haven is working in the office of state Sen. Vincent Hughes, D-Philadelphia, as part of a 15-week internship sponsored by Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. Gillette is a junior political science major at Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania.
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collapse Article Date : 8/13/2018 ‎(1)
 8/13/2018California, Mansfield, Slippery Rock universities to offer new degree programs geared to meet workforce needs
​Three universities across Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education—California, Mansfield and Slippery Rock—will offer a combined eight new degree programs beginning as early as this fall. All of the new programs are geared toward meeting specific workforce needs.
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collapse Article Date : 8/1/2018 ‎(1)
 8/1/2018Board of Governors selects Peter C. Fackler as Mansfield University’s interim president
​The Board of Governors of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education today selected Peter C. Fackler to serve as interim president of Mansfield University of Pennsylvania. Mr. Fackler recently completed a nearly nine-month term as interim president at Clarion University.
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collapse Article Date : 7/12/2018 ‎(2)
 7/12/2018Board of Governors approves 2018-19 tuition rates for State System universities
The Board of Governors of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education today approved the second smallest tuition increase in more than a decade for the 2018-19 academic year.
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 7/12/2018State System’s Board of Governors recognizes NCAA champions from five universities
​The Board of Governors of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education today recognized individual student-athletes from Clarion, Millersville, Slippery Rock and West Chester Universities, as well as the field hockey team from Shippensburg University, all of whom brought home National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division II national championships in the last year.
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collapse Article Date : 6/25/2018 ‎(1)
 6/25/2018State System continues redesign effort with a dozen new, high-demand degree programs
​A dozen more new degree programs—all responsive to student and employer demand—will be offered beginning this fall at universities across Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. This comes as the system undertakes a redesign process focused on student success as the number one priority.
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collapse Article Date : 6/21/2018 ‎(1)
 6/21/2018Senate confirms West Chester student leader to State System’s Board of Governors
​The state Senate has confirmed Rodney Kaplan Jr., president of the Student Government Association at West Chester University of Pennsylvania, to serve on the Board of Governors of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education.
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collapse Article Date : 6/19/2018 ‎(1)
 6/19/2018State Senate confirms Bloomsburg student government leader to serve on State System’s Board of Governors
​The state Senate has confirmed Joar Dahn, president of Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania’s Community Government Association, to serve on the Board of Governors of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. Dahn, a senior political science major at Bloomsburg, joins Brian Swatt, president of the Student Government Association at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, on the 20-member board that oversees Pennsylvania’s 14 public universities.
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collapse Article Date : 6/4/2018 ‎(1)
 6/4/2018Five universities to offer nine new degree programs
​Responding to student and employer demand, five universities across Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education—California, Clarion, East Stroudsburg, Shippensburg and West Chester—will offer a combined nine new degree programs beginning this fall. Each of the new programs was approved by State System Interim Chancellor Karen M. Whitney through a new practice that accelerates the degree-approval process.
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collapse Article Date : 5/30/2018 ‎(1)
 5/30/2018Dr. Dale-Elizabeth Pehrsson named president of Clarion University of Pennsylvania
​The Board of Governors of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education today unanimously selected Dr. Dale-Elizabeth Pehrsson, dean of the College of Education and Human Services at Central Michigan University, to be the next president of Clarion University of Pennsylvania, effective July 1.
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collapse Article Date : 5/21/2018 ‎(1)
 5/21/2018Former Gates Foundation director selected as State System of Higher Education’s next chancellor
Underscoring its commitment to ensuring student success and to its efforts to redesign the State System for the future, the Board of Governors of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education today selected a national leader in higher education to serve as the next chancellor. Daniel Greenstein, who led the Postsecondary Success strategy at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for the past six years and who previously was a top administrator in the University of California system, will become the State System’s fifth chancellor in September. ​​
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collapse Article Date : 5/8/2018 ‎(1)
 5/8/2018Senate confirms new member to State System’s Board of Governors
​The state Senate has confirmed the nomination of Janet L. Yeomans of Philadelphia to serve on the Board of Governors of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. Her appointment runs through Dec. 31, filling the unexpired term of Daniel Meuser, who resigned from the Board last year.
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collapse Article Date : 4/25/2018 ‎(2)
 4/25/2018Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education universities list spring commencements, speakers
​College commencements—an annual rite of spring—are being readied on each of the campuses comprising Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. Thousands of students will walk across the stage to receive their degrees from the 14 universities, prepared to begin their lives as successful graduates. Spring commencement ceremonies will be held during the first two weekends of May on the various State System campuses.
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 4/25/2018State System leadership responds to RAND study
​The interim chancellor and the chair of the Board of Governors of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education offered comments today on a study of the State System conducted by the RAND Corp. A report on the study was released during a meeting of the Legislative Budget and Finance Committee, which commissioned the review.
