Penn State Philadelphia Region news

Philadelphia Region edition
Monday, July 19, 2021

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IN THIS ISSUE:

STORIES:
-- Elective course helps pivot graduate student's career
-- Student Spotlight: Nicole Jimenez
-- Libraries wins international marketing award for 2020 Great Rare Books Bake-Off
-- Penn State Brandywine announces faculty promotions
-- Kalin Early Career Librarianship appointments announced
-- The Medical Minute: What to know about the delta variant
-- New Penn State Sign In replaces WebAccess
-- University Police offers free child safety seat inspections to community members

Also in this issue: Events.

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STORIES:

Elective course helps pivot graduate student's career
An elective course for his MBA helped Paul Minninger decide to pursue an additional degree in data analytics as well as a change in careers.

https://news.psu.edu/link/ts4vVNVP
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Student Spotlight: Nicole Jimenez
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/xT3jYZ72
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Libraries wins international marketing award for 2020 Great Rare Books Bake-Off
Penn State University Libraries placed first in the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions PressReader International Marketing Award competition for the Great Rare Books Bake-Off, a joint effort with Monash University Library in Australia.

https://news.psu.edu/link/dFgRFDdn
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Penn State Brandywine announces faculty promotions
Penn State Brandywine has announced academic promotions for tenured, tenure-line and nontenure-line faculty, effective July 1, 2021.

https://news.psu.edu/link/9LJ8BHKq
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Kalin Early Career Librarianship appointments announced
Christina Riehman-Murphy, reference and instruction librarian at Penn State Abington Library, has accepted the Sally W. Kalin Early Career Librarianship for Learning Innovations, and Ruth Tillman, cataloging systems and linked data strategist in Cataloging and Metadata Services, has accepted the Sally W. Kalin Early Career Librarianship for Technological Innovations at Penn State.

https://news.psu.edu/link/kmbGyLy1
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The Medical Minute: What to know about the delta variant
News of a rapidly spreading delta variant of SARS-CoV-2 is unsettling. The best protection? The vaccine.

https://news.psu.edu/link/hrHZCnL5
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New Penn State Sign In replaces WebAccess
A new Penn State sign-in process has replaced WebAccess for accessing secure University online applications such as Canvas, LionPATH and Workday.

https://news.psu.edu/link/9Z46DshM
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University Police offers free child safety seat inspections to community members
Eight Penn State police officers are  nationally certified as child passenger safety technicians to conduct child safety seat inspections and assist with installations.  

https://news.psu.edu/link/4SbDjyZq

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EVENTS:

Great Valley
NoonTimeU: 'The Future of Work: A Model for a Post-Pandemic Workplace'
11 a.m. to 12 p.m., Tuesday, July 27
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Great Valley
NoonTimeU: 'DEI - Moving Past the Buzzword to Implementation'
11 a.m. to 12 p.m., Wednesday, July 28
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Great Valley
General Business Programs Webinar
12 p.m. to 12 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 4
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Great Valley
General Engineering and Technology Programs Webinar
11 a.m. to 12 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 10
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Great Valley
Virtual Speed Networking
2 p.m. to 3 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 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/ryw81ZL5

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