Penn State Philadelphia Region news

Philadelphia Region edition
Tuesday, July 6, 2021

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IN THIS ISSUE:

STORIES:
-- Penn State announces promotions to nontenure-line faculty, effective July 1
-- Henderson Foundation commits $1M to veterans and families
-- Perceptions of counterfeits among luxury goods differ across cultures
-- Penn State Abington faculty earn promotions
-- Alumnus Brandon Noble to be keynote speaker at Great Valley golf outing
-- Penn State Great Valley maintains AACSB graduate business accreditation
-- Student Spotlight: Dana Hallahan
-- Foundation honors Abington Queer Student Alliance leader
-- Alumna returns to Abington as new athletics director
-- Sending a 'We Are!' to these Penn Staters
-- Penn State Photo ID submission continues online, with Aug. 1 deadline
-- The Medical Minute: Making healthy choices may reduce Alzheimer's risk

Also in this issue: Events.

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STORIES:

Penn State announces promotions to nontenure-line faculty, effective July 1
Penn State has promoted a number of nontenure-line faculty across the University. These promotions are effective July 1.

https://news.psu.edu/link/bRKmrGM8
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Henderson Foundation commits $1M to veterans and families
The Wilbur C. and Betty Lea Henderson Foundation has committed $1 million to Penn State Brandywine to endow the Wilbur C. and Betty Lea Henderson Foundation Scholarship — the largest philanthropic gift from a foundation in the campus' history.

https://news.psu.edu/link/7TRS_HdF
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Perceptions of counterfeits among luxury goods differ across cultures
A study led by a Penn State Abington professor recommends that luxury fashion brand managers segment their consumers by culture and develop different marketing strategies to remedy the loss of sales from counterfeit dominance.

https://news.psu.edu/link/GmCWMtLS
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Penn State Abington faculty earn promotions
Five Penn State Abington faculty achieved promotions.

https://news.psu.edu/link/RD9x1XGY
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Alumnus Brandon Noble to be keynote speaker at Great Valley golf outing
The former NFL defensive tackle will join the Great Valley community for the ninth annual golf outing on Tuesday, Aug. 24, in support of the Great Valley LaunchBox powered by Penn State, which supports local entrepreneurs.

https://news.psu.edu/link/qPMSvvvm
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Penn State Great Valley maintains AACSB graduate business accreditation
AACSB Accreditation helps to ensure a school is providing its students with a challenging, relevant education that prepares them for the business world.

https://news.psu.edu/link/s6nKygYh
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Student Spotlight: Dana Hallahan
Penn State Brandywine's Student Spotlight highlights the remarkable work being done by students in leadership, academics, service, athletics, and more.

https://news.psu.edu/link/dPwp16JZ
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Foundation honors Abington Queer Student Alliance leader
Penn State Abington student Ryan Gaffney received the award for his leadership during the pandemic.

https://news.psu.edu/link/4QgY23Dm
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Alumna returns to Abington as new athletics director
Erin Foley will begin her new role as director of athletics, intramurals and recreation at Penn State Abington effective July 12.

https://news.psu.edu/link/qxSrTCyx
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Sending a 'We Are!' to these Penn Staters
As part of our regular "We Are!" feature, we recognize eleven Penn Staters who have gone above and beyond what's asked of them in their work at the University.

https://news.psu.edu/link/8N5XcHg1
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Penn State Photo ID submission continues online, with Aug. 1 deadline
First-year and transfer students at all Penn State campuses will again be able to submit a photo digitally for their id+ cards. Students can do so after registering for classes following New Student Orientation. The deadline to digitally submit a photo is Aug. 1.

https://news.psu.edu/link/122thT6j
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The Medical Minute: Making healthy choices may reduce Alzheimer's risk
Research suggests that changes in lifestyle may affect the risk for dementia. Dr. Chen Zhao, a neurologist at the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, discusses how changes such as increased physical activity could reduce the risk for dementia.

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

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EVENTS:

Great Valley
Master of Professional Accounting Webinar
12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 26
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Great Valley
Lean Six Sigma Certificate Virtual Information Session
12 p.m. to 1 p.m., Monday, Aug. 16
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Great Valley
MBA Webinar
12 p.m. to 12 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 25
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Great Valley
Logistics and Operations Management Certificate Virtual Information Session
12 p.m. to 1 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 12
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Great Valley
Integrated Digital Marketing Certificate Virtual Information Session
12 p.m. to 1 p.m., Monday, Aug. 9
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Great Valley
Project Management Certificate Virtual Information Session
2:27 p.m., Friday, July 2
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Great Valley
Cyber Security Certificate Virtual Information Session
12 p.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 4
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Great Valley
Leadership Development Certificate Virtual Information Session
12 p.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 11
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Great Valley
Master of Finance Webinar
12 p.m. to 12 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 24
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Great Valley
Engineering Management and Systems Engineering Webinar
11 a.m. to 12 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 26

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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/XZwcbwm4

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