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State System students, faculty, staff, alumni visit Capitol seeking support for universitieshttp://www.passhe.edu/News/Lists/Press Releases/DispForm.aspx?ID=18004/10/2019 4:00:00 AM19-04-10AdvocacyDayState 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!”
California, Slippery Rock universities to introduce new degree programshttp://www.passhe.edu/News/Lists/Press Releases/DispForm.aspx?ID=17994/9/2019 4:00:00 AM19-04-09NewDegreesCalifornia, 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.
Students, others to spend day at Capitol seeking support for State Systemhttp://www.passhe.edu/News/Lists/Press Releases/DispForm.aspx?ID=17974/8/2019 4:00:00 AM19-04-08AdvocacyDayStudents, 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.
Millersville University graduate wins 19th annual Syed R. Ali-Zaidi Awardhttp://www.passhe.edu/News/Lists/Press Releases/DispForm.aspx?ID=17944/4/2019 4:00:00 AM19-04-04Ali-ZaidiAwardMillersville 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.
Student-athletes honored for bringing home the Goldhttp://www.passhe.edu/News/Lists/Press Releases/DispForm.aspx?ID=17954/4/2019 4:00:00 AM19-04-04ChampionsStudent-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.
Board of Governors approves new tuition policy, offering universities greater flexibility in setting rateshttp://www.passhe.edu/News/Lists/Press Releases/DispForm.aspx?ID=17964/4/2019 4:00:00 AM19-04-04TuitionPolicyBoard 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.
West Chester student wins eighth annual Student Business Plan Competitionhttp://www.passhe.edu/News/Lists/Press Releases/DispForm.aspx?ID=17934/3/2019 4:00:00 AM19-04-03BusinessPlanWinnersWest 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.”
Finalists selected, winners to be announced in Student Business Plan Competitionhttp://www.passhe.edu/News/Lists/Press Releases/DispForm.aspx?ID=17923/25/2019 4:00:00 AM19-03-25BusinessPlanCompetitionFinalists 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.
Dr. Charles E. Patterson named president of Mansfield University of Pennsylvaniahttp://www.passhe.edu/News/Lists/Press Releases/DispForm.aspx?ID=17913/18/2019 4:00:00 AM19-03-18MansfieldPresidentDr. 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.
East Stroudsburg, Millersville, Slippery Rock, West Chester to offer new, workforce aligned degreeshttp://www.passhe.edu/News/Lists/Press Releases/DispForm.aspx?ID=17902/26/2019 5:00:00 AM19-02-26NewDegreesEast 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.
Mansfield University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester (THIS)http://www.passhe.edu/News/Lists/Press Releases/DispForm.aspx?ID=17781/31/2019 5:00:00 AM19-01-31AlejandroMansfield 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.
Edinboro University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester (THIS)http://www.passhe.edu/News/Lists/Press Releases/DispForm.aspx?ID=17791/31/2019 5:00:00 AM19-01-31AllenEdinboro 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.
Millersville University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester (THIS)http://www.passhe.edu/News/Lists/Press Releases/DispForm.aspx?ID=17801/31/2019 5:00:00 AM19-01-31EdwardsMillersville 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.
West Chester University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester (THIS)http://www.passhe.edu/News/Lists/Press Releases/DispForm.aspx?ID=17811/31/2019 5:00:00 AM19-01-31KisielWest 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.
East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester (THIS)http://www.passhe.edu/News/Lists/Press Releases/DispForm.aspx?ID=17821/31/2019 5:00:00 AM19-01-31JallohEast 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.
Millersville University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester (THIS)http://www.passhe.edu/News/Lists/Press Releases/DispForm.aspx?ID=17831/31/2019 5:00:00 AM19-01-31SchickMillersville 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.
Kutztown University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester (THIS)http://www.passhe.edu/News/Lists/Press Releases/DispForm.aspx?ID=17841/31/2019 5:00:00 AM19-01-31SchuldenKutztown 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.
Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester (THIS)http://www.passhe.edu/News/Lists/Press Releases/DispForm.aspx?ID=17851/31/2019 5:00:00 AM19-01-31FloydBloomsburg 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.
California University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester (THIS)http://www.passhe.edu/News/Lists/Press Releases/DispForm.aspx?ID=17861/31/2019 5:00:00 AM19-01-31FunkCalifornia 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.
Kutztown University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester (THIS)http://www.passhe.edu/News/Lists/Press Releases/DispForm.aspx?ID=17871/31/2019 5:00:00 AM19-01-31GonzalezKutztown 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.
Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester (THIS)http://www.passhe.edu/News/Lists/Press Releases/DispForm.aspx?ID=17881/31/2019 5:00:00 AM19-01-31HainesShippensburg 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.
Clarion University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester (THIS)http://www.passhe.edu/News/Lists/Press Releases/DispForm.aspx?ID=17891/31/2019 5:00:00 AM19-01-31SmoyerClarion 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.
Pennsylvania colleges, universities sign agreements to promote international educationhttp://www.passhe.edu/News/Lists/Press Releases/DispForm.aspx?ID=17771/29/2019 5:00:00 AM19-01-29IndiaPennsylvania 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.
State System will ‘transform’ itself to expand educational opportunities for studentshttp://www.passhe.edu/News/Lists/Press Releases/DispForm.aspx?ID=17761/16/2019 5:00:00 AM19-01-16SOSState 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.
Chancellor fills key positions to advance State System’s transformation effortshttp://www.passhe.edu/News/Lists/Press Releases/DispForm.aspx?ID=177512/19/2018 5:00:00 AM18-12-19NewStaffChancellor fills key positions to advance State System’s transformation effortsThree 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.
State System universities to hold fall commencementshttp://www.passhe.edu/News/Lists/Press Releases/DispForm.aspx?ID=177412/7/2018 5:00:00 AM18-12-07CommencementsState 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.
State System's Board of Governors approves 2019-20 appropriations requesthttp://www.passhe.edu/News/Lists/Press Releases/DispForm.aspx?ID=177310/29/2018 4:00:00 AM18-10-29Appropriation RequestState 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.
Pennsylvania to revolutionize preparation of STEM teachers for high-need communities across statehttp://www.passhe.edu/News/Lists/Press Releases/DispForm.aspx?ID=17669/7/2018 4:00:00 AM18-09-07WoodrowWilsonPennsylvania 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.
Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester (THIS)http://www.passhe.edu/News/Lists/Press Releases/DispForm.aspx?ID=17658/31/2018 4:00:00 AM18-08-31THISSmithShippensburg 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.
Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester (THIS)http://www.passhe.edu/News/Lists/Press Releases/DispForm.aspx?ID=17718/31/2018 4:00:00 AM18-08-31THISPotterLock 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.