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May 15, 2015
Penn State and Dow have collaborated for years to enrich student experiences, enable student success and foster discovery through research. The partnership was further strengthened today with the announcement that Dow is expanding its current commitment to the University’s Chemical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering programs by supporting construction of a new building in 2016. The new facility will result in research labs and teaching facilities beyond what is currently available for chemical engineering research at any university, ensuring that Penn State’s Department of Chemical Engineering remains a highly ranked national program.

March 16, 2015
As Penn State moves forward from the success of For the Future: The Campaign for Penn State Students, concluded in June of 2014, the University has assembled a core group of fundraising volunteers to help guide the next era in Penn State philanthropy. The Executive Committee of the Penn State Advisory Council on Philanthropy (PSACP) will assist University leadership in enhancing Penn State’s fundraising programs and continuing to secure private support.

December 9, 2014
David Nevins, a State College real estate executive, has made a significant gift to create The Nevins Democracy Leaders program, a signature initiative within The McCourtney Institute for Democracy, based in the College of the Liberal Arts at Penn State. The Nevins Leaders program will provide education and ­training in transpartisan leadership skills by exposing participants to a variety of philosophies, viewpoints and strategies; teaching the tools of critical thinking, deliberation and dialogue; and placing students in unique internship opportunities in democratic and civic renewal.

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Upcoming Events


President's Concert--Carnegie Hall
Date/Time: March 24, 2010 8:00 PM
This year's President's Concert will feature the Penn State Philharmonic performing in New York City's Carnegie Hall.

For the Future: The Campaign for Penn State Students Welcome Lunch
Date/Time: April 23, 2010 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: The Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel, President's Hall

Invitation only.

H.O. Smith Botanic Gardens Dedication
Date/Time: April 25, 2010 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: The Arboretum at Penn State, H.O. Smith Botanic Gardens

Invitation only.

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