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collapse Article Date : 4/20/2018 ‎(1)
 4/20/2018Pennsylvania Association of Councils of Trustees elects new officers; terms begin July 1
​Jeffrey Smith, a member of Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania’s Council of Trustees, has been elected to a two-year term as president of the Pennsylvania Association of Councils of Trustees (PACT). Also elected to two-year terms during PACT’s spring conference were Jack Wabby, first vice president, a trustee at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania; Milissa Bauer, second vice president; Clarion University of Pennsylvania; Karen Russell, treasurer, Mansfield University of Pennsylvania; and Mary Coploff, secretary, Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania. All of the new officers’ terms begin July 1.
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collapse Article Date : 4/5/2018 ‎(3)
 4/5/2018Dr. Daniel A. Wubah named president of Millersville University of Pennsylvania
​The Board of Governors of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education today unanimously selected Dr. Daniel A. Wubah, a former provost and senior adviser to the president of Washington and Lee University, to be the next president of Millersville University of Pennsylvania, effective July 1.
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 4/5/2018Dr. Michael J. Hannan named interim president of Edinboro University of Pennsylvania
​The Board of Governors of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education today named Dr. Michael J. Hannan interim president of Edinboro University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Hannan, the university’s provost and vice president for academic and student affairs, has been serving as acting president since March 30.
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 4/5/2018Shippensburg University student wins 18th annual Syed R. Ali-Zaidi Award
​Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania senior Bradley Foreman is the 2018 winner of the Syed R. Ali-Zaidi Award for Academic Excellence from Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education.
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collapse Article Date : 4/4/2018 ‎(1)
 4/4/2018Clarion University senior wins Business Plan Competition, $10,000 prize
​A Clarion University of Pennsylvania senior has won the $10,000 first place prize in the seventh annual Student Business Plan Competition sponsored by Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education for developing a system that allows construction site managers to track the progress of their projects using drones and specialized computer software. Enhanced Visual,” the system developed by Logan Chernicky of Clarion, allows construction site managers and engineers to compare actual progress on their projects with pre-work projections to help keep them “on track and under budget.”
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collapse Article Date : 3/29/2018 ‎(1)
 3/29/2018Top entries selected in seventh annual Business Plan Competition
​It’s not the Final Four, but 14 student teams are still in the running for the $10,000 top prize in the seventh annual Business Plan Competition held by Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. The winner of the top prize—along with the second- and third-place finishers, who will receive prizes of $5,000 and $2,500 respectively—will be announced April 4 at an awards ceremony to be held in the Tuscarora Room of Reisner Dining Hall on the campus of Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania.
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collapse Article Date : 3/27/2018 ‎(1)
 3/27/2018Edinboro University president resigns, provost to serve as acting campus leader
​Dr. H. Fred Walker will resign as president of Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, effective Friday (March 30). Dr. Walker informed the Board of Governors of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education of his decision today. He has served as Edinboro’s president since July 2016.
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collapse Article Date : 3/23/2018 ‎(1)
 3/23/2018Robert M. Pignatello named president of Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania
The Board of Governors of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education today unanimously selected Robert M. Pignatello, a senior vice president at Hunter College of the City University of New York (CUNY), to be the next president of Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania, effective July 1.
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collapse Article Date : 3/14/2018 ‎(1)
 3/14/2018Dr. William J. Behre named president of Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania
​The Board of Governors of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education today unanimously selected Dr. William J. Behre, provost of Georgian Court University, to be the next president of Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania, effective July 1.
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collapse Article Date : 3/6/2018 ‎(1)
 3/6/2018Life after college; prepared for success, this week’s topic on Infinite Opportunities
​Three Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education university alumni will talk about how their college experience prepared them to succeed in their careers, and how today’s soon-to-be graduates are being prepared for similar success on this week’s episode of Infinite Opportunities, which will air Sunday morning on the Pennsylvania Cable Network (PCN).
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collapse Article Date : 2/27/2018 ‎(1)
 2/27/2018How healthy lifestyle leads to college success, this week’s topic on Infinite Opportunities
​East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania student Zaria Cyriaque will talk about how being active and maintaining a healthy lifestyle helps lead to success in college on this week’s episode of Infinite Opportunities, which will air Sunday morning on the Pennsylvania Cable Network (PCN).
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collapse Article Date : 2/22/2018 ‎(2)
 2/22/2018How cultural opportunities enrich learning experience, this week’s topic on Infinite Opportunities
​Cheyney University of Pennsylvania student Meghan Sowersby will talk about how cultural opportunities have helped enrich her college learning experience on this week’s episode of Infinite Opportunities, which will air Sunday morning on the Pennsylvania Cable Network (PCN).
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 2/22/2018Hundreds of students, faculty, alumni visit Capitol seeking increased investment in State System universities
​Students, faculty, alumni and other supporters of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education visited the offices of all 253 state legislators today to share their personal success stories and encourage increased investment in the 14 state-owned universities. The delegation then gathered in the Capitol’s main rotunda to formally kick off for the State System’s annual advocacy efforts.
