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The State College Branch of AAUW was founded in 1916 and has approximately 155 members who continually seek ways to work toward improving the lives of all women. We welcome new members! Read more about our branch.

Used Book Workshop Re-opens June 17

The Used Book Workshop, located at 176 Technology Drive, Boalsburg reopened on June 19 and maintains these hours through Labor Day: Monday evenings from 6 to 8 p.m. and Tuesday and Friday mornings from 9 a.m. to noon.  From Labor Day to March 2018, hours will be Monday evenings from 6 to 8 p.m. and Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.  You are invited to bring your book donation during workshop hours, simply press the white doorbell located adjacent to the loading dock to bring them inside.

Upcoming meetings

  • AAUW State College Branch invites you to attend an informational panel discussion to learn more about background and issues connected with cyber charter schools. The panel will discuss both the benefits of and concerns about cyber charters, as well as other aspects such as fiscal, social and accountability measures. Join us on Saturday, Oct. 7, at the Central Pennsylvania Convention and Visitors Bureau, 800 E. Park Ave., State College. Refreshments, 9 a.m.; panel discussion, 9:30 a.m.

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AAUW State College Announces Centennial Gift

To commemorate 100 years as a branch, AAUW State College awarded $100,000 to the Penn State Forum Distinguished Speaker Series. Pictured: Connie Wheeler, Centennial Gift Chair; Sally Kalin, Finance VP; Dr. Lori Bechtel-Wherry, Forum Chair; Dr. Blannie Bowen, Forum Administrative Head; and Dr. Billie Willits, Co-president. To learn more, click here.

Branch Community Grants Awarded

At its June 7 Board meeting, the AAUW State College Branch approved $48,540 in community grants from proceeds of the 2017 Used Book Sale. Community grant recipients include the Centre County Women's Resource Center, Mid-State Literacy Council, Inc., the Centre County Library and Historical Museum, and two elementary school libraries. Please click here for a complete listing of grant recipients.