Penn State Philadelphia Region news

Philadelphia Region edition
Tuesday, September 8, 2020

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IN THIS ISSUE:

STORIES:
-- Communications major builds skills, explores career options through internship
-- Abington Continuing Education releases fall schedule of courses
-- Abington emergency assistance fund supports students during pandemic
-- Food Services launches Penn State Eats mobile ordering
-- Sept. 8 to 16 is the Early Progress Report window in Starfish
-- Students, faculty and staff reminded of religious observance absence policies

Also in this issue: Events.

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STORIES:

Communications major builds skills, explores career options through internship
For Penn State Brandywine communications major Sophie Keller, completing a summer internship at a Philadelphia public relations agency helped build her skill set and focus her career interests.

https://news.psu.edu/link/4KZWMn9s
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Abington Continuing Education releases fall schedule of courses
The Office of Continuing Education at Penn State Abington is an educational resource after graduation.

https://news.psu.edu/link/JQKtxWJC
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Abington emergency assistance fund supports students during pandemic
The Penn State Abington community remains united and supportive of each other even in difficult times.

https://news.psu.edu/link/3fV2c3HB
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Food Services launches Penn State Eats mobile ordering
Last week, Penn State's Food Services launched Penn State Eats mobile ordering. The new mobile ordering system, integrated through the recently launched Penn State Go app, under the Dining tab. The new mobile ordering app allows students, faculty, staff and guests the option to order food from their mobile devices, providing them with a cashless and contactless food service experience.

https://news.psu.edu/link/yrDPDTNH
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Sept. 8 to 16 is the Early Progress Report window in Starfish
Faculty and staff are encouraged to report student progress in Starfish to allow for a collaborative and proactive approach to assisting undergraduates. The Early Progress Report window for undergraduates this year is Sept. 8-16.

https://news.psu.edu/link/CMBn7MPQ
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Students, faculty and staff reminded of religious observance absence policies
Penn State recognizes that the right of students to participate in religious observance is a fundamental element of diversity and inclusion. As part of this commitment, students, faculty and staff are reminded of Penn State's policies regarding requests for absence from class for the purpose of observing a religious holiday.

https://news.psu.edu/link/Bxh5rZJv

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PHOTO OF THE WEEK: BRANDYWINE:

Students of color share stories of transitioning to college
Last week Brandywine students shared their stories and experiences surrounding what it's like transitioning to college as students of color and other underrepresented identities. The event was the first installment of a new campus discussion series called "Let’s Get Real."

More: https://news.psu.edu/link/dBxrFb19
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More: news.psu.edu/link/dBxrFb19

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EVENTS:

Great Valley
CISSP Exam Prep Course Virtual Lunch and Learn
12 p.m. to 1 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 22
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Great Valley
Lean Six Sigma Virtual Lunch and Learn
12 p.m. to 1 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 24
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Great Valley
Leadership Development Virtual Lunch and Learn
12 p.m. to 1 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 29

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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/cbjRpk1_

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