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 communities through research, local outreach, engaged scholarship, and educational opportunities.


CITY students visit Penn State University Park

High school students from the Pittsburgh area who are enrolled in the Community Innovation Training for Youth (CITY) program visited Penn State University Park on July 11 as part of their out-of-classroom learning opportunities. The students toured WPSU Penn State television and radio studios, Shaver’s Creek Environmental Center, and the Bernard M. Gordon Learning Factory…

Study Away students experience firsthand look at urban sustainability

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Penn State World Campus students Jamie Parke and Yolanda Jackson are experiencing their possible career paths in urban sustainability through Penn State’s Study Away program. The program is facilitated through Penn State’s urban centers in Pittsburgh and Philadelphia. Study Away is designed to give students a real-world experience in an urban…