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Workshops showcase educational, career opportunities for area students

Faculty and staff members at Penn State DuBois hosted a collection of workshops on Thursday, Nov. 16, to help introduce area middle and high school students to some of the options they'll have in both higher education and in their careers. The Gifted Workshop series was aimed specifically at students in gifted or advanced curriculums, and welcomed more than 30 students in grades seven through 12 from DuBois, Brockway, and Redbank Valley school districts.
Santa and Mrs. Clause make an appearance at Penn State DuBois each year.

Make reservations for Breakfast with Santa

Santa and Mrs. Claus will once again make a stop at Penn State DuBois this Christmas season for the 23rd annual Breakfast with Santa. Time slots for breakfast will be available between 8 a.m. and 10:15 a.m. Dec. 9 in the Hiller Building Student Union on campus. The cost is $4 per person, which benefits the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
Students assemble care packages for area shelters.

Students Deliver Holiday Care Packages to Those in Need

Members of the Penn State DuBois Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS) Club have made efforts to make the holidays brighter for some area residents. The club members packed up and delivered care packages on Thursday to four organizations that serve people in need, including people who are homeless, those going through a crisis, and youth being counseled at a residential youth center. Those organizations are Haven House in DuBois, Capsea in Ridgway, Pentz Run in DuBois, and Crossroads in DuBois and Punxsutawney.
Runner Rebecca Maine and Coach Kyle Gordon

From addiction to victory: An inspirational 'run' to Athlete of the Year

This is Maine's first year ever running cross country and she succeeded in placing in at least the top three of every race.In a former life, Rebecca was addicted to heroin. She has now been clean for nearly five years. Prior to sobriety, she spent her young adulthood traveling across the country by hitchhiking and train-hopping. Eventually, the demons of addiction overwhelmed her enough that she found herself returning home.
Mike Jacobson demonstrates new technology that can help people to complete tasks at work, or at home.

Students, patients learn about latest technology for those with disabilities

An Assistive Technology Fair held at Penn State DuBois on Nov. 9 featured a dozen vendors from around the area who offer specialized equipment to assist people with special needs in completing tasks around their home, in the classroom, or at work.
Volleyball Team 2017

Volleyball team garners post-season awards

The Penn State DuBois Volleyball Team claimed some top awards while closing out a successful 20-6 season. Head Coach Dave Alberts was named Penn State University Athletic Conference (PSUAC) Coach of the Year. Player Keara Shefler was also named Newcomer of the Year in the conference, also earning First Team All-Conference honors.
Cross Country All Conference Runners.

Penn State DuBois runners make All-Conference Team

It was yet another successful conference championship for the Penn State DuBois men's and women's cross country teams. Both Rebecca Maine and Jeremy Fischer joined a prestigious club of past individuals from Penn State DuBois in making the Penn State University Athletic Conference (PSUAC) All-Conference team.

Donations sought for holiday care packages

The Penn State DuBois Human Development and Family Studies Club is seeking donations for holiday care packages to be distributed to local shelters. The packages will be donated this Thanksgiving to community shelters that support people who are homeless or victims of domestic abuse in Clearfield, Jefferson and Elk counties.
The DuBois Area Team

DuBois Area sweeps BEST Robotics Competition at Penn State DuBois

DuBois Area High School team took first place in the BEST Robotics Competition at Penn State DuBois on Oct. 21 to advance to the BEST Regional Championships, set for Nov. 29 through Dec. 1 at North Dakota State University.
Chancellor M. Scott McBride accepts a check from Pam Walsh of CBT.

CBT Bank continues support for Penn State DuBois

CBT Bank of Clearfield has made an additional gift of $5,000 to CBT Scholarship at Penn State DuBois. The bank has pledged to make annual contributions to the fund, which will be distributed in its entirety to qualifying students each year.

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