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Greater Allegheny campus edition
Wednesday, April 28, 2021

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IN THIS ISSUE:

STORIES:
-- Campus hosts Recreation, Park, and Tourism Management Showcase
-- Penn State announces 2021 University-wide faculty and staff awards
-- McLean is 2021 recipient of emerging faculty award for engaged scholarship
-- Six faculty members receive 2021 Atherton Award for Excellence in Teaching
-- Project brings wireless coverage to select parking lots at Penn State campuses
-- Penn State Go mobile app surpasses 100,000 downloads
-- Sending a 'We Are!' to these Penn Staters
-- Virtual Undergraduate Exhibition showcases undergraduate ingenuity
-- The Medical Minute: When to head for urgent care instead of the hospital ER

GALLERIES:
-- Penn State Greater Allegheny's Earth Day 2021 Campus Photos

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STORIES:

Campus hosts Recreation, Park, and Tourism Management Showcase
On April 21, Penn State Greater Allegheny held a career panel discussion for one of the newest baccalaureate degree programs: Recreation, Park, and Tourism Management.

https://news.psu.edu/link/51BJxkXj
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Penn State announces 2021 University-wide faculty and staff awards
Each year, Penn State recognizes outstanding faculty and staff with annual awards in teaching and excellence. These awards highlight many of the faculty and staff who go above and beyond.

https://news.psu.edu/link/b9gLKYf9
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McLean is 2021 recipient of emerging faculty award for engaged scholarship
Katherine McLean, associate professor of criminal justice at Penn State Greater Allegheny, has received the University's 2021 Outreach and Online Education Emerging Faculty Award for Engaged Scholarship.

https://news.psu.edu/link/qGz35B8b
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Six faculty members receive 2021 Atherton Award for Excellence in Teaching
Six Penn State faculty members have received the 2021 George W. Atherton Award for Excellence in Teaching.

They are Julia Kregenow, associate teaching professor of astronomy and astrophysics in Eberly College of Science; Andrew Mowen, professor of recreation, park and tourism management in the College of Health and Human Development; Mary Napoli, associate professor of reading at Penn State Harrisburg; Marietta Scanlon, associate teaching professor of engineering at Penn State Berks; Sven Schmitz, associate professor of aerospace engineering in the College of Engineering; and Johnathan White, assistant teaching professor of history at Penn State Greater Allegheny.

https://news.psu.edu/link/fLKW3FPj
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Project brings wireless coverage to select parking lots at Penn State campuses
Penn State IT worked with the Office of Physical Plant to determine locations for adding wireless coverage at select parking lots across the campuses last summer. This allowed commuter students access to work safely between classes while following social distancing protocols.

https://news.psu.edu/link/tGbvgLVw
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Penn State Go mobile app surpasses 100,000 downloads
Since launching in January 2020, the Penn State Go mobile app has reached a milestone achievement of more than 100,000 downloads. The app includes popular features such as Canvas, Penn State email, LionPATH, LionCash+, library services, Starfish academic advising, Penn State Eats and more.

https://news.psu.edu/link/56YBCnzP
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Sending a 'We Are!' to these Penn Staters
As part of our regular "We Are!" feature, we recognize 10 Penn Staters who have gone above and beyond what's asked of them in their work at the University. Thank you Dawn, Felicia, Shannon, Danielle, Kelly, Halaina, Craig, Eric and Brenda — and to everyone who helps make Penn State such an incredible community.

https://news.psu.edu/link/3HQSh6bN
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Virtual Undergraduate Exhibition showcases undergraduate ingenuity
The 2021 Undergraduate Exhibition, held online between April 14 and 16, showcased the ingenuity of more than 190 Penn State undergraduates from across the commonwealth, who shared their research, creative activity or engagement experience with the Penn State community.

https://news.psu.edu/link/MV8drTqR
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The Medical Minute: When to head for urgent care instead of the hospital ER
Urgent care or emergency room? A certified nurse practitioner discusses how to choose what's right for your crisis in this week's Medical Minute.

https://news.psu.edu/link/9hq8yrhW

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GALLERIES:

Penn State Greater Allegheny's Earth Day 2021 Campus Photos
This year to celebrate Earth Day, Penn State Greater Allegheny student and soon-to-be graduate Troy Ferguson walked around our 52-acre campus capturing photos of the greenery and beauty of Greater Allegheny. 



https://news.psu.edu/link/dg_V7cnr

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Coronavirus updates
Stay up-to-date on the latest information from Penn State regarding the global coronavirus outbreak.
https://news.psu.edu/link/3TYhTSQV

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