Westmoreland County News
Westmoreland County Summer Intern Sought
April 17, 2014Penn State Extension has a opening for a summer assistant to help out in the 4-H program in Westmoreland County. Experience and knowledge of 4-H is helpful but not essential. The individual must enjoy working with people of all ages.
April 14, 2014Penn State Extension Better Kid Care Coordinator Patty Graff and Jan Fox, United Way of Westmoreland County Program Assistant accepted the Proclamation on Thursday the 10th announcing April as Month of the Young Child from the Westmoreland County Commissioners.
April 4, 2014A new Dairy Educator has joined the Penn State Extension team. Andrew Sandeen is now working from the Indiana County office and will aim to serve dairy producers and other industry personnel across Southwest Pennsylvania.
March 26, 2014A cornerstone to providing a quality early learning experience for young children is observation.
March 24, 2014Thursday evenings at McKee Middle School in Jeannette provided families of 5th and 6th graders with an opportunity for special one on one time and to learn strategies to help them cope with the challenges of the approaching teen years. Twelve families completed the seven week Strengthening Families Program for Parents and Youth 10-14 (PROSPER).
Penn State Extension News
Extension offering sheep shearing workshops
April 11, 2014Penn State Extension will offer sheep shearing workshops across the state this year for those interested in learning about sheep shearing and basic sheep management.
Student finds her passion for food systems in Pittsburgh
April 8, 2014As a member of the Penn State Women's Rugby Team, Olivia Lindsey knows a thing or two about teamwork. So it should come as no surprise that when she went looking for an internship last year, she was drawn to the idea of joining a 50-member multi-institution research team.
Land-use webinar to highlight Pa. landscapes, greenways
April 7, 2014A Web-based seminar offered by Penn State Extension will focus on landscapes and greenways in Pennsylvania, examining the meaning of these terms and defining their implications for communities.
Upcoming Regional Events
Better Kid Care: Communicating with Parents using Skill and Heart
When: April 22, 2014Where: Ebensburg, PA
Exploring the Small Farm Dream
Event CanceledWhen: April 24, 2014Where: Pittsburgh, PA
Spring Garden Day
When: April 26, 2014Where: Ebensburg, PA
Better Kid Care: Integrating the Early Learning Standards into Curriculum and Assessment
When: April 26, 2014Where: Somerset, PA
Spring Garden Kickoff
When: April 26, 2014Where: Greensburg, PA