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October 16, 2011

Ken Tamminga, Penn State professor of landscape architecture in the College of Arts and Architecture, was named the northeast regional winner of the 2011 Outreach Scholarship W.K. Kellogg Foundation Engagement Award by the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU) and the National Outreach Scholarship Conference. The Magrath Award looks to identify colleges and universities that...

October 16, 2011

We welcome our newest part-time member to The Penn State Center — Cindy Hasenjager. As the renewable and alternative energy coordinator, Cindy will focus on several projects, including promoting qualified and consistent training in solar technologies and implementing approaches to home energy audits and retrofits that result in greater gains in energy efficiencies.She will work with both the...

March 30, 2011

"The technical resources being provided by Penn State to our community are invaluable to our efforts. We are a small community with limited resources and limited staff. These resources are helping us move forward in our planning process for green infrastructure. As a flood-prone community, we believe green infrastructure will help us help ourselves." — Mary Ellen Ramage, Manager, Etna BoroughThe...

March 30, 2011

The Penn State Center will host a series of technical workshops focusing on Pennsylvania EPA Storm Water Best Management Practices, as well as Green Infrastructure as defined by 3 Rivers Wet Weather.To kick off the series, on Tuesday, April 12, 2011, José Almiñana, a current member of the Technical Core Committee of the Sustainable Sites Initiative (SITES), and his associate, Laura Hansplant from...

December 20, 2010

Six municipalities and communities along the Allegheny and Ohio rivers — Natrona, Springdale, Sharpsburg, Etna, Carnegie, and Coraopolis — are working with The Penn State Center to take a greener and more collaborative approach to addressing common infrastructure problems."We're giving them training and tools to take a more environmentally and economically sustainable approach," explained Lisa...

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