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Philadelphia Region edition
Monday, May 4, 2020

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IN THIS ISSUE:

STORIES:
-- Penn State Brandywine recognizes academic achievements
-- Penn State Abington's annual art exhibition moves online
-- Two Great Valley professors awarded seed grants for COVID-19 research
-- Penn State Brandywine to celebrate spring graduates
-- Penn State Brandywine summer course registration remains open
-- Penn State Brandywine offers social media workshop for entrepreneurs
-- Libraries' Virtual De-Stress Fest open to all Penn State students
-- Complete Penn State provides critical aid to students during pandemic
-- Students must enroll in Two-Factor Authentication before May 12 deadline
-- CAPS offering services to support students remotely through spring and summer
-- Financial literacy trivia and webinars return in May

VIDEOS:
-- An update from Brandywine's Chancellor regarding COVID-19

Also in this issue: Events and Media Highlights.

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STORIES:

Penn State Brandywine recognizes academic achievements
Penn State Brandywine has recognized students who have earned academic honors. Their accomplishments were celebrated through a virtual academic recognition website, which included a video message of congratulations from Chancellor Marilyn J. Wells. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the annual ceremony that is usually held on campus was held in a virtual format.

https://news.psu.edu/link/vsVZVFyp
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Penn State Abington's annual art exhibition moves online
The annual Bertha Lear Art Exhibition showcases the best work by Penn State Abington students during the 2019-20 academic year.

https://news.psu.edu/link/jFVV_hpm
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Two Great Valley professors awarded seed grants for COVID-19 research
Ashkan Negahban, assistant professor of engineering management, and Satish Srinivasan, assistant professor of information science, will lead projects that help address the COVID-19 crisis, thanks to seed grants from the Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences.

https://news.psu.edu/link/drXtjCJz
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Penn State Brandywine to celebrate spring graduates
Penn State Brandywine's spring graduates will celebrate their milestone achievement on Saturday, May 9 with a University-wide virtual commencement ceremony and video conferencing with campus faculty and staff.

https://news.psu.edu/link/2qftzWBB
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Penn State Brandywine summer course registration remains open
Whether you're a first-year student looking to get a head start on your college career, a current student looking to get ahead or catch up, or a student at another college or university looking to earn credits over the summer, Penn State Brandywine offers numerous summer learning opportunities. Registration remains open for summer classes.

https://news.psu.edu/link/VVbLTJ7c
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Penn State Brandywine offers social media workshop for entrepreneurs
Penn State Brandywine is offering a complimentary virtual seminar on Practical Social Media Tactics for the Busy Entrepreneur from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. May 18, through Zoom video conferencing.

https://news.psu.edu/link/6WNyhFj4
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Libraries' Virtual De-Stress Fest open to all Penn State students
Penn State University Libraries is offering an Online De-Stress Fest to help students relax and unwind while completing end-of-term reports and studying for final exams. Visit through Friday, May 8, for a curated list of links, tutorials and homegrown videos that showcase the talents of University Libraries' faculty and staff.

https://news.psu.edu/link/cKnzGCL8
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Complete Penn State provides critical aid to students during pandemic
As the coronavirus pandemic places many Penn State students and their families under economic pressure, the Complete Penn State program is extending financial lifelines to seniors.

https://news.psu.edu/link/BJ12N_Wn
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Students must enroll in Two-Factor Authentication before May 12 deadline
Beginning May 12, all Penn State students will be required to enroll in and use Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) to access the more than 2,300 sites and services protected by WebAccess.


https://news.psu.edu/link/CJGTh2zy
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CAPS offering services to support students remotely through spring and summer
To provide support to students from a distance during this critical time, Counseling and Psychological Services is continuing to offer a range of services, including same-day phone support, individual counseling sessions, a new You@PSU self-help portal and daily virtual LifeHacks sessions for students.

https://news.psu.edu/link/5sCVZSYR
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Financial literacy trivia and webinars return in May
Due to the positive response from the Penn State community, the Sokolov-Miller Family Financial and Life Skills Center will host trivia two more times in May.


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

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VIDEOS:

An update from Brandywine's Chancellor regarding COVID-19
"Thank you for your patience, your resilience in how you are learning, and your commitment to your educational goals." — Chancellor Marilyn J. Wells. Watch our video to hear a message from Chancellor Marilyn J. Wells regarding Penn State Brandywine's ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

https://news.psu.edu/link/mWy3jw7m

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EVENTS:

Great Valley
Master of Leadership Development Webinar
12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, May 19
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Great Valley
Project Management Certificate Webinar
12 p.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesday, May 20
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Great Valley
Supply Chain Management Certificate Webinar
12 p.m. to 1 p.m., Tuesday, May 26
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Great Valley
Master of Finance Webinar
12 p.m. to 12 p.m., Tuesday, June 16
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Great Valley
Master of Engineering Management Webinar
12 p.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesday, May 27
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Great Valley
Master of Engineering in Systems Engineering Webinar
12 p.m. to 1 p.m., Thursday, May 28

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MEDIA HIGHLIGHTS:

MSN - Monday, April 27, 2020
Can You Remember Being A Baby?
Can you remember being a baby? Penn State Brandywine's Jennifer Zosh, associate professor, joined other researchers in answering that question.

https://news.psu.edu/link/RWr28kBM

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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/QhqhytvT

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