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collapse Article Date : 2/13/2018 ‎(1)
 2/13/2018How campus clubs, activities boost success, this week’s topic on Infinite Opportunities
​Students attending Indiana and Kutztown Universities of Pennsylvania will talk about how participating in campus clubs and organizations helps them succeed in the classroom on this week’s episode of Infinite Opportunities, which will air Sunday morning on the Pennsylvania Cable Network (PCN).
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collapse Article Date : 2/6/2018 ‎(1)
 2/6/2018Gaining ‘real-world’ experience outside the classroom, this week’s topic on Infinite Opportunities
​Josh Grassi will talk about his ‘real-world’ experiences outside the classroom while studying at Mansfield University of Pennsylvania on this week’s episode of Infinite Opportunities, which will air Sunday morning on the Pennsylvania Cable Network (PCN).
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collapse Article Date : 1/30/2018 ‎(1)
 1/30/2018Choosing where to live while in college, this week’s topic on Infinite Opportunities
​Isela Mendez, a resident assistant at Millersville University of Pennsylvania, will talk about choosing the right place to live while in college on this week’s episode of Infinite Opportunities, which will air Sunday morning on the Pennsylvania Cable Network (PCN).
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collapse Article Date : 1/29/2018 ‎(8)
 1/29/2018Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester (THIS)
​Caroline Mathis of Downingtown is working for the state Department of Health as part of a 15-week internship sponsored by Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education.
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 1/29/2018Cheyney University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester (THIS)
​Najeebah Beyah-Green of Philadelphia is working for the Pennsylvania Department of State as part of a 15-week internship sponsored by Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education.
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 1/29/2018Edinboro University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester (THIS)
​Ian Hine of Treasure Lake is working in the office if Pennsylvania Speaker of the House Michael Turzai, R-Allegheny, as part of a 15-week internship sponsored by Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education.
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 1/29/2018Indiana University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester (THIS)
​Garrett Haffner of Beaver is working for the state Department of Labor and Industry as part of a 15-week internship sponsored by Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education.
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 1/29/2018Kutztown University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester (THIS)
​Beth A. Alboucq of New Tripoli is working in the office of Pennsylvania Lieutenant Governor Mike Stack as part of a 15-week internship sponsored by Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education.
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 1/29/2018Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester (THIS)
​Joshua Henry of Bellefonte is working in the governor’s office in constituent services as part of a 15-week internship sponsored by Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education.
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 1/29/2018Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester (THIS)
​Samantha Lowman of Orrtanna is working in the office of Pennsylvania House Majority Leader Dave Reed, R-Indiana, as part of a 15-week internship sponsored by Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education.
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 1/29/2018Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester (THIS)
​Tyler McCarthy of Wexford is working for the state Department of Environmental Protection as part of a 15-week internship sponsored by Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education.
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 1/25/2018Board of Governors approves new degrees, streamlines program approval process
​The Board of Governors of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education today approved six new academic programs designed to address workforce needs, even as it moved to streamline the program approval process to enable universities to respond more quickly to address those demands in the future.
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 1/25/2018Lock Haven University provost selected to serve as university’s interim president
​The Board of Governors of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education today selected Donna Wilson to serve as interim president of Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania, effective March 30. Dr. Wilson, who has served as the university’s provost since 2012, will assume the role of interim president upon the retirement of Michael Fiorentino Jr., who has been Lock Haven’s president since July 2011.
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 1/23/2018Paying for college, this week's topic on Infinite Opportunities
​Angelo Hronis, a senior at Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania, will talk about the scholarship he received and other ways he has paid for his college education on this week’s episode of Infinite Opportunities, which will air Sunday morning on the Pennsylvania Cable Network (PCN).
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 1/17/2018State System's Board of Governors finalizes search criteria for next chancellor
​Clearly outlining its vision for the next chief executive to lead the state’s 14 public universities, the Board of Governors of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education has finalized the search criteria it will use to recruit “a visionary chancellor for the university system of choice for more than 100,000 students.”
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 1/17/2018Student mobility, degree completion, this week’s topic on Infinite Opportunities
​Rose Miller, a “nontraditional” student attending Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, will talk about how she was able to go back to college on this week’s episode of Infinite Opportunities, which will air Sunday morning on the Pennsylvania Cable Network (PCN).
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 1/9/2018Choosing the right college for you, this week’s topic on Infinite Opportunities
Kutztown University of Pennsylvania student Jiovanni Negron-Garcia will talk about how he chose a college on this week’s episode of Infinite Opportunities, which will air Sunday morning on the Pennsylvania Cable Network (PCN).​​
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 1/2/2018‘Student success’ theme opens 4th season of Infinite Opportunities
​Graduates of California and East Stroudsburg Universities of Pennsylvania will talk about how their college experiences helped prepare them for career success when the fourth season of Infinite Opportunities premieres at 9:30 a.m., Sunday, on the Pennsylvania Cable Network (PCN).
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 12/7/2017State System universities to hold fall commencements
Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education universities will hold their fall commencement ceremonies beginning Dec. 15 and continuing throughout the weekend on the various campuses. Outstanding students, alumni and faculty are among the scheduled speakers who will address the new graduates, their families and other guests who will attend the programs.
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