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Connecting the Pittsburgh region with Penn State resources

Penn State Center Pittsburgh connects the Pittsburgh region with the University’s faculty, staff, and programs to support sustainable and equitable  communities through research, local outreach, engaged scholarship, and educational opportunities.


Exploring the UN Sustainable Development Goals — Goal 3: Good Health and Well-Being

Looking at the third UN Sustainable Development Goal — Good Health and Well-Being — it is clear that health is a major contributor to building prosperous societies and creating a better world. After all, healthy communities are closely connected to ending poverty and hunger, contributing to economic growth, providing quality education, and achieving other global priorities.

Urban Sustainability Inspires Students’ Contribution to Pittsburgh Neighborhoods

Penn State student Capricia Williams said she learned something this past semester that she could not find in a book, or a classroom. She was searching for her niche, and her internship with Sankofa Village Community Garden — part of her enrollment in the City Semester Pittsburgh program — opened the door for her to find it.