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Botstiber Scholars Program: Student Ice Skating Social

January 19, 2019

Each month, Penn State’s Sponsored Relations and the Sponsored Student Leadership Panel (SSLP) hold a social event for sponsored students to get together and enjoy diverse activities that allow them to interact with people they may not see on a daily or weekly basis. For January 2019, the social was held at Pegula Ice Arena, […]

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Botstiber Scholars Program: Collegiality Trip – PA Farm Show

January 12, 2019

On January 12, 2019, the Botstiber Scholars traveled to Harrisburg to visit the Pennsylvania Farm Show. The Farm Show is the largest agricultural event in Pennsylvania, as well as the “largest indoor agricultural exposition under one roof in the nation,” according to the event’s website. The scholars saw a variety of breeds of horses, sheep, […]

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Botstiber Scholars Program: Botstiber Foundation Hosts the 2018 Scholars Conference

September 8, 2018

The Botstiber Foundation hosted their annual Botstiber Scholars Conference in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. These conferences serve as a fun and educational way for the scholars to build collegiality as a group, as they get to know the Foundation and explore a new city. This year, during the retreat, the scholars from the junior and sophomore cohorts […]

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Botstiber Pavilion Unveiled at the Providence Animal Center

April 26, 2018

Botstiber Foundation representatives visited the Providence Animal Center in Media, Pennsylvania, to observe the construction of the new Botstiber Pavilion.  The Botstiber Pavilion is the result of a $500,000 grant given to the Providence Animal Center by the Botstiber Foundation in April 2017. With the new pavilion, the Providence Animal Center has a more efficient […]

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Botstiber Scholars Program: Penn State Presidential Leadership Academy Selects Faith Shipapa 

April 9, 2018

The Penn State Presidential Leadership Academy (PLA) is a prestigious and competitive program that offers curricular and extracurricular opportunities for high-achieving students. Freshmen are invited to apply through a rigorous application process, which includes having a 3.2 GPA and submitting two essays and two letters of recommendation. Only 30 students are accepted each year. These […]

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Botstiber Scholars Program: Emmy Muhoza, participated in the Collegiate Eastern Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration (SME) Competition

April 6, 2018

After a year full of new friendships, classes, and cities, the Botstiber Scholars are returning home to reconnect with friends and family. They will be using the summer to research companies in their fields of study where they might receive internships. One scholar, Emmy Muhoza, has secured an internship with Rutungo Mining Company for the […]

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