Penn State Philadelphia Region news

Philadelphia Region edition
Monday, February 15, 2021

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IN THIS ISSUE:

STORIES:
-- All students to be retested for COVID-19 after start of in-person classes
-- Retired chancellor pledges estate gift to support Penn State Abington students
-- A Penn State love story
-- Brandywine professors contribute to book on persuasive narrative in branding
-- Abington computer science students develop software for real-world client
-- The Medical Minute: Is it a panic attack or a heart attack?

VIDEOS:
-- Chancellor's Report 2020

Also in this issue: Events.

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STORIES:

All students to be retested for COVID-19 after start of in-person classes
During the first two weeks of in-person learning (Feb. 15 to Feb. 26), Penn State will conduct universal COVID-19 testing of all students who are taking in-person classes or who are taking a fully remote or online course load while living in Centre County or within a 20-mile radius of a Penn State campus.

https://news.psu.edu/link/wC6Pt4Td
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Retired chancellor pledges estate gift to support Penn State Abington students
An estate gift from retired Penn State Abington Chancellor Karen Wiley Sandler will benefit students and the campus in perpetuity.

https://news.psu.edu/link/ynBWRygB
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A Penn State love story
When Caleb Madison and Katya Iatsenko sat next to each other on the first day of their freshman honors English class, neither imagined that they had just met their future spouse.

https://news.psu.edu/link/mtxMWMSc
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Brandywine professors contribute to book on persuasive narrative in branding
Joshua Phillips, assistant teaching professor of communication arts and sciences, and Karen Theveny, assistant teaching professor of communications, recently wrote a chapter for "Innovations and Implications of Persuasive Narrative."

https://news.psu.edu/link/fqLQZ9mc
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Abington computer science students develop software for real-world client
Two Penn State Abington computer science majors created scheduling software for a real-life customer, experiencing the full development life cycle — from coding to client meetings — while working on the buildout.

https://news.psu.edu/link/Ms7ZztkR
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The Medical Minute: Is it a panic attack or a heart attack?
Panic attacks aren't deadly, but heart attacks kill. That's why knowing the difference could save a life.

https://news.psu.edu/link/VSGMyxSv

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VIDEOS:

Chancellor's Report 2020
"2020 was a remarkable year for Penn State Brandywine. Our campus achieved more than we ever imagined. I am incredibly proud of our stories and accomplishments. Please enjoy this 2020 photo journal." — Chancellor Marilyn J. Wells

https://news.psu.edu/link/VjvZ8gMR

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EVENTS:

Great Valley
Master of Professional Accounting Webinar
12 p.m. to 12 p.m., Thursday, March 25
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Great Valley
MBA Webinar
12 p.m. to 12 p.m., Wednesday, March 24
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Great Valley
Master of Finance Webinar
12 p.m. to 12 p.m., Tuesday, March 23
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Great Valley
General Business Programs Webinar
12 p.m. to 12 p.m., Wednesday, March 3
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Great Valley
'Becoming an Authentic Leader: The Cold Hard Truth'
12 p.m. to 1 p.m., Thursday, March 18
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Great Valley
Science, Sympathy, and the World of Civil War Medicine
12 p.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesday, March 10

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QUICK LINKS:

Coronavirus updates
Stay up-to-date on the latest information from Penn State regarding the global coronavirus outbreak.
https://news.psu.edu/link/tz1fPJbn

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