Penn State Philadelphia Region news

Philadelphia Region edition
Monday, July 20, 2020

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IN THIS ISSUE:

STORIES:
-- Penn State Abington awards $30,000 in scholarships to local high school students
-- Alumna offers disability services remotely during COVID-19 pandemic
-- Abington faculty earn promotions
-- Northeast Athletic Conference cancels fall sports for intercollegiate athletics
-- Penn State Great Valley joins Linux Foundation AI as associate member
-- Penn State Libraries offers course reserves mostly online during pandemic
-- The Medical Minute: Don't let COVID stop you from seeking critical medical care

Also in this issue: Events.

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STORIES:

Penn State Abington awards $30,000 in scholarships to local high school students
"These scholarships help ensure that local students can take advantage of the opportunities for growth and achievement that Penn State Abington offers," Andrew August, interim chancellor at Penn State Abington, said.

https://news.psu.edu/link/c4TxcRRv
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Alumna offers disability services remotely during COVID-19 pandemic
Penn State alumna Lauren Lomas, who earned her bachelor's degree in human development and family studies at the Brandywine campus in 2015, always saw herself working with children after graduation, until an opportunity with Kaleidoscope Family Solutions, Inc. became available.

https://news.psu.edu/link/b1gLqZNk
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Abington faculty earn promotions
The promotions are testament to years of research, teaching, service and professional growth.

https://news.psu.edu/link/FqrNGcNq
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Northeast Athletic Conference cancels fall sports for intercollegiate athletics
The Northeastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) has determined that it is in the best interests of student-athletes, coaches, staff, and fans to cancel all fall sports competition. Abington, Berks and Harrisburg belong to the NEAC.

https://news.psu.edu/link/LYxhHTcN
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Penn State Great Valley joins Linux Foundation AI as associate member
The campus is expanding its reach in the artificial intelligence community with the membership. Students and faculty will have opportunities to collaborate with other members on open source AI projects.

https://news.psu.edu/link/kr8Krt74
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Penn State Libraries offers course reserves mostly online during pandemic
For the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic, Penn State University Libraries is licensing more e-books, and its course reserves materials will be available to students mostly online. Penn State instructors are encouraged to request course reserves as soon as possible, and Libraries personnel are available to help instructors identify electronic resources for their courses.

https://news.psu.edu/link/_ysdkXyz
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The Medical Minute: Don't let COVID stop you from seeking critical medical care
When seeking critical medical care, minutes count -- especially when dealing with cases of suspected heart attack or stroke. Yet many patients in need of emergency care have delayed or avoided a trip to the hospital fearing possible infection with COVID-19.

https://news.psu.edu/link/NFJG5Zj9

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EVENTS:

Great Valley
MBA Webinar
12 p.m. to 12 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 13

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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/HxtqPLJK

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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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