Penn State Philadelphia Region Newswire - 09/03/2013

Philadelphia Region edition
Tuesday, September 3, 2013

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IN THIS ISSUE:

STORIES:
-- Abington fuels student success through involvement
-- Dr. King's legacy powers Abington bilingual support network
-- 11 Abington students earn Faculty Senate scholarships
-- Abington boasts 2nd largest summer enrollment
-- IST program prepares student for Philadelphia internship
-- Penn State Brandywine to host Regional College Fair, Sept. 26
-- The Medical Minute: West Nile Virus usually not cause for alarm

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TOP STORIES:

Abington fuels student success through involvement
The annual Penn State Abington Involvement Fair encourages student success through extra- and co-curricular activities.

Read the full story: https://news.psu.edu/link/2__ZdJy3
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Dr. King's legacy powers Abington bilingual support network
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was honored worldwide last week for jump-starting the conversation on equality and human rights 50 years ago at the March on Washington. Last week, too, the essence of Dr. King's dream infused a new effort at Penn State Abington to create a more welcoming and supportive environment for international students.

Read the full story: https://news.psu.edu/link/nQSWg_vd
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11 Abington students earn Faculty Senate scholarships
Eleven Penn State Abington students were selected as recipients of the University Faculty Senate scholarships for the 2013-14 academic year.

Read the full story: https://news.psu.edu/link/4dN2DbCW
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Abington boasts 2nd largest summer enrollment
The energy was palpable this summer at Penn State Abington as about 2,500 learners of all ages participated in camps, classes, orientations, open houses and special programming.

Read the full story: https://news.psu.edu/link/T6vcnrNp
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IST program prepares student for Philadelphia internship
In today's job, market having professional experience can be the key to success. Just ask Penn State Brandywine senior information sciences and technology (IST) major Alex Leiser. He is currently serving as the quality assurance and user experience intern for Viridity Energy in Philadelphia and has already learned great work skills during his full-time internship, which will give him an advantage while searching for employment after graduation.

Read the full story: https://news.psu.edu/link/qMnDtVGQ
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Penn State Brandywine to host Regional College Fair, Sept. 26
Calling all high school seniors. The Pennsylvania Association for College Admission Counseling (PACAC) Regional College Fair will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 26, in the Penn State Brandywine Commons Building Gymnasium located in Middletown Township.

Read the full story: https://news.psu.edu/link/KwLZwcbz
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The Medical Minute: West Nile Virus usually not cause for alarm
Some Pennsylvanians may be holding their breath wondering what the state's three recently reported cases of West Nile virus (WNV) mean for enjoying the last few weeks of summer.

Read the full story: https://news.psu.edu/link/6bR6rhNJ

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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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