Sale of campus apparel, gourmet food benefits United Way
The 2008 Penn State Beaver United Way Committee is sponsoring sales and special events to raise funds for the Beaver County United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania. Sales and events are open to the public. All sales proceeds benefit the United Way which is designated as the University's official and only charity.
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Penn State Day / Homecoming events set for Oct. 25
Penn State Beaver will host its annual Penn State Day / Homecoming celebration on Saturday, Oct. 25. All events are free to the public. For information, contact Amy M. Krebs at firstname.lastname@example.org or (724) 773-3815 or visit http://www.br.psu.edu/29313.htm?cn25.
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'Voices Against Violence' is theme of October programs
In observance of October as National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Penn State Beaver will present plays and programs centered on the theme of Voices Against Violence. These events are sponsored by the campus in collaboration with the Penn State Beaver Commission for Women, the Women's Center of Beaver County, the Pennsylvania Office of Victims' Services Survivors Speakers Bureau, the Coalition of Pennsylvania Crime Victim Organizations (COPCVO), Crisis Center North, and other campus and community groups.
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Beaver County College Fair set for Oct. 7
Penn State Beaver and The Times will co-sponsor the sixth annual Beaver County College Fair from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 7, in the Beaver campus gymnasium. The event is free to the public. The Beaver County College Fair is co-sponsored by Beaver campus and The Times and is known as the premier college fair serving Beaver County students. Reservations to attend are not needed.
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Beaver volleyball sweeps DuBois
The Penn State Beaver Lady Lions volleyball team traveled Wednesday, Oct. 1, to Penn State DuBois to defeat its host in conference play, 25-11, 25-21, and 25-15. In the win, Beaver freshman Katie Landis (Rochester) led the team with eight kills and 13 digs, and junior Jen Hain (Pittburgh) had a total of 20 assists. The Lady Lions are now 5-1 in the conference and 8-9 overall. Beaver will host three conference games with Penn State Worthington Scranton, Penn State Hazleton and Penn College beginning at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4.
Soccer team loses to Geneva
The soccer team was defeated by host Geneva College, 1-0, in a nonconference game Monday, Sept. 29, in Beaver Falls. The Golden Tornadoes scored at the 40-minute mark in the first half. Beaver sophomore stopped nine shots. Beaver is 6-6-1 in conference play and 6-1-1 overall. The Nittany Lions next game is 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 5, when they host Penn State Hazleton at Center Area High School, Monaca.
Lions lose doubleheader to Penn College
On Sunday, Sept. 28, host Penn College defeated the Beaver baseball team in a doubleheader, 4-1 and 18-8. In game one, Beaver junior Joe Scherer (Sewickley) pitched five plus innings and struck out four. He led the team offensively with two hits and one RBI. Sophomore Huston Lorenzo (Miami) ended the game with a triple while junior Justin Parasida (Ambridge) and freshman Jon Minnocci (Ellwood City) each hit a double.
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