Penn State Philadelphia Region news

Philadelphia Region edition
Monday, May 10, 2021

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IN THIS ISSUE:

STORIES:
-- Penn State details May and summer semester COVID-19 mitigation plans
-- Abington celebrates 'resilient' graduates at in-person ceremonies
-- Brandywine graduates share stories of perseverance, opportunity at commencement
-- New Abington engineering graduate secures job with global aerospace company
-- Road to Commencement: Eliska Nerudova
-- Brandywine's Woutersz named Outstanding Office Professional
-- Abington baseball ranked No. 1 in NCAA mid-Atlantic region
-- New LiveOn Student Success Grant assists need-based students with room, board
-- Employees must set a lifetime password for their Penn State Account by May 12

GALLERIES:
-- Penn State commencements held on campuses throughout Pennsylvania
-- Penn State Abington Spring 2021 Commencement
-- Penn State Brandywine spring 2021 commencement

Also in this issue: Events.

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STORIES:

Penn State details May and summer semester COVID-19 mitigation plans
Penn State's COVID-19 Operations Control Center has developed a comprehensive COVID-19 mitigation strategy for the transitional month of May and the summer 2021 semester for all campuses that includes vaccine consideration, masking, testing, contact tracing, and quarantine and isolation.

https://news.psu.edu/link/dC8g2h6y
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Abington celebrates 'resilient' graduates at in-person ceremonies
New Penn State Abington Chancellor Margo DelliCarpini praised the new graduates for their perseverance and flexibility while working through the pandemic and social upheaval.

https://news.psu.edu/link/ZvXD4t1Q
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Brandywine graduates share stories of perseverance, opportunity at commencement
Penn State Brandywine celebrated its spring 2021 graduates with two commencement ceremonies on May 8 in the campus gymnasium — the first in-person ceremonies since December 2019, prior to the COVID-19 pandemic.

https://news.psu.edu/link/JtFTfJqR
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New Abington engineering graduate secures job with global aerospace company
Penn State Abington graduate Alyson Farkas discovered opportunities through undergraduate research, the Engineering Club, faculty relationships, and her coursework to enhance her career prospects.

https://news.psu.edu/link/Y929FFLJ
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Road to Commencement: Eliska Nerudova
Penn State Brandywine's Road to Commencement features seniors and recent graduates sharing their Brandywine experience and journey to graduation day.

https://news.psu.edu/link/_17STxdJ
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Brandywine's Woutersz named Outstanding Office Professional
Monica Woutersz, administrative support assistant in Penn State Brandywine's Student Affairs Office, has received the Outstanding Office Professional Award from the Penn State Educational Office Professionals.

https://news.psu.edu/link/Pq5skRb8
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Abington baseball ranked No. 1 in NCAA mid-Atlantic region
The Penn State Abington baseball team is having one of the best seasons in its history.

https://news.psu.edu/link/4g9YScFS
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New LiveOn Student Success Grant assists need-based students with room, board
As part of Penn State's continued commitment to student access and affordability, Housing and Food Services, a University auxiliary service, is piloting a LiveOn Student Success Grant to support need-based students residing on campuses across the commonwealth for the 2021-22 academic year.

https://news.psu.edu/link/wbHbGgg3
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Employees must set a lifetime password for their Penn State Account by May 12
Recent changes to the Penn State Account password policy require faculty, staff and technical service employees to choose a Lifetime Password by May 12.

https://news.psu.edu/link/8vTFPM_M

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GALLERIES:

Penn State commencements held on campuses throughout Pennsylvania
Penn State celebrated the accomplishments of graduates during its spring 2021 commencement ceremonies May 7 through May 9. This spring the University awarded approximately 14,400 diplomas to students University-wide who are completing associate, baccalaureate, master, law, doctoral and medical degrees. All figures listed are estimates as of April 5; totals do not include the Pennsylvania College of Technology.



https://news.psu.edu/link/jrR8QVk9
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Penn State Abington Spring 2021 Commencement
Penn State Abington hosted the Class of 2021 and their loved ones at two graduation ceremonies on Friday, May 7. 



https://news.psu.edu/link/7Mmyvz9S
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Penn State Brandywine spring 2021 commencement
Penn State Brandywine celebrated its spring 2021 graduates with two commencement ceremonies on May 8 in the campus gymnasium. 



https://news.psu.edu/link/mf7QntkG

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EVENTS:

Great Valley
Logistics and Operations Management Certificate Virtual Information Session
12 p.m. to 1 p.m., Tuesday, May 18
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Great Valley
'Unconscious Bias' workshop
9 a.m. to 11 a.m., Tuesday, May 25
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Great Valley
Master of Leadership Development Webinar
12 p.m. to 1 p.m., Thursday, May 20

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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/SBBQnJQh

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