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PennTAP helps Fayette County Career and Technical Institute acquire $1.5M grant

The Appalachian Regional Commission awarded $1.5 million to Fayette County to construct a Health Sciences Workforce Development Center on the Fayette County Career and Technical Institute campus — with the help of the Pennsylvania Technical Assistance Program, which is housed within the Office of Industrial Partnerships at Penn State. The 6,000-square-foot training center will allow FCCTI to enhance its Licensed Practical Nurse program and meet the growing health care workforce needs in western Pennsylvania and northern West Virginia. 
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From Rust Belt to Green Belt: Penn State leads nuclear research alliance

Led by Penn State, academia, national laboratories and industry have formed the Post-Industrial Midwest and Appalachia (PIMA) Nuclear Alliance to harness carbon-free energy while educating and training the future energy workforce. The alliance will host a workshop to continue establishing their team, conceptualizing their goals and developing their project plans at Penn State New Kensington’s Digital Foundry on Dec. 8-9.
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Photo submission for new Penn State id+ cards now active

Penn State students, faculty and staff with older versions of the id+ card are being asked to submit new photos ahead of re-carding events that will be held University-wide during the spring 2023 semester. There are multiple ways to submit a photo, and photos will be accepted from Nov. 7 through Nov. 23.