Community Support

At Penn State Center Pittsburgh, we create opportunities for mutually beneficial campus to community connections. By providing a bridge between the Pittsburgh region and Penn State’s extensive resources – including students, faculty, staff and programs – we work to address local issues and support sustainable neighborhoods and communities.

Each day, we work to align our efforts with these Penn State strategic priorities:

Transforming Education
Penn State will be a leader in the transformation of education, including enhancing access to it, as it fulfills its land-grant mission in a 21st-century context and continues to drive discovery-focused research across disciplines.

Enhancing Health
Penn State will be a leader in promoting quality of life through comprehensive approaches to enhancing personalized and population health, achieved through a commitment to and investment in relevant research, education, clinical practice, and outreach.

Stewarding Our Planet’s Resources
Penn State will be a leader in creating comprehensive solutions to mitigate the dangers of climate change and address the challenges of providing safe and abundant water, clean and renewable energy sources, and plentiful and nutritious food.

Advancing the Arts and Humanities
Penn State will be a leader in the arts and humanities, utilizing them — along with the sciences and other disciplines — as agents of change in addressing complex global issues.

Driving Digital Innovation
Penn State will be a leader in preparing students for success in the digital age and use digitally optimized outreach to foster economic prosperity in communities across Pennsylvania and beyond.