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Penn Highlands/SFU

extend agreement

Pennsylvania Highlands Community College and Saint Francis University’s Francis Worldwide recently expanded its articulation agreement to now include 14 3+1 and three 2+2 pathway options.

Graduates of Penn Highlands will receive a 25% tuition discount for Francis Worldwide programs and courses included in the agreement. As an added bonus, the classes are offered in an online format for the convenience of working students.

The updated agreement expands on existing Penn Highlands educational pathways and allows students to complete up to 98 credits prior to transferring into a corresponding bachelor’s degree program offered by Francis Worldwide.

There are 14 3+1 articulation agreements in place between the two institutions. These agreements allow for three years of education at Penn Highlands, followed by one year at SFU to complete a bachelor’s degree.


Auto dealership

opens in State College

State Motorcars has opened its first and only single-point preowned dealership on the market at 169 W. Aaron Drive, previously the site of Sutliff Buick GMC Cadillac for more than a decade.

The general manager is Vince Scavone, an experienced automotive professional who has been working in State College for more than 15 years. His co-owner is Jack Delaney, owner of Delaney Automotive Group in Indiana, Delaney Nissan in State College and Star Auto Mall in Greensburg.

In addition, State Motorcars has a collision shop and paint facility at the dealership. They are certified to repair all makes and models.


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