Penn State Philadelphia Region Newswire - 04/29/2013

Philadelphia Region edition
Monday, April 29, 2013

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IN THIS ISSUE:

STORIES:
-- Brandywine students recognized for outstanding leadership
-- Undergraduate and faculty research thrives at Penn State Abington
-- Penn State Great Valley provides free career workshop for area professionals
-- Ground broken on Energy Efficient Buildings Hub headquarters
-- Abington faculty member earns Career Development Professorship
-- Brandywine senior plays important role on campus
-- High school students win journalism competition at Brandywine
-- The Medical Minute: Avoid overexertion injuries from 'spring fever'

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TOP STORIES:

Brandywine students recognized for outstanding leadership
Student leaders at Penn State Brandywine were recognized for their positive influence on the study body, outstanding service to the campus community through volunteering, cross-cultural understanding, academic excellence and campus involvement during the campus' annual Leadership Recognition Night on April 24.

Read the full story: https://news.psu.edu/link/5mxmNRcb
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Undergraduate and faculty research thrives at Penn State Abington
Penn State Abington has a well-earned reputation as a thriving environment for undergraduate and faculty research. Abington College Associate Dean of Academic Affairs Norah Shultz provides some insight into this invaluable aspect of the Abington experience, which is open to students at all levels and across all disciplines.

Read the full story: https://news.psu.edu/link/JPjxkbZZ
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Penn State Great Valley provides free career workshop for area professionals
"Job Search and You," sponsored by the Chester County Workforce Investment Board and Penn State Great Valley's Office of Continuing Professional Education, is a program designed to provide career assistance to Chester County residents through the Managing Your Career Transition conferences. This year's event will be held 8 a.m. to noon Friday, May 17, in The Conference Center, 30 E. Swedesford Road, Malvern.

Read the full story: https://news.psu.edu/link/vHYfNhDg
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Ground broken on Energy Efficient Buildings Hub headquarters
Penn State, with support from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the U.S. Economic Development Administration, celebrated the development of two buildings at the Energy Efficient Buildings (EEB) Hub during a groundbreaking ceremony on April 24 at the Navy Yard in Philadelphia.

Read the full story: https://news.psu.edu/link/HQfkC6Kk
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Abington faculty member earns Career Development Professorship
Penn State Abington associate professor of marketing Shruti Gupta has been named the recipient of the Ogontz '65 Career Development Professorship (CDP) to support her research into the consumer behavior of the 4 billion people worldwide who earn about $2 per day.

Read the full story: https://news.psu.edu/link/JGBcFDVL
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Brandywine senior plays important role on campus
Since January 2010, senior American Studies major and Schreyer Honors Scholar Eileen Fresta has been a significant member of the Penn State Brandywine community. Her participation in civic engagement, academic achievements and undergraduate research successes has given her recognition as one of the most talented and involved students on campus.

Read the full story: https://news.psu.edu/link/Zq4MfhXX
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High school students win journalism competition at Brandywine
Three budding high school journalists from Delaware and Chester counties were recognized for their outstanding reporting and writing at Penn State Brandywine's inaugural Communications in the Future Symposium on April 24. For its Pride in Print Competition, the campus received 74 articles written by students from 10 high schools for judging in three categories - news, features and sports. A finalist was chosen in each category and a Nook Color Tablet was awarded at Wednesday's culminating event.

Read the full story: https://news.psu.edu/link/4dtqqsnV
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The Medical Minute: Avoid overexertion injuries from 'spring fever'
Overexertion injuries are as common as budding flowers this time of year. Depending on your age and the type of injury, spring fever can put you out of commission for anywhere from a few days to a few weeks.

Read the full story: https://news.psu.edu/link/qCgYgM64

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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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