Penn State Philadelphia Region news

Philadelphia Region edition
Monday, December 16, 2019

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IN THIS ISSUE:

FEATURED ITEM:
-- Story: President Barron celebrates Penn State's compassionate students in latest blog

STORIES:
-- Penn State Brandywine fall commencement to be held Dec. 20
-- Brandywine women's basketball coach achieves 250th win
-- Data analytics students present research at national conference
-- Brandywine student-athletes honored on academic all-area teams

VIDEOS:
-- Brandywinner of the Week: Lauren Lomas

Also in this issue: Events.

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FEATURED ITEM:

Story: President Barron celebrates Penn State's compassionate students in latest blog
Whether it's through class gifts focused on student mental health and food insecurity or their everyday commitment to supporting student wellness and helping those in need, Penn State President Eric Barron highlights the many ways that Penn State students show care and compassion for their peers in his latest blog.

Read the full story: https://news.psu.edu/link/BwLB12Hs

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STORIES:

Penn State Brandywine fall commencement to be held Dec. 20
Penn State Brandywine will hold its fall commencement ceremony at 10 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 20, in the Commons/Athletic Center on campus. More than 70 degrees will be conferred.

https://news.psu.edu/link/FS6dm6yj
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Brandywine women's basketball coach achieves 250th win
Penn State Brandywine women's basketball Head Coach Larry Johnson earned his 250th win with the team's Dec. 11 victory over Bryn Mawr.

https://news.psu.edu/link/XJ1wj174
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Data analytics students present research at national conference
Data analytics graduate students Scott Clayman and Devendra Jaiswal worked with Mohamad Darayi, assistant professor of systems engineering, on his research on Pennsylvania's freight transportation infrastructure resilience, and presented their findings at the annual INFORMS conference.

https://news.psu.edu/link/v9x3DTsh
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Brandywine student-athletes honored on academic all-area teams
Penn State Brandywine senior women's soccer student-athlete Brianna Banks and sophomore cross country student-athlete Catharine Mooney recently were both named to the Philadelphia Inquirer Academic All-Area Team.

https://news.psu.edu/link/jS5CPC5V

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VIDEOS:

Brandywinner of the Week: Lauren Lomas
Meet Lauren Lomas, who earned her bachelor's degree at Brandywine in 2015. While a student, she was a Schreyer Honors Scholar and conducted undergraduate research. Today, Lauren is a training coordinator at Kaleidoscope Family Solutions, Inc.

https://news.psu.edu/link/pKBvMS3B

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EVENTS:

Great Valley
Grow Fruits and Vegetables in Pots with Aaron Bertelsen, Vegetable Gardener and Cook at Great Dixter
7 p.m. to 8 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 22

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PHOTO OF THE WEEK: BRANDYWINE:

Students make gingerbread houses in a show of holiday spirit
With the end of the fall semester only a week away, students at Penn State Brandywine are getting into the holiday spirit (or maybe celebrating) by making gingerbread houses. 

More: https://news.psu.edu/link/qTHGXJ1Z
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More: news.psu.edu/link/qTHGXJ1Z

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