College Announcements: Sept. 16, 2020

September 16, 2020

Free counseling services available

Whether it's feeling lonely or anxious, stressing about school, or needing someone to talk to, the Herr Clinic is here for College of Education students. Free counseling services are being offered by the Herr Clinic in Fall 2020 via Zoom. Students can email The Herr Clinic at to schedule a screening for services.

Nittany AI Challenge Celebration

The Penn State community is invited to virtually attend the Nittany AI Challenge Celebration, where nine student teams will present their minimum viable product for a chance to share in the remaining pool of $25,000 in funding. Saqib Shaikh, software engineering manager and project lead for the Seeing AI project at Microsoft, will be the keynote speaker. The event will take place from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 25, via Zoom. Register for the event here.

Mini-grant proposals being accepted

The NASA Pennsylvania Space Grant Consortium (PSGC) is accepting applications for its 2020-21 competitive mini-grant program. The program supports and enhances science and engineering education, research and outreach. PSGC will consider proposals from institutions across Pennsylvania for new or enhanced projects in three program areas: higher education, research infrastructure and pre-college. Mini-grant proposals are accepted on a rolling basis. For more information, visit or email

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Last Updated September 23, 2020