Penn State Philadelphia Region news

Philadelphia Region edition
Monday, April 27, 2020

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IN THIS ISSUE:

STORIES:
-- A message from Penn State President Eric J. Barron
-- Penn State planning to freeze 2020-21 tuition to help ease COVID-19 hardships
-- Abington students pivot to present undergraduate research fair online
-- Penn State Brandywine recognizes outstanding student leaders
-- Penn State at the Navy Yard project management certificate leads to promotion
-- Student submits entry for 'Get Out the Count' video challenge
-- Penn State recognized as sustainability leader in global impact ranking
-- Student Engagement Network announces Remote Innovation Grants for summer 2020

VIDEOS:
-- Penn State Brandywine Brand Video :60

Also in this issue: Events and Media Highlights.

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STORIES:

A message from Penn State President Eric J. Barron
In the face of severe financial impacts to the University brought on by the global coronavirus pandemic, on April 23 Penn State President Eric J. Barron announced some salary adjustments; a 3% across-the-board cut to university budgets in the next fiscal year; and his intention to work with the Board of Trustees to freeze tuition for the 2020-21 academic year to limit student costs.

https://news.psu.edu/link/qzsnzrSZ
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Penn State planning to freeze 2020-21 tuition to help ease COVID-19 hardships
Due to the economic challenges facing Pennsylvania and the nation, Penn State President Eric J. Barron announced plans today (April 23) to freeze tuition rates for all students University-wide for the 2020-21 academic year. The plan, which will be presented to the University's Board of Trustees for final approval at its July meeting, would mark the third consecutive year that Penn State has held tuition rates flat for Pennsylvania resident students.

https://news.psu.edu/link/nSqgcGpT
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Abington students pivot to present undergraduate research fair online
Penn State Abington students involved in undergraduate research quickly designed ways to present their findings online. It mirrors a global effort as many academic conferences transitioned to online due to the coronavirus pandemic.

https://news.psu.edu/link/ZVvXJDr4
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Penn State Brandywine recognizes outstanding student leaders
Penn State Brandywine students who have impacted the campus through their leadership and service have been honored with student leadership awards. The annual awards program highlights the achievements of students involved with clubs, student government and campus programs

https://news.psu.edu/link/1XwG7WpG
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Penn State at the Navy Yard project management certificate leads to promotion
Alexis Doherty was promoted to associate project manager shortly after completing Penn State at the Navy Yard's project management certificate, and credits the program for her new role.

https://news.psu.edu/link/J9nH9Wkg
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Student submits entry for 'Get Out the Count' video challenge
A rising Penn State senior has submitted a video to a national contest promoting the 2020 Census, which includes several other Penn State students and University President Eric Barron.

https://news.psu.edu/link/vVZKbfXM
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Penn State recognized as sustainability leader in global impact ranking
Penn State was ranked third in the U.S. and 35th in the world in a broad multidimensional assessment of a university's research, community outreach and education and campus operations through the lens of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

https://news.psu.edu/link/bxDG2pYV
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Student Engagement Network announces Remote Innovation Grants for summer 2020
Beginning April 20, students can apply for new Remote Innovation Grants to support their virtual summer engagement experiences. The deadline is 11:59 p.m. on May 3.

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

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VIDEOS:

Penn State Brandywine Brand Video :60
Penn State Brandywine, a four-year undergraduate campus in Media, is improving the lives of others through service, research, economic development and sustainability projects. Learn how our faculty, staff and 1,300 students impact our community in this one-minute video.

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

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EVENTS:

Great Valley
Effective Supply Chain Management During a Global Pandemic
12 p.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesday, April 29
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Great Valley
Quick Reaction Project Management During a Crisis
12 p.m. to 1 p.m., Thursday, May 7
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Great Valley
Ethically Beating Your Competition in a Crisis
12 p.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesday, May 13
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Great Valley
Virtual Open House & Panel Discussion
12 p.m. to 1 p.m., Friday, May 15

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MEDIA HIGHLIGHTS:

Delaware Business Times - Wednesday, April 22, 2020
Meaghan Daly masks the 'scared and frantic'
Until recently, Penn State Brandywine alumna Meaghan Daly was splitting her time between planning events for this publication and pursuing a fashion "side hustle."

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

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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/7pXfysf1

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