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 2/22/2018Hundreds of students, faculty, alumni visit Capitol seeking increased investment in State System universitiesNew
​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.
18-02-22Advocacy
 2/22/2018How cultural opportunities enrich learning experience, this week’s topic on Infinite OpportunitiesNew
​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).
18-02-22InfiniteOpportunities
 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).
18-02-13InfiniteOpportunities
 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).
18-02-06InfiniteOpportunities
 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).
18-01-30InfiniteOpportunities
 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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 1/29/2018Bloomsburg 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.
18-01-29THISMathis
 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.
18-01-29THISLowman
 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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 1/29/2018Lock 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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 1/29/2018Indiana 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.
18-01-29THISHaffner
 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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 1/29/2018Kutztown 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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 1/25/2018Lock 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.
18-01-25LockHavenInterimPresident
 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.
18-01-25newdegrees
 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).
18-01-23InfiniteOpportunites
 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.”
18-01-17ChancellorSearch
 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).
18-01-02Infinite Opportunities
 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.
17-12-07Commencements
 11/14/2017State System makes progress with ‘redesign’
​Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education continues to move forward with its effort to redesign itself to better serve students and the Commonwealth. More than half a dozen task groups will be deployed to provide expertise and perspective on specific objectives related to the three System priorities previously identified by the Board of Governors— ensuring student success, leveraging university strengths and transforming governance and leadership structures. Regular progress reports on the task groups will be provided at each quarterly meeting of the Board of Governors and on a new website being launched today (www.passhe.edu/SystemRedesign). 
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 11/13/2017Board of Governors names Aaron A. Walton president of Cheyney University
​The Board of Governors of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education today named Aaron A. Walton president of Cheyney University of Pennsylvania for a term beginning immediately through June 30, 2021, to ensure stable leadership while the university implements a multi-year financial plan.
17-11-13CheyneyPresident
 11/9/2017State System begins search for next chancellor
​The search for the next chancellor of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education has begun. Board of Governors Chairwoman Cynthia D. Shapira is chairing the committee conducting the search, while Board Vice Chair Harold C. Shields is serving as co-chair.  
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 10/26/2017Senate confirms four new members to State System’s Board of Governors
The state Senate has confirmed the nominations of four new members to the Board of Governors of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. The Senate also confirmed two current members to new four-year terms. The new members to the board that oversees the State System and its 14 member universities are Marian D. Moskowitz of Malvern, Samuel H. Smith of Punxsutawney, Neil R. Weaver of York and Molly Gallagher of Toughkenamon, a student at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania. Donald E. Houser Jr. of Coraopolis and David M. Maser of Philadelphia will each serve an additional term.
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 10/19/2017Board of Governors adopts resolution committing to System ‘redesign’
​The Board of Governors of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education today affirmed its commitment to developing a plan to “redesign” the System by focusing on three priorities: ensuring student success, leveraging the strengths of each of the universities and transforming the System’s leadership and governance structure.
17-10-19SystemRedesign
 10/19/2017Board of Governors approves degree programs in respiratory care, acting
​The Board of Governors of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education today approved a Bachelor of Science in respiratory care degree program to be offered by Clarion University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor of Fine Arts in acting degree program at Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania. Both of the programs were designed to address growing needs for highly skilled and highly trained graduates in the workforce.
17-10-19NewDegrees
 10/18/2017Peter C. Fackler, former v.p., selected Clarion 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 Clarion University of Pennsylvania. Mr. Fackler previously served as the university’s interim vice president for finance and administration from 2012 to 2015.
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 10/17/2017State System, APSCUF reach tentative agreement on new contract
​With more than eight months remaining on the current collective bargaining agreement between Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education and the Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties (APSCUF), the parties have tentatively agreed to a new contract that would run through June 30, 2019.
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 9/29/2017State System takes next steps toward 'redesign'
​Ensuring student success. Leveraging the strengths of each university. Transforming the governance and leadership structure. Those are the main themes that have emerged from the strategic system review conducted earlier this year by Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education and from the additional stakeholder input that has been received since then.
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