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 9/3/2015State System of Higher Education's Board of Governors approves four new labor agreements New
​The Board of Governors of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education today approved new collective bargaining agreements with four of its labor unions, which combined represent about 4,500 professional staff working in areas including admissions, financial aid, residence life and career services; university health center nurses; social workers and counselors; and clerical and maintenance staff. Negotiations with only one union remain unresolved.​
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 9/1/2015Clarion University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester
​Serena Speer of Alburtis 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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 9/1/2015Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester
Amber Somershoe of Bensalem is working in the Office of House Speaker Mike Turzai, D-Allegheny, as part of a 15-week internship sponsored by Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education.​
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 9/1/2015California University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester
Jessica Slabon of West Decatur is working in the Democratic Research Center for Sen. Jay Costa, D-Allegheny, as part of a 15-week internship sponsored by Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education.​
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 9/1/2015Kutztown University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester
​Dan Noon of Ashland is working in the Office of House Democratic Whip Michael Hanna, D-Lock Haven, as part of a 15-week internship sponsored by Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education.
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 9/1/2015Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester
​Nicholas McClure of McConnellsburg is working in the Office of House Majority Leader David Reed, R-Indiana, as part of a 15-week internship sponsored by Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education.
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 9/1/2015Millersville University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester
​Jonathan Karns of Manheim 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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 9/1/2015Indiana University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester
Justin Johnston of Curwensville is working for the Center for Rural Pennsylvania as part of a 15-week internship sponsored by Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education.​
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 9/1/2015West Chester University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester
​Emily G. Holladay of Lock Haven 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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 9/1/2015Mansfield University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester
​Chelsey Gavin of Canisteo, N.Y., is working in the Governor’s Office of Administration as part of a 15-week internship sponsored by Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education.
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 9/1/2015East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester
​Chantel Fulgencio of Stroudsburg is working in the office of state Senator Vincent Hughes, D-Philadelphia, as part of a 15-week internship sponsored by Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education.
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 9/1/2015Kutztown University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester
​Joe Donovan of West Grove is working for the state Board of Probation and Parole as part of a 15-week internship sponsored by Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education.
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 9/1/2015California University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester
​Cameron Cochran of Oil City is working for House Democratic Floor Leader Frank Dermody as part of a 15-week internship sponsored by Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education.
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 9/1/2015Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester
​Leah Bower of Mohrsville 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.
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 9/1/2015Edinboro University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester
​Jonathan Arthur of Union City 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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 7/9/2015Board of Governors recognizes Shippensburg student-athlete who earned NCAA’s top academic award
​Nearly 470,000 student-athletes participated last year in sports for which the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) holds championship tournaments and events. Among all of those, two were selected to receive the Walter Byers Scholarship, considered the NCAA’s top academic honor. One of those recipients was Lucy Kauffman, who graduated in May with a degree in biology from Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania and who will enroll this fall in the Doctor of Optometry program at Salus University in Elkins Park.
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 7/9/2015Board of Governors approves new degree programs designed to meet student, employer needs in new, emerging fields
As the Commonwealth’s economy and workforce needs evolve and move into new and emerging fields, Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education is moving forward right along with them. The State System’s Board of Governors today approved 16 new degree programs—many of which were developed with direct input from industry partners—to help ensure employers have the educated workforce they need in the future and that graduates will have the education and skills necessary to succeed.
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 7/9/2015Board of Governors approves $240 tuition increase for 2015-16
​The Board of Governors of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education today approved a $240 tuition increase for the 2015-16 academic year while pledging to continue to seek additional state funding to support the universities’ operations.
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 7/1/2015‘Infinite Opportunities’ premieres next week, highlighting Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education universities
“Infinite Opportunities,” a half-hour, public affairs program featuring Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education universities, will premiere at 2 p.m., Sunday, on the Pennsylvania Cable Network. The program, which will air weekly, will feature stories about unique programs, student life and academic offerings at the 14 State System universities. It also will include interviews with university leaders and stakeholders as well as one-on-one discussions between State System leaders and the university presidents.
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 4/30/2015Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education universities list spring commencements, speakers
​Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education universities will hold their spring commencement ceremonies at various times and locations May 8-11. Details of the programs, including scheduled speakers, follow:
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 4/27/2015State System responds to audit
​Below is a statement from Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education in response to the performance audit released today by the Auditor General's office
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 4/16/2015Team from IUP wins fourth annual Student Business Plan Competition
​A team of students from Indiana University of Pennsylvania who designed a web-based application that helps persons dealing with drug and alcohol abuse problems won the $10,000 first place prize in the fourth annual Student Business Plan Competition sponsored by Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education.
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 4/15/2015State System universities generate $6.7 billion annual economic impact
​Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education, which comprises the Commonwealth’s 14 public universities, generates more than $6.7 billion annually in economic activity, and, in addition to its own 12,000 employees, supports about 62,000 external jobs statewide, many with the hundreds of small businesses that thrive in and around the campus communities, according to a new study released today.
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 4/13/2015Robots, drones—and students—to visit Capitol Wednesday to talk about education, funding
​The robots are coming. And the drones will be watching. Both will be part of “State System Day on the Hill” as students from all 14 universities that comprise Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education visit the Capitol Wednesday to meet with legislators to talk about their college experiences and how important the education they are receiving is to them, to their families and to the future of the Commonwealth.
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 4/9/2015Board of Governors approves new graduate degree programs in public administration, applied and computational mathematics
The Board of Governors of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education today approved new graduate degree programs in public administration and applied and computational mathematics, both of which will be offered by West Chester University of Pennsylvania. 
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 4/9/2015Cheyney University student wins 15th annual Ali-Zaidi Award
​Travonya Kenly, a senior at Cheyney University of Pennsylvania from Allentown, has been named the 2015 winner of the Syed R. Ali-Zaidi Award for Academic Excellence. She received $1,000 along with a commemorative medallion for her achievement.
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 3/23/2015Artists’ reception to be held Friday at Dixon University Center
A reception for student artists from Kutztown University of Pennsylvania whose artwork is on display on the first floor of the administration building at the Dixon University Center in Harrisburg will be held from 2 to 4 p.m., Friday, at the center. The public is invited.
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 3/17/2015Kenneth S. Hawkinson named Kutztown University president
​The Board of Governors of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education today unanimously selected Dr. Kenneth S. Hawkinson to be the next president of Kutztown University of Pennsylvania, effective July 1.
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 3/10/2015NCAA basketball regionals to include nine Pennsylvania schools
​The National Collegiate Athletic Association Division II Atlantic Regional basketball championships will have a decidedly Pennsylvania look this weekend, with five women’s teams—including top-seeded California University of Pennsylvania—and four men’s teams competing in the combined 16-team field. All nine teams are members of the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference, which includes the 14 universities that comprise Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education.
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 3/5/2015Spring break on the horizon, students ready to … volunteer!
With another long, cold winter refusing to release its icy grip, college students across Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education are ready for spring break and a week away from classes. Many of them, however, won’t be heading to the beach to kick back and relax in the sunshine. They’ll be volunteering instead, taking part in service-learning projects at dozens of locations; some, close to home; others far away.
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