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“The Hungriest State” Free Screening Event

Posted on April 16, 2024

Tuesday May 28 is World Hunger Day and WPSU will be hosting a FREE screening of the film The Hungriest State. The 4-part film series examines food insecurity in Mississippi, highlighting different perceptions, causes, impacts, and solutions to one of the critical issues facing the Magnolia State. Continue »

Tuesday, May 28, from 7:00 p.m.–8:30 p.m.


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WPSU Campaign for Community

Posted on April 15, 2024

Campaign for Community is WPSU’s way of participating in Public Media Giving Days where PBS and NPR stations across the country expand the conversation around the value of public media and the positive impact it has on the communities it serves. Continue »

Wednesday, May 1 – Friday, May 31


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Film Screening for Classrooms

Posted on April 12, 2024

WPSU is offering a film screening of the documentary, “Repairing the World: Stories from the Tree of Life,” along with classroom resources to support your students in discussing difficult topics and creating solutions for peace. Continue »


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Get Your Garden On! (Spring 2024)

Posted on April 12, 2024

Gardening season has arrived. Whether you’re growing cool season crops or getting ready to plant tomatoes — now is the perfect time to get tips to help your garden grow. Penn State Extension educators share their expertise on everything from taking care of your lawn, to spring gardening tasks, to updated hardiness zone maps. Watch »


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Molly of Denali Watch Party

Posted on April 2, 2024

Bring the family out for a morning of fun activities as we watch episodes of PBS's beloved program, Molly of Denali. Children and their families are invited to join us in the WPSU Lobby for this FREE screening. Continue »

Saturday, May 11, from 10:00 a.m.–11:30 a.m.


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World of Work with PBS KIDS

Posted on April 1, 2024

Join WPSU & WQED as we explore different types of jobs and celebrate our unique interests! This virtual event will engage students by thinking through their own interests and how that connects to various careers and types of jobs. Let’s dive into the World of Work while we play AND learn with PBS KIDS! This free event is a part of Remake Learning Days and is designed for K-2 classrooms. Continue »

Friday, May 10, from 12:30 p.m.–1:00 p.m.


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Media Literacy

Posted on March 25, 2024

Host Bill Hallman will be joined by Penn State experts Prof. Matt Jordan and Prof. Kelley Cotter as they discuss what constitutes quality journalism, choosing legitimate news sites, the role of social media on news, the potential impacts of AI on news and media, and other related topics. And we want to hear from you. Watch »