Community celebrates building renovation at Penn State Greater Allegheny

Building on track to achieve LEED Gold Certification

Ribbon pieces fall, signaling the opening of the renovated Ostermayer Laboratory. Pictured left to right, State Senator Jim Brewster, City of McKeesport Mayor Mike Cherepko, Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald, Penn State Greater Allegheny Chancellor and Chief Academic Officer Jacqueline Edmondson, Penn State President Eric J. Barron, State Representative Austin Davis, Interim Senior Vice President for Commonwealth Campuses Kelly Austin. Credit: Jess Nelson PhotographyAll Rights Reserved.

McKEESPORT, Pa. -- Penn State President Eric J. Barron and Penn State Greater Allegheny Chancellor and Chief Academic Officer Jacqueline Edmondson were joined by University, local, county and state leaders for the Ostermayer Laboratory ribbon cutting on Sept. 9 on the Greater Allegheny campus. 

The dignitaries and invited guests celebrated the completion of a $14 million renovation approved by the University’s Board of Trustees in February 2020.