Penn State Philadelphia Region news

Philadelphia Region edition
Monday, May 24, 2021

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IN THIS ISSUE:

STORIES:
-- Penn State announces academic promotions, effective July 1, 2021
-- Top educational apps for children might not be as beneficial as promised
-- Penn State Abington announces 2021 faculty and staff awards
-- Road to Commencement: Danielle Guth
-- Great Valley student credits project management certificate for career success
-- Road to Commencement: Katya Iatsenko
-- Next step for Abington education graduate? Dual-language teacher in Philadelphia
-- Class of 2021 honors Penn State Abington education professor
-- Professor co-edits book on the seasons' effect on philosophy, environment
-- Senior Vice President for Commonwealth Campuses Madlyn Hanes to retire Aug. 1
-- The Medical Minute: When the caregiver needs care

Also in this issue: Events.

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STORIES:

Penn State announces academic promotions, effective July 1, 2021
The following is a list of academic promotions for tenured and tenure-line faculty members at Penn State, effective July 1.

https://news.psu.edu/link/9bgF5ZhG
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Top educational apps for children might not be as beneficial as promised
A new study analyzed some of the most downloaded educational apps for kids using a set of four criteria designed to evaluate whether an app provides a high-quality educational experience for children. The researchers found that most of the apps scored low, with free apps scoring even lower than their paid counterparts on some criteria.

https://news.psu.edu/link/F568cCJc
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Penn State Abington announces 2021 faculty and staff awards
Every spring Penn State Abington honors faculty and staff for their teaching, research and service to the campus community.

https://news.psu.edu/link/zhDw1G6p
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Road to Commencement: Danielle Guth
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/8b4HvGXb
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Great Valley student credits project management certificate for career success
In the two years since she completed Penn State Great Valley's project management certificate program, Natalie Nafe has jumped into a fruitful project management career and doubled her salary.

https://news.psu.edu/link/LgbM5MVN
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Road to Commencement: Katya Iatsenko
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/CGqxy3cK
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Next step for Abington education graduate? Dual-language teacher in Philadelphia
Stephanie Hidalgo, Penn State Abington Class of 2021 and the first in her family to graduate from college, is prepared for the role she has dreamed of since she was a child.

https://news.psu.edu/link/8FLKWNfm
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Class of 2021 honors Penn State Abington education professor
Penn State Abington's latest graduating class chose Ann Martinelli, associate teaching professor of elementary and early childhood education, for the Ross Brinkert Lion Heart Award, named for a late, beloved faculty member.

https://news.psu.edu/link/2rcnT5Mj
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Professor co-edits book on the seasons' effect on philosophy, environment
Penn State Brandywine Associate Professor of Philosophy and Environmental Studies David Macauley recently co-edited a book titled "The Seasons: Philosophical, Environmental, and Literary Perspectives," with State University of New York Press.

https://news.psu.edu/link/8XPy_6YQ
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Senior Vice President for Commonwealth Campuses Madlyn Hanes to retire Aug. 1
Madlyn Hanes, senior vice president for Commonwealth Campuses and executive chancellor, has announced that she will retire from Penn State on Aug. 1 after a 33-year career at the University.

https://news.psu.edu/link/pWJ4X_Qr
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The Medical Minute: When the caregiver needs care
The commitment to give care over a long span of time is one of the most selfless and, for many, sacred things one can do for a loved one - but it is also one of the most demanding.

https://news.psu.edu/link/Vy6c4R4J

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EVENTS:

Great Valley
Master of Finance Webinar: Noon to 12:30 p.m. May 25
12 p.m., Tuesday, May 25
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Great Valley
MBA Webinar: Noon to 12:30 p.m. May 26
12 p.m., Wednesday, May 26
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Great Valley
Master of Professional Accounting Webinar: Noon to 12:30 p.m. May 27
12 p.m., Thursday, May 27
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Great Valley
General Business Programs Webinar: Noon to 12:30 p.m. June 2
12 p.m., Wednesday, June 2
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Great Valley
Engineering Management and Systems Engineering Webinar
12 p.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesday, June 2
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Great Valley
Master of Software Engineering Webinar
12 p.m. to 1 p.m., Monday, June 7
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Great Valley
Leadership Development Certificate Virtual Information Session
12 p.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesday, June 9
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Great Valley
Master of Leadership Development Webinar
12 p.m. to 1 p.m., Thursday, June 10
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Great Valley
Integrated Digital Marketing Certificate Virtual Information Session
12 p.m. to 1 p.m., Thursday, June 10
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Great Valley
Logistics and Operations Management Certificate Virtual Information Session
12 p.m. to 1 p.m., Thursday, June 17
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Great Valley
Cyber Security Certificate Virtual Information Session
12 p.m. to 1 p.m., Tuesday, June 15
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Great Valley
Lean Six Sigma Certificate Virtual Information Session
12 p.m. to 1 p.m., Monday, June 14
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Great Valley
Project Management Certificate Virtual Information Session
12 p.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesday, June 16

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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/FYYf4JfJ

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