Penn State Philadelphia Region Newswire - 05/06/2013

Philadelphia Region edition
Monday, May 6, 2013

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IN THIS ISSUE:

STORIES:
-- Annual Spring Soiree raises thousands for students
-- Great Valley to celebrate master potter Richards' life
-- Nurse gives Abington's hybrid RN to B.S. program high marks
-- Brandywine business students earn top spots at state competition
-- New exhibit features art depicting historic 300-year-old village
-- Four Brandywine students present at regional research conference
-- The Medical Minute: Learn some ways to get ahead of allergy symptoms

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TOP STORIES:

Annual Spring Soiree raises thousands for students
Penn State Brandywine's annual Spring Soiree fundraiser held in April raised nearly $70,000 for students at the campus. The semi-formal event was held at the Phoenixville Foundry in Phoenixville.

Read the full story: https://news.psu.edu/link/PKL2J1dG
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Great Valley to celebrate master potter Richards' life
Penn State Great Valley will hold a celebration of the life of master potter M.C. Richards from 6 to 9 p.m., Thursday, May 16, in The Conference Center at Penn State Great Valley, 30 E. Swedesford Rd., Malvern.

Read the full story: https://news.psu.edu/link/F3kcRgqQ
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Nurse gives Abington's hybrid RN to B.S. program high marks
An emergency room nurse and mother of two says the hybrid structure of the Penn State Abington R.N. to B.S. degree in nursing allows her to balance her busy life.

Read the full story: https://news.psu.edu/link/5cKbY9JT
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Brandywine business students earn top spots at state competition
Members of Penn State Brandywine's business fraternity, Phi Beta Lambda (PBL), received top honors at the Pennsylvania PBL State Leadership Conference in Gettysburg in April. Nine Brandywine students competed in 16 competitive events and two members placed, qualifying them to compete at the PBL National Leadership Conference at Anaheim, Calif., in June.

Read the full story: https://news.psu.edu/link/FtTZwhph
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New exhibit features art depicting historic 300-year-old village
Penn State Great Valley's Henry Gallery will feature posters from the Historic Yellow Springs as interpreted by local artists. Each poster depicts the history, arts, education and environment of this eclectic community. This exhibit will run through June 21.

Read the full story: https://news.psu.edu/link/_7kJ7zmN
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Four Brandywine students present at regional research conference
Four Penn State Brandywine students presented their research at the Regional Undergraduate Research Symposium at Penn State Hazleton on April 18. The event featured some of the best undergraduate research from five area Penn State campuses: Schuylkill, Wilkes-Barre, Lehigh Valley, Worthington Scranton and Brandywine.

Read the full story: https://news.psu.edu/link/CGZsWpf1
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The Medical Minute: Learn some ways to get ahead of allergy symptoms
With spring here, many individuals with a known history of seasonal pollen allergies end up with significant related symptoms. Simply applying these tips from Madhavi Singh, family physician and hospitalist with Penn State Hershey, during beautiful spring weather will help allergy sufferers enjoy it to the fullest.

Read the full story: https://news.psu.edu/link/n9bY94bm

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