Penn State Philadelphia Region news

Philadelphia Region edition
Monday, August 24, 2020

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IN THIS ISSUE:

STORIES:
-- Random surveillance testing begins for Penn State students, employees
-- Grit propels injury-plagued student-athlete through to graduation
-- Penn State Brandywine welcomes new faculty members
-- Brandywine announces 2020-21 athletics hall of fame inductees
-- The Medical Minute: Will I need a C-section with my second child?

Also in this issue: Events.

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STORIES:

Random surveillance testing begins for Penn State students, employees
As part of a layered detection and mitigation approach, Penn State will begin on Aug. 24 to conduct a randomized COVID-19 surveillance testing program to identify asymptomatic carriers of the virus and monitor the prevalence of COVID-19 across all campuses. Throughout the fall, students, faculty and staff members will be contacted by email and text message if they are selected to participate in the program.

https://news.psu.edu/link/V6Dx3NNQ
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Grit propels injury-plagued student-athlete through to graduation
Dedication and perseverance were hallmarks of John Ryan's career at Penn State Abington.

https://news.psu.edu/link/X_4SxY1r
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Penn State Brandywine welcomes new faculty members
Five new faculty members have joined Penn State Brandywine for the 2020-21 academic year. Teaching and research areas for the three tenure-track faculty and two assistant teaching professors include business, chemistry, communications, engineering and information technology.

https://news.psu.edu/link/3CVpDX5N
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Brandywine announces 2020-21 athletics hall of fame inductees
Brandywine's second class of hall-of-famers includes former coach and administrator, Ron Case, and four standout student-athletes: Jennifer Crossman-Palermo, Shari Harper, Karl Jastrzebski and Mike Thornton.

https://news.psu.edu/link/7tNm86f3
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The Medical Minute: Will I need a C-section with my second child?
Many women pregnant for a second time wonder if they can have a vaginal birth if they previously had a cesarean delivery. Penn State Health experts say it depends a great deal on their first birth experience.

https://news.psu.edu/link/dSzgFm5z

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EVENTS:

Great Valley
MBA Webinar
12 p.m. to 12 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 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/18yF5Frc

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PHOTO OF THE WEEK: BRANDYWINE:

Penn State Brandywine welcomed back students
Last week, Penn State Brandywine welcomed students back to Orchard Hall for the fall semester. Practicing social distancing guidelines, students were stagger-scheduled to move on to campus throughout the week. 

More: https://news.psu.edu/link/6bzfjPhx
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More: news.psu.edu/link/6bzfjPhx

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The Penn State Philadelphia Region Headlines Issue incorporates news from Penn State Abington, Penn State Brandywine, Penn State Great Valley, Penn State at the Navy Yard, and Philadelphia recruitment center locations of the University, and is brought to you regularly as a service of News and Media Relations for the Philadelphia region. We want to hear from you! Send your comments or questions to bw-ur@psu.edu.
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